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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.

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. Talks about the International System of Units and measuring mass and volume.

The Night Sky

Kimberly Hutmacher (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618103550

Students will love learning more about our Earth, Moon, and 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.

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 our Earth is made of. Introduces students to how the tectonic plates, wind, and water are constantly changing our landscape. Gives detailed information on how scientists think our Earth was formed and has evolved.

Reproduction in Plants

Julie K. Lundgren (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618103536

The life cycle of a plant is explained as well as how different plants use different ways to reproduce. How the different parts of a plant play a role in how it receives the nutrients it needs to survive. How plants are pollinated and how more plant species are being discovered every day.

Why Plants Become Extinct

Julie K. Lundgren (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618103529

Students will learn how plants are becoming endangerd or even extinct due to changes in climate, deforestation to build new homes, or by invasive plant species that are brought from other places. How plants make adaptations to survive their ever changing habitats is also discussed.

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.

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.

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.

The Nervous System

Shirley Duke (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618103819

Explores The Different Parts Of The Nervous System, Including The Brain, Spinal Cord, And Central Nervous System.

Thanks, NASA!

Tom Greve (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618103802

This Book Explores The Tremendous Contribution That NASA Has Made Over The Last Half Century. Detailed Timelines About Space Exploration And The Development Of The Space Program Are All Discussed In Detail. Also Gives Detailed Information About Astronauts And Their Explorations.

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, the 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

Experiments are the focus of this title. How they are conducted by using the scientific method of forming a hypothesis and collecting data to prove or disprove their theory. The periodic table is introduced as well as mixtures, solutions, and compounds.

The Amazing Facts About Sound

Buffy Silverman (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618103710

This title introuduces students to the basic concept of sounds. How sounds can be heard but not seen. How sound is a form of energy that is transmitted through sound waves which travel through your eardrum to be heard. How sound travels through air and at what rate of speed. Useful examples are given throughout to help students understand the concept.

Changing Matter: Understanding Physical and Chemical Changes

Tracy Nelson Maurer (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618103697

This title teaches students that everything is made of matter, and that physical changes create different forms or states of matter. Gives examples of these different states in easy to understand text and introduces students to the Law of Conservation of Mass.

Atoms and Molecules

Tracy Nelson Maurer (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618103680

STEM technology is a very important topic in today's world and this book will allow students to learn more about atoms, molecules, how different temperatures and situations affect them. It also introduces them to the periodic talbe of elements and how even today more elements are being discovered and the periodic table continues to grow