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The Right Environment

Debra J. Housel (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480750852

Home sweet home. Organisms must live in the right habitat to survive. And when their needs are met, the right environment enables plants and animals to thrive. From the desert to the tundra, learn about food webs, animal niches, climates, and other features of various biomes and their ecosystems in this life science e-book. The colorful images and fun facts in this high-interest informational text will get third-grade students excited about exploring different types of biomes and the living and nonliving elements of the ecosystems found within them. Featuring a hands-on “Think Like a Scientist” lab activity that is aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards, this e-book helps students apply what they've learned in the text and supports STEM instruction. Helpful diagrams and text features, such as a glossary and index, are also included to improve content-area literacy.

The Nature of Matter

Debra J. Housel (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480750708

Everything is made of matter! Learn all about matter of solids, liquids, and gasses in this informative science reader. Vibrant images pair with easy-to-read text to keep students engaged from cover to cover. This reader also includes instructions for an engaging science activity where students can observe states of matter. A helpful glossary and index are also included for additional support.

The Seasons

William Rice (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480750593

Learn all about the seasons in this engaging science reader! The seasons go in a cycle each year from winter to spring to summer to autumn. The cycle always continues! Vibrant images pair with easy-to-read text to keep students engaged from cover to cover. This reader also includes instructions for an engaging science activity and practice problems to further students' understanding of the seasons in a creative way. A helpful glossary and index are also included for additional support.

All in the Family

Dona Herweck Rice (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480750531

Learn all about traits and how they make you who you are! Discover how shared traits make offspring look like their parents. While members of the same species may look alike because of their common traits, they have unique traits so that each one is slightly different from the rest. The colorful images and easy-to-read text in this science reader will keep students engaged from cover to cover. This reader also includes instructions for an engaging science activity and practice problems to further students' understanding of traits. A helpful glossary and index are also included for additional support.

Growth and Change

Dona Herweck Rice (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480750524

Follow along and see how different kinds of baby animals grow and change! All animals start as babies. Even though they all look very different, they all have the same basic needs to grow up. Learn about baby penguins, kittens, blue whales, pandas, frogs, snakes, and more! The colorful images of adorable baby animals and easy-to-read text in this science reader will keep students engaged from cover to cover. This reader also includes instructions for an engaging science activity and practice problems to further students' understanding. A helpful glossary and index are also included for additional support.

Inside a Plant

Christina Hill (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480750500

Plants need many things to stay alive, including food, sun, air, and water. Plants must get these important things in order to continue to go through a life cycle. Learn all about various habitats and the way that plants have adapted to survive in them. The vibrant images and easy-to-read text in this science reader will keep students engaged from cover to cover. This reader also includes instructions for an engaging science activity and practice problems to further students' understanding. A helpful glossary and index are also included for additional support.

What Makes a Plant?

Christina Hill (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480750494

What makes a plant? Find out in this vibrant science reader! Plants are living things that go through a life cycle. Learn all about this cycle and what plants need to live and grow. Transforming from tiny seeds to beautiful flowers and gigantic trees, plants have a remarkable life cycle! The vibrant images and easy-to-read text in this science reader will keep students engaged from cover to cover. This reader also includes instructions for an engaging science activity and practice problems to further students' understanding. A helpful glossary and index are also included for additional support.

Step into the Rainforest

Howard Rice (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781433399954

Using helpful maps, charts, and intriguing facts in conjunction with vibrant images and informational text, this fact-filled nonfiction title allows early elementary readers to explore the lush rainforests of the world. Readers will learn make their way from the forest floor to the understory, all the way to the canopy!

Step into the Desert

Howard Rice (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781433399947

Using helpful charts, graphs, informational text in conjunction with vivid images and intriguing facts, this fun and engaging title allows early elementary readers to explore the ecosystem, plants, and animals of the deserts around the world.

The Human Life Cycle

Jennifer Prior (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781433380310

Find out what sets the human life cycle apart from other living things in this fascinating, informative nonfiction reader. With intriguing facts, informational text, and vibrant photographs, children will be introduced to the biological phases of our life cycle--from infancy to adulthood.

Mammal Mania

Debra J. Housel (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781433380174

Discover the world of mammals in this delightful nonfiction title! Readers will learn all about different mammals--from primates to marsupials, and rabbits to whales, even omnivores and herbivores. Featuring vivid photos and charts, clear text, and stimulating facts, this book will have children eager to learn all they can about mammals!

Slithering Reptiles and Amphibians

Debra J. Housel (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781433380181

Take a journey into the wild world of reptiles and amphibians! Readers will learn about crocodiles, lizards, snakes, tortoises, and salamanders. Featuring a glossary, index, colorful images and charts, intriguing facts, and clear, informative text, readers will be sure to be enthralled as they move through this engaging book.

Green Machines: Eco-friendly Rides

Lynn Peppas (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427196989

Easy-to-read text and vivid photographs combine to introduce young readers to eco-friendly vehicles. This dynamic new book gives a close-up view of some of the worlds most innovative, eco-friendly rides, including three-wheeled cars, hydrogen fuel-cell busses, segway personal transporters, and electric bikes and scooters.

Watch a Banana Grow

Kirsten Chang (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781641282543

In Watch a Banana Grow, early fluent readers learn how bananas grow. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn about how this delicious fruit is grown and harvested. An infographic illustrates the life cycle of a banana. Children can learn more about how and where bananas grow using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Watch a Banana Grow also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

Let It Rain: Exploring the Amazon Rain Forest

Alice Boynton, Wiley Blevins (author) Mike Blake (illustrator)

Publisher: Red Chair Press LLC ISBN: 9781634402736

The Amazon Rain Forest is home to tree-strangling vines, poison frogs and killer dolphins. And if it were its own country, it would be the ninth largest in the world! Imagine that! Readers will explore dangers of the rainforest and discover scientific mysteries along the way.

Experience Nutrition

Jean C. Lawler (author)

Publisher: Red Chair Press LLC ISBN: 9781634403740

Growing plants and vegetables and studying food sources can help children make good food choices, which is likely to result in overall healthier lives. Readers will learn skills for choosing food wisely.

Experience Nature

Jean C. Lawler (author)

Publisher: Red Chair Press LLC ISBN: 9781634403733

Spending time in nature can lead to less- stressed kids who have greater self-awareness and will be more focused in and out of the classroom. Readers will earn some of the skills needed to fully experience nature.

All About Systems

Jacqueline A.Ball (author) Ken Bowser (illustrator)

Publisher: Red Chair Press LLC ISBN: 9781634401951

Join Space Cat on an exploration of systems in both the natural world and in the human-made world. Readers discover how STEM skills keep systems working.

Blades of Green

Anna Prokos (author) Mike Blake (illustrator)

Publisher: Red Chair Press LLC ISBN: 9781634401470

Habitats are home to a variety of plants and animals. They all have a role in keeping the habitat healthy. Plants and animals that live together in a habitat form a community. While thinking about their own backyard or local park, this book takes the reader on an exploration of the community living among the blades of green.

Heredity: Pass It On!

Rebecca Hirsh (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781683425144

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.

Birds Around the Pond

Mia Coulton (author, illustrator)

Publisher: MaryRuth Books ISBN: 9781625441157

Discover some of the fascinating kinds of birds that make their homes around the pond.

Winter in the Woods

Mia Coulton (author) Mia Coulton, Katherine Hood-Tatara (illustrator)

Publisher: MaryRuth Books ISBN: 9781625441768

Danny and Bee explore the woods during the quiet winter, when animals hibernate and plants rest.

Autumn in the Woods

Mia Coulton (author) Mia Coulton, Katherine Hood-Tatara (illustrator)

Publisher: MaryRuth Books ISBN: 9781625441751

Danny and Bee explore the woods during autumn, as the plants and animals prepare for winter.

Dandelion Danny

Mia Coulton (author) Mia Coulton (illustrator)

Publisher: MaryRuth Books ISBN: 9781933624808

It is spring and Danny finds dandelions all over the yard. What does he do with all of the dandelions?

Danny's Special Tree

Mia Coulton (author)

Publisher: MaryRuth Books ISBN: 9781625441843

Presents the story of Danny who has a favorite tree and learns why it is so special.