Pollution. Dirty drinking water. Climate change. What can we do about such big problems? We can speak out! In Kids Speak Out About the Environment, you'll learn about some incredible kids who had the courage to speak out about protecting Earth and its resources, and what you can do to join them!
What do ancient ice, deep-sea creatures, a red waterfall, and amazing journeys have in common? They all have histories in Antarctica, one of Earth’s seven continents. In this exciting learning adventure, Great Minds and Finds in Antarctica, you'll discover these great inventions and more from ancient and modern Antarctica!
Beautiful photos and text examines the issues endangered sea turtles face and how they can be saved.
Take an in-depth look at plant and fungi life in this science encyclopedia.
Using interesting facts and photographs, this book discusses the properties of light.
Introduces readers to careers in Wildlife Conservation by exploring and connecting the opportunities to the study of science, technology, engineering, art, and math. Gives an overview of various jobs related to Wildlife Conservation and points out how each position relates to STEAM subjects.
Scientific and anecdotal information about each of the fifty states' official state tree and the processes used to select it.
A look at the engineering processes that go into construction disaster-proof structures.
Some are bigger than a school bus. Others are as small as a candy sprinkle. Some make people itch. What are they? Plant leaves! Find out why leaves are a certain shape and size, how they help plants grow, and perform your own experiment to find out just what leaves need to grow.
Plant roots are amazing! From keeping plants anchored in the ground to sucking up water from the soil, roots are an essential part of plants. Some go deep below Earth’s surface while others spread far and wide just below the dirt. Dig in to discover how roots help plants survive.
The miniature donkey is a member of the equine family, along with horses and mules. Like horses, a miniature donkey is a herd animal. This small mammal only reaches 36 to 38 inches (91 to 97 centimeters) tall. It has many other interesting features.
Pygmy Goats are unusual pets but they are smart, social, and fun to own. Learn all about how to care for them and what special needs they may have to become a great pet!
When you think of skunks do you think, Pee-yew!? A skunk’s reputation as a natural stinker warns us to stay away. But remove their bad smell, and this boldly striped animal is curious, quick to learn, and tenderhearted.
This book describes the physical characteristics and behaviors of bearded dragons and presents information to consider before getting one as a pet, discussing care requirements and health issues.
This title highlights all the gross animals and the habits and habitats they thrive in.
This book investigates insects that eat other insects.
Insects that survive by living off another insect, animal, or person.
Insects produce materials people use every day, from honey to food coloring.
How insects can become a serious problem when introduced to new ecosystems.
This book takes a look at how insects break down animal and plant matter.
Insect pollinators are critical to a balanced ecosystem.
From how a frog's life begins as a tadpole to the transformation into a webbed-footed amphibian, this title gives students all the information they could ever want to learn about frogs - their habitats, diets, the differences between frogs and toads and the discovery of new species found by scientists around the world are all discussed.
This book explores how human activity affects the Earth, e.g. the effects of human activity on groundwater and surface water, habitat destruction, construction, emissions, and pollution.
This book discusses how the Earth rotates on its axis, causing day and night, and revolves around the Sun, causing changes in season and weather occurrences.
Discover the processes that form everything from the smallest pebbles to the highest mountains.