What's so great about Florida? Find out the top ten sites to see or things to do in the Sunshine State! Explore Florida's endless beaches, thrilling theme parks, and stirring history. The Florida by Map feature shows where you'll find all the places covered in the book. A special section provides quick state facts such as the state motto, capital, population, animals, foods, and more. Take a fun-filled tour of all there is to discover in Florida!
Invite your students to explore the state of Florida in this comprehensive title! Informative, easy-to-read text draws in reluctant readers, while vibrant, oversized photos showcase the beauty and diversity of this state. Readers journey through Florida as they learn about its history, cities, land features, animals, industries, sports, famous people, and more! A "Tour Book" spread highlights kid-friendly things to do in Florida. Other features include a table of contents, fact boxes, a timeline, regional and state maps, a facts page with vital information, a glossary, and an index. Up-to-date population statistics are taken from the 2010 US census. In this title, students will find valuable information for first reports! Big Buddy BOOKS is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.
These classic titles are now updated with the most recent research with the cooperation and curators from the Smithsonian's Air & Space and Natural History museums. These new editions feature full-color photos, glossaries, reference materials, and indices.
Offers readers 12 tips to maintain their brain health, including tips on getting enough sleep and keeping organized. Full-color spreads give readers essential facts about each tip, its benefits, and how the reader can get started today.
Breathing new life into traditional storytelling, David McLimans takes an exciting step into the world of folktales with another stunning visual feast. At the start ofBig Turtle, the world only had two parts: the animals in the lower Water World and the people above in the Sky World. When Sky Girl falls to the sea, she is saved by two beautiful swans but is unable to return to her sky home. Big Turtle suggests building a new home for Sky Girl on his great shell using earth from the bottom of the sea, so Otter, Muskrat, and Beaver each attempt to reach the ocean's bottom. Only little Toad is able to bring enough earth to the surface to place on Big Turtle's back-creating a new world between the sea and sky for Sky Girl, who becomes the Earth's first person.
Hundreds of tiny turtles struggle across a beach toward the water. Ther ocean envionment is making sea turtles animals on the edge of change. Discover how scientists are trying to answer the questions behind sea turtles' race to sea.
Find out what a leatherback sea turtle has in common with a pig-nosed turtle. Learn what sets a leatherback sea turtle apart from a Gila monster. Readers will compare and contrast key traits of leatherback sea turtles--their appearance, behavior, habitat, and life cycle--to similar and different reptiles. Charts and sidebars support key ideas and provide details. Through gathering information about similarities and differences, readers will make connections and draw conclusions about what makes this animal a reptile and how reptiles are alike and different from each other.
Inspiring young animal lovers to get up close to sea turtles and the real-life challenges they face is what Mission: Sea Turtle Rescue is all about. Kids can connect their love of animals with their passion to help save them, discovering amazing true adventure stories, gorgeous photography, hands-on activities, fascinating information, and more. This introduction to sea turtles provides in-depth information about their habitats, challenges, and successes, so that kids can take action to help save these amazing endangered creatures. Proceeds help National Geographic conservation efforts.
Young readers will learn how vibrations make sound that we can hear in this accessible, photo-filled book. Simple text and vibrant photos bring basic science concepts to life and encourage kids to engage with the sounds they hear.
People, animals, machines, and wind all make sounds. But have you ever seen how sound waves move? Or made a sound wave bounce? Now you can! Explore sound with the fun experiments you'll find in this book. As part of the Searchlight Books(tm) collection, this series sheds light on a key science question―How Does Energy Work? Hands-on experiments, interesting photos, and useful diagrams will help you find the answer!
Explore the world of sound with engaging text, real life examples and fun step-by-step experiments. This book brings the science of sound to life, explaining the concepts then getting kids to be hands-on scientists!
Drumroll, please! This next book in this lively board book series introduces young children to a variety of musical instruments by "looking," to grasp the concept, then "learning," to find out more. From shaking a tambourine to strumming a ukulele to beating a drum, early readers are introduced to common musical instruments, the way they are played, and the sounds they make. Using simple, age-appropriate text paired with colorful photos, Look & Learn books introduce children to a subject on one spread and then show it in a real-life context on the next. These books are expert vetted and offer a fun way to interact with your child and to stimulate learning.
Diabetes may be a familiar word, although you may not understand the disease or its two different types. But the more you know about the causes, symptoms, and treatment of diabetes, the better equipped you will be to understand this disease. Clear, concise information breaks down the disease and the experience of having it, or relating to someone who has it. Be inspired by true stories from youths who have experienced diabetes in their own lives and and how the live with the condition.
Diabetes Affects People In All Age Groups. the Handy Health Guide To Diabetes Explores What This Disease Is, the Different Types of Diabetes, Testing For It, and Treating It. Authors Alvin and Virigina Silverstein and Laura Silverstein Nunn Make It Easy To Understand This Topic.
by Kristin Fontichiaro; AnnMarie P. Thomas
Publication Date: 2014-08-01
Learn how to safely create electronic circuits using conductive and insulating doughs. Readers will learn basic circuitry skills, which will be useful in pursuing a variety of engineering projects. Photos, sidebars, and callouts help readers draw connections between new concepts in this book and other makers-related concepts they may already know. Additional text features and search tools, including a glossary and an index, help students locate information and learn new words.
by Claire Llewellyn
Publication Date: 2009-01-01
"A simple exploration of electricity that covers how we use electricity and how it is made, plus batteries and circuits. Includes activities"--Provided by publisher.
Experiments with Electricity and Magnetism
by Trevor M. Cook
Publication Date: 2009-01-01
Kids will learn all about electricity and magnetism through these fun and easy-to-follow experiments.
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You Wouldn't Want to Live Without Bees!
by Alex Woolf; David Antram (Illustrator)
Publication Date: 2016-09-01
Combining history with science, these titles explore how animals, abstract concepts, and even boogers have transformed the world!
by John Woodward
Publication Date: 2010-05-01
Despite their bad reputation due to the painful nature of their sting, bees are some of the most useful insects found in the backyard. They produce honey and beeswax and help pollinate flowers and other plants we use for food. Bee offers an intimate look at these social insects.
What's the Buzz?
by Merrie-Ellen Wilcox
Publication Date: 2015-09-22
Whether they live alone or together, in a hive or in a hole in the ground, bees do some of the most important work on the planet: pollinating plants. What's the Buzz?celebrates the magic of bees--from swarming to dancing to making honey--and encourages readers to do their part to keep the hives alive. All over the world, bee colonies are dwindling, but everyone can do something to help save the bees, from buying local honey to growing a bee-friendly garden.
The Circulatory System
by Susan Heinrichs Gray; Susan H. Gray
Publication Date: 2003-08-01
Introduces the basics on the human circulatory system. Includes photographs and sidebars to further explain more complex concepts.