Photosynthesis: Changing Sunlight into Food

Photosynthesis: Changing Sunlight into Food

Bobbie Kalman (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427166517

Read Now

Description

Photosynthesis is the basis for all life on Earth! This exciting and sensitive book looks at how plants take a gas that is poisonous to people and animals and, with the help of the Sun, create food and oxygen for all creatures. Children will delight at learning about the little "chloroplast" factories inside the leaves of plants and become aware of how important plants really are! Children of all ages will love this book!

Reading Level
Lexile
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
ATOS
DRA
Categories
Genre
Health & Nutrition Nature Science & Technology
Interest Age
Ages 6-8 Ages 9-12
Subject
Science
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction
More Like This

What is a food chain?

Bobbie Kalman (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427196743

This clear, simple book introduces children to the concept that living things need energy, and energy comes from food. Starting with an introduction to photosynthesis, children will follow along the food chain as the energy flows to herbivores and carnivores. A diagram, using photos of plants, a rabbit, and a fox, demonstrates a food chain. A detailed illustration of a forest food web follows.

The Amazing Circulatory System: How does my heart work?

John Burstein (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778789017

Join our Body Buddy Ticker as he explores the workings of the heart and circulatory system. Children will learn how the amazing heart muscle works, and will discover how blood vessels transport life-giving oxygen to the cells and carry away carbon dioxide. Colorful layouts make learning about this complex topic easy and fun.

The Astounding Nervous System: How does my brain work?

John Burstein (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778789024

Join our brain Body Buddy Cognos and learn all about how the brain and nervous system work. Children will discover the location of the major parts of the brain and gain understanding of their various functions. Involved topics like nerve signals are explained in an entertaining and straightforward way for young readers.

The Dynamic Digestive System: How does my stomach work?

John Burstein (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778789031

Join Gurgle, our Body Buddy stomach and learn all about what happens to food after it is swallowed. Readers will learn about their esophagus, stomach, liver, small and large intestine.

The Exciting Endocrine System: How do my glands work?

John Burstein (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778789048

Squirt may be a tiny gland, but young readers will thrill to learn just how important he is. Come inside to see the powerful effects of the pineal, pituitary, thyroid, and adrenal glands. The roles of the hypothalamus and pancreas will also be explored along with the function of hormones.

The Mighty Muscular and Skeletal Systems: How do my bones and muscles work?

John Burstein (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778789055

Struts and Flex, our muscle and bone Body Buddies give the inside scoop on this active partnership. Readers are introduced to the structure and function of bones and muscles. They will discover how different joints enable different kinds of movement and how muscles must work in teams.