This book will show how animals such as the thorny devil, the chinstrap penguin, the side-winding adder, and the pygmy seahorse all stay safe by camouflaging themselves in some very interesting ways.
This book explores how animal parents teach their young to hunt, stay safe from predators, and eventually learn to fend for themselves.
This book explores some of the tricks that animals use to stay safe.
This book will show how animals such as the emperor penguin, the peacock, the African bullfrog, and the frigatebird use their colors, croaks, and tail feathers to find the perfect mate.
This book highlights the homes of animals such as a termite mound, a spider's web, a beaver dam, and many other homes built by animal builders
When Jasper sees a bee in one of the sunflowers, he gets everyone to run away with him.
Using interesting facts and photographs, this book discusses tools that are used by scientists and researchers.
With interesting facts and photographs, this book discusses force and motion.
Mixtures and solutions exist everywhere and students will learn how some materials mix easily while others won't mix at all. This book gives examples students can use to make a physical mixture as well as detailed information on how different components make up different solutions.
Matter is anything that has mass, and this title teaches students about how temperature affects the different states of matter and why. It also talks about the International System of Units, and measuring mass and volume.
Using interesting facts and photographs, this book discusses energy.
In this title students will learn in depth information about the three layers that make up the earth. It also introduces students to how the tectonic plates, wind, and water are constantly changing our landscape, and gives detailed information on how scientists think our earth was formed and evolved.
This book details the life cycle of a plant as well as how different plants use different ways to reproduce. It also explains how the different parts of a plant each play a role in how it receives the nutrients it needs to survive as well as how plants are pollinated and how more plant species are being discovered every day.
This title explains how humans and animals have skeletons to support the inner workings of their bodies, and how muscle attachments help us move. It also explains how an exoskeleton is a skeleton on the outside of a body, giving examples of insects such as ants. Endoskeletons are also explained. A special section called, "Explore Your World" outlines an experiment that allows readers to identify and examine first-hand this intriguing topic.
Students will learn how plants are becoming endangered or even extinct due to changes in climate, deforestation to build new homes, or by invasive plant species that are brought from other places. The book also tells how plants make adaptations in order to survive their ever-changing habitats.
Big cats, reptiles, and ocean killers are just a few of the predators discussed in this book. How they chase their prey and what weapons they use to hunt them down and kill them. This exciting book is filled with beautiful photos that will have students on the edge of their seats.
For millions of years, hippos and rhinos have roamed the Earth. This book discusses their habitats, what they like to eat, their enormous size, and concerns about the future of these animals due to land restrictions and human harm are all discussed in this wonderful title.
From vultures to crabs, every type of scavenger is discussed in this book. Facts about their habitat, diet, reproduction, and how they help the environment are all discussed in detail.
Students will learn about the fiercest predator in the ocean. From the biggest to the smallest, what adaptations sharks have made to remain on Earth for so long, scientific research and medicinal contributions the shark has made are all discussed, as well as their unique ability to hunt and survive.
This book teaches students about what a marsupial is, their gestation period, how they raise their young, and whether they are carnivores, omnivores, or herbivores.
With interesting facts and photographs, this book discusses how to classify organisms.
Peering out the window on a cold, snowy day Jonathan sees something in the doghouse in the backyard. Only it can't be his dog, Gizmo, because he's safe and warm inside the house. As he investigates he finds it is a rabbit trying to stay warm. He and his mom give the rabbit some fruit and veggies, only to discover each time they check there are more and more rabbits. As the snow melts and Jonathan goes out to check on the rabbits they are all gone. He was proud he had provided a nice, warm place for them.
Fascinating facts and information about organisms that survive by sucking blood.
Photographs and text introduce animals that utilize camouflage, mimicry, and other curious techniques as defense mechanisms. These animals include skunks, porcupines, walking sticks, kingsnakes, and octopuses.
Provides information about the wide variety of features that animals have and why their features are important.