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!
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!
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.
One of the most visited places in North America, Grand Canyon National Park is like an open window to Earth’s geologic history. The carving of the canyon’s walls by erosion left a cross-section of the Earth’s crust from millions and millions of years ago. See for yourself how grand and beautiful this gorgeous gorge really is.
As the flagship of the National Park Service, Yellowstone National Park has a special place in the hearts and minds of conservationists. It’s all thanks to the leadership of far-sighted President Ulysses S. Grant and adventurer President Theodore Roosevelt. Today we can enjoy nature as it was in the early days of our nation.
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.
It seems they're everywhere. But scientists believe bees are at risk of survival. What has put bees at risk and should we care? Imagine a world without these important pollinators and you'll see a world with fewer and fewer critical food sources.
Empires have been built from it, Wars have been fought for it. Imagine a world without oil. What alternatives do we have in a future with limited oil and other fossil fuels?
Look around. Plastic is everywhere. But some experts say today's plastic will be in our landfills for thousands of years to come. Imagine a world without plastic, in some communities, it's a new reality. Explore the good and the bad of plastic in our lives.
From tiny Venus flytraps to giant sequoias, plants come in all shapes and sizes! Readers can construct paper leaves, stems, and blooms with the help of step-by-step instructions in this hands-on title. Additional text teaches readers about each plant, while sidebars offer tips and tricks for becoming origami masters!
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.
Get the facts about the dangers and devastation caused by tsunamis in 12 in-depth chapters that include the Ring of Fire, volcanoes and earthquakes, preparedness, and history’s worst tsunamis. Includes safety tips, statistics, sidebars, and critical thinking questions, plus editor-curated online resources for up-to-date information.
Get the facts about the dangers and destruction caused by tornadoes in 12 in-depth chapters that include tracking storms, the EF-Scale, Tornado Alley, and history’s deadliest twisters. Includes safety tips, statistics, sidebars, and critical thinking questions, plus editor-curated online resources for up-to-date information.
Get the facts about the dangers and destruction of thunder and lightning storms in 12 in-depth chapters that include supercells, tracking storms, myths, and unusual events like thundersnow and fire clouds. Includes safety tips, statistics, sidebars, and critical thinking questions, plus editor-curated online resources for up-to-date information.
Get the facts about the dangers and destruction caused by ice storms in 12 in-depth chapters that include freezing rain, forecasting, and harm to power lines, trees, and animals. Includes safety tips, statistics, sidebars, and critical thinking questions, plus editor-curated online resources for up-to-date information.
Get the facts about the dangers and destruction caused by hurricanes, cyclones, and typhoons in 12 in-depth chapters that include the Coriolis effect, hurricane seasons, tracking, and preparedness. Includes safety tips, statistics, sidebars, and critical thinking questions, plus editor-curated online resources for up-to-date information.