The idea of preserving bodies has been around for thousands of years. Mummies are intriguing to everyone, especially when so well preserved. Great for science and history.
All beginning readers should practice their nonfiction vocabulary skills. This series of word books builds on science vocabulary and ideal for emergent and early readers.
Low level book describing what light is, how objects can only be seen with light, or if they give off their own light. How light can shine through transparent and translucent materials but not opaque materials. What causes shadows and what happens when you shine light on a mirror.
Students may not realize it but they use models everyday. Students understand how models help humans visually represent something.
Landforms make up our earth. Landforms are underwater and on mountains. They are everywhere we look and make up different habitats. Most are changing everyday.
This book challenges young readers to look beyond Earth and consider the billions of objects that share our universe.
Seeing is one of our 5 senses and we need light to see. This book explains in simple terms how light shines on objects allowing our eyes to see and send messages to our brain about the world around us.
Hearing is one of our five scenses. Sound helps us identify things around us and helps us learn. Learn how sound travels in waves and we hear different pitches of sound
Children explore our world as they touch, taste, and change the matter that surrounds us.
We all need to learn our colors. Young children will delight in this colorful book about green objects all around us. See our other color titles to make an important beginning reader collection.
Earth was a lot different when dinosaurs were around. The worlds oceans were also ruled by large predators and they left us important clues. Find out how scientists use these clues to learn what kinds of sea monsters lived and what they might have looked like.
Earth was a lot different when dinosaurs were around, but they have left us important clues. Find out how scientists use these clues to learn what kinds of dinosaurs lived where, what they ate, and how fast they could run. You may also be surprised to learn which animals living today are dinosaur relatives!
Young readers are introduced to some of the plants and animals in a forest habitat. They are encouraged to learn more about food chains in a forest and to draw one of their own.
Deserts are amazing ecosystems and ecosystems are an intrigal part of STEM. Deserts may have very little water, but they are home to many plants and animals. Young children are introduced to one desert food chain and are encouraged to learn more and draw a food chain of their own. Also see Food Chains In The Forest to help round out this topic.
Why do some things float while others sink? Readers learn about buoyancy and density, guess what type of objects will float or sink, and conduct a floating experiment of their own!
A great title for an early reader, this book builds vocabulary around an important science subject. This nonfiction book teaches ecosystems at a beginning level. Works great science test prep for the struggling learner.
An introduction to simple nonfiction words that get first readers acquainted with science content words and definitions. Excellent visual support for every word introduced.
From a reptile that looks like Spider Man to lizards that squirt blood from their eyes, this collection of weird and creepy reptiles is sure to engage the most reluctant reader—and bring to light important science information too!
Skeletons can look a little creepy, but this book will explain why people need them. Why some animals don't and why there are a lot of things we could not do if we did not have a skeleton.
Stomp through a world of the scariest, largest creatures that walked prehistoric Earth. Learn how paleontologists—dinosaur detectives—uncover the important clues that have revealed what we know about these terrifying animals.
Readers will see what it takes to move dirt and rock, lift heavy materials, and to build smooth roads for travel. This photo-packed book about construction machines helps students understand that vehicles can be tools.
Any child that like trucks and machines will lve reading and looking at this title. A fun read thats engages the child and holds their attention with amazing photos; Big farm tractors
Living in a city prevents some children from seeing our farms. This book brings some of the big machines used every day on farms. A fun way for kids to learn how big farm machines get the work done while building literacy skills.
This exciting book explains how the shape of Earth can change with the sudden movement of Earth's crust or when molten rock explodes out of an opening in Earth's surface. Young readers will be fascinated to discover how volcanoes form - destroying the landscape and creating new landforms at the same time. They will also learn about tectonic plates and fault lines, the damage earthquakes can cause, and how to stay safe when an earthquake happens.
This fascinating book explains how the shape of Earth is changed by weathering and erosion - the breaking down of rocks and minerals which are then carried from one place to another by water, ice, wind, and gravity. It is this movement that carves out valleys, causes trees to topple over, and creates or destroys good farmland. Examples of changes to landforms help show young readers the effects of weathering and erosion, which can happen quickly or sometimes take centuries!