Following the scientific process, this titles provides instructions on how to conduct experiments that help students gain a better understanding of the planet earth.
The ability to use the scientific method is key to carrying out experiments, taking measurements, or performing technical tasks. In this book, readers in real-world situations are tasked with following clues and using the scientific method to find out what happens during a flood. Informational text presents evidence and facts in the form of clues and side-bar details to help children develop critical thinking skills. A summary of the situation is included to show how each chapter contributes to the whole and for a solid understanding of the topic.
A tour of the Rio Grande and its surrounding area.
A tour of the Mississippi River and its surrounding area.
A tour of the Missouri River and its surrounding area.
Provides step-by-step instructions for performing experiments designed to answer such questions about the weather as what makes it rain, how do scientists measure air pressure, and how does temperature affect air movement.
A tour of the Colorado River and its surrounding area.