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
The human body is amazing. But sometimes it gets sick or hurt. In All About Allergies, kids delve inside the body to learn all about the causes, symptoms, and treatments of allergies. Readers will explore fascinating topics, from common allergens to severe allergic reactions, in this engaging introductory title. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Super Sandcastle is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.
In this highly engaging title, readers learn how to fuel up for all their favorite activities by making mouth-watering, healthy snacks. Clear, step-by-step instructions and colorful images introduce children to snacking with a purpose—making delicious and nutritious snacks to fuel their bodies—and fact boxes help readers understand the benefits of nutrition. With recipes of ranging complexities that accommodate diet restrictions, this book allows every reader to excite their taste buds!
Innovations by entrepreneurs in the medical field have saved lives and changed many others for the better. With bright ideas such as stem-cell research and affordable prosthetics, medical entrepreneurs use science and technology to improve health care and make it widely available. Detailed case studies of successful entrepreneurs and a hands-on project help readers understand the principles of entrepreneurship.
We are witnessing incredible breakthroughs in health science, from electronic eye implants and thought-controlled artificial limbs to nanobots—tiny robots that can deliver medication inside the body. Bionic Bodies introduces young readers to the mind-blowing technological innovations that are —or soon will be—improving and advancing the capabilities of the human body, as well as saving people’s lives. Features include dynamic photographs and a timeline depicting the amazing achievements in the field of bionics.
Eat a Balanced Diet! focuses on nutrition while discussing steps children can take to practice healthy lifestyles. Food groups and food selection is presented through engaging text and full-color photographs. Callouts prompt inquiry, further thinking, and close examination of photographs. Additional text features and search tools, including a glossary and an index, help students locate information and learn new words.
Exercise! focuses on physical activity while discussing steps children can take to practice healthy lifestyles. Readers are introduced to facts about keeping your heart healthy and muscles strong and how they related to endurance, flexibility, and coordination. Callouts prompt inquiry, further thinking, and close examination of photographs. Additional text features and search tools, including a glossary and an index, help students locate information and learn new words.