Animals in the wild have to fend for themselves. Sometimes by teaming up with other animals, both species can get something they need. This book explores how animals can protect and help each other in peculiar ways. From the buffalo and oxpecker, to goby and pistol shrimp, this book explores the strange lives of animals around the world! This book will allow students to understand how animals use their external parts to help them survive, grow, and meet their needs.
Jake and Lucy are at the park. They hear some hungry baby birds. Who is going to feed the birds and where is their mother? Paired to the nonfiction title What Do Birds Eat?.
The boy and girl want to play in the snow. But, they can’t decide what to do. Will they be able to find something they both enjoy? Paired to the nonfiction title Where We Live.
It’s a hot summer day. The children want to eat fruit that matches their favorite color. What fruit will each child choose? Paired to the nonfiction title Need It or Want It.
The girl wants to plant seeds with her mother. But the watering can has a hole in it. How will she water her seeds? Paired to the nonfiction title Fruits and Vegetables.
It’s spring. Bobby and Amy go to the park. In the park, they see many things. Amy sees a bear, but it is a dog. And Bobby sees a bee. Can you guess where it is? Paired to the nonfiction title Bees Buzz.
Eels are amazing creatures. They are practically invisible when they are born. And they can swim backward! Dive in to learn more about eels.
Seahorses are amazing creatures. They can change color. They make noises. And the dads have the babies! Dive in to learn more about seahorses.
Flying Fish are amazing creatures. They propel out of the water and use their wings to glide through the air! Dive in to learn more about flying fish.
Octopuses are amazing creatures They can change color. They trick their predators. And they are smart! Dive in to learn more about octopuses.
The students are making an album for their teacher. Look at all the exciting things they did in spring, summer, fall and winter. Paired to the nonfiction title What is a Season?.
Brody needs to rake the leaves but Rex keeps making a mess. Will Rex learn to stop or will Brody have to rake forever? Paired to the nonfiction title Leaves Fall.
When you flip a light switch, it turns on the light. But how? Where does that energy come from? How does it get to the light bulb? Learn about all kinds of energy that power our world and how we can make sure we never run out!
Imagine being able to taste or hear with your feet, or feel your way through the dark with your nose! Like humans, animals interact with the world through their senses. Unlike humans, many animals use their senses in truly unique ways to communicate, reproduce, and survive.
What makes up every single thing in the universe? Teeny tiny specks called atoms. Atoms are the tiniest forms of matter, and matter is everything.
Lions and bees and meerkats, oh my—these are a few of the many animals that survive and thrive in groups. Discover how group members help each other face life’s challenges. From finding food to raising young, some animals are just better off together
Why do animals, plants, and people look like their parents? Learn about heredity, genes, and chromosomes in simple-to-understand language. Discover how the father of heredity, Gregor Mendel, unlocked the secrets of how living things pass down traits to their children.
A scientific look at how rainbows are formed, why we can only see part of them, and how your location determines if you see one or not.
A scientific look at how clouds are formed, why there are different types, and what you can tell about a cloud by looking at it.
A scientific look at how trees grow, why they are important, and how they make other trees.
A scientific look at the natural processes that create waterfalls, and where they are likely to form.
Some are bigger than a school bus. Others are as small as a candy sprinkle. Some make people itch. What are they? Plant leaves! Find out why leaves are a certain shape and size, how they help plants grow, and perform your own experiment to find out just what leaves need to grow.
Soil hides most of the time, but it’s important. Dig into the layers of soil and learn how it is made. Find out how soil helps plants and other living things thrive. Are you ready to get your hands dirty?
Plant roots are amazing! From keeping plants anchored in the ground to sucking up water from the soil, roots are an essential part of plants. Some go deep below Earth’s surface while others spread far and wide just below the dirt. Dig in to discover how roots help plants survive.
Ever wonder how plants reach toward the sun? Or how water gets from the roots to the leaves? A plant’s stem is like a highway, transporting water and food where it’s needed. Dig in to discover how stems work to support a plant’s survival.