Insects are used in science and medicine to help people.
Through dynamic infographics, charts, up-close photos and strong reading level control this title explores the lives of malaria parasites, the creepy buggers that might be living near you.
This book takes a look at animal and human cells, and the internal structures that allow them to obtain energy, get rid of wastes, and grow and reproduce.
Mosquitoes have lived on Earth for more than 30 million years! Close-up photos and detailed illustrations depict the amazing changes a mosquito goes through in four stages: egg, larva, pupa, and adult. Kids will enjoy reading about different species of mosquitoes and - most importantly - why they bite! Topics include mosquito bodies and senses, where mosquitoes lay their eggs, the differences between male and female mosquitoes, and the diseases mosquitoes transmit and how to avoid mosquito bites.
Insects are eaten around the world, and may be better for people than other protein sources.
Whoosh...the wind blows open a creaky gate. Inquisitive and mischievous, a homeless little cat scampers through - and suddenly finds herself in the wondrous world of an organic farm! Affectionately named "Molly" by the farmers who discover her, she romps, naps, and hunts among the vegetables. Seen through Molly's eyes, the reader discovers the interplay of nature that grows wholesome food. But what will happen to Molly when winter comes? Based on a true story, Molly will touch children's hearts while introducing them to plants and the key elements of growing food organically. Standards-based science concepts and activities at the end of the book expand the message of the story.
Describes what search and rescue dogs do, where they work, how they are trained, and which dog breeds are the best at working as search and rescue dogs. Includes stories about real dogs who have saved lost or trapped people.