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  • Animal

    Animal

    This book explores the world of the animal kingdom from the tiniest insects to the mighty humpback whale, aiding in the discovery of the animal kingdom and how it works. It covers cold- and warm-blooded vertebrates, marine and freshwater species, plus livestock and migrations as well as animals in mythology.

  • Grzimeks Animal Life Encyclopedia, ed. 2

    Grzimeks Animal Life Encyclopedia, ed. 2

    A completely revised and updated version of the original work published in Germany in 1960, this edition incorporates recent developments in the animal world as noted by prominent advisors and contributors from the scientific community.

  • A Trip Through the Body

    A Trip Through the Body

    This book follows winners of a science competition that are given the opportunity to experience a tour of the human body as if shrunk.

  • Dinosaur Hunters

    Dinosaur Hunters

    This story goes back to the Wild West with time travelers, who are caught up in the rivalry between dinosaur bone hunters. It's an adventure of Wild West cowboys and Indians, steam trains, and dinosaurs.

  • Galactic Mission

    Galactic Mission

    Join in the adventures of five school children as they embark on a life or death mission to the distant star system of Alpha Centauri to find a new home.

  • In the Shadow of the Volcano

    In the Shadow of the Volcano

    Join in on the adventures of a modern volcanologist and her son as they warn a reluctant mayor to cancel a festival and evacuate villagers in time; story is complemented by diary entries, recipes, and poems.

  • Twister, A Terrifying Tale of Superstorms

    Twister, A Terrifying Tale of Superstorms

    Join in on the adventures with Jeremy as he joins his cousins in Tornado Alley for the holidays. To his surprise, he discovers they are storm chasers and has the ride of his life!

  • Cat

    Cat

    Covers the anatomy, behavior, habitats, and other aspects of wild and domestic cats.

  • Ocean, Rev. ed.

    Ocean, Rev. ed.

    This book provides information about the diverse life that exists in the oceans, ocean explorers, products of the oceans, and suggestions for how the human race can help to preserve the health and welfare of the world's oceans.

  • Bugs: Hide and Seek

    Bugs: Hide and Seek

    This book tells the story about a leaf bug who introduces other bugs that also have great camouflaging ability.

  • Frogs and Toads

    Frogs and Toads

    Introduces a variety of frogs and toads and describes their distinguishing characteristics.

  • Little Dolphin

    Little Dolphin

    This book follows the adventures of a young dolphin as it learns from its mother and then joins the other dolphins as they play.

  • Mega Machines

    Mega Machines

    This book introduces children to the construction vehicles and processes that are used to construct a new school building.

  • Help Your Kids with Computer Coding: A Unique Step-by-Step Visual Guide, from Binary Code to Building Games

    Help Your Kids with Computer Coding: A Unique Step-by-Step Visual Guide, from Binary Code to Building Games

    This book introduces the essential concepts of programming with simple instructions, and without specialized computer lingo. Fun projects let kids start putting their computer skills into practice and build their own code using Scratch programming and Python, the two most popular languages. Also included are profiles on coding stars and insights in technology such as the Raspberry Pi mini computer.

  • Help Your Kids with Math: A Unique Step-by-Step Visual Guide

    Help Your Kids with Math: A Unique Step-by-Step Visual Guide

    This book covers everything from basic arithmetic to the more complex subjects of statistics, geometry, and algebra, using bright, easy to understand visuals and thoughtful explanations to cut through the confusion.

  • How Do Animals Communicate?

    How Do Animals Communicate?

    This book introduces young readers to the myriad ways in which the assorted members of the animal kingdom communicate.

  • How Do Animals Hunt and Feed?

    How Do Animals Hunt and Feed?

    In this book, readers will learn all about how different animal groups forage for food, creating various food chains that allow diverse creatures to thrive.

  • How Have Animals Evolved and Adapted?

    How Have Animals Evolved and Adapted?

    In this book, readers learn that living organisms must adapt to survive as their surroundings change. By studying the developmental history of everything from single cell organisms to complex vertebrates, readers are presented with the evidence for evolution provided by the fossil record.

  • What Is Animal Behavior?

    What Is Animal Behavior?

    This book introduces readers to how and why animals behave in the mysterious ways they do. The text explains behaviors such as mating rituals and raising young, methods of hunting, which animals hibernate, which are nocturnal, and the social patterns of different species, among other things.

  • What Is Animal Camouflage?

    What Is Animal Camouflage?

    This book shows how animals trick the eye by hiding in plain sight by changing their skin texture and color, covering themselves up, or even mimicking other plants and animals.

  • What Is Animal Migration?

    What Is Animal Migration?

    In this book, readers will learn how air, land, and water migration differ, what landmarks and senses animals rely on to get them from place to place, and why migration is essential for survival.

  • Encyclopedia of Science, Technology, and Ethics

    Encyclopedia of Science, Technology, and Ethics

    This Encyclopedia considers both the professional ethics of science and technology, and the ethical and political issues raised by science and technology in an increasingly complex and global society. This broad coverage supports the numerous courses in applied and professional ethics and policy related to the practice of science and technology in education.

  • The Gale Encyclopedia of Science, ed. 4

    The Gale Encyclopedia of Science, ed. 4

    Covers all major areas of science, engineering, technology, as well as mathematics and the medical and health sciences, while providing a comprehensive overview of current scientific knowledge and technology. Entries typically describe scientific concepts, provide overviews of scientific areas and, in some cases, define terms.

  • UXL Encyclopedia of Water Science

    UXL Encyclopedia of Water Science

    This encyclopedia explores water science and issues from an international perspective. Topics covered include lakes and streams, oceans, aquatic animals, weather and climate, glaciers, wetlands, ecology, hydropower, commercial fishing, acid rain, recreation, pollution, economics, water conservation, international water law, global warming and much more.

  • UXL Encyclopedia of Weather and Natural Disasters, ed. 2

    UXL Encyclopedia of Weather and Natural Disasters, ed. 2

    Introduces students to the topic of weather and natural disasters, covering such topics as weather basics, weather phenomena, forecasting, and climate. Provides information on the scientific aspects of various types of disasters including: blizzards, earthquakes, flooding, tornadoes, volcanoes, and wildfires.

  • UXL Endangered Species, ed. 3

    UXL Endangered Species, ed. 3

    Covers the endangered and threatened status of a myriad of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fish, mollusks, insects, arachnids, corals, crustaceans, and plants. Each entry provides the species' common/scientific name, classification information, current status according to the IUCN and the Endangered Species Act, description, location, reason for endangerment, and measures being taken to protect it.

  • UXL Money: Making Sense of Economics and Personal Finance

    UXL Money: Making Sense of Economics and Personal Finance

    Topics include microeconomics and domestic trade, macroeconomics and international trade, and personal finance. Covers important people, concepts, and events related to understanding economics and finance, addressing such topics as economic systems, market failures, competition, fiscal policy, global trade, saving and managing your money, credit and debt, investing your money, among others.

  • UXL Sustainable Living

    UXL Sustainable Living

    This set is devoted to helping students and general readers understand the economic, social, and environmental issues humans face today. It addresses sustainability challenges and opportunities, from air pollution to natural resources, to zero waste. All 124 entries start with an overview of the topic, followed by more in-depth information which discusses its scientific, societal, and sustainable context.

  • Earthquake!

    Earthquake!

    This book looks at earthquakes, why they happen, and their impact on people and landscapes.

  • Flood!

    Flood!

    This book looks at floods, why they happen, and their impact on people and landscapes.

  • Forest Fire!

    Forest Fire!

    This book looks at forest fires, why they happen, and their impact on people and landscapes.

  • Hurricane!

    Hurricane!

    This book looks at hurricanes, why they happen, and their impact on people and landscapes.

  • Tsunami!

    Tsunami!

    This book looks at tsunamis, why they happen, and their impact on people and landscapes.

  • Volcano!

    Volcano!

    This book looks at volcanoes and their impact on people and landscapes.

  • Environmental Science Experiments

    Environmental Science Experiments

    Offers students and teachers the tools to explore various environmental issues; includes hands-on activities to learn more about environmental problems and what can be done to solve them.

  • Forensic Science Experiments

    Forensic Science Experiments

    Features experiments that will help students get a firm grasp on concepts in the field of forensic science. Each experiment is a self-contained unit with its own further resources, tips for the teacher, and links to the National Science Education Standards and allows students to think independently and build on their own base of science knowledge.

  • UXL Encyclopedia of Biomes, ed. 2

    UXL Encyclopedia of Biomes, ed. 2

    Offers detailed comparative essays on major biomes and their component ecosystems. Includes entries on land biomes and water biomes and covers climate, elevation, soil, water bodies, vegetation, animal life, food web, plant and animal adaptations, endangered species, human effects on the biome and the effects of the environment on humans' culture and economy.

  • UXL Encyclopedia of World Mythology

    UXL Encyclopedia of World Mythology

    Entry topics include gods and goddesses; heroes and other key characters; motifs and global themes; major myths; and national or cultural mythologies. Coverage spans a diversity of cultures, including standard Greek/Roman entries as well as Native North and South American traditions, Norse mythology, Asian Pacific mythology, Judeo-Christian tradition, and Islamic and Hindu mythologies.

  • Real-Life Math

    Real-Life Math

    Provides an understanding of commonly studied math concepts by illustrating their use in everyday life in everyday tasks, such as buying insurance, constructing a budget, reading graphs, adjusting cooking recipes or planning for retirement. Topics are designed to support the modern mathematics curriculum and contain examples related to the global economy. 2 volumes.

  • Experiment Central, ed. 2: Understanding Scientific Principles Through Projects

    Experiment Central, ed. 2: Understanding Scientific Principles Through Projects

    Provides examples of science projects and experiments that can be replicated for science fairs and other purposes, as well as suggestions on ways to design projects that investigate specific scientific topics and includes step-by-step descriptions of projects.