Do you know that... â€¨Linen comes from a plant? â€¨Catfish have two sets of whiskers? â€¨The world's largest dog is the St. Bernard? 12 Exciting Titlesâ€¨Discover true science facts and interesting details like these in this collection of engaging, nonfiction stories. Readers will enjoy learning something new! Each 8-page story features clever illustrations that captivate even the most reluctant readers. Reproducible Activity Bookâ€¨Extend learning and get readers thinking about the amazing facts they just read about with 32 pages of reproducible activities. Students work on main idea, making inferences, drawing conclusions, and more.
Bees begin their life cycle as eggs in honeycomb cells. Every day, a queen bee can lay as many as 2,000 eggs. Young readers will study a bee's growth from egg to grub to pupa to adult. Blastoff! Series
Dogs begin their life cycle as puppies in a litter. A newborn puppy sleeps for 20 hours a day as it grows! Children will watch a puppy move from a large litter to a loving home as it grows up. Blastoff! Series
The life cycle of a frog takes place in water and on land. It begins in spring with a male frog croaking a song to attract a female. Young readers will read about and watch an egg develop into a tadpole and then into an adult frog. Blastoff! Series
Adult salmon spawn at the end of their life cycle. They fight strong currents while swimming upriver to the place where they hatched. Young readers will follow a salmon from egg to adult. Blastoff! Series
Male sea horses have a unique role in the sea horse life cycle. They carry the eggs and give birth to as many as 200 babies at one time. Young children can track a sea horse's life cycle from egg to fry to adult. Blastoff! Series
Earth has hundreds of thousands of lakes with a wide range of sizes. Young readers will learn about how lakes form, the different kinds of lakes, and what animals call lakes home. Blastoff! Series