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The Colorado River

Katie Marsico (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781624310621

A tour of the Colorado River and its surrounding area.

The Gobi Desert

Molly Aloian (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427190994

This intriguing book describes the geological makeup and history of the Gobi Desert in Mongolia and China. Temperatures can get very cold and frost and snow are not unusual. Readers will learn about the variety of habitats in this vast desert system that support many different kinds of plants and animals such as camels, snow leopards, and bears. The Gobi Desert is also where the first dinosaur egg fossils were found. Special sections describe the desert's natural resources, such as copper and gold, and the unique problems facing this region such as the desert's alarming rate of desertification.

The Kalahari Desert

Molly Aloian (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427191014

This colorful book describes the geological makeup and history of the Kalahari Desert in Africa. Covering most of Botswana, as well as portions of Namibia and South Africa, the Kalahari is not a true desert because it receives more than ten inches (250 mm) of rain each year. But the rain drains and evaporates quickly leaving no water on the surface of the red sand. Readers will learn about the variety of habitats in this vast desert system that support many different kinds of plants and animals such as springboks, giraffes, elephants, and zebras. Special sections also describe the Kalahari's natural resources, indigenous people, and the unique problems facing this region.

Climate Scientist

Josh Gregory (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781624310508

A guide to what a climate scientist does and how to become one.

Geoscientist

Matt Mullins (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781624310522

A guide to what a geoscientist does and how to become one.

Forecasting a Flood

Tamra B. Orr (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781624317989

The ability to use the scientific method is key to carrying out experiments, taking measurements, or performing technical tasks. In this book, readers in real-world situations are tasked with following clues and using the scientific method to find out what happens during a flood. Informational text presents evidence and facts in the form of clues and side-bar details to help children develop critical thinking skills. A summary of the situation is included to show how each chapter contributes to the whole and for a solid understanding of the topic.

Unearthing Fossils

Tamra B. Orr (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781624318016

The ability to use the NextGen science process is key to carrying out experiments, taking measurements, or performing technical tasks. In this book, readers in real-world situations are tasked with following clues and using the NextGen science process to find out about unearthing fossils. Informational text presents evidence and facts in the form of clues and side-bar details to help children develop critical thinking skills. A summary of the situation is included to show how each chapter contributes to the whole and for a solid understanding of the topic.

The Science of a Hurricane

Mary Reina (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781631377143

This book discusses the science behind earthquakes and their effects. The chapters examine case studies of destructive hurricanes, explain how hurricanes form, and show how scientists are working to predict hurricanes and prevent damage. Diagrams, charts, and photos provide opportunities to evaluate and understand the scientific concepts involved.

The Science of an Earthquake

Lois Sepahban (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781631377198

This book discusses the science behind earthquakes and their effects. The chapters examine notable earthquakes in history, explain why earthquakes occur, and show how scientists and engineers are working to understand earthquakes and build damage-resistant structures. Diagrams, charts, and photos provide opportunities to evaluate and understand the scientific concepts involved.

Oceans

Ann Heinrichs (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602797031

This book uses math and science to help students learn about oceans. Math challenge questions provide students with the opportunity to apply math skills as they learn about the characteristics of oceans.

Volcanoes

John Nestor (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602796980

This book uses math and science to help students learn about volcanoes. Math challenge questions provide students with the opportunity to apply math skills as they learn about the characteristics of volcanoes.

Earthquakes

Graeme Davis (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610803328

What happens to the environment when a earthquake occurs? What are some of the causes of earthquakes? What can people do about the problems caused by earthquakes? How can you use your math skills to learn more about earthquakes?Read this book to find the answers to these questions and learn more about earthquakes.

The Chesapeake Bay

Katie Marsico (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781624310614

A tour of the Chesapeake Bay and its surrounding area.

The Science of a Volcanic Eruption

Samantha Bell (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781631377181

This book discusses the science behind volcanic eruptions. The chapters examine notable volcanic eruptions in history, explain why volcanoes erupt, and show how scientists are working to understand and predict eruptions. Diagrams, charts, and photos provide opportunities to evaluate and understand the scientific concepts involved.

Tornadoes

Traci Steckel Pedersen (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622993369

This book discusses the formation and development of tornadoes, including what scientists study about them, the destruction they cause, and the technology people use to help prepare for their wrath of destruction. Reading Essentials in Science.

Volcanoes

Traci Steckel Pedersen (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622993413

This overview of volcanoes looks at how they form, the destruction they cause, and how scientists are learning to predict eruptions. Reading Essentials in Social Studies.

What's Up with the Weather? A Look at Climate

Traci Steckel Pedersen (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622993505

Climate is the normal weather in an area. It includes factors such as temperatures, precipitation, winds, sunlight, and humidity. Climates create habitats such as rain forests, deserts, and tundra. Reading Essentials in Science.

At Home in the Tropical Rain Forest

M.J. Cosson (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781623598693

This book introduces the various types of environments in an ocean and along an ocean's shore, including rocky cliffs where hardy plants grow and the underwater communities of the coral reefs. Reading Essentials in Science.

Rivers

Jane Hurwitz (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622993093

This book is an introduction to biomes and ecosystems and provides background for the in-depth discussion of the freshwater river biome. Reading Essentials in Science.

Rocks and Minerals

Jenny Karpelenia (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622993116

This book discusses how Earth is made of rocks and minerals. Reading Essentials in Science.

Seasons and Patterns

John Hopkins (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622993154

This book takes a scientific look at the seasons and weather patterns. Reading Essentials in Science.

Sedimentary Rocks

Jenny Karpelenia (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622993161

This book discusses the beauty, formation, and history of sedimentary rocks. These rocks cover 75 percent of Earth's surface. Reading Essentials in Science.

Oceanography

Traci Steckel Pedersen (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622992942

Oceanography is the study of the ocean's composition, movements, and organisms. Reading Essentials in Science.

Oceans

Jane Hurwitz (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622992959

This book is an introduction to biomes and ecosystems and provides background for the in-depth discussion of the ocean biome. Reading Essentials in Science.

Mapping the Earth

Traci Steckel Pedersen (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622992744

Cartography is the science of representing the Earth and its features accurately through maps. This book introduces students to the different methods that have been used throughout history to map the world, describing tools used by explorers, past and present, and the different types of maps that have been used from ancient times to the present. Reading Essentials in Science.