A simple exploration of hurricanes, examining how these massive sea storms develop, how scientists watch for them and measure their strength, and the damage hurricanes can cause.
Changing Weather: Storms is an exciting book that introduces kids to the kinds of storms that take place each year. Large, full-color images of storms such as hurricanes, tornadoes, thunderstorms, and blizzards accompany clear explanations of how different storms develop and the kinds of effects these storms have on the lives of people and animals. Kids will also learn about storm safety and ways they can help their families be prepared. Changing Weather: Storms provides detailed information on Three important elements of most storms: clouds, precipitation, and wind The water cycle and its part in the development of storms The role of updrafts and downdrafts in the creation of thunderstorms and many other storms The ways in which meteorologists study storms and how their knowledge can help save lives
Trees grow in many habitats, all around the world. Some trees are short and some are tall. Some grow in hot deserts and others grow on cold mountains. Some have leaves that are broad and wide and others are short and narrow. Some trees stay green all year round while others have leaves that change color. Compare and contrast the different characteristics of trees through vibrant photographs.
Level 2 guided reader that teaches young readers about forests, how they grow and the ecosystems they support.
This Level 1 guided reader examines how seasonal changes in summer affect plants. Students will develop word recognition and reading skills while learning about the summer rain and sun, plant growth, and ripening fruit.
From bone-chilling temperatures to sweltering heat, plants are found in the harshest habitats. This fact-filled title explains how plants grow in habitats that are best suited to their structures. Readers will discover the unique features that help plants meet their needs in diverse habitats around the world.
Warmer temperatures, budding plants, and baby animals are just some of the signs that spring is in the air! This informative new title examines the unique characteristics of spring and the changes the season brings.