Lawrence F. Lowery

Lawrence F. Lowery

  • 5 stars across 23 books
Lawrence Lowery taught in the Oakland, CA, public schools before becoming a professor of science education at the University of California, Berkeley. He has more than 40 years' experience creating science activities and programs, developing curricula, and writing articles and books, including the NSTA Press publication The Everyday Science Sourcebook and the I Wonder Why series.
30th October 2013

How Does the Wind Blow?

Wind is invisible, but watchful students can see how air in motion be detected by movement around them. This simple book... MoreHow Does the Wind Blow?

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30th May 2013

How Tall was Milton?

In this funny fairy tale, it takes a village to figure out the height of Milton the friendly giant. The townspeople’s at... MoreHow Tall was Milton?

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30th March 2013

How Does a Plant Grow?

Children don’t have to be botanists-in-training to discover the message of this book: “All plants are interesting. Even ... MoreHow Does a Plant Grow?

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1st October 2012

What Makes Different Sounds?

On their walk home from school, twins Jane and Jim explore why sounds can be startling (like sirens), soothing (like mus... MoreWhat Makes Different Sounds?

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28th February 2013

What Does an Animal Eat?

Kids who want to know all about animals will find this book fascinating. What Does an Animal Eat? offers insights into t... MoreWhat Does an Animal Eat?

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30th March 2013

What Can an Animal Do?

This lively book proves that an animal can do all kinds of things! It encourages children to notice the characteristics ... MoreWhat Can an Animal Do?

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30th September 2015

Tommy's Turtle

Tommy's Turtle offers subtle lessons in both pet care and the importance of close observation. Tommy learns what his tur... MoreTommy's Turtle

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28th February 2014

Environments of Our Earth

Take a world tour between the covers of a book! Environments of Our Earth guides children through six types of regions t... MoreEnvironments of Our Earth

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30th October 2013

Spenser and the Rocks

As he begins to discover the interesting rocks all around him, Spenser has many questions about what he finds. Given the... MoreSpenser and the Rocks

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30th October 2013

Up, Up in a Balloon

Young scientists will get both inspiration and giggles from this humorous but true tale of early experiments with flying... MoreUp, Up in a Balloon

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  • How Does the Wind Blow?

    How Does the Wind Blow?

    I read 13/36 pages of the book. There were very nice explanations to how, 'air is almost everywhere'. 
    This book is perfect for all ages, especially...

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