Spring is Here – and So Are Nasco’s 2016 Catalogs!

NASCO BLUEBeen wanting to update? Change things around? Add to your wares? Nasco has introduced a number of new catalogs with the latest and most popular products to make your slide from spring to summer an easy one.

Start with the Art Teacher’s Favorite Catalog – Nasco’s Arts & Crafts catalog. Over 2,600 new products have been added to this year’s catalog, including tried-and-true materials that help artists of all ages create amazing work. Choose from a wide variety of products for all phases of art including ceramics, painting, writing, jewelry making, printmaking, airbrushing, sculpture, tile crafts, and more.

Science enthusiasts will enjoy Nasco’s 2016 Science catalog, which features the latest science teaching instruments, equipment, and supplies for the Science lover. Come browse our top-quality teaching aids, experimental kits, and visuals for all areas of science: general science, biology, chemistry, earth science, life science, AP®, technology, and STEM-related items.

Nasco’s 2016 Farm & Ranch catalog features over 700 new products, in addition to a current selection of several thousand items that can be used on all types of farms, including organic and hobby farms. Special sections spotlight livestock ID, veterinary supplies, showing and grooming supplies, testing equipment, dairy supplies, learning aids, horse essentials, pest control, and farm home products.

Spring is the time for action, and what better way to get yourself and others in shape than by perusing our 2016 Physical Education catalog? This current catalog features thousands of products selected especially for professionals and enthusiasts in health, physical education, recreation, dance, coaching, nutrition, movement and balance, climbing, and exercise.

Nasco’s 2016 Family & Consumer Sciences catalog is the perfect way to provide hands-on learning applicable to every day, including parenting, budgeting, social pressures, and life skills. The catalog also includes an enhanced culinary selection, and an entire section devoted to sewing machines and supplies, crafts, and notions.

No curriculum is complete without the latest mathematical teaching aids, supplies, and equipment for elementary, middle school, and secondary math programs from Nasco’s 2016 Math catalog. The catalog has added over 400 new products this year, including manipulatives, calculators, games, resource books, and more!

Senior citizens and their caretakers can truly benefit from the products from our 2016 Senior Activities catalog. The catalog features hundreds of products for activity directors, rehab therapists, assisted living personnel, and independent living residents.

Nasco’s 2016 Special Education catalog offers hundreds of specially selected products with a wide range of supplies for fine and gross motor skills, communication and adaptive communication, computer equipment and software, assistive technology, social studies and science, transition skills, game, sensory integration, and more.

Nasco’s 2016 Hands-On Health catalog features the latest teaching aids for health educators. This 140-page catalog includes anatomical models, charts, computer software, and books that cover topics such as sex education, AIDS, alcohol and other drugs, sports medicine, nutrition, and more.

Nasco and its family of catalogs have something for everyone. For a free copy of any of our catalogs, call 1.800.558.9595, or order online at enasco.com.


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Earth Day

thBy now everyone has heard of Earth Day. Celebrated on April 22nd, Earth Day is a day of education and celebration about the Earth’s environment. More than a billion people worldwide celebrate it each year, and it encourages changes in human behavior that will provoke future policy changes.

Nasco has long been an advocate of the environment, and we have plenty of products to help you celebrate.

Make Earth Science fun while covering subjects like geology, astronomy, and meteorology with our Earth Science Battle (SB49997M). A Nasco Exclusive, the game encourages cooperative learning while using key applications.

Our InQuizaQuest® Earth Science Game (SB49989M), complete with DVD, employs an interactive game show-style format featuring six different categories, including Rocks and Minerals and Erosion and Weathering. Or discover the biomes of North America with the EcoQuest® Biomes Comparison Kit (SB38148M). This game acquaints students with different geographical landscapes and environments.

Who will survive? The many factors that affect survival come to play in Nasco’s Lucky Mammal Survival Game (SB49559M). Create an animal and see if it is able to adapt to a changing environment. Know much about ecosystems? Explore the world’s land and water systems by focusing on climate and life within the habitats with the Ecosystems Challenge (SB49732M) card game.

Nasco also has fun posters to help everyone learn about the Earth and its fragile habitats. Our Habitats Learning Chart Combo Pack (SB47736M) introduces students to diverse natural habitats through these teacher-created charts. Activities are included on the back of each chart, which includes Deserts, Forests, Coral Reefs, Tundras, Grasslands, and Wetlands.

How about some Go Green Activities to get your interest going? 5-Minute Go Green Activites Book (WA28144M) are quick, easy, and effective activities that allow children (and adults!) to get thinking about easy ways to incorporate green practices, including water use, transportation, food choices, and more. Our Environmental Situation Cards (C29136M) present 50 common environmental issues affecting people in all parts of the world, and ask questions for the reader to consider and address, including global warming, ecology, and fossil fuels.

Earth Day can be celebrated in many different ways. Besides learning about the environment with our games and cards, you can single handedly help the environment by planting wildflowers, flowers that attract butterflies, or grow an organic garden.

You can read more about Earth Day at its official site, http://www.earthday.org/.

Questions on any of our products? Feel free to call our friendly Customer Service Center at 1.800.558.9595, or visit our website, enasco.com.




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To Bead or Not to Bead

BeadsNothing says Spring like new jewelry! And nothing is more satisfying than making your own. That’s where Nasco’s Arts & Crafts catalog comes in. We are bursting with all the materials you need to make your one-of-a-kind artwork.

Start with the basics. Necklace? How about a nice black cord? We carry Stretch Magic® Black Silkies® cord with clasps (9729623), Necklace Kit Group Pack (9726849), or just the cord itself (9723727). Need chain? We have individual 18” chains in silver (5400137) and gold (9737807), or Remembrance® Necklace Memory Wire (9721281).

Next comes clasps. Nasco carries everything from Toggles (9729927) to Barrel Clasps (4400296) to a Findings Starter Kit (9730912) that includes lobster claws, fishhooks, and pin backs.

Making a bracelet? How aboutRemembrance® Bracelet Memory Wire (9721279), Beadalon® Elasticity™ Bead Cord (9730320), Stretch Magic® Clear Jewelry Cord (9717623(A)), or Hemp Craft Cord in several different colors (9727066(A) through   (9727066(G))? Any and all materials make great backdrops for the décor you create.

Now comes the hard part. Beads, Spacers, and Charms, Oh My! Nasco has so many choices it’s hard to pick just one. We carry an amazing array of glass beads, plastic beads, metal beads, porcelain beads, and wooden beads.

Let’s start with glass beads. There are Glass Foil Beads (9727850), Chevron Glass Beads (9727851), Fancy Lampwork Beads (9722730), and Fancy Italian Beads (9727848). Or try Metallic Accent Glass Bead Assortment (9736027), Furnace Accent Glass Bead Assortment (9736031), or our Millefiori Bead Mix (9722729).

Then there are plastic beads, everything from fancy to simple. How about Exotic Beads (9729081), Pony Beads (Translucent 9714995, Neon 9715984, Jelly Sparkle 9726409, or Metallic Beads 9723720), just to name of few? We also carry Tri-Bead Jewel Beads (9735898), Alphabet Beads (9723001), Faceted Multicolored Crystal Beads (9727987), and Energy Beads (9733649) that change color when you step into the sunlight!

Metal. Everyone needs a little metal charm to dangle from your jewelry. We carry an Antique Metal Bead Mix (9727846), a Silver Metal Bead Mix (9727849), Chinese Coin Assortment (9724481), Metal Charm Assortment (9725395), or Blank Antique Silver Rectangular Frames (9736060).

Seed Beads? Of course! Nasco has a Multi-Seed Bead Assortment (9704758); a Multicolor Bulk Glass Bead Assortment (9716485); and Bead Box Sets in Pearl (9732798), Neon and Glow (9732792), or Soft Rainbow (9732794), to name just a few.

No accessory is complete without a little bling. Try Rhinestone Beads in various colors (9736587 Red, 9736589 Black, or 9736588 Gunmetal), Rhinestone Disc Beads (9736590 Silver/Crystal, 9736591 Gold/Crystal, and more), Mesh Beads (9736594 Silver, 9736595 Gold), or Silver-Lined “E” Beads (9721558).

That brings us to those of us who can’t quite decide what we want. How about a kit? Nasco has an abundance of mixtures to make your choosing a breeze. We have a Multi Seed Bead Assortment with over 20,000 beads (9704758); a Glass Bead Potpourri which includes seed, rocaille, and bugle beads (9731940); Steampunk Art Components Kit, which blends modern ideas and technology designs with those of the past (9731780); Nasco’s Bucket O’ Beads and Charms which contains over 6,500 plastic beads, charms, and other surprises, plus 1,350 feet of nylon cording (9718093); the Bead Treasure Box, which contains 12 buckets of assorted colored beads, along with beading thread (9716192); and Nasco’s Ultimate Hemp Pack, which contains enough materials for up to 30 people to make hemp necklaces, bracelets, and anklets (9729231).

Can’t make a decision? Why not look through our marvelous collection online at www.enasco.com , or better yet, order an Arts & Crafts catalog and make your creative be

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Time To Get Organized!

Get-Organized_PostIt-Note-copyEver have one of those days – one of those weeks – where you can’t find a thing? You know you had a particular book in mind you wanted to read to your students, but now wonder where it went? What about all those pieces for your arts and crafts projects? Wasn’t there a stack of tissue paper there somewhere?

All you need is a little help with that big O – ORGANIZATION. Well, here at Nasco, our storage ideas come in all sizes and colors.

Too many calculators stacked up in your classroom corner? How about one of our calculator caddies? Calculator Caddy I (TB15632T) is made of blue denim and has 30 numbered pockets 2-3/4” wide. Need a bigger size? TB18800T holds up to 35 calculators (or other objects) in 3-3/4” x 4” clear pockets.

Bins and Boxes. Who doesn’t need a boatload of those? Clear modular boxes TB24599T (6 qt.), TB24602T (13.50 qt.), TB24600T (21 qt.), or TB24601T (34 qt.) lets you see exactly what’s in them. Not wanting to see quite everything? How about solid-color stackable storage containers with snap-on lids? WA09234H (3 gal.), WA23971H (10 gal.), or WA11200H (14 gal.) might be just what you need to pack away all your “extras.”

Boxes too pedestrian for you? Need more of an organizing system? How about Nasco’s Rolling Tote Storage System (9716853) or the ALVIN® Blue Hills Studio™ Double-Wide Storage Carts with 12 or 20 drawers (WA28427H and WA28426H)? Both have plenty of drawers and an interlocking rail and drawer system. Nasco’s Storage Cart on Wheels (9716853) has nine clear bins and all-steel construction, and our Rolling 10-Drawer Organizer (WA22879H) is a tower of 10 colorful bins and is only 13” wide.

Okay. Maybe your organization needs are on a smaller scale…something more…specific. Lose the original box your art brushes came in? How about a 52-hole MultiBin® (9709728), or a storage box (9722920 has five compartments), or 9715985 (has a lift-out tray)?

What about your books? Standing books flat one atop another is not a way to go through life. Never be at a loss for a good book with organizational products from Nasco! What about Nasco’s “Little Blue” Mobile Book Browser Cart (EL10204J), a heavy-duty mobile cart that’s built to last? Or maybe a dual-purpose Book Display Stand (Z20419J) that includes a display stand on one side and four horizontal shelves on the backside? Nasco also has a Mobile Book Stand (Z45995J), which includes two adjustable front shelves and open bottom storage on one side and two large shelves on the back.

Maybe just a tabletop rack will do the trick. Try the economically priced small wire Big Book Rack (SB26754J), or the little larger Book Display Rack (SB29669J), both of which fit on top of a table or storage unit.

Do you have something bigger in mind? Something that, say, would become part of the room? Nasco has those too. We have a Lock-It-Up Cabinet (Z20434) with four shelves, the Contender™ Open-Shelf Multipurpose Four-Tiered Storage Unit (Z46356), and a number of good-sized Mobile Carts (Z09515M is stainless steel) or WA04058M (made of durable, injection molded thermoplastic).

Now is the best time to get on the Organizational Trail. Come visit Nasco for a great selection of both big and small ways to keep one step ahead of the confusion!

Questions on any of our products? Feel free to call our friendly Customer Service Center at 1.800.558.9595, or visit our website, www.enasco.com.


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Free Math Lesson Plans


eq5p54Math can be a complicated subject. Even the best of students may get stuck trying to understand certain concepts. Nasco has downloadable Math Lesson Plans to help teachers work with students of all levels. Often created by teachers for teachers, these free PDF MathWorks Lesson Plans are engaging lesson plans for all grade levels that fit the changing needs of today’s students.

Here is a sample of our downloadable PDFs:

Using Ten Frames for Algebraic Equations Up to 20 — Applies basic algebraic principles to addition problems, creates fact families with the given digits, and manipulates ten frames to solve addition problems with missing addends.

Addition and Subtraction Word Problems Using the Rekenrek — Students will be able to find the answer to word problems with answers between 0 and 20, design their own real-world word problems with answers between 0 and 20, and utilize an algebraic equation when solving each word problem.

Dealing Up Determinants – This lesson will help students find value of determinants, find inverses of 2×2 matrices, and solve 3×3 determinants using diagonals.

Pancakes and Pi — Students will better understand the meaning of the mathematical number π. They will have the opportunity to see the spatial relationship between the diameter and circumference of all circles no matter what the size. They will be able to measure the diameter and the circumference of a circle.

Calculating Wages…How Much Will You Make? — Objectives for Pre-Algebra include modeling, writing, and solving two-step linear equations using a variety of methods, and using the basic operations on rational numbers to solve problems in real-life situations (e.g. describe the effect of multiplying a whole number by a fraction or a decimal less than 1). Algebra I level includes distinguishing between relations and functions, evaluate a function using tables, equations, or graphs, and match appropriate equations or inequalities (with 1 or 2 variables) to a graph, table, or situation and vice versa.

Using Technology to Teach Parallel Lines with Transversals – This lesson plan explores the relationships between angles formed by two lines cut by a transversal when lines are and are not parallel. Use results to develop methods to show parallelism.

Coordinating a Shape’s Area and Perimeter — Students will construct various shapes on their geoboards given specific coordinates, be able to calculate both the area and the perimeter of each polygon, and create their own shapes given specific parameters.


Find these and many other MathWorks Lesson Plans on our Nasco Math Catalog website. New plans are posted monthly, so be sure to check out our entire catalog site.

Questions on any of our lesson plans or products? Feel free to call our friendly Customer Service Center at 1-800-558-9595, or visit our website at www.enasco.com.

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Hands-On Health Catalog is Here!

16_HOHcover_03aNasco Releases 2016 Hands-On Health Catalog    

The 2016 Hands-On Health catalog, featuring the latest classroom teaching aids for health educators, is now available!

  • 140-page catalog includes carefully selected products and unique teaching aids that make learning health issues fun and easy, bringing excitement to the classroom.

Many new products have been added to this year’s selection of models, displays, manikins, charts, DVDs, computer software, and books that cover topics such as sex education, AIDS, alcohol and other drugs, anatomy, sports medicine, CPR, first aid, nutrition, and more.

Visit Nasco Hands-On-Health online at eNasco.com/healtheducation to review the great selection of health education materials and FREE lesson plans.

For your free copy of the 2016 Nasco Hands-On Health catalog, call 1.800.558.9595; order online at eNasco.com; or write to Nasco, 901 Janesville Avenue, P.O. Box 901, Fort Atkinson, WI 53538-0901.


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Map Your Way Around the World

AC162116Round and Round, Floor Flat, or Wall Scape – how do you see your world?

The circumference of the Earth is 24,901 miles. With all the countries and biomes between here and there and around and around, why not check out Nasco’s maps, puzzles, and wall hangings?

The Wonder Foam® USA Foam Floor Puzzle (SB41699J) spreads out to 48” W x 30” H, and includes 50 state pieces, 16 punch-out landmarks, five great lakes, and two interlocking bars to attach to Alaska and Hawaii. We also have a U.S.A. Geography Floor Puzzle (EL11859J), which measures 36” W x 24” H, and teaches the locations, capital, industries, resources, and more for each state.

Maybe a spinaroonie on a globe is more your style. The Adventurer Globe (SB39256M), geared to the very young, is a 12″ dia. simplified political globe which includes raised-relief, distinctive colored boundaries; easy-to-find geographic locations; and a durable, translucent, blue molded plastic. Or maybe one of Nasco’s best sellers, the Pioneer Globe (SB16464M). It’s a 12” political globe with mounting that swings up and down for better viewing.

Provoke your imagination in new ways with Nasco’s Day/Night Globe (SB50412M). The day globe shows the striking colors of a blue ocean political map when not lit. Turn the light on and witness the incredible change to the sky at night as it transitions into a night globe naming and depicting 88 constellations and more than 35 of the brightest stars.

How about some toss-around worlds to encourage learning?

Our Topographical Inflatable Globes (SB49723M for 12” dia., SB49724M for 16” dia., and SB49725 for a 27” dia.) are beautiful physical globes that show the Earth with natural topographical covering and a dark blue ocean. We also feature a Topographical Globe (PE08410M), a crystal-clear, 36” inflatable globe featuring the topographic views of the Earth’s landscape. The artwork is printed on the reverse side of the vinyl, giving great detail of the islands, continents, deserts, mountains, and lakes of the world.

Maybe a big poster map is what you need to fill out that classroom wall. We have those, too!

Our 39” x 21” framed Geophysical World Relief Map (SB13774M) is a large, full-color, raised-relief map showing land areas in relief and accurate color, with political boundaries and ocean features highlighted. We also showcase a Laminated Poster Map in either U.S.A. mode (SB49728M) or World mode (SB49729M). Both highlight political boundaries, highways, cities, capitals, rivers, and more.

And for those who want to map the stars, Nasco features a number of celestial globes. Our unusual, two-way illuminated Constellation Globe (SB28577M) is sure to stimulate discussion and curiosity both in the classroom and at home. Turn the light off and brilliant lithography delineates the firmament’s stars, constellations, and nebulae; turn the light on and witness the luminous beauty of over 70 celestial images.

Or perhaps a 12-inch diameter Transparent Celestial Globe (SA02872M), a star globe surrounding a 4-inch diameter Earth globe mounted within the sphere. This magnificent globe is designed to show positions of the stars at any given time and date as seen from any location on Earth. It is essentially a three-dimensional star finder; observations are Earth-centered; therefore, Earth is located in the center of the globe.

Maps not only tell you where you’ve been, but where you’re going. Explore the world around you, starting with Nasco globes, maps, and posters.

Questions on any of our products? Feel free to call our friendly Customer Service Center at 1-800-558-9595, or visit our website at www.enasco.com.


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The 2016 Senior Activities Catalog is Here!

16_SACover_01bThe 2016 Senior Activities catalog, featuring hundreds of products for activity directors and rehab therapists, is now available from Nasco in Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin, and Modesto, California.

  • Over 200 new, hand-selected products providing meaningful activities for persons requiring skilled nursing, assisted living, memory care, or rehabilitative services, have been added to this year’s catalog.
  • The 124-page catalog includes products at attractive prices for exercise and fitness, reminiscing and memory stimulation, musical activities, entertaining DVDs, games, sensory stimulation, arts and crafts, cooking, gardening activities, resources, equipment, and more.
  • Nasco is pleased to provide enjoyable, age-appropriate activities for individuals and groups to improve the quality of life for seniors.

For your free copy of the 2016 Nasco Senior Activities catalog, call 1.800.558.9595, order online at eNasco.com/senioractivities, or write to: Nasco, 901 Janesville Avenue, P.O. Box 901, Fort Atkinson, WI 53538-0901.

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Nasco’s 2016 Math Catalog is Here!

14MATHP001_FC.inddThe 2016 Math catalog, featuring the latest mathematics teaching aids, supplies, and equipment for elementary, middle school, and secondary math programs, is now available from Nasco!

  • Nasco’s 244-page Math catalog has added over 400 new products this year.
  • The catalog includes manipulatives, calculators, games, resource books, audiovisuals, drawing equipment, software programs, and more!
  • Our Math catalog also includes materials for teaching geometry, algebra, pre-calculus, calculus, and trigonometry.
  • Nasco is also skilled at creating cost-effective, customized kits to meet your classroom needs.
  • Over 550 downloadable free sample pages of math books can be found on our website. Go to eNasco.com/page/mathpdfs for a complete listing.

For your free copy of the 2016 Nasco Math catalog, call 1-800.558.9595, order online at https://www.enasco.com/math/, or write to: Nasco, 901 Janesville Avenue, P.O. Box 901, Fort Atkinson, WI 53538-0901.

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Summer Camp Is Coming!

bcd17f8eec71edfdb4b7223034b8dcdbGetting ready to stock up on your supplies for summer camp, parks and recreation programs, day camps, summer school, or Bible/church schools? Nasco provides thousands of resources for summer activities and games including kids’ team sports equipment, summer camp arts and crafts supplies, science projects, and educational activities.

Thinking about crafts for Summer Camp? Our Arts & Crafts catalog has everything from crafts and decorative crafts to jewelry making, tie-dye, and sculpture. Nasco’s Arts and Crafts catalog offers the best selection of craft supplies, craft tools, and resources for summer camp craft activities. We can supply tools for calligraphy, markers, paper crafts, stencils, and other creative crafts. We carry over 4,000 paints (acrylics, watercolors, temperas, oils and more), plus brushes, mediums and metallics to make each art project a keeper. And don’t forget group activities such as block printing, screen printing, and bookmaking.

Sports are always an important part of Summer Camp. Our Physical Education catalog provides an enormous selection of sports supplies and equipment for summer camp or parks and recreation programs.  Nasco offers the highest quality of sports equipment for summer camp and parks and rec activities including basketball, football, baseball, softball, archery, badminton, tennis, soccer, lacrosse, bowling, cup stacking, and so much more!

Get your Science on with Nasco’s great selection of Summer Camp ideas. Our Science catalog has the supplies and materials to bring your campers or summer school courses to life.  From live materials to kit components, rocket class packs to simple machines and pulleys, Nasco has what you need. Science lovers can choose from categories such as Botany/Botanicals, Environmental Science, Physical Science, and Astronomy. There are kits and tools for weather, paleontology, water analysis, and magnetism.

Nasco carries many products in specialized areas for summer camps and summer school with our Special Education catalog, such as weight and nutrition education, American sign language, ESL/ELL, and first aid, plus a large offering of products for those with special needs, such as autism and cognitive and physical disabilities. This catalog carries products including tools for speech therapy, basic learning skills, fine motor skills, and safety skills.

Nasco’s Agricultural Science and Farm & Ranch catalogs are filled with ideas to keep your Farm Campers happy and busy. We’ve got everything you need from general livestock supplies, breed promotion, horse essentials, and showing and grooming, to beekeeping and pet care. We also feature hands-on projects such as making cheese, wildlife studies, and making your own root beer.

Learning CPR and Moulage is made easy for Summer Camp with supplies from Nasco’s Health Care catalog. We have everything to help make safety a priority with burn simulation kits, CPR manikins, basic animal life support kits, and choking manikins. Know how to be prepared!

Summer Camp can be educational in a fun way, too! Nasco’s Math catalog provides the widest selection of teacher-proven interactive summer camp and summer school learning games and activities. There are a wide variety of Math activities suitable for campers of all ages including activity books, math games, manipulatives, measurement, and tangrams.

Nutrition plays a big part at summer camp, too. Shop our Nutrition catalog for healthy ideas to keep your nutrition in line such products as MyPlate Portion Plates and TearPads™, diabetes models and information, portion control, and children’s nutrition.

And don’t forget projects for Early Learners and Elementary aged children! Both our Early Learning and Elementary Education catalogs are bursting with projects and games for kids of all ages. From literacy to STEM projects and Montessori discovery programs, our catalogs have something for every camp setting.

Our mission is to provide customers with the best in quality, personal service, and affordably priced products. And Nasco’s Summer Camp ideas are part of that commitment. Serving customers for over 75 years, let us be a part of your educational plans.

Questions on any of our products? Feel free to call our friendly Customer Service Center at 1-800-558-9595, or visit our website: http://www.enasco.com.

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Who Was…?

Circlular-3D-Question-Mark-With-Black-BackgroundDid you ever wonder who Houdini was, or what he did? How about Ann Frank? Or Rosa Parks? Did you ever want to show examples of courage or integrity from the past but just didn’t know where to look?

Nasco has book sets that will set your mind – and your memory — free. Whether for teaching the class, reminiscence for seniors, or your personal collection, biographies are a way to keep the past present.

Nasco’s First Biographies Collection (SB35848) introduces even the youngest readers to great historical figures such as George Washington Carver and Harriet Tubman. Each 24-page book includes simple text highlights in the major events of their lives, plus photographs, illustrations, and word lists.

Introduce key figures of non-fiction to younger children with our Easy Reader Biographies (1505152). These engaging 16-page books feature lively text, captions, illustrations, and more. Biographies include Squanto, Betsy Ross, Susan B. Anthony, and others.

The People We Should Know Book Set (1506495), also for beginning readers, introduces the most important individuals in recent times and explains what makes them so remarkable. Biographies include Michelle Obama, Neil Armstrong, Tony Hawk, and more.

A more colorful series of influential figures from the past are included in our Who Was…Series (1503937). These 64-page books feature a wide range of topics that will motivate students to read and learn. Biographies include Helen Keller, Harry Houdini, Albert Einstein, Annie Oakley, and more.

No biography collection would be complete without world history figures. Nasco’s World History Biographies (1507607) are concise, visual, 112-page biographies about some of the world’s most fascinating figures, including Gandhi, Galileo, Newton, and Mozart.

Introduce students to the lives and achievements of pioneering men and women from diverse cultures, eras, and fields with the Rookie Biographies® Book Set. Set #1 (EL13357B) includes such famous names as Thomas Jefferson, Franklin D. Roosevelt, George Washington Carver, and Christopher Columbus. Set #2 (EL13356) includes such modern greats as Martin Luther King Jr., Jackie Robinson, Steve Jobs, and Walt Disney.

Those who have come before us are as important as those who will go after. Keep connected with Nasco’s great biography sets.

Questions on any of our products? Feel free to call our friendly Customer Service Center at 1-800-558-9595, or visit our website: www.enasco.com.


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The 2016 Family & Consumer Sciences Catalog is Here!

2016FCS_cover5The 2016 Family & Consumer Sciences catalog, featuring the latest resources and newest technology for teaching life skills to students of all ages, is now available from Nasco!

  • Nasco’s 324-page catalog provides a wide array of resources for hands-on learning applicable to everyday, including Nasco’s affordable, reliable Ready-or-Not Tot® parenting manikins.
  • The new catalog offers over 700 new products, including an enhanced culinary selection and NSF commercial equipment.
  • The demand to teach life skills in personal finance and budgeting is easy to handle with seven pages of consumer education materials to teach students responsible money-management skills.
  • There is also an entire section devoted to sewing machines and supplies, crafts, and notions, along with teacher-favorite sewing kits from both To-Sew® and Haan Crafts®.

Visit Nasco Family & Consumer Sciences online at eNasco.com/fcs to review resources for Family and Consumer Science teachers and Extension Family Living professionals, explore new products, and to take advantage of special website sale items and FREE lesson plans.

For your free copy of the 2016 Nasco Family & Consumer Sciences catalog, call 1.800.558.9595; order online at eNasco.com/fcs; or write to: Nasco, 901 Janesville Avenue, P.O. Box 901, Fort Atkinson, WI 53538-0901.

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