Storybooks

These free animated electronic storybooks help teach science in a fun and entertaining manner. Notice on the right they are linked to our Integrating, Science, Math and Technology Reference Curriculum.  This provides a lesson plan for teachers.  All platform links can be seen on cell phones, lap tops, or computers. 

Applied Science  (other recommended books used in curriculum)

    Mugambi's Moving Moon     all platforms       Applied Science - Physics KA (Pre)
    Light Magic  (English, Tigrinya)    all platforms       Applied Science - Physics 1A (Pre)
    The Crazy Toy Scientist    all platforms        Applied Science -  Physics 2A (Lab)
     Electricity Song   all platforms       Applied Science - Physics 2B (Post)
      Applied Science - Physics 3B (Pre)

    Electrons and the Hairy Monster   all platforms       Applied Science - Physics 3A (Pre)
     Night without Light    all platforms       Applied Science - Technology 3B (Post)
     Poly Mer    all platforms       Applied Science - Science and Math 6C (Pre)
     The Naked Eye     all platforms        Applied Science -  Science and Math KC (Lab)    
       Applied Science - Technology 5B (Pre)
        A Child of Rancho Arroyo de la Alameda  all platforms        Applied Science - Built Environment 3(Pre) 

Universe Cycle (other recommended books used in curriculum)

Plate Tectonic Cycle  (other recommended books used in curriculum)

   Lucy Lava (English, Tigrinya)   all platforms       Plate Tectonics - Volcanoes 1 (Pre)
   Three Earthquake Dolls  all platforms       Plate Tectonics - Hazards 4 (Pre)
      Plate Tectonics - Earthquakes 1 (Post)
   Leaving the Fiery Slopes of Mt. Etna     all platforms       Plate Tectonics - Hazards 3 (Pre)

Rock Cycle (other recommended books used in curriculum)

     Going Back through Time with Dinosaurs    all platforms       Rock Cycle -  Past Life 2B (Post) 
     Mammoth Mary  all platforms       Rock Cycle - Past Life 3 (Post)
     Gems   all platforms        Rock Cycle -  Minerals 4B (Post)
    Ricky the Rapping Rock  all platforms       Rock Cycle - Rocks 2(Pre)
     Rock Cycle - Rocks 6A (Post)
     The Crazy Professor   all platforms       Rock Cycle - Past Life KB (Post)

Water Cycle (other recommended books used in curriculum)

     Dr. Drippy   all platforms       Water Cycle - Water 6 (Pre)
     Clouds      all platforms       Water Cycle - Atmosphere K (Pre/Lab)
     Snow Crystals and Flakes  all platforms       Water Cycle - Weather 3 (During)
     Giving Water a Second Chance    all platforms       Water Cycle - Water 1 (Post)
      Nu, You and Water  flash   all platforms      Water Cycle - Water 5 (Post)  (English, Tigrinya)
     A Fish in Stone        all platforms     Water Cycle - Water 5 (Pre)
     Weather Lores               all platforms       Water Cycle - Weather 2 (Post)
     Drippy the Hippie     all platforms      Water Cycle - Water K (Post);
     Water Cycle - Water 1 (Pre)
     Water Cycle - Water 2 (Post) 

Life Cycle (other recommended books used in curriculum)

ORGANISMS  
    Phoca, the Traveling Harbor Seal    all platforms
                                
     Life Cycle - Organisms 1B (Lab)
     Frog Tales  all platforms      Life Cycle - Organisms 2B (Post)
     Ant Trails     all platforms      Life Cycle - Organism 3B (During)
     Simona's Nature Adventures in Eritrea, East Africa   (English, Tigrinya)    all platforms      Life Cycle - Organisms  3A (Post)
     Painted Lady Butterfly   all platforms      Life Cycle - Organism 3B (Post)
     Octa    all platforms        Life Cycle - Organism 4B (Pre)
     Gimpy the Goose   all platforms  
HUMAN BIOLOGY  
    Human Bone Poem all platforms      Life Cycle - Human Biology KB (Pre)
   
   A Broken Heart (Rita Anselmo)  all platforms   
     
     Life Cycle - Human Biology 1B (Lab)
   My Belly Hurts    all platforms     Life Cycle  - Human Biology 3A (Pre)
   Skeletal Hip Hop (song) all platforms      Life Cycle - Human Biology 5A (Pre)
PLANTS  
   What is a tree?  (English, Spanish, Korean, Tigrinya)   all platforms       Life Cycle - Plants KA (Pre Lab)
   The Colors of Fall  all platforms       Life Cycle - Plants 4B (Pre Lab)
   Gary the Gardner all platforms      Life Cycle - Plants 2B (Post)
    Growing Up Ohlone          all platforms     Life Cycle - Plants 3B (Post)
   Fig Man    all platforms      Life Cycle - Plants 5B (Pre) 
NATURAL ENVIRONMENT  
    Murder in the Mud all platforms       Life Cycle - Natural Environment 4B (Lab)
   Owl Pellet Party    all platforms      Life Cycle - Natural Environment 2B (Post Lab)
   Working on the Food Chain    all platforms      Life Cycle - Natural Environment  KB (Lab) 
     Life Cycle - Natural Environment 2A (Pre Lab)
   Through a Frog's Eye      all platforms
                                 
     Life Cycle - Natural Environment 3B (Post) 
    Wetland in the City          all platforms  (for field trip at Tule Ponds) 
    Wetland in the City (long)       all platforms      Life Cycle - Natural Environment 6A (Pre)
     Compost Break Dance     all platforms     Life Cycle - Natural Environment 4A (Post)
     Flight of the Raptors     all platforms       Life Cycle - Natural Environment 5B (Lab)

Other

     Flowers of Today (Amharic)  all platforms      Teaches children numbers in Amharic, a language      spoken in Ethiopia.
 

Elementary