In Composting, early fluent readers learn how organic matter breaks down to create a nutritious soil additive. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn about how compost can be used to help their garden thrive. An infographic illustrates the components of a compost pile, and an experiment offers kids an opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about composting using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Composting also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index. Composting is part of Jump!'s Way to Grow! Gardening series.
All plants need sun, water, air, and food to grow. Plants are anchored to the ground by their roots, which take in nutrients from the soil. Stems and stalks hold up plants and give them shape, and also hold the plumbing system of the plant. Leaves are the place where food is made for the plant. Many plants make crops for us to eat.
This title introuduces students to the basic concept of sounds. How sounds can be heard but not seen. How sound is a form of energy that is transmitted through sound waves which travel through your eardrum to be heard. How sound travels through air and at what rate of speed. Useful examples are given throughout to help students understand the concept.
With an emphasis on how important light is to our Earth, this title explains how light effects photosynthesis, how light travels, the different properties of light and how both animals and people depend on it. Whether it's ultraviolet light that help bees pollinate flowers to solar panels that use the Sun's light to heat our homes, it's all addressed in this beautifully illustrated book.
This title teaches students that everything is made of matter, and that physical changes create different forms or states of matter. Gives examples of these different states in easy to understand text and introduces students to the Law of Conservation of Mass.
STEM technology is a very important topic in today's world and this book will allow students to learn more about atoms, molecules, how different temperatures and situations affect them. It also introduces them to the periodic talbe of elements and how even today more elements are being discovered and the periodic table continues to grow
Three quarters of our Earth is blanketed by water. How this water is used, from bathing to irrigating crops is addressed. That water travels in a never-ending pattern called the water cycle. Tips on how to use our most important natural resource