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Surviving the Galveston Hurricane

Jo Cleland

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606944387

In graphic-novel format, this book examines the history of the Galveston Hurricane in 1900 while providing a story that depicts the community's struggle to survive the storm and rebuild their homes afterward.

Desert Dinners: Studying Food Webs in the Desert

Julie Lundgren (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781604727807

Desert habitats support a varied and interesting food web. Desert animals are highlighted and identified as predator, prey, or both.

Cocker Spaniels

Lynn M. Stone (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781604723625

The lovable Cocker Spaniel is introduced along with, where it comes from, how big it can get, what its strengths are, and the care it requires.

Arctic Appetizers: Studying Food Webs in the Arctic

Gwendolyn Hooks (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781604727791

Provides detailed and interesting information about organisms and their place in the food web in the Arctic.

Makers and Takers: Studying Food Webs in the Ocean

Gwendolyn Hooks

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781604723199

This book uses the ocean as a backdrop to define food webs and identifying the animals who act as predator, prey, or both.

Volume 3: Plant Life

Thomas Sheehan (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781600446498

Take an in-depth look at plant life in this science encyclopedia.

Volume 1: Human Life

Marcia Freeman (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781600446474

Take an in-depth look at human life in this science encyclopedia.

STEM Jobs with the Environment

Julie K Lundgren (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627179331

This book discusses different STEM jobs that are related to the environment, from hydrologist to a Forest Restoration Project Manager.

Waves of Light and Sound

Shirley Duke (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627179812

This book focuses on light and sound, explaining electromagnetic and mechanical waves.

It's Electric! Currents

Carla Mooney (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627179829

This book focuses on electricity and explains how atoms are at the center of electrical currents.

Using Tools to Understand Our World

Kelli Hicks (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618103604

Using interesting facts and photographs, this book discusses tools that are used by scientists and researchers.

Pull It, Push It

Buffy Silverman (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618103598

With interesting facts and photographs, this book discusses force and motion.

Mix It Up! Solution or Mixture?

Tracy Nelson Maurer (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618103574

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.

The Scoop About Measuring Matter

Tracy Nelson Maurer (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618103567

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.

Energy All Around

Buffy Silverman (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618103581

Using interesting facts and photographs, this book discusses energy.

Studying Our Earth, Inside and Out

Kimberly Hutmacher (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618103543

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.

Reproduction in Plants

Julie K. Lundgren (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618103536

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.

Skeletons and Exoskeletons

Julie K. Lundgren (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618103512

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.

Why Plants Become Extinct

Julie K. Lundgren (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618103529

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.

Biodiversity

Carla Mooney (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618103871

This title explains the enormous variety of life on Earth and how it is all interconnected. Goes into great detail about the biodiversity within biomes, the threats the plants and animals within these biomes face, and the possibilities of extinction. Very detailed information on this interesting topic for students.

The Earth and the Role of Water

Shirley Duke (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618103864

This book explains the water cycle and how water is used to generate many forms of electricity. It introduces students to the importance of keeping our water supplies clean has detailed information about the effects water has on different formations on our Earth. From weathering to landslides, it can all be found in this title.

Climate and Weather

Carla Mooney (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618103857

From basic information about air pressure to cloud formations, this book goes on to explain violent weather conditions and how to prepare for them. Also talks about the Earth's changing weather patterns and climates and what role we play in those changes.

Animal Science

Shirley Duke (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618103840

This title introduces students to the world of agriscience with in depth information on how animal science affects our daily lives. Also gives a wide array of careers in this growing field, from biologists to geneticists, to zoologists.

Plate Tectonics and Disasters

Tom Greve (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618103826

This book goes into great detail about the different layers of our Earth and how the shifting tectonic plates can cause disasters such as earthquakes and tsunamis. In depth information and great photographs reinforce the informative text.

Medical Technology and Engineering

Carla Mooney (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618103833

Students will learn about the latest, cutting edge technology in medicine today. How this technology can diagnose disease, treat those diseases and where medical technology will lead us in the future.