Acids release hydrogen ions. Bases release hydroxide ions or accept hydrogen ions. This book provides examples of these everyday acids and bases that are used daily, or in chemical laboratories. Reading Essentials in Science.
This book introduces the various types of environments in an ocean and along an ocean's shore, including rocky cliffs where hardy plants grow and the underwater communities of the coral reefs. Reading Essentials in Science.
This book explains how species have adapted to their environment over time in order to survive. Reading Essentials in Science.
This book explains the structure and behavior of the atom and how it to combines with other atoms to form molecules and compounds. Reading Essentials in Science.
Atomic (nuclear) energy and technology can be used to produce electricity, power ships, preserve foods, and to diagnose and treat diseases. This book presents an introduction to atomic energy, covering topics such as the structure of an atom, fusion, fission, nuclear power plants, and the debate over atomic energy. Reading Essentials in Science.
This book takes a scientific look at extraterrestrial and if they exist here on Earth. Reading Essentials in Science.
This book introduces bones and the human skeleton and explains their functions, which include supporting the body, giving it shape and structure, and protecting the major organs such as the heart and lungs. Reading Essentials in Science.
Crustaceans, arachnids, and insects are part of the arthropod family. Reading Essentials in Science.
Bacteria are single-celled organisms with the ability to help and harm other living things. Viruses can only reproduce in host cells, often causing infections. Reading Essentials in Science.