Life of Fred Butterflies


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Dive into learning about maths, science, history and language with Life of Fred, Butterflies which is the second book in the engaging and humorous Life of Fred elementary series for children. What you will not find are pages of problems to do, but what you will get is a love for knowledge and a sense of wonder about how maths is intertwined in all facets of life. Life of Fred, Butterflies, covers beginning mathematics including . . .

  • One Yard = 3 Feet
  • Numbers that add to 9
  • Counting by twos and understanding whole and cardinal numbers
  • Reading in 5's on a clock
  • Braces, parentheses and brackets
  • Do 3 stars always make a triangle?
  • Collinear
  • Ordinal numbers
  • Yurts
  • Half past six
  • What is the difference between a dozen and a Baker's Dozen?
  • Perpendicular
  • p.m. (post meridiem)
  • Syncope
  • Trillion, quadrillion and quintillion
  • Aleph-null
  • and much more . . .
Unlike all other math programs, this one also teaches...

Facts about butterflies and the difference between a chrysalis vs. cocoon. Β And as we know Fred is curious about everything you will find out whoΒ Christina Rossetti is as well as Marvin Stone's invention of the paper straw Β - 1888. You will dabble in music by looking at sheet music for "But Not Alone" and "The Crash of the Bell Tower".

To add to the sense of wonder about our universe, while you are reading Life of Fred, Butterflies you will also consider light years, nebula's, Orion's Belt and Betelgeuse. And these are just some of the topics you and your children will be delighted to learn about.

Like all the Life of Fred books, they are non-consumable which means you can use them over and over again. The answers are included in the textbook - but no peeping at them until you have really let your brain try for itself. Complete this book and you are ready for Life of Fred Cats.