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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.

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.

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.

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.

Tornadoes

Traci Steckel Pedersen (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622993369

This book discusses the formation and development of tornadoes, including what scientists study about them, the destruction they cause, and the technology people use to help prepare for their wrath of destruction. Reading Essentials in Science.

Under a Microscope: Small Life

Helen Lepp Friesen (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622993390

This book takes a look at the microscopic organisms, including mold and bacteria, discusses the causes of allergies, and looks at the invention of the microscope. Reading Essentials in Science.

Volcanoes

Traci Steckel Pedersen (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622993413

This overview of volcanoes looks at how they form, the destruction they cause, and how scientists are learning to predict eruptions. Reading Essentials in Social Studies.

What's Up with the Weather? A Look at Climate

Traci Steckel Pedersen (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622993505

Climate is the normal weather in an area. It includes factors such as temperatures, precipitation, winds, sunlight, and humidity. Climates create habitats such as rain forests, deserts, and tundra. Reading Essentials in Science.

At Home in the Tropical Rain Forest

M.J. Cosson (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781623598693

This book introduces the various types of environments in an ocean and along an ocean's shore, including rocky cliffs where hardy plants grow and the underwater communities of the coral reefs. Reading Essentials in Science.

Rivers

Jane Hurwitz (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622993093

This book is an introduction to biomes and ecosystems and provides background for the in-depth discussion of the freshwater river biome. Reading Essentials in Science.

Rocks and Minerals

Jenny Karpelenia (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622993116

This book discusses how Earth is made of rocks and minerals. Reading Essentials in Science.

Seasons and Patterns

John Hopkins (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622993154

This book takes a scientific look at the seasons and weather patterns. Reading Essentials in Science.

Sedimentary Rocks

Jenny Karpelenia (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622993161

This book discusses the beauty, formation, and history of sedimentary rocks. These rocks cover 75 percent of Earth's surface. Reading Essentials in Science.

A Mountain Home

M.J. Cosson (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622992843

Explains the five main types of mountains--fold, fault-block, dome, volcanic, and plateau--and describes how they provide valuable resources for people, farming, mining, and tourism. Reading Essentials in Science.

Mountains

Jane Hurwitz (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622992850

This book is an introduction to biomes and ecosystems and provides background for the in-depth discussion of the mountain biome. Reading Essentials in Science.

Natural Disasters

John Hopkins (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622992881

This book takes a scientific look at natural disasters around the world. Reading Essentials in Science.

Geologic Time

Jenny Karpelenia (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622992393

This book explains how geologic time is the timeline of Earth's evolution. Scientists use sedimentary rock layers, fossils, relative dating, and absolute dating to piece together the history of life on the planet. Reading Essentials in Science.

Global Warming

Karen Bledsoe (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622992416

This book takes a scientific look at global warming. Reading Essentials in Science.

Habitat Destruction

Karen Bledsoe (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622992447

This book takes a scientific look at the destruction of different habitats. Reading Essentials in Science.

A Home by the River

M.J. Cosson (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622992492

This book introduces habitats that exist along rivers and looks at the plants and animals that live there. Reading Essentials in Science.