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Fresh Fish

Michael J. Rosen (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566608138

A primer on the basic dos and don’ts of fishing, including tips on where to find certain species, information on how a fish’s anatomical makeup helps it avoid getting hooked, and instructions for cleaning a catch.

Creating Crafts from Nature

Dana Meachen Rau (author), Kathleen Petelinsek (illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781633624245

Explore the natural world in a new and creative way. Crafters practice comprehension skills as they use text and diagrams to follow the steps for each project. The activities push students to learn and apply domain-specific vocabulary, practice new techniques, and build on concepts that may already be familiar. Other tools, including an index and additional resources, encourage readers to locate information and explore further independently.

Science Encyclopedia Plant Life

Thomas Sheehan (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606940143

Take An In-Depth Look At Plant Life In This Science Encyclopedia.

Science Encyclopedia Animal Life

Kelli L. Hicks (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606940136

Take An In-Depth Look At Animal Life In This Science Encyclopedia.

From Butterfly Wings to Display Technology

Josh Gregory (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781624317668

Learn about how nature has inspired technological innovations with this book on the similarities between butterfly wings and display technology for digital screens. Integrating both historical and scientific perspectives, this book explains how butterfly wings inspired the invention of new digital display technology. Readers will make connections and examine the relationship between the two concepts. Sidebars, photographs, a glossary, and a concluding chapter on important people in the field add detail and depth to this informational text on biomimicry.

From Gecko Feet to Adhesive Tape

Wil Mara (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781624317644

Learn about how nature has inspired technological innovations with this book on the similarities between gecko feet and a new adhesive tape. Integrating both historical and scientific perspectives, this book explains how gecko feet inspired the invention of an adhesive. Readers will make connections and examine the relationship between the two concepts. Sidebars, photographs, a glossary, and a concluding chapter on important people in the field add detail and depth to this informational text on biomimicry.

From Termite Den to Office Building

Nel Yomtov (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781624317675

Learn about how nature has inspired technological innovations with this book on the similarities between termite dens and a new office building design. Integrating both historical and scientific perspectives, this book explains how termite dens inspired a new office building design. Readers will make connections and examine the relationship between the two concepts. Sidebars, photographs, a glossary, and a concluding chapter on important people in the field add detail and depth to this informational text on biomimicry.

From Thistle Burrs to... Velcro

Josh Gregory (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610805810

Learn how thistle burrs inspired the invention of Velcro.

Natural Disasters

Kim Etingoff (author)

Publisher: Mason Crest ISBN: 9781422288320

Storms, tornados, floods, wildfiresthe world is full of natural disasters that do terrible damage to our homes, towns, and cities. Knowing how to prepare for a natural disaster and what you can do if one does happen is the best way to keep yourself safe.

Out of Season

Kari Jones (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781459800984

Fourteen-year-old Maya sneaks out in her kayak before breakfast every day to check on a family of sea otters living in nearby Riley Bay. It's hard being an animal lover in a fishing family. The animals Maya loves threaten her family's livelihood, and Maya doesn't know if she can trust her family not to hurt them. She is determined to protect the sea otters, even if it means checking on them for the rest of her life. One morning, Maya discovers she's being watched. Who is it and what are they doing? Soon Maya has to trust someone as she gets caught in a dangerous race to save the sea otters--and her family's livelihood--from poachers.