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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

The Nervous System

Shirley Duke (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618103819

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

Thanks, NASA!

Tom Greve (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618103802

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

Crafty Critters

David Armentrout, Patricia Armentrout (authors)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 1604727993

Photographs and text introduce animals that utilize camouflage, mimicry, and other curious techniques as defense mechanisms. These animals include skunks, porcupines, walking sticks, kingsnakes, and octopuses.

Animals That Fly and Birds That Don't

David Armentrout, Patricia Armentrout (authors)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781604723007

Engaging text describes animals that don't always do what the rest of their species does.

Biofuels

David Armentrout, Patricia Armentrout (authors)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781604723212

Provides the history of biofuels, different uses, positive and negative characteristics, and how they will impact the future.

Cell Phones

Don McLeese (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781604723281

The most current information on cell phones is provided in this book. Also included are facts about how they work, how to text, and how they have impacted our world.

How Coins and Bills Are Made

Tim Clifford (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781604724042

Describes the process of minting money.

The Internet and Email

Don McLeese (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781615906840

The internet and email have changed our lives. Find out why by reading the history, characteristics, uses, and future applications of this incredible invention.

Wind Energy

David Armentrout, Patricia Armentrout (authors)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781604723267

The uses of wind energy is the topic of this book. Explains the positive and negative impact this form of energy can have on our world.

Video Games

Jeanne Sturm (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781604723335

This book describes the most current and popular video games, the history of video games, how they work, and the impact they might have on our future.

Solar Energy

David Armentrout, Patricia Armentrout (authors)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 1604723254

Solar energy is explained. Included in the book is where it comes from, who uses it, and the positive and negative benefits of using it.

Computers

Don McLeese (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781604723298

Computers are the focus of this book. A timeline of the invention of the computer provides a clear explanation of how our world has changed since the advent of this important invention.

Inclined Planes

David Armentrout, Patricia Armentrout (authors)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 160694519X

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

Going Green

David and Patricia Armentrout

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781604723236

Eco-friendly energy is explained. The most current information is provided while establishing the understanding that it does not take much to make the world a better place.