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Seasons, Tides, and Lunar Phases

Tara Haelle (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781681914763

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.

Rock Cycle

Kirsten Larson (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781681914794

Discover the processes that form everything from the smallest pebbles to the highest mountains.

Edible Sunlight

Tara Haelle (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781681914800

A taste of sunshine! Take a look at the fascinating ways the Sun is involved in food production.

Really Rotten Truth About Composting

Jodie Mangor (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781681914732

This book explores the organisms involved in composting as well as the biological processes involved, including a breakdown of primary, secondary, and tertiary level consumers.

What's the Matter?

Shirley Duke (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781681914749

This book explores the states of matter, the building blocks of everything in the universe, as well as influential scientists in the field.

Volume 6 - Physics

Nancy Harris (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606940174

Take an in-depth look at physics in this science encyclopedia.

Volume 2 - Animal Life

Kelli L. Hicks (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606940136

Take an in-depth look at animal life in this science encyclopedia.

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.

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..

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.

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..

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.

The Rio Grande

Katie Marsico (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781624310607

A tour of the Rio Grande and its surrounding area.

The Gobi Desert

Molly Aloian (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427190994

This intriguing book describes the geological makeup and history of the Gobi Desert in Mongolia and China. Temperatures can get very cold and frost and snow are not unusual. Readers will learn about the variety of habitats in this vast desert system that support many different kinds of plants and animals such as camels, snow leopards, and bears. The Gobi Desert is also where the first dinosaur egg fossils were found. Special sections describe the desert's natural resources, such as copper and gold, and the unique problems facing this region such as the desert's alarming rate of desertification.

The Kalahari Desert

Molly Aloian (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427191014

This colorful book describes the geological makeup and history of the Kalahari Desert in Africa. Covering most of Botswana, as well as portions of Namibia and South Africa, the Kalahari is not a true desert because it receives more than ten inches (250 mm) of rain each year. But the rain drains and evaporates quickly leaving no water on the surface of the red sand. Readers will learn about the variety of habitats in this vast desert system that support many different kinds of plants and animals such as springboks, giraffes, elephants, and zebras. Special sections also describe the Kalahari's natural resources, indigenous people, and the unique problems facing this region.

Hydrologist

Josh Gregory (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781624310492

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

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.

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.

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.

Oceans

Ann Heinrichs (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602797031

This book uses math and science to help students learn about oceans. Math challenge questions provide students with the opportunity to apply math skills as they learn about the characteristics of oceans.

Volcanoes

John Nestor (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602796980

This book uses math and science to help students learn about volcanoes. Math challenge questions provide students with the opportunity to apply math skills as they learn about the characteristics of volcanoes.

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.