This book takes a scientific look at the destruction of different habitats. Reading Essentials in Science.
This book takes a scientific look at global warming. Reading Essentials in Science.
This book takes a scientific look at keeping our food and water safe. Reading Essentials in Science.
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.
This book takes a scientific look at different energy sources. Reading Essentials in Science.
This book takes a scientific look at consumption and waste. 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 is an introduction to the harmful effects of alcohol, tobacco, and drugs. Reading Essentials in Science.
Trevor, Robyn and Nick decide they have a mystery to solve when Trevor discovers a suspicious looking young man snooping around. They learn about missing research involving the use of carob beans to aid in cancer treatment-potentially valuable information. With a shady looking grad student, a bitter activist and an employee of a medical research firm to deal with, our amateur sleuths are faced with their greatest challenge yet.
Describes how rocks, minerals, and soils are formed, their properties, and why humans are dependent on them.
Discover the vital role of disappearing wetlands and what can be done to protect and restore this resource.
Encounter animals and poachers on an African Safari in this graphic high interest book.
This book provides an understanding of the impact that humans have on Earth and suggests ways to reduce damage to the environment.
In graphic-novel format, this book examines the history of the Chicago fire in 1871 while providing a story that brings to life one family's struggle to survive the devastation.
Women have made major contributions to science throughout history, including in the field of chemistry. Learn about the lives of some of the most amazing women in chemistry, from Alice Hamilton to Darleane Hoffman, as well as their exciting and important work. Discover what it takes to be a chemist. Find out about the opportunities for women in the field. Read Women in Chemistry to see if following in the footsteps of the many brilliant women who have made their mark in chemistry is something you want to do.
Sally Ride soared into outer space on the Space Shuttle Challenger in 1983, the youngest astronaut and the first U.S. woman in space. Just 32 years old that year, this California girl was already an accomplished astrophysicist when NASA chose her. Since then, she has written several books introducing young readers to the subject of space exploration and encouraging them to study the sciences.
This book explains eco-friendly energy using the most current information to establish the understanding that it does not take much to make the world a better place.
En esta serie se explican las formas más importantes de energía alternativa que se usan actualmente, en este volumen conocerás todo acerca de los biocombustibles.
En esta serie se explican las formas más importantes de energía alternativa que se usan actualmente, en este volumen conocerás todo acerca de la energía del Sol.
En el libro se explica qué es la biodiversidad y cómo puede ayudar a conservar las especies de plantas y animales de los diferentes ecosistemas.
This book provides the history of biofuels along with their different uses, their positive and negative characteristics, and how they may impact the future.
En el libro se explica cómo se protege a la población de las inundaciones.
En esta serie se explican las formas más importantes de energía alternativa que se usan actualmente, sus ventajas y cómo se utilizan.
This engaging title examines how Darwin developed his controversial theory of evolution, including his research methods and the data gathered during his extensive voyages. The book also explores the controversies that developed around the publication of Darwins theory of natural selection and how the debate continues today.
Why do people migrate to and settle in the places they do? Fascinating examples from history help explain the determining factors of migration. Readers will fascinated to read about the settling the Nile in ancient Egypt; the Industrial Revolution in Britain; the opening up of the American West; the Gold Rush; and the colonization of Australia.