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Ecosystems

Stephen Currie (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602795747

The Hands on Science series provides students with background on key concepts in Science. Each title includes engaging hands on exercises that bring the concepts to life for kids. Real World Science: Ecosystems, examine and define what are ecosystems, how living things get energy in an ecosystem, competing and surviving in an ecosystem, and extinction and its causes.

Plants We Eat

Christine Petersen (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602794252

Where does food come from? How many plants do we eat? Using hands on activities, young readers will develop critical thinking skills as they gain a better understanding of the plants we eat.

Flowers

Christine Petersen (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602794245

Flowers look like pretty decorations. Did you know that they also have an important job? Flowers make seeds. Inside each seed is a tiny new plant. Using hands on activities, young readers will be introduced to the amazing world of flowers.

Healing Plants

Pam Rosenberg (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602794276

Have you ever put aloe on sunburn? Many plants are used to help heal ailments in humans. Using hands on activities, young readers will learn about the many healing properties of plants.

Trees

Christine Petersen (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602794238

What are the biggest living things on Earth? Did you guess whales or elephants? The winner is not an animal at all. It is a kind of tree called the coast redwood. Using hands on activities, young readers will be introduced to the amazing world of trees.

Plants We Wear

Pam Rosenberg (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602794269

Do you wear jeans? Did you ever look at the label inside your favorite jeans? It probably said that they are made of cotton. People have been using parts of plants to make cloth for thousands of years. Young readers will develop critical thinking skills as they explore the many plants that we wear.

Growing New Plants

Terry Johnson (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602794283

Some plants in your garden grow every year. Other plants grow all summer but do not return in the spring. Why? Making New Plants explores the various ways that plants grow and reproduce. Using hands on activities, students will gain a better understanding of how plants reproduce

What is a Plant?

Pam Rosenberg (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602794214

Have you ever looked at a plant? They seem to come in many different shapes and sizes. But did you know that they all share common elements? Using hands on activities, young readers will be introduced to wonderful world of plants.

Plants Need Sunlight

Christine Petersen (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602794221

Have you ever wondered what plants eat? The truth is amazing. Plants don't eat at all! Instead, plants make food inside their bodies. Using hands on activities, young readers will be introduced to how plants survive on light, water, and air.

The Science of a Triple Axel

Ellen Labrecque (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781633627673

This book discusses the science behind various elements of ice-skating, particularly a triple axel. The chapters examine case studies of famous sports moments, explain how the athletes perform these actions, and document the history of how scientists, doctors, and coaches have been working to make these sports safer. Sidebars include thought-provoking trivia. Questions in the backmatter ask for text-dependent analysis. A timeline provides history, key developments, and advancements associated with the sport.

The Science of a Sprint

Ellen Labrecque (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781633627666

This book discusses the science behind various elements of track and field, particularly sprinting. The chapters examine case studies of famous sports moments, explain how the athletes perform these actions, and document the history of how scientists, doctors, and coaches have been working to make these sports safer. Sidebars include thought-provoking trivia. Questions in the backmatter ask for text-dependent analysis. A timeline provides history, key developments, and advancements associated with the sport.

The Science of a Tsunami

Robin Koontz (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781633625150

This book discusses the science behind tsunamis. The chapters describe destructive tsunamis and their aftermath, explain why tsunamis occur, and explore scientists' efforts to predict these disasters. Diagrams, charts, and photos provide opportunities to evaluate and understand the scientific concepts involved.

The Science of a Flip Turn

Tamra B. Orr (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781633627635

This book discusses the science behind various elements of swimming, particularly a flip turn. The chapters examine case studies of famous sports moments, explain how the athletes perform these actions, and document the history of how scientists, doctors, and coaches have been working to make these sports safer. Sidebars include thought-provoking trivia. Questions in the backmatter ask for text-dependent analysis. A timeline provides history, key developments, and advancements associated with the sport.

The Science of an Avalanche

Carol Hand (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781633625167

This book discusses the science behind avalanches and their effects. The chapters explore case studies of avalanches, identify environmental factors that cause these disasters, and explain how experts prevent avalanches. Diagrams, charts, and photos provide opportunities to evaluate and understand the scientific concepts involved.

The Science of a Cutback

Nel Yomtov (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781633627611

This book discusses the science behind various elements of surfing, particularly the cutback. The chapters examine case studies of famous sports moments, explain how the athletes perform these actions, and document the history of how scientists, doctors, and coaches have been working to make these sports safer. Sidebars include thought-provoking trivia. Questions in the backmatter ask for text-dependent analysis. A timeline provides history, key developments, and advancements associated with the sport..

The Science of a Slap Shot

Ellen Labrecque (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781633627642

This book discusses the science behind various elements of ice hockey, particularly a slap shot. The chapters examine case studies of famous sports moments, explain how the athletes perform these actions, and document the history of how scientists, doctors, and coaches have been working to make these sports safer. Sidebars include thought-provoking trivia. Questions in the backmatter ask for text-dependent analysis. A timeline provides history, key developments, and advancements associated with the sport.

The Science of a Carve Turn

Nel Yomtov (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781633627604

This book discusses the science behind various elements of downhill skiing, particularly the carve turn. The chapters examine case studies of famous sports moments, explain how the athletes perform these actions, and document the history of how scientists, doctors, and coaches have been working to make these sports safer. Sidebars include thought-provoking trivia. Questions in the backmatter ask for text-dependent analysis. A timeline provides history, key developments, and advancements associated with the sport.

The Science of a Fastball

Tamra B. Orr (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781633627628

This book discusses the science behind various elements of baseball, particularly a fastball. The chapters examine case studies of famous sports moments, explain how the athletes perform these actions, and document the history of how scientists, doctors, and coaches have been working to make these sports safer. Sidebars include thought-provoking trivia. Questions in the backmatter ask for text-dependent analysis. A timeline provides history, key developments, and advancements associated with the sport.

The Science of a Flood

Meg Marquardt (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781633625112

This book discusses the science behind floods. The chapters describe historical floods, analyze climate conditions that cause floods, and examine how scientists predict these disasters. Diagrams, charts, and photos provide opportunities to evaluate and understand the scientific concepts involved.

The Science of a Nuclear Plant Explosion

Meg Marquardt (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781633625129

This book discusses the science behind nuclear plant explosions. The chapters explain case studies of plant explosions, analyze the causes and effects, and explore how to prevent these disasters. Diagrams, charts, and photos provide opportunities to evaluate and understand the scientific concepts involved.

Video Games

Marie Powell (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781633625235

The world of gaming has changed a lot since the days of Pong and PacMan. Asking Questions about Video Games gives young readers a look at the technology behind today's games, the messages they send, and what they say about our values as a culture. Case studies prompt inquiry, further thinking, and close examination of specific issues. Additional text features and search tools, including a glossary and an index, help students locate information and learn new words.

Ethical Hacker

Virginia Loh-Hagan (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781634700788

From the interesting and intriguing to the weird and wonderful Odd Jobs: Ethical Hacker is HIGH interest combined with a LOW level of complexity to help struggling readers along. The carefully written, considerate text will hold readers interest and allow for successful mastery, understanding, and enjoyment of reading about Ethic Hackers. Clear, full-color photographs with captions provide additional accessible information. A table of contents, glossary with simplified pronunciations, and index all enhance achievement and comprehension.

Mortician

Virginia Loh-Hagan (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781634700795

From the interesting and intriguing to the weird and wonderful Odd Jobs: Mortician is HIGH interest combined with a LOW level of complexity to help struggling readers along. The carefully written, considerate text will hold readers interest and allow for successful mastery, understanding, and enjoyment of reading about Morticians. Clear, full-color photographs with captions provide additional accessible information. A table of contents, glossary with simplified pronunciations, and index all enhance achievement and comprehension.

Odor Tester

Virginia Loh-Hagan (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781634700801

From the interesting and intriguing to the weird and wonderful Odd Jobs, Odor Tester is HIGH interest combined with a LOW level of complexity to help struggling readers along. The carefully written, considerate text will hold readers interest and allow for successful mastery, understanding, and enjoyment of reading about Odor Testers. Clear, full-color photographs with captions provide additional accessible information. A table of contents, glossary with simplified pronunciations, and index all enhance achievement and comprehension.

Ghost Hunter

Virginia Loh-Hagan (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781634700825

From the interesting and intriguing to the weird and wonderful Odd Jobs: Ghost Hunter is HIGH interest combined with a LOW level of complexity to help struggling readers along. The carefully written, considerate text will hold readers interest and allow for successful mastery, understanding, and enjoyment of reading about ghost hunters. Clear, full-color photographs with captions provide additional accessible information. A table of contents, glossary with simplified pronunciations, and index all enhance achievement and comprehension.