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Our Footprint on Earth

Jeanne Sturm

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606944080

Learn about the impact that humans have on the Earth, its environment, and how to reduce the damage.

Rourke's World of Science Encyclopedia, Volume 3: Plant Life

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781600446498

Rourke's World of Science Encyclopedia teaches the essential concepts for elementary school science instruction. This comprehensive set helps students with the transition from K-4 to 5-8 grade level studies. From basic objects in the sky, life-cycles, and properties of earth materials to the more advanced, structures of living systems, forces and motion and science technology, students will find what they need. Make Rourke's World of Science Encyclopedia an important part of your reference library.

Rourke's World of Science Encyclopedia, Volume 1: Human Life

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781600446474

Rourke's World of Science Encyclopedia teaches the essential concepts for elementary school science instruction. This comprehensive set helps students with the transition from K-4 to 5-8 grade level studies. From basic objects in the sky, life-cycles, and properties of earth materials to the more advanced, structures of living systems, forces and motion and science technology, students will find what they need. Make Rourke's World of Science Encyclopedia an important part of your reference library.

STEM Jobs with the Environment

Julie K Lundgren (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627179331

STEM fields are increasingly important today and into the future. People who focus their education on STEM can choose from a wide range of exciting, in-demand careers. This book will introduce students to the importance of the problems our environment faces and the scientists, engineers, and other workers who have made careers trying to correct those problems. Each environmental STEM career is highlighted with the education needed to obtain these jobs and what each of these people do. Maybe one day you will make a difference for our environment by choosing one of these STEM careers! This book will allow students to use evidence to support the explanation that traits can be influenced by the environment.

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.

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.

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.

The Nervous System

Shirley Duke (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618103819

Explores The Different Parts Of The Nervous System, Including The Brain, Spinal Cord, And Central Nervous System.

Perfect Predators

Joanne Mattern (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618103796

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.

Hippos and Rhinos

Joanne Mattern (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618103789

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.

Scavengers

Jeanne Sturm (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618103772

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.

Sharks

Don McLeese (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618103765

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.

Marsupials

Jeanne Sturm (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618103758

This book teaches students about what a marsupial is, the gestation period, how they raise their young, and whether they are carnivores, omnivores, or herbivores

Analyze This: Testing Ingredients

Kelli Hicks (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618103727

Experiments are the focus of this title. How they are conducted by using the scientific method of forming a hypothesis and collecting data to prove or disprove their theory. The periodic table is introduced as well as mixtures, solutions, and compounds.

The Amazing Facts About Sound

Buffy Silverman (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618103710

This title introuduces students to the basic concept of sounds. How sounds can be heard but not seen. How sound is a form of energy that is transmitted through sound waves which travel through your eardrum to be heard. How sound travels through air and at what rate of speed. Useful examples are given throughout to help students understand the concept.

Changing Matter: Understanding Physical and Chemical Changes

Tracy Nelson Maurer (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618103697

This title teaches students that everything is made of matter, and that physical changes create different forms or states of matter. Gives examples of these different states in easy to understand text and introduces students to the Law of Conservation of Mass.

Atoms and Molecules

Tracy Nelson Maurer (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618103680

STEM technology is a very important topic in today's world and this book will allow students to learn more about atoms, molecules, how different temperatures and situations affect them. It also introduces them to the periodic talbe of elements and how even today more elements are being discovered and the periodic table continues to grow

How Do Humans Depend on Earth?

Julie K. Lundgren (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618103673

The importance of plants and our dependence on them not only for food but also for our clean air and water are discussed in this title. How crops and plants have been genetically modified to resist disease and insects. The impact humans have on our Earth and what we can do to reduce the use of our nonrenewable resources are discussed

The Wonderful Water Cycle

Kimberly Hutmacher (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618103666

Three quarters of our Earth is blanketed by water. How this water is used, from bathing to irrigating crops is addressed. That water travels in a never-ending pattern called the water cycle. Tips on how to use our most important natural resource

Fossils and Rocks

Kimberly Hutmacher (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618103659

This ever popular subject is explained in detail in this wonderful book. How the Earth is made from rock, the three different types of rock and how they are made and where they can be found. Talks about how fossils are formed from sediment and what role that plays in helping us learn about life long ago. Talks about how these fossilized plants and animals became the fossil fuels that are so important to our present and future life on Earth.

Plants as Food, Fuel, and Medicine

Julie K. Lundgren (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618103642

How our Earth and existence depend on plants is introduced in this title. Their uses for food, alternative forms of fuel, and everyday discoveries of how plants have a medicinal effect on curing diseases and promoting good health are all addressed. Introduces their role in preventing and reversing the important issue of global warming helps introduce students to just how important plants are.

Eating and the Digestive System

Julie K. Lundgren (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618103635

This title addresses how we need food to fuel our bodies. It teaches students what happens during the digestive process. How the saliva starts the process and how the stomach and intestines break down food so it can be digested properly. Also talks about the digestion system of animals (herbivores, meat-eaters).