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Exploring space

Become a "space detective" and uncover facts about space travel, Moon landings, and journeys to Mars. Essential reading for all budding astronauts.

Comets, asteroids, and meteors

Become a "space detective" and uncover the facts about comets, asteroids, meteors, and other rocks that fly around in space.

Think like a scientist

explore the extraordinary natural laws of the universe
"In this informative book, students will read more about science and the way scientists look at a question or problem, learning through examples that range from the . . . mysteries of the human body to the far-flung reaches of space. Questions about medicine, animals, the universe, and much more will draw readers in and get them pondering more about the world we live in"--Provided by publisher.

Groundbreaking scientists

Profiles nineteen prominent scientists in history in a graphic novel format in which a talk show host named Adam Murphy interviews the corpses in a graveyard. Interviews discuss their accomplishments, challenges, and personal lives.

Get hands-on with rocks and minerals!

Rocks and minerals are the building blocks of our world, but there?s a huge and fascinating variety of these materials, from the roundest gray pond rock to the most brilliant and sparkly diamond. Readers will learn about all manner of rocks and minerals, as well as their properties, types, and uses. Color photos and diagrams allow curious geologists in training to study rocks and minerals in detail, while hands-on activities and projects will encourage them think for themselves about important principles.

Get hands-on with types of soil!

Dirt?s not all that interesting?or is it? In truth, Earth?s soil is one of the major reasons life on the planet can exist! In this book, readers will learn that there?s far more to dirt and soil than the stuff you get on your sneakers or sweep off your front steps. Illustrations will show more about soil?s origins and makeup, as well as the nutrients it provides for growing things. Projects and activities allow young geologists to put what they?re learning into practice and get their hands dirty as they investigate the world beneath our feet.

Get hands-on with erosion

The natural forces of our world are always at work on the planet we call home. Over millions of years, the forces of erosion have worked through wind, water, sand, and more to create the many features of Earth, from the worn-away banks of the smallest creek to the stunning landmark that is the Grand Canyon. This title will take readers on a journey through Earth's long history of erosion, using color illustrations and intriguing hands-on projects to show them just how interesting this geologic force really is.

Experiments with light

The science of light is presented to readers in a fun and fact-filled way in this guide to conducting simple experiments. Essential background information is given to readers through age-appropriate text and helpful diagrams. Readers are then encouraged to take what they?ve learned and apply it in a hands-on way.

Experiments with weather

Weather is an essential elementary science topic, and it?s explained to readers in this exciting guide that encourages a hands-on approach to learning. Helpful facts are presented through achievable text, but the focal point of this reading experience is the use of experiments to enhance readers? understanding of this topic. Step-by-step instructions guide readers through each experiment, and a QR code enables them to download a badge at the end to show off their success. The design of this cool look at a common curriculum concept draws readers in with relatable photographs, clear labels, bright illustrations, and helpful diagrams.


"Get outside and do some . . . science experiments! From growing flowers and vegetables, to building a bee hotel or aging a tree, these simple activities are quick and easy to do, using easily found equipment. This book tells you all you need to know about plants--what types of plants are there and where do they grow? Discover the different parts of a plant and why they're important, from roots and petals to leaves and seeds. Follow the life cycle of a plant and see how seeds grow. See how plants release water through their leaves in a simple experiment"--OCLC.


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