Take a close look at earthquakes through engaging text, fun facts, and infographics that stress visual literacy.
Take a close look at floods through engaging text, fun facts, and infographics that stress visual literacy.
Take a close look at hurricanes through engaging text, fun facts, and infographics that stress visual literacy.
Take a close look at tornadoes through engaging text, fun facts, and infographics that stress visual literacy.
Take a close look at volcanoes through engaging text, fun facts, and infographics that stress visual literacy.
Hop aboard the Rice Bowl food truck with your rice-loving guide Mina as you drive along the road to rice. From the rice paddies, to the rice dishes on tables around the globe, you'll see it all!
How far does salt travel before it makes it on your savory pretzel snack? The answer might surprise you! Follow the journey of salt from behind the wheel of the Dough Knot food truck.
Sugar makes treats sweet. But where does sugar come from? And how does it get in our foods? Hop aboard the Cookie Jar food truck to find out!
Sipping warm tea can make a cold, dreary day a little bit cozier. But how do those tea leaves make it to your mug? Join the Tea Pot food truck to find out!
Explore the apple orchard, from types of apples to tasty treats. The apple orchard makes fall fun.
Explore the pumpkin patch, from how pumpkins grow, to what kinds of yummy treats you can make from ripe pumpkins. Going to the pumpkin patch makes fall fun!
Jack climbed up a giant beanstalk that shot straight to the sky. But what would it take for a beanstalk to grow so tall? And how does it stay standing? Professor Everafter and STEM have the answers!
Learn about the busiest time of year on the farm. From crops to festivals, harvests make fall fun!
The warm summer sun means time for a splashing good time. Picnics with friends and family, sand castles at the beach. Fireworks in the night sky, and ice pop treats in Sweet Summer.
Suddenly the Earth warms up from a long winter nap. Green appears all around. Nature comes alive and spring surprises us all as robins hatch and flowers bloom, beginning a new cycle of surprises.
Winter is the time for bundling up, playing in the snow with a new snowman friend. And catching snowflakes on your tongue before they disappear as Wonderful Winter fades into Spring.
The fall season can be truly amazing with colorful leaves in big soft piles, Halloween pumpkins and pumpkin pie. Oh my, what an Amazing Autumn.
Join Space Cat and her friend Dog as they compare the natural world and the world humans made. Discover how STEM skills play a role.
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.
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.
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.
Over the course of eighty years a spruce tree grows, along with the little boy who first selected it at a tree farm. As the tree grows from sapling to magnificent evergreen, the child matures as well, becoming a father and then grandfather. Now at the end of its life, the glorious tree is chosen to be the centerpiece of a city's holiday celebration. The tree journeys from rural countryside to big city center, where everyone, young and old, comes together to celebrate a tree for all; everybody's tree.
Illustrates the differences between renewable and nonrenewable energy. Explains what makes energy sources renewable or nonrenewable and how they affect everyday life. Colorful photographs and diagrams help illustrate each science concept. A chart compares the concepts head-to-head to help solidify readers' grasp of the material. Additional features include a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, an index, and sources for further research.
A kid-friendly look at the economic and environmental impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, such as why businesses are closed, why people are losing jobs, and how the environment is being (positively) impacted in the absence of industry. Additional features include informative captions, interesting factual sidebars, suggested activities, a phonetic glossary, resources for further research, information about the author, and an index.
This illustrated nonfiction picture book by child psychologist Dr. Jillian Roberts introduces children to the important topic of the environment. Crafted around a conversation between a grade-school-aged child and an adult, this inquiry-focused book using age-appropriate language and tone will help children shape their understanding of the natural world and how they participate in protecting it. Dr. Roberts starts the discussion with the types of pollution and trash that children might notice on a nature walk or a trip to the beach, how they are caused and how to work to improve things in their own lives and communities. The World Around Us series introduces children to complex cultural, social and environmental issues they may encounter outside their homes, in an accessible way. Sidebars offer further reading for older children or care providers who have bigger questions. For younger children just starting to make these observations, the simple question-and-answer format of the main text will provide a foundation of knowledge on the subject matter. This is the newest title in The World Around Us series, following books that address poverty, tragedy, prejudice, online awareness and body safety and body image.