Earth is our home, but its health is in danger! In My Earth and Space Science Library: Protecting Our Planet, you'll learn more about the threats facing Earth and how you can help protect our planet.
Excite early readers about science and weather with a low-level search-and-find reader about floods. This is a North American Spanish translation of Spot Floods. When it rains, it pours! Too much rain overflows a river, causing a flood. When sandbags don’t work, discover how floodwaters can knock down a person—and even float a car! Using a search-and-find framework, emergent readers learn simple facts about floods and the impact they have.
Excite early readers about science and weather with a low-level search-and-find reader about tornadoes. When a big, supercell storm forms and the clouds start to spin, a funnel takes shape. Discover how a tornado is created and where to find a safe shelter. Using a search-and-find framework, emergent readers learn simple facts and features about tornadoes.
Excite early readers about science and weather with a low-level search-and-find reader about floods. When it rains, it pours! Too much rain overflows a river, causing a flood. When sandbags don’t work, discover how floodwaters can knock down a person—and even float a car! Using a search-and-find framework, emergent readers learn simple facts about floods and the impact they have.
Excite early readers about science and weather with a low-level search-and-find reader about earthquakes. Shake. Tremble. Crack. When the earth quakes, it’s time to take cover and hold on. Earthquakes happen all the time, but the extreme ones make the ground break and buildings crumble. Using a search-and-find framework, emergent readers learn simple facts about these quakes and how scientists measure the shaking.
Excite early readers about science and weather with a low-level search-and-find reader about blizzards. Brr. You don’t want to be caught in this snow storm. With turbulent winds, colossal drifts, and teeth-chattering cold temperatures, blizzards can quickly become extreme winter weather. Using a search-and-find framework, emergent readers learn simple facts about blizzards, including snowflakes formation and whiteouts.
Kids learn early that snow and winter are cold. This title helps beginning read and learn about things we can do during winter.
Landforms make up our earth. Landforms are underwater and on mountains. They are everywhere we look and make up different habitats. Most are changing everyday.
A variety of habitats exist on our planet. Let's further explore what ecosystems are home to the animals of the earth.
Young readers are introduced to some of the plants and animals in a forest habitat. They are encouraged to learn more about food chains in a forest and to draw one of their own.
Deserts are amazing ecosystems and ecosystems are an intrigal part of STEM. Deserts may have very little water, but they are home to many plants and animals. Young children are introduced to one desert food chain and are encouraged to learn more and draw a food chain of their own. Also see Food Chains In The Forest to help round out this topic.
An introduction to simple nonfiction words that get first readers acquainted with science content words and definitions. Excellent visual support for every word introduced.
Not all kids have access to a pond. This book helps bring the pond and the life around it into the classroom. A very low-level reader for exploring and understanding what makes a pond.
Floods are natural disasters that can be brought on by severe weather. In this informative title readers will learn about what causes flooding, different types of floods, where they most often occur, flood warnings and alerts, and what we can do before, during, and after floods occur to stay safe.
Dark clouds fill the sky, rain falls hard, lightning flashes, and thunder booms - it's a thunderstorm! In this interesting title young readers will learn thunderstorm basics, including how, when, and where thunderstorms occur, how scientists predict thunderstorms and issue severe weather warnings, and how to prepare for and stay safe before, during, and after a thunderstorm occurs.
What is tornado alley and where in the world is it? Why are tornados called “twisters”? This dynamic title answers these questions and more as readers discover what tornadoes look like, how, when, and where they most often form, how scientists predict and track them, and the safety steps they can take before, during, and after a tornado touches down.
This informative book shows young readers how and why long periods of hot weather occur, where and when heat waves happen most often, and how extreme heat can be dangerous to people and animals. Readers will also learn about water shortages, droughts, and fire hazards, the equipment that meteorologists use to forecast heat waves, and techniques to stay safe during times of extreme heat.
Vibrant, full-color photographs and accessible text help introduce young readers to hurricanes. Readers will learn how warm water and wind combine to form these powerful storms, which parts of the world are most affected and when, and what steps to take to prepare for these severe weather events.
Blizzards bring blowing snow, bitter temperatures, and big snow drifts! This cool title introduces young readers to blizzard basics, including how, when, and where blizzards most often occur, how scientists predict blizzards and issue warnings, and what readers can do before, during, and after a blizzard to stay safe.
This informative book explains how Earth is covered by landforms and bodies of water, all of which change shape over time. Interesting images feature landforms such as mountains, valleys, and sand dunes, as well as waterways such as oceans, rivers, and ponds. Children will learn how they develop and why they change.
This exciting book explains how the shape of Earth can change with the sudden movement of Earth's crust or when molten rock explodes out of an opening in Earth's surface. Young readers will be fascinated to discover how volcanoes form - destroying the landscape and creating new landforms at the same time. They will also learn about tectonic plates and fault lines, the damage earthquakes can cause, and how to stay safe when an earthquake happens.
This fascinating book explains how the shape of Earth is changed by weathering and erosion - the breaking down of rocks and minerals which are then carried from one place to another by water, ice, wind, and gravity. It is this movement that carves out valleys, causes trees to topple over, and creates or destroys good farmland. Examples of changes to landforms help show young readers the effects of weathering and erosion, which can happen quickly or sometimes take centuries!
Read about the things that change outdoors with the season, including the hours of sunlight and the temperature.
Simple text and supportive photographs will help readers build vocabulary and fluency.
Explore each season with vivid photographs and detailed sensory descriptions