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From African Plant to Vaccine Preservation

Nel Yomtov (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781624317651

Learn about how nature has inspired technological innovations with this book on the similarities between an African plant and preserving vaccines. Integrating both historical and scientific perspectives, this book explains how a plant inspired the invention of a new way to preserve vaccines. Readers will make connections and examine the relationship between the two concepts. Sidebars, photographs, a glossary, and a concluding chapter on important people in the field add detail and depth to this informational text on biomimicry.

The Science of a Pandemic

Robin Koontz (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781631377150

This book discusses the science behind pandemics and their effects. The chapters examine the deadliest pandemics in history, explain how these diseases spread so quickly, and show how scientists are working to prevent and contain future disease outbreaks. Diagrams, charts, and photos provide opportunities to evaluate and understand the scientific concepts involved.

Why Does Hair Turn Gray?

Tracy Hill (illustrator)

Publisher: Remedia Publications ISBN: 9781561759361

Get answers in this nonfiction storybook to your fascinating questions! Colorful pictures, short sentences, and a small amount of predictable text per page make this book perfect for reluctant and struggling readers. I Wonder Series

Why Does Popcorn Pop?

Tracy Hill (illustrator)

Publisher: Remedia Publications ISBN: 9781561759439

Get answers in this nonfiction storybook to your fascinating questions! Colorful pictures, short sentences, and a small amount of predictable text per page make this book perfect for reluctant and struggling readers. I Wonder Series

Soda Pop Before the Store

Rachel Lynette (author), Dan McGeehan (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614731917

Explains the different ingredients in soda pop; discusses how soda pop is made and packaged in a factory; and how soda pop becomes available to consumers.

Peanut Butter Before the Store

Jan Bernard (author), Dan McGeehan (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614731887

Explains how peanuts are farmed and harvested; discusses how peanuts are turned into peanut butter and packaged at the factory; and how peanut butter becomes available to consumers.

Tissues, Organs, and Systems

Karen Bledsoe (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622993345

The immune system is a group of cells, tissues, and organs that work together to defend a body against invasion by harmful microbes. Reading Essentials in Science.

Skeletal and Muscular Systems

Susan Glass (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622993208

This book discusses the skeletal and muscular systems and how they work together to provide support, protection, strength, and movement for the body. Reading Essentials in Science.

Skin

Christine Webster (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622993222

This book presents a short study of the skin, discussing the skin's layers, how skin protects the body, and what to do to keep it healthy. Reading Essentials in Science.

The Respiratory System

Susan Glass (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622993086

Discusses how the respiratory system brings essential oxygen into the body and removes useless carbon dioxide. The body's cells need oxygen to change nutrients from food into the energy they need to perform their jobs. Reading Essentials in Science.

Nutrition

Alexandra Powe Allred (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622992935

This book discusses how Americans eat and how nutrition affects our body. Reading Essentials in Science.

Personal Hygiene

Alexandra Powe Allred (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622992997

This book discusses how personal hygiene is the way people take care of themselves. Reading Essentials in Science.

Physical Activity

Alexandra Powe Allred (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622993000

This book discusses how physical activity has numerous important benefits, such as building strong bones, powerful muscles, and a strong heart. Reading Essentials in Science.

Muscles

Christine Webster (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622992867

This book presents a study on muscles, including what they are and what they do, and explores the workings of all the muscles of the body and how they help the body in movement. Reading Essentials in Science.

The Nervous System

Susan Glass (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622992904

This book discusses how the human body systems work together to keep the body running smoothly. The nervous system leads this team of systems. Reading Essentials in Science.

Hearing and Sound

Lewis Parker (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622992454

This book gives an overview of sound and the sense of hearing, looking at how sound is produced, ways it is measured, and how the ear works. Reading Essentials in Science.

The Heart

Christine Webster (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622992461

This book is an overview on the heart, explaining its importance and how it works in the human body. Readers will also learn ways to keep the heart healthy and how stress affects the heart. Reading Essentials in Science.

Heredity

Karen Bledsoe (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622992485

From Mendel to modern genetics, heredity determines the inheritance of human traits This book discusses the science of genetics, explaining how genes, DNA, and chromosomes combine to form the essential elements of heredity. Reading Essentials in Science.

Human Reproduction, Growth, and Development

Karen Bledsoe (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622992577

This book presents a scientific explanation of the human reproduction process, following the development of a fetus through childhood and adolescence into adulthood, explaining the changes the body goes through at each stage. Reading Essentials in Science.

Immune System

Karen Bledsoe (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622992607

The immune system is a group of cells, tissues, and organs that work together to defend a body against invasion by harmful microbes. This book presents a study of the immune system, explaining the crucial role of each member and discussing immuodeficiency disorders, autoimmune diseases, and allergies. Reading Essentials in Science.

Keeping Our Food and Water Safe

Karen Bledsoe (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622992652

This book takes a scientific look at keeping our food and water safe. Reading Essentials in Science.

Genetics

Susan Glass (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622992386

Heredity is the passing of traits from one generation to the next through genes. Genetics is the branch of science that studies heredity. Reading Essentials in Science.

Cell Processes

Karen Bledsoe (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622991990

The complex processes that go on inside cells keep all living things alive. Reading Essentials in Science.

Circulatory System

Susan Glass (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622992041

his book discusses how the main job of the circulatory system is to deliver oxygen and nutrients to the body. The heart, blood vessels, and blood make up the circulatory system. Reading Essentials in Science.

Digestive System

Susan Glass (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622992133

This book discusses how the digestive system breaks down food, absorbs nutrients, and gets rid of waste. The alimentary canal along with help from the liver, gallbladder, and pancreas form this organized system of digestion. Reading Essentials in Science.