This book discusses the science behind pandemics and their effects. The chapters examine the deadliest pandemics in history, explain how these diseases spread so quickly, and show how scientists are working to prevent and contain future disease outbreaks. Diagrams, charts, and photos provide opportunities to evaluate and understand the scientific concepts involved.
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!
Explains how oranges are grown and harvested; discusses how oranges are turned into orange juice and packaged at a factory; and how orange juice becomes available to consumers.
Explains how peanuts are farmed and harvested; discusses how peanuts are turned into peanut butter and packaged at the factory; and how peanut butter becomes available to consumers.