What’s Different … What’s the Same?

What’s Different … What’s the Same?

by Jamie Moore Chapel and Nancy Chapel Eberhardt

 

Spanish Edition Now Available

Vivid and engaging photographs explore the concepts of same and different. Youngsters are invited to use what they know about color, texture, shape and weight to observe how objects change. An answer key presents the surprise discovery that all pairs of objects weigh the same, providing a unique introduction to conservation of mass.

Take a look at the pairs of objects.

What’s different?

What’s the same?

Use what you know about color, texture, shape, and weight to observe how the objects change. See if you can guess how all of the object pairs are the same. You may be surprised!

CUSTOMER REVIEWS

Compare and Contrast with a Friend!—Top notch language and learning resource! As a former teacher, I value the objectives and the visual appeal of WHAT’S DIFFERENT…WHAT’S THE SAME? I suggest letting children share the book and engage in an interesting discussion about each pair of items. Or, parent and child could engage in the discussion together (so important for language development). For example, two readers could discuss how the three raw eggs and the three scrambled eggs (as pictured) are similar and different in terms of color, shape, texture, weight, and more (taste, smell, etc.). Spending only 5-10 minutes, readers could complete one comparison a week, and let the learning last all semester.

Great Teaching Tool!—I actually used this fabulous book with a middle school student to teach the idea of cause and effect. She loved it. The pictures and concrete examples helped her understand the concept of cause and effect as it relates to more abstract notions. Perfect teaching tool—thanks to the authors for writing it.

Fun, interactive science for young minds—I bought this book to share with my grandchildren(4 and 6 yrs. old). It presents the concept of matter in a engaging and interactive way. The photographs were beautiful, and each page gave us something interesting to discuss. Since the authors used many simple household items (clay, popcorn, cookies), we extended the book with some fun and tasty experimenting of our own. Great book for language development!—At first glance, this is a cute book with great photography. Teachers and speech paths will quickly realize that is also promotes vocabulary development, correct sentence usage, and verbal sequencing. I’m hopeful that Chapel and Eberhardt will team up to create more books like this one.

Brilliant idea for a everyday topic—First of all, the photography in the book is great and it really is a great way for kids to stop and think about the world around them. My girls loved the book and they asked many questions about things around the house as it related to the book. Every kid I know will be getting this book for Christmas.

What’s Different…What’s the Same?—I bought this for my 5 year old grandaughter. She love it and we are giving one to her kindergarten class. The pictures are so very great and so colorful. We really enjoyed it.

Great book for language development! – At first glance, this is a cute book with great photography. Teachers and speech paths will quickly realize that is also promotes vocabulary development, correct sentence usage, and verbal sequencing. I’m hopeful that Chapel and Eberhardt will team up to create more books like this one. – S

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Song for What's Different ... What's the Same?

FREE AUDIO The authors of What’s Different…What’s the Same? have created a downloadable song to help readers explore the dual goals of the book—vocabulary development and the science concept conservation of mass. If you would like the audio file, email your request to info@rowepub.com and the MP3 file will be emailed to you.

Media: MP3 format Duration: 03:08 File size: 4.5 MB

 

Jamie Moore Chapel specializes in newborn, children, and family photography. She graduated from Brooks Institute of Photography with a Bachelors Degree in Photography. Jamie, her husband, and young son enjoy living in Escondido, California where she often uses the natural beauty of San Diego County as a backdrop for her photographs.

For more information about Jamie or her photography, visit: www.jamiemoorephotography.com

Email: jamie@jamiemoorephotography.com

Nancy EberhardtNancy Chapel Eberhardt is currently an educational consultant. She has had a long career as teacher, administrator, diagnostician, and curriculum developer. Her special interest in literacy, particularly vocabulary development, led to the creation of What’s Different … What’s the Same? This is Nancy’s first collaborative effort with Jamie, which has demonstrated that a picture is definitely worth a thousand words!

Nancy lives in Connecticut with her husband and her dog, Bear.

For more information about Nancy, visit: www.3tliteracygroup.org

Email: nancyeberhardt@me.com

ISBN: 978-0-9833971-6-8

Softcover: Perfect bind

Trim Size: 8.5″ x 8.5″

Pages: 34