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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 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 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.

The Science of an Oil Spill

Andrea Wang (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781631377204

This book discusses the science behind oil spills and their effects. The chapters examine history's worst oil spills, explain how oil spills happen, and show how scientists are developing safer ways to collect and transport oil. Diagrams, charts, and photos provide opportunities to evaluate and understand the scientific concepts involved.

The Science of a Hurricane

Mary Reina (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781631377143

This book discusses the science behind earthquakes and their effects. The chapters examine case studies of destructive hurricanes, explain how hurricanes form, and show how scientists are working to predict hurricanes and prevent damage. Diagrams, charts, and photos provide opportunities to evaluate and understand the scientific concepts involved.

The Science of an Earthquake

Lois Sepahban (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781631377198

This book discusses the science behind earthquakes and their effects. The chapters examine notable earthquakes in history, explain why earthquakes occur, and show how scientists and engineers are working to understand earthquakes and build damage-resistant structures. Diagrams, charts, and photos provide opportunities to evaluate and understand the scientific concepts involved.

Turtles

Katie Marsico (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602797673

How Do We Live Together: Turtles, opens young eyes to the bustling world around them and gently encourages early learning. Boys and girls will see how turtles care for their young, and find out where they live, what they eat and how they behave. Readers are encouraged to think critically about how we share our backyards with these wonderful creatures.

Snakes

Lucia Raatma (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602797666

How Do We Live Together: Snakes, opens young eyes to the bustling world around them and gently encourages early learning. Boys and girls will see how snakes care for their young, and find out where they live, what they eat and how they behave. Readers are encouraged to think critically about how we share our backyards with these wonderful creatures.

Rabbits

Katie Marsico (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602797642

How Do We Live Together: Rabbits, opens young eyes to the bustling world around them and gently encourages early learning. Boys and girls will see how rabbits care for their young, and find out where they live, what they eat and how they behave. Readers are encouraged to think critically about how we share our backyards with these wonderful animals.

Coyotes

Katie Marsico (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602797604

How Do We Live Together: Coyotes, opens young eyes to the bustling world around them and gently encourages early learning. Boys and girls will see how coyotes care for their young, and find out where they live, what they eat and how they behave. Readers are encouraged to think critically about how we share our backyards with these wonderful animals.

Deer

Lucia Raatma (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602797611

How Do We Live Together: Deer, opens young eyes to the bustling world around them and gently encourages early learning. Boys and girls will see how deer care for their young, and find out where they live, what they eat and how they behave. Readers are encouraged to think critically about how we share our backyards with these wonderful animals.

Hawks

Katie Marsico (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602797628

How Do We Live Together: Hawks, opens young eyes to the bustling world around them and gently encourages early learning. Boys and girls will see how hawks care for their young, and find out where they live, what they eat and how they behave. Readers are encouraged to think critically about how we share our backyards with these wonderful birds.

Mountain Lions

Lucia Raatma (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602797635

How Do We Live Together: Mountain Lions, opens young eyes to the bustling world around them and gently encourages early learning. Boys and girls will see how mountain lions care for their young, and find out where they live, what they eat and how they behave. Readers are encouraged to think critically about how we share our backyards with these wonderful cats.

Seeds

Susan H. Gray (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602797093

Following the scientific process, this title provides instructions on how to conduct experiments that help students gain a better understanding of seeds and plant life.

Coal

Robert Green (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602797383

This title provides information on Coal as a source of energy. It highlights the positives and negatives of coal and discusses clean coal technology.

Earthquakes

Graeme Davis (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610803328

What happens to the environment when a earthquake occurs? What are some of the causes of earthquakes? What can people do about the problems caused by earthquakes? How can you use your math skills to learn more about earthquakes?Read this book to find the answers to these questions and learn more about earthquakes.

Natural Gas

Rebecca Rowell (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610809450

Following a student conducting research, the reader learns about the history of natural gas, how we use it today, and how we may use natural gas in the future.

From Thistle Burrs to... Velcro

Josh Gregory (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610805810

Learn how thistle burrs inspired the invention of Velcro.

The Chesapeake Bay

Katie Marsico (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781624310614

A tour of the Chesapeake Bay and its surrounding area.

Battling Extinction

Tamra B. Orr (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781624318009

The ability to use the scientific method is key to carrying out experiments, taking measurements, or performing technical tasks. In this book, readers in real-world situations are tasked with following clues and using the scientific method to find out what happens as animals approach extinction. Informational text presents evidence and facts in the form of clues and side-bar details to help children develop critical thinking skills. A summary of the situation is included to show how each chapter contributes to the whole and for a solid understanding of the topic.

The Science of a Volcanic Eruption

Samantha Bell (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781631377181

This book discusses the science behind volcanic eruptions. The chapters examine notable volcanic eruptions in history, explain why volcanoes erupt, and show how scientists are working to understand and predict eruptions. Diagrams, charts, and photos provide opportunities to evaluate and understand the scientific concepts involved.

Raccoons

Lucia Raatma (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602797659

How Do We Live Together: Raccoons, opens young eyes to the bustling world around them and gently encourages early learning. Boys and girls will see how raccoons care for their young, and find out where they live, what they eat and how they behave. Readers are encouraged to think critically about how we share our backyards with these wonderful animals.

The Dust Bowl

Christine Zuchora-Walske (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781624314551

This book relays the factual details of the Dust Bowl through multiple accounts of the event. Readers learn details from the point of view of an Oklahoma farmer, a migrant farm worker, and a government journalist. This book offers opportunities to compare and contrast various narrative perspectives in the text while gathering and analyzing information about an historical event.

The San Francisco Earthquake of 1906

Marcia Amidon Lusted (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781631377099

This book relays the factual details of the story of the San Francisco earthquake of 1906. The narrative provides multiple accounts of the event, and readers learn details through the point of view of a fireman fighting fires and rescuing others, a girl whose home is destroyed, and a resident of Chinatown. The text offers opportunities to compare and contrast various perspectives in the text while gathering and analyzing information about a historical event.