Individual Author Record
Name: Brian Fox EllisPen Name: Genre: Born: Toledo, Ohio Sites:
Illinois ConnectionBrian Fox Ellis lives in Peoria, Illinois
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Titles At Your Library
Learning from the Land: Teaching Ecology Through Stories and Activities
ISBN: 1563085631 Libraries Unlimited. 1997
Travel through time and enter the worlds of molecules and woolly mammoths through engaging stories that breathe life into the dry bones of geologic history. From plate tectonics and mineral cycles to metamorphosis and reproductive cycles, these stories, whether used for read-alouds or silent reading, make abstract scientific concepts concrete and palpable. Extension activities focus on scientific facts, concepts, and methodology. The integrative approach of hands-on science and creative-writing lesson plans helps students explore ideas and reflect the depth of their learning.
The Web at Dragonfly Pond
ISBN: 158469078X Dawn Pubns. 2006 Storyteller Brian "Fox" Ellis draws from his memories of fishing with his father to tell this true tale of a fish, a frog, a dragonfly, a mosquito, and himself. The experience helped mold the author's life-long connection with nature, and is a wonderful example of entertainment that educates. Simultaneous.