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Divides and Watersheds

Karen Bledsoe (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622992164

This book explains what watersheds are, their role in the water cycle, and where the world's major watersheds are located, and describes the characteristics of divides, which are the geographical separations between watersheds. Reading Essentials in Science.

Deserts

Jane Hurwitz (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622992126

This book describes Earth's deserts, where they are located, and how plants, animals and people have adapted to life there. Reading Essentials in Science.

Chemical Energy

Jenny Karpelenia (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622992027

This book looks at the characteristics of chemical energy and discusses the various sources that produce chemical energy. Reading Essentials in Science.

Consumption and Waste

Karen Bledsoe (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622992102

This book takes a scientific look at consumption and waste. Reading Essentials in Science.

Adaptation and Survival

Susan Glass (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622991808

This book explains how species have adapted to their environment over time in order to survive. Reading Essentials in Science.

Atomic Energy

Nina Laden (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622991884

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.

Bones

Christine Webster (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622991921

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.

Bacteria and Viruses

Michael Crumpton (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622991907

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.

Alcohol, Tobacco, and Drugs

Alexandra Powe Allred (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622991822

This book is an introduction to the harmful effects of alcohol, tobacco, and drugs. Reading Essentials in Science.

Birds

Joanne Mattern (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622991914

This book is an overview on birds and how they are grouped according to common characteristics, including songbirds, waterbirds, flightless birds, fowl, and birds of prey. Reading Essentials in Science.

Brain and Nerves

Christine Webster (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622991938

This book explains what the brain and nervous system are and how they function in the human body. Reading Essentials in Science.