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Vaccines

Judy Alter (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602793729

During the 20th century, smallpox was responsible for 500 million deaths, yet by the end of the century the disease was eradicated. How did this amazing accomplishment happen? How was the smallpox and other vaccines developed? This book explores role innovation has played in the development of these powerful disease fighters.

Emergency Care

Susan H. Gray (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602793798

When a medical emergency occurs, seconds often make the difference between life and death. Every day, people are saved as the results of improvements in diagnosis and care. Read this book to explore the many advancements that have occurred in emergency care and the role innovation played in their development.

Disease Control

Susan H. Gray (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602793774

There is a war raging that you may not be aware of, the fight to prevent the spread of diseases. Everyday health care professionals are focused on controlling the spread of disease. This book exposes students to the innovative tools and techniques healthcare professionals use to track, control, and combat the spread of dangerous diseases.

Artificial Limbs

Susan H. Gray (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602793781

Everyday doctors perform artificial limb replacements that were unheard of only a few years ago. They continue to make advances that improve people's lives. Using artificial limbs as an example, this book challenges kids to think about innovation and how anything is possible.

Bioengineer

Susan H. Gray (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610800389

Bioengineers combine science and engineering to create solutions for many kinds of problems. Find out more about what it takes to succeed as a bioengineer.

Surgical Technologist

Matt Mullins (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602799486

Part of the Career and Tech Education series, this book explains many aspects of the job of a Surgical Technologist, including training and skills needed.

Dental Hygienist

Barbara A. Somervill (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602799479

Part of the Career and Tech Education series, this book explains many aspects of the job of a Dental Hygienist, including training and skills needed.

Epidemiologist

Nel Yomtov (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781624310553

A guide to what an epidemiologist does and how to become one.

Tracking an Epidemic

Tamra B. Orr (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781624317965

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 the spread of an epidemic. 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.

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.

Who First Made Ice Cream?

Tracy Hill (illustrator)

Publisher: Remedia Publications ISBN: 9781561759378

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

How Were Potato Chips Invented?

Tracy Hill (illustrator)

Publisher: Remedia Publications ISBN: 9781561759446

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

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.

Bones

Christine Webster (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622991921

This book introduces bones and the human skeleton and explains their functions, which include supporting the body, giving it shape and structure, and protecting the major organs such as the heart and lungs. Reading Essentials in Science.

Bacteria and Viruses

Michael Crumpton (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622991907

Bacteria are single-celled organisms with the ability to help and harm other living things. Viruses can only reproduce in host cells, often causing infections. Reading Essentials in Science.

Alcohol, Tobacco, and Drugs

Alexandra Powe Allred (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622991822

This book is an introduction to the harmful effects of alcohol, tobacco, and drugs. Reading Essentials in Science.

Brain and Nerves

Christine Webster (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622991938

This book explains what the brain and nervous system are and how they function in the human body. Reading Essentials in Science.

Safety

Sara James (author)

Publisher: Mason Crest ISBN: 9781422290705

Martial arts students don't just learn how to fight. They also learn lots of other important things - like how to stay safe. Martial artists know how to kick, jump, and punch without hurting themselves. They know how to protect their bodies in martial arts class and out. Discover how martial arts can help you stay safe too!

Natural Disasters

Kim Etingoff (author)

Publisher: Mason Crest ISBN: 9781422288320

Storms, tornadoes, floods, wildfires - the world is full of natural disasters that do terrible damage to our homes, towns, and cities. Knowing how to prepare for a natural disaster and what you can do if one does happen is the best way to keep yourself safe.

Protecting Your Body: Germs, Superbugs, Poison, & Deadly Diseases

Christie Marlowe (author)

Publisher: Mason Crest ISBN: 9781422288351

Each day, dangerous germs surround us. At home, many of the products we use to keep our houses clean and our bodies healthy can also be poisonous and very dangerous. The wrong pill, medicine, or household cleaner can cause major health problems. Whether from diseases, germs, or poisons, keeping your body safe from harm means knowing the dangers that are around you.

Peer Pressure & Relationships

Christie Marlowe (author)

Publisher: Mason Crest ISBN: 9781422288344

Our friends are supposed to be there for us when we need them, to help us through tough times and laugh with us when things are going well. But sometimes, our friends can push us to do things we wouldn't do normally. We might want to do the things our friends are doing to fit in or be cool. This is peer pressure, and it can be dangerous when it leads to hurtful behaviors.

Stranger Danger

Christie Marlowe (author)

Publisher: Mason Crest ISBN: 9781422288382

You might have heard people say, "Strangers are just friends you haven;t met yet." That's true in many cases, but not all strangers are kind and friendly. Some strangers can be dangerous. Staying away from people you don't know is often the best way to keep yourself safe.

Sports

Christie Marlowe (author)

Publisher: Mason Crest ISBN: 9781422288375

Sports are a lot of fun. Theres nothing like getting outside with a group of friends and throwing the ball around or playing a game of basketball, soccer, or baseball. But with all the fun, there are a lot of things to keep in mind to keep everyone safe.

Terrorism & Perceived Terrorism Threats

Christie Marlowe (author)

Publisher: Mason Crest ISBN: 9781422288399

Terrorism is a major issue in today's world. Around the globe, people fear terrorist attacks. The threat of violence from terrorists seems to be everywhere.

Self-Defense

Sara James (author)

Publisher: Mason Crest ISBN: 9781422290712

Martial arts students don't just learn how to fight. They also learn lots of other important things - like how to defend themselves. All martial arts teach you self-defense. But martial artists also learn when to use these moves and when not to use them. They know that martial arts actually lead to less fighting! Discover how martial arts can help you defend yourself too!