Women in Biology
Biology is the study of all living things. These five women helped change what we know about all the things that are alive. Read about how they changed the world!
After your child receives and reads this book, Discuss one or more of the following questions to help him/her make connections and build comprehension.
- With the help of a parent, research the life cycle of a butterfly. Draw it, showing the different stages. Share your drawing with friends.
- Insects and shell fish have their skeletons on the outside. They are called exoskeletal. With a parent's help, research one of these creatures, and how their skeletons protect them.
- With the help of a parent, organize a smelling test. Assemble items in your home and kitchen, and see if you can identify them while you are blindfolded.
- Find a flower in the area around your home. Draw it. Try to be as accurate as possible. Share your drawing with a parent!
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