Let´s explore today’s “PYP Inquiry Box” content: Resources, Supply and demand

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978 1444 14741 4

RESOURCES, SUPPLY AND DEMAND Inquiry  box

PYP Springboard inquiry boxes can be used flexibly by teachers and students of the International Baccalaureate(R) Primary Years Programme, supporting a school's inquiry programme and the teaching of the units of inquiry. The Resources, Supply and Demand Inquiry Box is for ages 9-12. It contains a collection of mixed-ability non-fiction books to enable students to practise research skills and explore their own lines of inquiry within the unit. The teacher's manual gives guidance and support offering: - Links to the appropriate transdisciplinary themes and skills, key concepts and PYP attitudes - Suggestions for central ideas - Questions to ask the students to provoke meaningful discussion and inquiry - Ideas for learning engagements - Flexible assessment sheets and research organisers - Formative and summative assessment ideas - Links to the learner profile - Links to other disciplinary concepts. To view the entire range of PYP products, click here

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9781444139570

RESOURCES, SUPPLY AND DEMAND TEACHER´S GUIDE

Implement the PYP and give students the full breadth of high quality inquiry learning with this non-prescriptive, flexible support.This Teacher's Manual provides guidance and practical suggestions on how to deliver the unit of inquiry. Each manual includes links to the appropriate transdisciplinary themes and skills, key concepts, PYP attitudes and learner profile to save you valuable preparation time.It is also included as part of the relevant Inquiry Box with a selection of age-appropriate fiction and non-fiction.

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978-0750270908

BIG BUSINESS: APPLE

The book cover how the business came into being, the entrepreneurs behind the success of each brand, the key facts about the industry and their impact in the global market.

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978-0982631300

GREEN EGG AND GOOGLE

Green Eggs And Google For Kids is a fun story about the Dog in the Derby and his dream to start his own business and become a success.

Follow the Dog in the Derby as he tries all sorts of advertising to get his business off the ground. Unfortunately, these ads do not help him sell his green eggs.

Eventually, he meets a spider who introduces the Dog in the Derby to the powerful Google search engine.  Here's an excerpt from the book:

I'm a spider called Goo

With eight furry legs.

Why are you crying?

And what's with these green eggs?

These old dogs like normal eggs

And that won't ever change.

It makes no sense to try and sell them something quite so strange.

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978-1432952327

COUNTRIES AROUND THE WORLD :  INDIA

India offers complete coverage of this fascinating country, including sections on history, geography, wildlife, infrastructure and government, and culture. It also includes a detailed fact file, maps and charts, and a traceable flag.

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978-0749682088

CHANGING WORLD: IRAN

An informative series that looks at countries in a state of transformation and assesses the benefits as well as the challenges of change.

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978-0736788793

LAOS : THE KINGDOM OF A MILLION ELEPHANTS

Laos is larger than 39 of the 50 states of the united states of America . Yet very few people know where it is.

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978-0750294348

LET’S DISCUSS ENERGY RESOURCES: BIOMASS POWER

Fully updated in 2015, this book examines the debates surrounding biomass power, an important renewable energy resource. Find out why like fossil fuel power, using biomass has an impact on global warming and pollution. How do its impacts compare with those of other renewables? Is burning biomass an economic alternative to burning fossil fuels? Find out in Let's Discuss Biomass Power! Let's Discuss Energy is an innovative series of books that examines the issues and changing technologies that surround the use of renewable and non-renewable resources for world power needs. An excellent study tool for children at Key Stage 2.

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978-0750294515

LET’S DISCUSS ENERGY RESOURCES: NUCLEAR POWER

Fully updated in 2015, this book examines the debates surrounding nuclear power, an important non-renewable energy resource. It looks at why it is central to the debate about future power supplies because of its much smaller impact on global warming than fossil fuel power. Are the benefits of nuclear power outweighed by its environmental impacts? How does it compare with renewables as an economic alternative to fossil fuel power? Find out in this in Let's Discuss Nuclear Power! Let's Discuss Energy is an innovative series of books that examines the issues and changing technologies that surround the use of renewable and non-renewable resources for world power needs. An excellent study tool for children at Key Stage 2.

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978-1445100449

WORLD ECONOMY EXPLAINED: INTERNATIONAL AID AND LOANS

With the world's economy at the forefront of news, this six book series explores different types of financial institutions from banks and banking to International Aid and Loans, explaining their origins and how they have developed into the major forces that they are today.

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978-143336812

BUY IT HISTORY MONEY

What did people use to buy things before money was invented? Where is money made? Find out in this inviting book that informs readers about coins, paper money, the Federal Reserve, exchange rates, and checking accounts. Featuring a timeline of money's history, detailed photos, stimulating facts, clear, informational text, and a glossary that will assist in improving vocabulary, readers will be stimulated from cover to cover.

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978-1433336522

MARKETS AROUND THE WORLD

From Asia to Africa, people buy and sell goods all over the world! Learn what various types of foods and goods are sold in markets from all around the globe in this fascinating nonfiction reader. Featuring vibrant photographs, diagrams, and simple, informational text, readers will be engaged in other cultures' markets. 

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978-1408109816

ONE HEN

One Hen is the latest title from the creators of If The World Were a Village, Tree of Life and One Well. It is the perfect way to introduce children to the concept and importance of sustainable development. One Hen tells the story of Kojo, a young Ghanaian boy who uses a micro loan to buy a chicken, so he can sell the eggs to make money. Through hard work, Kojo soon earns enough to go back to school. He grows up to own his own farm, employing many people in his village, and contributing to Ghana's development. The story illustrates how a small loan can have a huge impact on many people's lives if used in the right way. Striking artwork and 'House that Jack Built'-style captions lead the reader through Kojo's progress. At the end of the book, the story of the real-life Kojo is told.

 

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