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Social Lives of Dolphins

Sue Laneve (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781681918983

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A look at the social and emotional lives, as well as communication methods, of dolphins.

Erased by a Tornado!

Jessica Rudolph (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781936088546

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On February 5, 2008, a powerful tornado ripped through Jackson, Tennessee, leveling everything in its path. Dangerous and unpredictable, tornadoes are monster storms that can strike without warning. With little time to find shelter, how would residents of Jackson survive the storm? Eyewitness accounts and incredible photos bring to life the experiences of ordinary people who faced catastrophic danger---and lived to tell their stories. Kids will discover the causes and characteristics of tornadoes and learn about scientific advances in storm prediction. Safety tips show young readers what to do in case a tornado hits.

The Science of a Slap Shot

Ellen Labrecque (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781633627642

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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.

Africanized Honey Bee

Barbara A. Somervill (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602793460

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Honeybees are known for their familiar buzzing and honey production. Learn how an experiment meant to increase honey production created aggressive Africanized honeybees that have taken over territory and caused big problems for beekeepers, farmers, and anyone unlucky enough to disturb them.

What Just Happened? Reading Results and Making Inferences

Paul Challen (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778798002

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Science never stops-even when the experiment is complete. Now is the time to make sense of your data. This title teaches young scientists how to analyze, interpret, and communicate the results of their data.

Plant Cells

Penny Dowdy (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778797616

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From a stalk of corn to a pine tree, every plant is made of plant cells. What material is in these cells? How do they hold together? How do growers use their knowledge of cell growth to create new plants? What's next in plant science? You can see the hidden secrets of cell life in the fascinating photos, diagrams, and text inside.

Towering Homes (US)

Gerry Bailey (author), Michelle Todd And Joelle Dreidemy Moreno Chiacchiera (illustrator)

Publisher: BrambleKids Ltd ISBN: 9781909711396

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Introduction to structures and buildings.