"Once upon a time" meets science in a children's picture book that tells the thrilling story of how life began on Earth. The second in a trilogy of Universe stories - the first being "Born with a Bang: The Universe Tells Our Cosmic Story"-- this book picks up the story with the first appearance of life on Earth. It's a thrilling story about how Earth triumphs over crisis to become bacteria, jellyfish, flowers . . . even dinosaurs! The author, Jennifer Morgan, studied evolutionary science and saw its storytelling possibilities when she explained it to her elementary-age son. Coupled with brilliant artwork by Dana Anderson, who also studied Cosmology, these books will intrigue children and adults alike with their storytelling style and colorful pages.
Find out how water moves, how it can be a solid, liquid, or gas. Find out how Earth can use the same water over again in the water cycle.
There are many different kinds of caves found all around the world. Many are millions of years old! Students will explore the many different kinds of caves, their unique features, and the difference between stalactites and stalagmites. Blastoff! Series
Scientists who have studied light and sound over the last few centuries invented many things that we still use today. Thomas Young, for example, proved that light moves in waves and invented prescription eyeglasses. The study of sound has led to inventions like the telephone and hearing aids. Thomas Edison studied both light and sound and invented such things as a long-lasting light bulb, the phonograph, and the first recording machine.
Explore the world of eagles including where they live, what they eat, and what their family lives are like. Many interesting facts are presented about eagles as well as related vocabulary.
Sidewinders leave J-shaped tracks when they slither through the deserts of the Southwestern United States and Northwestern Mexico. Students will learn why sidewinders leave such tracks, what sidewinders eat, and how these poisonous snakes stay safe in the wide-open desert. Blastoff! Series
Discusses The Importance Of Soil, Soil Components, Its Attributes, And Examples Including Sand, Clay, And Silt.