Reader's Resources for Aspiring Scientists
If you want to be a famous scientist like Lucky and you love nature, check out these resources.
For the Aspiring Scientists
|Scientist Facts: Charles Darwin Facts|
Learn about Charles Darwin and explore science and technology facts, games, experiments, and projects.
|Science: It's a Girl Thing |
This European site, created with girls in mind, talks about different kinds of science and invites girls to get involved.
|Science News for Kids - Cool Jobs|
Profiles of some of the most interesting jobs in science.
|USGS Science in Action|
Read about some exciting work that scientists are doing.
Great Outdoors and More
|40 Knots to Know: Hitches, Loops, Bends and Bindings by Emily Stetson|
Provides step-by-step instructions for tying five basic knots plus a variety of more complex ones, including joining knots, bindings, coils, hitches, lashings, and more.
|Camp out! The Ultimate Kids' Guide, From the Backyard to the Backwoods|
by Lynn Brunelle
Whether you're planning an over night in the backyard or a weekend in the wilderness, this book is packed with stuff to know. The basics, from gearing up to choosing a site to building a tarp tent.
by Neil Champion
Discusses basic techniques, equipment, and strategies necessary to maximize skill in orienteering.
Tools of Navigation: A Kid’s Guide to the History & Science of Finding Your Way
|International Guild of Knot Tyers|
An association of people with interests in knots and knotting techniques of all kinds.
|Kids Cooking Activities: Cooking French Lesson |
In The Higher Power of Lucky Brigitte loves to cook and uses French recipes.This site will teach you some very basic French foods.
|Kids in Parks |
Ideas for getting kids out in nature, having fun and learning a lot at the same time.
|Macramé for Kids |
Use knots to make friendship bracelets, key chains and other things.
California and its Deserts
|All Around California: Regions and Resources|
by Mir Tamim Ansary
Contains all kinds of fun and fascinating facts about the regions of California and their valuable resources.
|California Plants and Animals|
by Stephen Feinstein
Describes the plants and animals found in the many regions of California, including those found in deserts, forests, and off the state's coast.
by Natalie Hyde
A look at the world's hottest and driest climates! See up-close how animals survive in the desert landscape. Meet the resilient people that call deserts home.
|Californiadesert.gov - California Desert Conservation|
Information about California desert animals and plants and links to maps of the area. The planning link leads to information about desert weather, safety, and rules to help you stay safe in the desert.
Kids Connect - Desert
Desert Facts for Kids
|Desert USA - The Mojave Desert|
Learn general information get a visual idea about the desert in the story of The Higher Power of Lucky.
|Mojave National Preserve - Area Overview |
Information about visting the Mojave National Preserve and an overview of the general area.