A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
November 17 News: WOW!  Congratulate the winner of DIY Halloween Costumes 2015!
Total Members: 303,821
Currently Running With Scissors:
691 Guests and 17 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop

Pages: [1] 2  All
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Biology children's book (image heavy)  (Read 5516 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
« on: August 03, 2006 11:21:21 PM »

This was my last biology projects of the school year. My teacher wanted us to work on something after all our finals were over, so we did children's books. Almost everyone in my class did the lazy computer-paper-and-internet-images type, but I went a little overboard and spent a little too much time on it. (And pwned them all! Grin) I got the idea to use a board book from my mom, who has been making all sorts of reconstructed books lately.

So I took an old board book we probably got at goodwill (my mom has a boxful) and sacrificed one of my good friends, National Geographic, and voila! My book is about the earth's biomes (habitats) so I used lots of cool landscapes and animals, though the little buggers took forever to find and cut out!


First pages

(not sure why this picture looks smaller...)

The last page, a crescent earth as viewed from the earth (EDIT: moon). Pretty neat, I think.

Comments appreciated!! And I apologize for the multitude of large pictures, but I just love National Geographic and I wanted you to be able to see all the pretty pictures! Sorry!
« Last Edit: August 03, 2006 11:45:35 PM by xcrunnergirl » THIS ROCKS   Logged

"My therapist told me the way to achieve true inner peace is to finish what I start. So far today, I have finished 2 bags of M and M's and a chocolate cake. I feel better already."  - Dave Barry
Offline Offline

Posts: 171
Joined: 22-Aug-2005

i couldnt help myself.

View Profile
« Reply #1 on: August 03, 2006 11:31:25 PM »

verry good!
where were you when my confusing teacher tried to explain this in my biology class?

lol anyway, great job. i love how their all miny collages.
id buy it!
and DEFINETELY read it!


« Reply #2 on: August 03, 2006 11:35:01 PM »

It looks really neat Smiley I love how you put ice bears and penguins in the same picture too Wink (Background story: I had no idea until a couple of years ago that they live on opposite poles. Which makes a lot of sense; otherwise there would be no penguins. I felt rather stupid when I found out!) Anyways, it looks like a really good and colourful childrens book; jobb well done!

« Reply #3 on: August 03, 2006 11:48:25 PM »

I love it....you did so great...!

« Reply #4 on: August 04, 2006 11:01:17 AM »

Lovely!!! And very educational in such a short format! I want your book Smiley

« Reply #5 on: August 15, 2006 06:55:00 PM »

Very cool! Much better then your classmates I'm sure.

« Reply #6 on: August 28, 2006 12:57:35 PM »

OMG! I loooooooooove this!

<3 from a Bio grad student..loving it.

Offline Offline

Posts: 140
Joined: 15-Jun-2006

eat of the apple so young...

View Profile WWW
« Reply #7 on: August 28, 2006 01:06:22 PM »

That's terrific!  I hope you got an A.  Now if only I could find a way to get my students to do such wonderful work...

what i see is unreal
   i've written my own part
                         eat of the apple so young
           i'm crawling back to start...

website/blogging attempt: http://web.mac.com/scienceandlyrics
Bead brain
« Reply #8 on: November 26, 2006 01:16:47 AM »

So did you get an "A"?  You certainly deserve it.

Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 4180
Joined: 08-Oct-2006


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #9 on: December 08, 2006 11:55:42 AM »

I am completely inspired now! (I was inspired to do embroidery and gardening earlier, but now I want to make books!) Was this a high school or a college project? I wish my teachers had assigned projects like this.
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] 2  All Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Jump to:  

only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search

your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
Working with Clint Eastwood and Bradley Cooper on American Sniper
History in Five: Power, Money, and Corruption in the Vatican Bank
Going Head to Head with Russia
Miranda Sherry Talks About Black Dog Summer
Surprising New Sex Tip Defies Popular Opinion
Latest Blog Articles
The Legacy of Bob Ross
Meatless Monday: Spinach Feta Breakfast Quiche
Handmade Holiday Gift Guide: Asymmetric Cowl

Comparison Shopping

Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...

Follow Craftster...

Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2015, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.