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Investigating Simple Organisms

Lisa Zamosky

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9780743905879

For many centuries, scientists believed there were only two kingdoms, or groups of living things: plants and animals. But Anton van Leeuwenhoek made microscopes in the 17th century that also proved there are microorganisms, or microbes. Microbes can help keep people stay healthy, but some also can make people sick.

Louis Pasteur and the Fight Against Germs

Lisa Zamosky

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9780743905886

French scientist Louis Pasteur has been called the founder of modern medicine. He proved that germs spread disease, and his work has saved millions of lives. A university chemistry professor, Pasteur is best known for discovering pasteurization, a process by which bacteria and molds are killed when liquids are heated. The process was named for him and is used today.

Investigating the Human Body

Connie Jankowski

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9780743905954

There are more than six billion humans who all share the same basic structure. Scientists categorize body parts by function. There are many systems such as the cardiovascular system, the respiratory system, the digestive system, the urinary system, and the endocrine system. The body is an amazing machine, and these are just a few of the parts!

The World of Genetics

Lynn Van Gorp

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9780743905978

To understand why humans are the way they are, look at cells—especially the material in the center, called chromosomes. People have 23 pairs of chromosomes, so each cell has 46 in all. Parents pass chromosomes to their children. DNA carries the genetic information in alleles and is the blueprint for the cells of an organism. DNA tells one's body how to put certain materials together to produce certain traits.

Comer bien (Eating Right)

Dona Herweck Rice

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9780743992268

Do you have healthy eating habits? Learn the importance of portion control and eating healthy foods. This book introduces readers to the different food groups and the appropriate quantities of each. Important vocabulary related to food and health is also provided.

Inventos en la industria de los alimentos (Inventions in the Food Industry)

Debra J. Housel (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9780743900461

Come and get it! This book compares the different ways food is grown, harvested, and stored throughout history as well as the properties of growing and selling food. Take this mouth-watering journey packed with vocabulary related to food preparation and distribution.

Todo acerca del chocolate (All About Chocolate)

Madison Spielman

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9780743992442

Take a behind-the-scenes look at how chocolate is made! Readers will follow the production of chocolate from the harvested cacao seeds all the way through the factory until it is ready to eat. This delicious reader teaches readers vocabulary related to making chocolate. Yum!

Mantenerse sano (Staying Healthy)

Dona Herweck Rice

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9780743992244

What's the best way to keep the body and mind healthy? This book explores helpful ways to keep bodies in good shape and brain strong as well as the importance of being happy. The language arts connection is important vocabulary about staying healthy.