Mother Goose Time’s “Science Lab” Book List

August’s Mother Goose Time curriculum is called “Science Lab”. Included in Mother Goose Time’s monthly curriculum is a list of books that coordinate with the month’s theme.  This month includes many picture books for children to learn more about chemistry, physics, engineering, and biology.

Week 1: Chemistry Lab

My Five Senses by Aliki

The States of Matter (Rising Readers) by Caroline Hutchinson

White Rabbit’s Color Book by Alan Baker

White Rabbit's Color Book

Jumbo Minds’ Science ABCs: ABCs of Chemistry by A. C. Lemonwood

Molly and Wally Molecule by Dean Badillo

Week 2: Physics Lab

What is Sound? by Charlotte Guillain

Light: Shadows, Mirrors, and Rainbows by Natalie M. Rosinsky

Light - Shadows, Mirrors, and Rainbows

Push and Pull by Patricia J. Murphy

Move It!: Motion, Forces and You by Adrienne Mason

Gravity All Around by David Conrad

Week 3: Engineering Lab

Oscar and the Bird: A Book About Electricity by Geoff Waring

Oscar and the Bird - A Book About Electricity

Look at that Building! A First Book of Structures by Scot Ritchie

The Toolbox by Anne Rockwell

A Look at Magnets by Barbara Alpert

How Do Parachutes Work? by Jennifer Boothroyd

Week 4: Biology Lab

What’s Alive? by Kathleen Weidner Zoehfield

The Growing Up Tree by Vera Rosenberry

Have You Ever Seen a Duck in a Raincoat? by Etta Kaner

Germs Are Not For Sharing by Elizabeth Verdick

Germs Are Not For Sharing

The Earth Book by Todd Parr


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