Here are some examples of the activities found in Harcourt's Science Up Close. Make sure you check all the grades for activities that may relate to your classroom content:
Grade 1: A Coral Reef- Learn about living things that are sheltered in coral reefs.
Grade 2: What Happens During the Water Cycle- Learn about the movement of water in the water cycle.
Grade 3: Shadows Throughout the Day- Explore the effect of the sun's position on the length of a shadow.
Grade 4: Full Moon to New Moon- Discover why the moon changes phases.
Grade 5: Features of the Ocean Floor- Uncover features of the ocean floor.
Grade 6: World Biomes- Explore forest, grassland, desert, and tundra biomes.