Introduces the sophisticated Maltese. Readers learn about where it came from, who likes to have them as pets, and how to care for them.
Discover the vital role of disappearing wetlands and what can be done to protect and restore this resource.
Describes how rocks, minerals, and soils are formed, their properties, and why humans are dependent on them.
Learn how to care for Maine Coon cats, discover their characteristics and see if this is a good breed for you.
Rourke's World of Science Encyclopedia teaches the essential concepts for elementary school science instruction. This comprehensive set helps students with the transition from K-4 to 5-8 grade level studies. From basic objects in the sky, life-cycles, and properties of earth materials to the more advanced, structures of living systems, forces and motion and science technology, students will find what they need. Make Rourke's World of Science Encyclopedia an important part of your reference library.
STEM jobs are careers for the future. When you work in an animal related field, the possibilities for STEM are endless. From the zookeeper who looks after the animals and maintains the daily operations of the zoo, to the veterinarian who gives shots and performs surgery on injured animals, to the engineer who designs better cages or habitats for animals, all these wonderful careers and more are explained in this book. It also details the different degrees it takes to obtain these jobs and what each of these people do. This book will allow students to realize that small changes in one part of a system might cause large changes in another part.
Discusses Things That Rot And Break Down And Things That Don't, How Decomposing Things May Feed Insects Or Animals Or Help The Soil, And Talks About Recycling.
Big Cats, Reptiles, And Ocean Killers Are Just A Few Of The Predators Discussed In This Book. How They Chase Their Prey And What Weapons They Use To Hunt Them Down And Kill Them. This Exciting Book Is Filled With Beautiful Photos That Will Have Students On The Edge Of Their Seats.
This Title Introduces Students To The World Of Agriscience With In Depth Information On How Animal Science Affects Our Daily Lives. Also Gives A Wide Array Of Careers In This Growing Field, From Biologists To Geneticists, To Zoologists.
Learn About The Destructive Effect Non-Native Animals Have On Native Plants And Animals When They Invade An Environment.
This title explains the enormous variety of life on Earth and how it is all interconnected. Goes into great detail about the biodiversity within biomes, the threats the plants and animals within these biomes face, and the possibilities of extinction. Very detailed information on this interesting topic for students.
This title introduces students to the world of agriscience with in depth information on how animal science affects our daily lives. Also gives a wide array of careers in this growing field, from biologists to geneticists, to zoologists.
Big cats, reptiles, and ocean killers are just a few of the predators discussed in this book. How they chase their prey and what weapons they use to hunt them down and kill them. This exciting book is filled with beautiful photos that will have students on the edge of their seats.
For millions of years, Hippos and Rhinos have roamed the Earth. This book discusses their habitats, what they like to eat, their enormous size, and concerns about the future of these animals due to land restrictions and human harm are all discussed in this wonderful title.
From vultures to crabs, every type of scavenger is discussed in this book. Facts about their habitat, diet, reproduction, and how they help the environment are all discussed in detail.
Students will learn about the fiercest predator in the ocean. From the biggest to the smallest, what adaptations sharks have made to remain on Earth for so long, scientific research and medicinal contributions the shark has made are all discussed, as well as their unique ability to hunt and survive.
This book teaches students about what a marsupial is, the gestation period, how they raise their young, and whether they are carnivores, omnivores, or herbivores
Fascinating facts and information about organisms that survive by sucking blood.
Engaging text describes animals who are crafty problem solvers.
Provides information about the wide variety of features that animals have and why their features are important.
Engaging text describes animals who can move in amazing ways.
Engaging text describes the fastest animals on Earth.
Introduces the Weimaraner, where it comes from, how big it can get, what its strengths are, and the care it requires.