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Science verse

Author: Jon Scieszka; Lane Smith
Publisher: New York : Viking, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Fiction : Primary school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When the teacher tells his class that they can hear the poetry of science in everything, a student is struck with a curse and begins hearing nothing but science verses that sound very much like some well-known poems.
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Genre/Form: Compact discs
Talking books
Audiobooks
Fiction Juvenile sound recordings
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Audio book, etc., Primary school
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Jon Scieszka; Lane Smith
ISBN: 0670910570 9780670910571
OCLC Number: 56614870
Credits: Recording and sound design by Phantom Audio.
Performer(s): Read by the authors and others.
Description: 1 sound disc (ca. 22 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 book (unpaged : col. ill. ; 29 cm.)
Details: Compact disc.
Contents: Evolution --
Water cycle --
Lovely --
Twink --
Dino-sore --
Food chain --
Gobblebooky --
Why scientists don't write nursery rhymes --
Scientific method at the bat --
Skeletal study --
You're it --
Mini ha ha (or, the atomic joke is on you) --
What's the matter? --
Senseless lab of Professor Revere --
Amoeba --
Changes --
'Twas the night --
Astronaut stopping by a planet on a snowy evening.
Responsibility: Jon Scieszka, Lane Smith.

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What if a boring lesson about the food chain became a sing-aloud celebration of predators and their prey? This book features rhyme and verse on a scientific theme.  Read more...

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Clever and often droll, the verse ably juggles facts, meter, and rhyme schemes and usually reflects a student s point of view: grossed out by the human body, bored by yet another year of dinosaur Read more...

 
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