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 the spread of an epidemic. 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.
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.
Explains what taste and digestion are and how they work; describes the scientific method; and includes experiments testing different taste and digestion concepts.
Explains the ingredients and their purpose in toothpaste; discusses how toothpaste is mixed and packaged in a factory; and how toothpaste becomes available to consumers.
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.