Explore the past, present, and future of California's Redwood Forest. Beautiful photos, fact-filled text, and engaging infographics help readers learn all about this natural wonder and how to protect it long into the future.
Explore the past, present, and future of the Amazon Rainforest. Beautiful photos, fact-filled text, and engaging infographics help readers learn all about this natural wonder and how to protect it long into the future.
This visually exciting book takes a unique look at our globe from the perspective of the wildlife and geology of Earth. Using an innovative design, maps are populated by infographics, graphs, and icons to represent information and statistics about a subject in a very visual way. This aids readers in comparing and contrasting the same subjects in different parts of the world. Each spread explores one subject in-depth, such as which areas in the world are most affected by natural disasters, where most endangered species live, how climate change is affecting our planet, and how effectively deforestation is being balanced out by reforestation around the world.
From the Panama Canal to Hoover Dam and the Eiffel Tower, Experts in Engineering outlines the principles and processes followed to build some of the world's most spectacular structures. Readers will enjoy reading the stories behind each project as well as the mini bios of the "STEM-gineers" who worked on them. Experiments and research challenges help reinforce concepts.
Scientists have solved problems as varied as the germ theory of disease and the start of our universe. This amazing book outlines the great discoveries made and the principles followed by scientists who explore our world. Readers will enjoy reading the stories behind each historic discovery as well as the mini bios of the science "STEM-gineers" who made them. Experiments and research challenges help reinforce concepts.
Robotics, the Internet, and computers are some of the most signifcant technology breakthroughs of the last hundred years. This book identifies the pioneers of technology and how their innovations have revolutionized our world. Readers will enjoy reading the stories behind each historic invention as well as the mini bios of the technology "STEM-gineers" who made them. Experiments and research challenges help reinforce concepts.
The ancient hidden city of Derinkuyu, Turkey, was forgotten for centuries until a man discovered a hidden wall while doing renovations on his home in 1963. Ancient Underground Structures uses cutaway illustrations to detail the hidden history of ancient structures, used by such people as troglodytes who inhabited underground churches, markets, mines, and burial chambers.
What lies beneath your city or town? Underground City Systems uses cutaway illustrations to explore the world’s great sewer and water systems. Readers will be amazed by such startling facts as the “fatberg” causing problems in London, England’s sewer system, and toilet-swimming sewer rats that plague all sewage systems. Readers will also learn about other underground services and systems, including heating and cooling, power and cable, as well as underground farming.
A fun and fascinating look at subterranean city spaces, this book takes readers on a tour through vaults, tunnels, shopping malls, and pathways built throughout the world. Cutaway illustrations and maps help readers understand how cities were built from the underground up.
From ancient Pueblo homes to the Australian mining town where half the population lives underground, this appealing book uses cutaway illustrations to introduce readers to homes that were built below ground. Labeled diagrams of underground homes and fun facts will make this enjoyable read highly useful.
How long did it take to build the Great Wall of China? Why is the Golden Gate Bridge the most iconic bridge in the world? These and other great structure-related questions are answered in this engaging title. Clever infographics, and infographic-like icons make it easy to access useful facts and numbers.
Read about the kinds of jobs that people do as engineers, and how they use math, science, and creative thinking to solve problems.
Could an engineer that builds roads fix a problem on an airplane? Read about how different kinds of problems are solved by different kinds of engineers.
This engaging journey through the continent of Europe helps show how humans affect, and are affected by, the environments in which they live. Readers will gain an understanding of the continent's various landforms, resources, and human activities. Examples featured include traveling by train through a tunnel in the Alps, riding a water bus in the canals of Venice, and cycling along the Danube River.
Repetitive text and rich illustrations will help readers build fluency and recognize action words as they take a trip around the zoo.
Explore sea life through vivid photos of a school field trip.
Engaging photos take readers on a fun virtual field trip.
Launch a discussion about clothing words as students watch an astronaut prepare for space.
Explore sea life through vivid photos of a school field trip.
This level 1 reader takes a realistic look at what happens when a child visits the hospital. Simple sentences, rhyme, and photographs will help prepare children and early readers will learn more about medicine in this beginning level book.
African animals may get the glory, but in this Discover Series photo book, you'll find more than 25 delightful animals from India. Designed to promote interaction, INDIA features one brilliantly photographed animal on each page with the species name beneath. Used as a jump start for interaction, Discover Series Picture Books are a great way to introduce new images, words and concepts to kids.
It's time to head down to the farm and meet the animals! Part of the Discover Series, FARM ANIMALS features brilliant photographs of farm animals with a simple title beneath each animal. Early readers will love looking at the photos and older children will be proud of their ability to identify many of the animals in this book. Used as a jump start for interaction, Discover Series Picture Books are a great way to introduce farm animals, their sounds and colors to kids.
Who likes going to the doctor? Who wants to grow up to be a doctor? DOCTOR features 25 full-color photos of doctors, nurses and medical equipment along with a title under each image. Used as a jumpstart for interaction, Discover Series Picture Books are a great way to introduce new images, words and concepts to kids.
Who needs an oasis when you have the desert? Explore the beauty of desert plants, animals and vistas. This Discover Series book features 24 full-color images with simple titles beneath. Early readers will love the brightly colored plants and animals and older children will learn about one of the earth's most interesting landscapes. Used as a jump start for interaction, Discover Series Picture Books are a great way to introduce new images, words and concepts to kids.
Beluga whales are large, white, and can make a lot of noise. It is fun to watch the beluga whales at the aquarium.