A look at animal and human cells, and the internal structures that allow them to obtain energy, get rid of wastes, grow, and reproduce
Explores the organisms involved in composting and the biological processes involved, including a breakdown of primary, secondary, and tertiary level consumers.
Take An In-Depth Look At Animal Life In This Science Encyclopedia.
Adopting a dog from a rescue or shelter has become more popular than ever. With all the stray, unwanted, and abandoned dogs in the U.S., get all the factual information you need to research different dog rescues and shelters within your city or town. Browse through real photographs of actual rescue and shelter dogs, sidebars and text boxes with information about statistics, and a checklist to see if adopting a rescue or shelter dog is right for you! Included are tips on how you can help stop this global problem! This book will allow students to ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.
Search and rescue animals are used around the world in many dangerous situations. From rescuing hikers or skiers who are lost or caught in an avalanche, to assisting first responders, like police in finding missing persons, sniffing out explosives, and saving lives, the abilities and variety of animals used are all captured in this book. With informational text boxes and sidebars, brilliant photographs with captions, and the different animals and training techniques these animal heroes must master this book will be an instant hit! This book will allow students to identify the main purpose of a text, including what the author wants to answer, explain, or describe.
When animals are rescued from abusive or confining situations, they are often brought to an animal sanctuary. Here they are reintroduced into their natural-world setting they might have never known before. Beautiful photographs, facts on sanctuaries around the country, text boxes and sidebars that give information and statistics of just how important the people who organize, oversee, and give these animals a second chance at life are all included in this book. Check out any sanctuaries near your city or town and get an up close view into the world of animal sanctuaries! This book will allow students to know and use various text features (e.g., captions, bold print, subheadings, glossaries, indexes, electronic menus, icons) to locate key facts or information in a text efficiently.
Companion and therapy animals have become a vital part of todays world. Soldiers returning from war with issues like PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) , people with physical limitations like blindness, hearing problems, or social disorders can all be helped by these loving animal companions. Trained to be aware of their owners warning signs or triggers, they come to the rescue with the skills needed to save lives and maintain the safety of their human companions. Beautiful pictures with captions, text boxes filled with interesting facts and information are all included in this informational text. This book will allow students to describe the overall structure (e.g., chronology, comparison, cause/effect, problem/solution) of events, ideas, concepts, or information in a text or part of a text.
It takes a special kind of person to care for animals. This book highlights on a few of these careers. Veterinarians who care for sick and injured animals, zookeepers who make sure all the animals have the required nutrition and exercise needed to maintain a healthy existence, and people who raise and take care of animals who have been abandoned, neglected, or abused are all addressed in this book. Astounding photographs with captions, and text boxes and sidebars with factual information make this topic come to life. Maybe one of these jobs could be a career for you! This book will allow students to explain how an author uses reasons and evidence to support particular points in a text.
Adopting a cat from a rescue or shelter helps save the life of an unwanted, abandoned, or neglected animal. Learn all the factual information on this worldwide problem. Text boxes and sidebars, real-life photographs of actual rescue and shelter cats, and ways you can help are just a page away! Included is a checklist to see if adopting a rescue or shelter cat is the right thing for you and your family! This book will allow students to determine the main idea of a text; recount the key details and explain how they support the main idea.
Pouches, pads, or plumes adorn animals for many reasons. Explanations for these incredible body parts are provided for the young reader.
Onomtopeia and alliterative text along with colorful close-up photos of many different pets brings this book to life.
Introduces the sophisticated Maltese. Readers learn about where it came from, who likes to have them as pets, and how to care for them.
A new and popular breed, the Labradoodle is introduced. Facts such as where it comes from, how big it can get, what its strengths are, and the care it requires are included.
Horns, humps, or hooks are found on a wide assortment of animals. The book provides information on how these special body parts are used and why they are important.
The question of who eats what in a freshwater habitat is answered in this book about food webs.
The animals of the grasslands and savannahs are highlighted in this comprehensive book about food webs.
Photographs of a variety of animals' faces teach how certain features help with survival. The text is clear for the early reader.
Stunning photography draws the reader in while teaching the concept of a food web in a forest habitat.
Beautiful photos and text examines the issues endangered Steller Sea lions face and how they can be saved.
Beautiful photos and text examines the issues endangered whooping cranes face and how they can be saved.
Beautiful photos and text examines the issues endangered sea turtles face and how they can be saved.
Amazing photos and interesting facts reveal environmental issues eagles face as they hunt for food and raise their young.
Amazing photos and interesting facts reveal environmental issues falcons face as they hunt for food and raise their young.
Amazing photos and interesting facts reveal environmental issues hawks face as they hunt for food and raise their young.
Amazing photos and interesting facts reveal environmental issues kites face as they hunt for food and raise their young.