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Wedges

David and Patricia Armentrout

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606943915

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

Treasure Hunter

Susan Koehler

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606943748

Hunt the sea for sunken boats filled with treasure in this graphic high interest book.

Forensic Scientist

Tim Clifford

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606943717

Use forensic science to solve a mystery in this graphic high interest book.

Desert Dinners: Studying Food Webs in the Desert

Julie Lundgren

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781604727807

Desert habitats support a varied and interesting food web. Desert animals are highlighted and identified as predator, prey, or both.

Arctic Appetizers: Studying Food Webs in the Arctic

Gwendolyn Hooks

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781604727791

Provides detailed and interesting information about organisms and their place in the food web in the Arctic.

Pulleys

David and Patricia Armentrout

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606943892

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

Screws

David and Patricia Armentrout

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606943908

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

Levers

David and Patricia Armentrout

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606943885

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

Makers and Takers: Studying Food Webs in the Ocean

Gwendolyn Hooks

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781604723199

This book uses the ocean as a backdrop to define food webs and identifying the animals who act as predator, prey, or both.

Rourke's World of Science Encyclopedia, Volume 9: Technology

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781600446559

Rourke's World of Science Encyclopedia teaches the essential concepts for elementary school science instruction. This comprehensive set helps students with the transition from K-4 to 5-8 grade level studies. From basic objects in the sky, life-cycles, and properties of earth materials to the more advanced, structures of living systems, forces and motion and science technology, students will find what they need. Make Rourke's World of Science Encyclopedia an important part of your reference library.

Rourke's World of Science Encyclopedia, Volume 5: Chemistry

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781600446511

Rourke's World of Science Encyclopedia teaches the essential concepts for elementary school science instruction. This comprehensive set helps students with the transition from K-4 to 5-8 grade level studies. From basic objects in the sky, life-cycles, and properties of earth materials to the more advanced, structures of living systems, forces and motion and science technology, students will find what they need. Make Rourke's World of Science Encyclopedia an important part of your reference library.

Rourke's World of Science Encyclopedia, Volume 6: Physics

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781600446528

Rourke's World of Science Encyclopedia teaches the essential concepts for elementary school science instruction. This comprehensive set helps students with the transition from K-4 to 5-8 grade level studies. From basic objects in the sky, life-cycles, and properties of earth materials to the more advanced, structures of living systems, forces and motion and science technology, students will find what they need. Make Rourke's World of Science Encyclopedia an important part of your reference library.

Rourke's World of Science Encyclopedia, Volume 1: Human Life

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781600446474

Rourke's World of Science Encyclopedia teaches the essential concepts for elementary school science instruction. This comprehensive set helps students with the transition from K-4 to 5-8 grade level studies. From basic objects in the sky, life-cycles, and properties of earth materials to the more advanced, structures of living systems, forces and motion and science technology, students will find what they need. Make Rourke's World of Science Encyclopedia an important part of your reference library.

Waves of Light and Sound

Shirley Duke (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627179812

Expanding on our popular Lets Explore Science series, this book focuses on light and sound. Every day, waves bring light and sound. A wave is a disturbance that travels through matter or space. Students will learn about electromagnetic and mechanical waves, the properties of waves and sound, pitch, amplitude, and the electromagnetic spectrum, as well as how all these things affect the products we use and even us as humans! This book will allow students to apply scientific ideas to design, test, and refine a device that converts energy from one form to another.

It's Electric! Currents

Carla Mooney (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627179829

Expanding on our popular Lets Explore Science series, this book focuses on electricity! We depend on electricity to light our homes, power our computers, and so much more. It all starts with atoms, and this book explains just how these tiny building blocks are at the center of electrical currents. Conductors, insulators, and electrical safety tips are all discussed to make this topic come together. So, turn on the light and read this interesting book on electricity! This book will allow students to make observations to provide evidence that energy can be transferred from place to place by sound, light, heat, and electric currents.

Erosion

Shirley Duke (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627179836

Expanding on our popular Lets Explore Science series, this book focuses on erosion. How its caused, the effects it has on the current landscape, and the way it impacts our Earth are all explained. Great changes take place to form mountains and break apart the land. Erosion carries away broken rocks and soil through a process called weathering. Explore the tremendous ways our planet has changed in this fact-filled book on erosion. This book will allow students to use information from several sources to provide evidence that Earth events can occur quickly or slowly.

Using the Scientific Method

Kristen Larson (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627179805

Expanding on our popular Lets Explore Science series, this book focuses on the scientific method. The scientific method is a step-by-step process for solving science problems. Scientists use it every day. Explaining each of the five parts: observing and asking questions, researching your topic, forming a hypothesis and testing it, designing and conducting an experiment, and analyzing and drawing conclusions from your result are all mapped out in detail. Learn how this straightforward topic can sometimes be a little trickier than it seems! This book will allow students to generate and compare multiple possible solutions to a problem based on how well each is likely to meet the criteria and constraints of the problem.

Hypothesis, Theory, Law

Shirley Duke (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627179782

Expanding on our popular Lets Explore Science series, this book focuses on Hypothesis, Theory, and Law. All three of these are important in the process of scientific inquiry, which is the way scientists study the natural world. As they explore, they develop explanations based on what they learn from their work. By forming a hypothesis, testing and evaluating theories, and describing the laws that exist in chemistry and physics, students will learn all about this important science topic. This book will allow students to learn that cause and effect relationships are routinely identified and used to explain change.

Science Fair Success!

Kristen Larson (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627179799

Science fairs can be a timely assignment, but they can also be fun, rewarding, and sometimes help you to earn scholarships and prizes, too! The recipe for a great science fair or engineering project has just a couple of simple ingredients: a topic you care about and a question you can test. Learn every step of how to make your next science fair or engineering project a winner by following the detailed instructions, helpful hints, and design information in this title. So, dont be scared, be prepared, and you are sure to have science fair success! This book allows students to understand how knowledge of relevant scientific concepts and research findings is important in engineering.

Time Travel

Lisa Arias (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627179416

Sometimes you just need to slow down in order to understand what is going on. This book will take things slowly so that you wont miss any important information. Get ready to travel through time using visual representations, rhyming text, and guided instruction, allowing students to understand the working of time! This book will allow students to solve problems involving measurement and estimation of intervals of time.

Skeletons and Exoskeletons

Julie K. Lundgren (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618103512

This title explains how humans and animals have a skeleton to support the inner workings of their bodies and how the muscle attached helps us move. Also explains how exoskeletons have a skeleton on the outside of their bodies, giving examples of insects such as ants. Endoskeletons are also exampled. Gives detailed information on each, along with their habitats, eating habits, and ways they adapt to survive. A special section called, "Explore Your World" outlines an experiment that allows them to identify and examine first-hand this intriguing topic.

Using Tools to Understand Our World

Kelli Hicks (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618103604

The tools used by scientists are addressed in this title. Beakers, scales, microscopes, scientific calculators, and other important things used to investigate and create new technology. Communicating with these tools via satellite or sensors that are being developed to warn people of tsunamis are just part of the many science tools talked about in this title.

Pull It, Push It

Buffy Silverman (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618103598

Force and motion are introduced in this easy to understand book. Gives examples that students can relate to in their everyday lives. As with every title in this series there is a "Show What You Know" section in the back of the book which reinforces the text and allows students to answer three questions relating to the book. Brightly colored photographs enhance the text.

Energy All Around

Buffy Silverman (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618103581

This title explains how all forms of energy belong to one of two groups: potential or kinetic. It addresses how energy can be used in the form of water to create electricity, in the form of solar to heat our homes, and in the form of wind to turn the blades on a wind turbine.

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. Gives examples students can use to make a physical mixture and gives detailed information on how different components make up different solutions.