Graphic features are prominent in this book so readers can interpret maps and other weather graphics. The first half of the book describes atmospheric forces that affect weather while the second half depicts a fictional television newscast about severe weather.
The first half of this book explains plate tectonics in expository text while the second half is narrated by a fictional tour guide and geology professor. Readers use photographs, maps, charts, and diagrams to interpret information in the book.
The Hands on Science series provides students with background on key concepts in Science. Each title includes engaging hands on exercises that bring the concepts to life for kids. Real World Science: Plants, provide information on the basic needs of plants, parts of plants that help them grow and thrive, and how plants reproduce.
Readers will discover that the natural element carbon is found in all living things, including people. This fascinating book explains how the Earths supply of carbon moves among Earth's oceans, atmosphere, ecosystem, and geosphere in a process called the carbon cycle. Accessible text and detailed images help explain such processes as photosynthesis, respiration, and decomposition. Feature boxes highlight examples of the ways in which human activity, such as burning fossil fuels, releases too much carbon dioxide into the air disrupting the balance of the carbon cycle. Readers are encouraged to find ways to take action and find solutions.
Following the scientific process, this titles provides instructions on how to conduct experiments that help students gain a better understanding of ecosystems
Following the scientific process, this title provides instructions on how to conduct experiments that help students gain a better understanding of the property and characteristics of soil.
Oil is one of our most important natural resources. The searches for new sources - and options for alternative sources - are outlined here.