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Using Tools to Understand Our World

Kelli Hicks (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618103604

Using interesting facts and photographs, this book discusses tools that are used by scientists and researchers.

Pull It, Push It

Buffy Silverman (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618103598

With interesting facts and photographs, this book discusses force and motion.

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.

Biodiversity

Carla Mooney (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618103871

This title explains the enormous variety of life on Earth and how it is all interconnected. Goes into great detail about the biodiversity within biomes, the threats the plants and animals within these biomes face, and the possibilities of extinction. Very detailed information on this interesting topic for students.

The Earth and the Role of Water

Shirley Duke (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618103864

This book explains the water cycle and how water is used to generate many forms of electricity. It introduces students to the importance of keeping our water supplies clean has detailed information about the effects water has on different formations on our Earth. From weathering to landslides, it can all be found in this title.

Climate and Weather

Carla Mooney (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618103857

From basic information about air pressure to cloud formations, this book goes on to explain violent weather conditions and how to prepare for them. Also talks about the Earth's changing weather patterns and climates and what role we play in those changes.

Animal Science

Shirley Duke (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618103840

This title introduces students to the world of agriscience with in depth information on how animal science affects our daily lives. Also gives a wide array of careers in this growing field, from biologists to geneticists, to zoologists.

Plate Tectonics and Disasters

Tom Greve (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618103826

This book goes into great detail about the different layers of our Earth and how the shifting tectonic plates can cause disasters such as earthquakes and tsunamis. In depth information and great photographs reinforce the informative text.

Medical Technology and Engineering

Carla Mooney (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618103833

Students will learn about the latest, cutting edge technology in medicine today. How this technology can diagnose disease, treat those diseases and where medical technology will lead us in the future.

The Nervous System

Shirley Duke (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618103819

This book discusses what the nervous system is and how it works.

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.

Thanks, NASA!

Tom Greve (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618103802

This book describes the work of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

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.

I Can Prove It! Investigating Science

Kelli Hicks (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618103734

This title is all about the scientific method of conducting an experiment. The book gives detailed information on every step a scientist goes through , from hypothesis to communicating the results. Great tool for science projects.

Analyze This: Testing Ingredients

Kelli Hicks (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618103727

Using interesting facts and photographs, this book discusses how scientists collect data and analyze it.