Snails, oysters, scallops, and octopuses are among the typically shelled, soft-bodied invertebrates knows as mollusks. Reading Essentials in Science.
Jellyfish, sea anemones, and corals are members of the stinging cnidarian family. Flatworms, roundworms, and earthworms are three major types of worms. Reading Essentials in Science.
Protists and fungi are two unique groups of organisms that thrive in moist environments. This book explores the appearance, characteristics, and behavior of protists and fungi, life-forms which are neither plants nor animals, and discusses their beneficial and harmful qualities. Reading Essentials in Science.
Crustaceans, arachnids, and insects are part of the arthropod family. Reading Essentials in Science.
Bacteria are single-celled organisms with the ability to help and harm other living things. Viruses can only reproduce in host cells, often causing infections. Reading Essentials in Science.
In Sea Otters, early readers will learn about a sea otter's life in the ocean and discover how a mother sea otter cares for her baby. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage emergent readers as they discover the fascinating world of sea otters. A labeled diagram helps readers identify a sea otter's body parts, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about sea otters online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Sea Otters also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.
Young children are naturally curious about animals. Tell Me Why Dolphins Breathe Air offers answers to their most compelling questions about how these mammals can swim. Age-appropriate explanations and appealing photos encourage readers to continue their quest for knowledge. Additional text features and search tools, including a glossary and an index, help students locate information and learn new words.