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Mix It Up! Solution or Mixture?

Tracy Nelson Maurer (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618103574

Mixtures and solutions exist everywhere and students will learn how some materials mix easily while others won't mix at all. This book gives examples students can use to make a physical mixture as well as detailed information on how different components make up different solutions.

The Scoop About Measuring Matter

Tracy Nelson Maurer (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618103567

Matter is anything that has mass, and this title teaches students about how temperature affects the different states of matter and why. It also talks about the International System of Units, and measuring mass and volume.

Energy All Around

Buffy Silverman (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618103581

Using interesting facts and photographs, this book discusses energy.

Studying Our Earth, Inside and Out

Kimberly Hutmacher (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618103543

In this title students will learn in depth information about the three layers that make up the earth. It also introduces students to how the tectonic plates, wind, and water are constantly changing our landscape, and gives detailed information on how scientists think our earth was formed and evolved.

The Night Sky

Kimberly Hutmacher (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618103550

Students will love learning more about our Earth, the moon, and the stars in this title. It gives information on the phases of the moon, the constellations of stars that we see in the night sky, comets and meteors, and what exactly happens during a lunar eclipse.

Reproduction in Plants

Julie K. Lundgren (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618103536

This book details the life cycle of a plant as well as how different plants use different ways to reproduce. It also explains how the different parts of a plant each play a role in how it receives the nutrients it needs to survive as well as how plants are pollinated and how more plant species are being discovered every day.

Skeletons and Exoskeletons

Julie K. Lundgren (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618103512

This title explains how humans and animals have skeletons to support the inner workings of their bodies, and how muscle attachments help us move. It also explains how an exoskeleton is a skeleton on the outside of a body, giving examples of insects such as ants. Endoskeletons are also explained. A special section called, "Explore Your World" outlines an experiment that allows readers to identify and examine first-hand this intriguing topic.

Why Plants Become Extinct

Julie K. Lundgren (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618103529

Students will learn how plants are becoming endangered or even extinct due to changes in climate, deforestation to build new homes, or by invasive plant species that are brought from other places. The book also tells how plants make adaptations in order to survive their ever-changing habitats.

Perfect Predators

Joanne Mattern (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618103796

Big cats, reptiles, and ocean killers are just a few of the predators discussed in this book. How they chase their prey and what weapons they use to hunt them down and kill them. This exciting book is filled with beautiful photos that will have students on the edge of their seats.

Hippos and Rhinos

Joanne Mattern (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618103789

For millions of years, hippos and rhinos have roamed the Earth. This book discusses their habitats, what they like to eat, their enormous size, and concerns about the future of these animals due to land restrictions and human harm are all discussed in this wonderful title.

Scavengers

Jeanne Sturm (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618103772

From vultures to crabs, every type of scavenger is discussed in this book. Facts about their habitat, diet, reproduction, and how they help the environment are all discussed in detail.

Sharks

Don McLeese (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618103765

Students will learn about the fiercest predator in the ocean. From the biggest to the smallest, what adaptations sharks have made to remain on Earth for so long, scientific research and medicinal contributions the shark has made are all discussed, as well as their unique ability to hunt and survive.

Marsupials

Jeanne Sturm (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618103758

This book teaches students about what a marsupial is, their gestation period, how they raise their young, and whether they are carnivores, omnivores, or herbivores.

Let's Classify Organisms

Kelli Hicks (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618103611

With interesting facts and photographs, this book discusses how to classify organisms.

Crafty Critters

David Armentrout, Patricia Armentrout (authors)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 1604727993

Photographs and text introduce animals that utilize camouflage, mimicry, and other curious techniques as defense mechanisms. These animals include skunks, porcupines, walking sticks, kingsnakes, and octopuses.

Animals That Fly and Birds That Don't

David Armentrout, Patricia Armentrout (authors)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781604723007

Engaging text describes animals that don't always do what the rest of their species does.

How Coins and Bills Are Made

Tim Clifford (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781604724042

Describes the process of minting money.

Planets

Lynn M. Stone (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 1604729562

The planets are highlighted in this book and answers questions such as distance between the planets, how many planets are really in our solar system, current and future travel plans, and who studies the planets.

Stars

Lynn M. Stone (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781604722970

This introduction to stars discusses the different kinds of stars, the Milky Way, and what stars are made of.

Inclined Planes

David Armentrout, Patricia Armentrout (authors)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 160694519X

Clear definitions supported by every day examples and easy hands-on activities introduce young scientists to inclined planes.

Space

Lynn M. Stone

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781604722963

Outer space and its characteristics are discussed and identified throughout this book. The most up to date information from current research is provided.