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Composting at School

Josh Gregory (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781633624443

In this book, students see the NextGen Science process at work in a real-world situation. Readers practice close reading as they look for clues that will lead to a deeper understanding of compost and how it works. The NextGen Science process pushes students to apply critical thinking as they learn new methods of exploration and build on concepts they may already know. Additional tools, including a glossary and index, help students learn new vocabulary and locate information.

Gardening by the Numbers

Cecilia Minden (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602791435

You probably know that gardening is a great way to get in touch with nature. Did you know that is also a great way to sharpen your real world math skills? Whether you're measuring plant growth or figuring out where to plant each kind of flower or vegetable, gardening can be both fun and challenging.

Searching for Oil

Kathleen Manatt (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602791787

Oil is one of our most important natural resources. The searches for new sources - and options for alternative sources - are outlined here.

Hydroelectric Energy

Tamra B. Orr (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602791848

For years, people have used water power to provide electricity. This study recaps that history and describes exciting new techniques.

Energy from Wind, Sun, and Tides

Frank Muschal (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602791817

Recent advances in harnessing energy from the wind, sun, and tides are explored. People are encouraged to seek resources beyond fossil fuels.

Bio-fuels

Frank Muschal (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602791800

We currently rely on nonrenewable sources, such as oil, for most of our fuel. Scientists are working on new fuels from crops and other materials to help ease future dependence on nonrenewable resources.

Watershed Conservation

Pam Rosenberg (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602793569

What is a watershed? Why are watersheds important? What is it like to live where there is no clean, safe water supply? Read this book to find out more about the importance of watersheds and how you can help in the fight to keep Earth's freshwater sources clean and safe.

Pollution

Robert Green (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602793552

What causes pollution? How does pollution affect the environment? Why should we care about pollution? Read this book to find out more about the social, environmental, and economic issues related to pollution and what you can do about it.

Global Warming

Robert Green (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602793538

Is human activity causing Earth's to heat up? Is global warming just a natural event? What are the possible effects of global warming? Read this book to learn more about the global warming debate and to start forming your own opinions.

Africanized Honey Bee

Barbara A. Somervill (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602793460

Honeybees are known for their familiar buzzing and honey production. Learn how an experiment meant to increase honey production created aggressive Africanized honeybees that have taken over territory and caused big problems for beekeepers, farmers, and anyone unlucky enough to disturb them.

Protecting Ecosystems

Leanne Currie-McGhee (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602795785

The Hands on Science series provides students with background on key concepts in Science. Each title includes engaging hands on exercises that bring the concepts to life for kids. Real World Science: Protecting Ecosystems, provides information on natural changes vs. changes brought about by people, wise use of ecosystems, and restoring damaged ecosystems.

Wildlife Photographer

Barbara A. Somervill (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602794399

Introduces readers to the cool career of wildlife photographer by giving a better understanding of this cool job.

Solar Energy

Christine Taylor-Butler (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602797222

Following the scientific process, this title provides instructions on how to conduct experiments that help students gain a better understanding of the power of solar energy.

Planet Earth

Matt Mullins (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602797215

Following the scientific process, this titles provides instructions on how to conduct experiments that help students gain a better understanding of the planet earth.

Erosion

Charnan Simon (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602797192

Following scientific process, this title provides instructions on how to conduct experiments that help students gain a better understanding of cause and effects of erosion.

Ecosystems

Matt Mullins (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602797116

Following the scientific process, this titles provides instructions on how to conduct experiments that help students gain a better understanding of ecosystems

Floods

Graeme Davis (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610803335

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

Tornadoes

Tamra B. Orr (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610803359

What happens to the environment when a tornado occurs? What are some of the causes of tornadoes? What can people do to protect themselves from tornadoes? How can you use your math skills to learn more about tornadoes? Read this book to find the answers to these questions and learn more about tornadoes.

Hurricanes

Barbara A. Somervill (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610803342

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

Volcanic Eruptions

Nancy Robinson Masters (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610803373

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

Tsunamis

Tamra B. Orr (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610803366

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

The Rio Grande

Katie Marsico (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781624310607

A tour of the Rio Grande and its surrounding area.

Hydrologist

Josh Gregory (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781624310492

A guide to what a hydrologist does and how to become one.

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.

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.