You eat salt everyday, but did you know that only 20% of the world's salt is consumed as food? Read this book to learn more about how salt is harvested, its other uses, and why wars have been fought over this common, yet important, mineral.
Do you know how many bones are in your body? Get under your skin in this introduction to the skeletal system. Young readers will discover how bones fit together, how they move, and how they protect other parts of the body. Blastoff! Series
Imagine your life without the sense of sight. Many things would be different without the amazing process through which your eyes focus light so that you can see. Taking care of your eyes is very important, so as you explore the sense of sight, be sure not to read this book by dim light! Blastoff! Series
Explains how wheat is farmed and processed into flour; discusses how ingredients are mixed and dough is baked into bread at a factory; and how bread becomes available to consumers.
Explains where milk comes from and other main ingredients in ice cream; discusses how those ingredients are processed and packaged as ice cream; and how ice cream becomes available to consumers.
Explains what taste and digestion are and how they work; describes the scientific method; and includes experiments testing different taste and digestion concepts.
Innovations in the medical field save countless lives daily. In this fascinating title, a timeline of breakthrough medical inventions is explored through dynamic photographs and interesting fact boxes. Flemings advances with penicillin and the invention of the X-ray machine are some of the featured inventions that keep us in the best of health!