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The Heart

Christine Webster (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622992461

This book is an overview on the heart, explaining its importance and how it works in the human body. Readers will also learn ways to keep the heart healthy and how stress affects the heart. Reading Essentials in Science.

Insects

Joanne Mattern (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622992614

This overview of insects describes their basic characteristics and life cycles. Reading Essentials in Science.

Habitat Destruction

Karen Bledsoe (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622992447

This book takes a scientific look at the destruction of different habitats. Reading Essentials in Science.

Geologic Time

Jenny Karpelenia (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622992393

This book explains how geologic time is the timeline of Earth's evolution. Scientists use sedimentary rock layers, fossils, relative dating, and absolute dating to piece together the history of life on the planet. Reading Essentials in Science.

Heredity

Karen Bledsoe (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622992485

From Mendel to modern genetics, heredity determines the inheritance of human traits This book discusses the science of genetics, explaining how genes, DNA, and chromosomes combine to form the essential elements of heredity. Reading Essentials in Science.

Human Reproduction, Growth, and Development

Karen Bledsoe (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622992577

This book presents a scientific explanation of the human reproduction process, following the development of a fetus through childhood and adolescence into adulthood, explaining the changes the body goes through at each stage. Reading Essentials in Science.

Immune System

Karen Bledsoe (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622992607

The immune system is a group of cells, tissues, and organs that work together to defend a body against invasion by harmful microbes. This book presents a study of the immune system, explaining the crucial role of each member and discussing immuodeficiency disorders, autoimmune diseases, and allergies. Reading Essentials in Science.

Heat

Jenny Karpelenia (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622992478

Warm up to the concept of heat energy with this discussion of its sources, effects, properties, and applications. Reading Essentials in Science.

Hurricanes

Traci Steckel Pedersen (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622992591

This book is an overview on hurricanes, how they form, the devastation they cause, and how meteorologists track these storms with several special types of equipment. Reading Essentials in Science.

Keeping Our Food and Water Safe

Karen Bledsoe (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622992652

This book takes a scientific look at keeping our food and water safe. Reading Essentials in Science.

Hearing and Sound

Lewis Parker (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622992454

This book gives an overview of sound and the sense of hearing, looking at how sound is produced, ways it is measured, and how the ear works. Reading Essentials in Science.

How Plants Grow

Helen Lepp Friesen (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622992553

There are over 300,000 kinds of plants on Earth, and are divided into two categories--flowering and nonflowering. Explains how plants make our world beautiful and provide food, clothing, medicine, and carbon dioxide. Reading Essentials in Science.

Inside a Star

Ellen Hopkins (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622992621

Scientists have discovered that stars are not equal. They vary in size and color. Variable stars change in brightness over the course of hours, days, weeks, or years. Reading Essentials in Science.

A Home by the River

M.J. Cosson (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622992492

This book introduces habitats that exist along rivers and looks at the plants and animals that live there. Reading Essentials in Science.

Fish

Joanne Mattern (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622992294

This book describes the physical characteristics common to all fish and highlights the differences among various species. Reading Essentials in Science.

Forces in Fluids

Jenny Karpelenia (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622992331

Pressure, buoyancy, surface tension, friction, and viscosity are forces at work in fluids. Reading Essentials in Science.

Genetics

Susan Glass (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622992386

Heredity is the passing of traits from one generation to the next through genes. Genetics is the branch of science that studies heredity. Reading Essentials in Science.

Earth's Atmosphere

Traci Steckel Pedersen (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622992195

All life depends on the layers of gases that surround the Earth. This book explains the importance of the atmosphere for life on Earth, discussing the gases that make up the air, water vapor in the atmosphere, air pressure and movement, the layers of the atmosphere, and global warming. Reading Essentials in Science.

Energy Sources

Karen Bledsoe (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622992256

This book takes a scientific look at different energy sources. Reading Essentials in Science.

Forecasting

William Schley (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622992348

This book takes a scientific look at weather forecasting. Reading Essentials in Science.

Electricity and Magnetism

Jenny Karpelenia (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622992232

This book is an introduction to the concept of energy discussing its forms and the laws that govern it. Reading Essentials in Science.

Erosion

Virginia Castleman (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622992263

This book takes a scientific look at erosion. Reading Essentials in Science.

Force and Motion

Lewis Parker (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622992324

This book explains the causes and laws of motion, magnetism, centripetal force and gravity. Reading Essentials in Science.

Electrical Circuits

Lewis Parker (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622992218

This overview of electricity includes electricity in nature, current electricity, battery power, and how various types of electrical circuits work. Reading Essentials in Science.

Fossils

Jenny Karpelenia (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622992379

This book discusses what fossils are and where and how they are formed. Reading Essentials in Science.