of Grandmother Fish & Clades

June 21, 2022
by Jonathan Tweet
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Since 2015, we have been creating imaginative ways for kids to learn about science, especially evolution. We are all related! Grandmother Fish: A Child’s First Book of EvolutionGroundbreaking and delightful. Available from Macmillan through any bookstore. Ask for it at … Continue reading

January 30, 2019
by Jonathan Tweet
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Clades Solo Mobile App

A fast version of Clades for iOS and Android. Updated with dinosaurs, pterosaurs, and other prehistoric animals—play more science notes about the animals pictured in the game. iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/clades-solo/id1450055203 Google Play: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.ideategames.CladesSolo Amazon Kindle Fire: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07NJG8KSY

September 21, 2018
by Jonathan Tweet
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Grandmother Images for Teachers

When teachers present Grandmother Fish to classrooms, it’s handy to have images of the five Grandmothers. Here are full-size images of the Grandmothers, each to be printed on a letter-size sheet of paper. Sometimes for a reading I have five … Continue reading

September 7, 2018
by Jonathan Tweet
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Free Evolution Books for Teachers

Know any elementary school teachers in the US? How the Dormacks Evolved Longer Backs and How the Piloses Evolved Skinny Noses are two fictional books that demonstrate adaptation by natural selection. If you’re a grade school teacher in the US, … Continue reading

June 21, 2018
by Jonathan Tweet
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Evolution Resources

This post provides online resources for fans of evolution for kids, parents, and educators. Books, Games, and Web Sites When I was working on Grandmother Fish, I naturally looked around for other evolution resources that were already available. Evolution: How … Continue reading

June 21, 2018
by Jonathan Tweet
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Charles Darwin Dance

Here’s a dance I like to teach children when I do author readings and school visits. 

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