How are animal bodies alike and different? What characteristics make a mammal a mammal, and a reptile a reptile? In this title, readers will turn their investigative skills to studying animals. Packed with fascinating facts and fun challenges, students will meet a host of animals including blue whales, great white sharks, colorful chameleons, and the world’s largest spider.
From weather and day length, to plants and animals, in this title, readers will investigate how the world around them changes as the seasons change. With activities such as recording temperatures and going on seasonal scavenger hunts, students will be challenged to observe and analyze the changing of the seasons.
How does an acorn become a mighty oak tree? What does a tiny sunflower seed need to grow into a tall yellow flower? In this title, readers will investigate how plants grow and how they disperse their seeds. They’ll also discover that many of the foods we eat are seeds!
Take off Track and Field describes the many different sports that are often performed outdoors. Kids will love reading about running sports, including sprints, hurdles, and marathons, and jumping sports, including the high jump, pole vault, long jump, and triple jump. A special section also features the top track and field athletes today.
Takedown Wrestling describes the sport that is thousands of years old. Kids will love reading about basic moves and holds, how to get out of an opponents grip, and wrestling terms. A special section also features the top amateur wrestlers in the sport today.
Playing a sport is good exercise and fun, but playing the game is more fun for everyone when you know the rules of the game and how to be a good sport. Tennis is one of the most popular sports for both young and old alike. In this book, readers learn the history of the game, the rules of play and how to score in this fun and wacky racquet sport.
Playing a sport is good exercise and fun, but being part of a team is more fun for everyone when you know the rules of the game and how to be a good sport. Soccer, or football as it’s known in much of the world, is by far the world’s most popular team sport for both boys and girls. In this book, readers learn the history of the game and the role of various positions on the field.