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.
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.
Using interesting facts and photographs, this book discusses energy.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
With interesting facts and photographs, this book discusses how to classify organisms.
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.
Engaging text describes animals that don't always do what the rest of their species does.
Describes the process of minting money.
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.
This introduction to stars discusses the different kinds of stars, the Milky Way, and what stars are made of.
Clear definitions supported by every day examples and easy hands-on activities introduce young scientists to inclined planes.
Outer space and its characteristics are discussed and identified throughout this book. The most up to date information from current research is provided.