Young Scientist Collection, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1625135157
  • ISBN-13: 9781625135155
  • Grade Level Range: Kindergarten - 6th Grade
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  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released August 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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Young readers continue to hone their skills with the books in this collection. Opportunities abound to read across the content areas and become more proficient with informational text.

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Color Codes  (ISBN-10: 0982381980 | ISBN-13: 9780982381984)

Amusing and engaging text describes how the color of an animal can ensure its survival. Provides examples using a variety of animals.

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Pouches, Pads, and Plumes  (ISBN-10: 1615359249 | ISBN-13: 9781615359240)

Pouches, pads, or plumes adorn animals for many reasons. Explanations for these incredible body parts are provided for the young reader.

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Snouts, Spines, and Scutes  (ISBN-10: 1615359443 | ISBN-13: 9781615359448)

Snouts, spines, or scutes help many animals survive. Information about why is presented in this engaging book.

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Reproduction in Plants  (ISBN-10: 0982381913 | ISBN-13: 9780982381915)

The life cycle of a plant is explained as well as how different plants use different ways to reproduce, how the different parts of a plant play a role in how it receives the nutrients it needs to survive, how plants are pollinated, and how more plant species are being discovered every day.

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The Night Sky  (ISBN-10: 0982381921 | ISBN-13: 9780982381922)

Students will love learning more about our Earth, Moon, and stars in this title. It gives information on the phases of the Moon, the constellations of stars that we see in the night sky, comets and meteors, and what exactly happens during a lunar eclipse.

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Plants Make Their Own Food  (ISBN-10: 0982381956 | ISBN-13: 9780982381953)

Intermediate readers learn about photosynthesis.

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What's on the Food Chain Menu?  (ISBN-10: 0982381964 | ISBN-13: 9780982381960)

Intermediate readers explore who is eating whom and where.

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Where Did the Water Go?  (ISBN-10: 098238226X | ISBN-13: 9780982382264)

Intermediate readers explore concepts of evaporation, condensation, and water as a solid, liquid, or gas.

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I Use a Mouse  (ISBN-10: 0982382286 | ISBN-13: 9780982382288)

Early readers learn about a computer mouse, keyboard, monitor, etc.

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Zap! It's Electricity!  (ISBN-10: 0982382294 | ISBN-13: 9780982382295)

Intermediate readers explore electricity.

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Seeds, Bees, and Pollen  (ISBN-10: 0982382308 | ISBN-13: 9780982382301)

Intermediate readers discover the different ways plants reproduce.

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Matter  (ISBN-10: 0982382367 | ISBN-13: 9780982382363)

Early readers investigate what matter is.

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Natural or Man-Made?  (ISBN-10: 0982382375 | ISBN-13: 9780982382370)

Intermediate readers distinguish between natural and man-made objects.

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Animal Adaptations  (ISBN-10: 1615357661 | ISBN-13: 9781615357666)

Early readers investigate various animal adaptations.

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Animal Habitats  (ISBN-10: 161535767X | ISBN-13: 9781615357673)

Early readers learn about different animal habitats.

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Earth's Changing Surface  (ISBN-10: 1615358994 | ISBN-13: 9781615358991)

Early readers examine how volcanoes, earthquakes, and erosion change the surface of the Earth.

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Studying Weather and Climates  (ISBN-10: 1615359281 | ISBN-13: 9781615359288)

Intermediate readers explore the difference between climate and weather.

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What Do Critters Do in the Winter?  (ISBN-10: 1615359702 | ISBN-13: 9781615359707)

Intermediate readers examine how animals hibernate, use camouflage, and migrate to survive winter conditions.

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Plant Adaptations  (ISBN-10: 1615359729 | ISBN-13: 9781615359721)

Early readers examine how plants differ because of the adaptations they make.

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Snakes  (ISBN-10: 0982382014 | ISBN-13: 9780982382011)

Rich content and beautiful photos examine the habitat, diet, and characteristics of various types of snakes.

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Insects  (ISBN-10: 1615359834 | ISBN-13: 9781615359837)

Rich content and beautiful photos examine the habitat, diet, and characteristics of various types of insects.

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Reptiles  (ISBN-10: 1615359907 | ISBN-13: 9781615359905)

Examine the habitat, diet, and characteristics of various types of reptiles, including special adaptations that allow them to live in their environments.

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Wild Horses  (ISBN-10: 161535803X | ISBN-13: 9781615358038)

This book discusses the history of American wild horses, what they look like, and facts about owning one.

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American Quarter Horses  (ISBN-10: 1615358110 | ISBN-13: 9781615358113)

This book discusses the history of American quarter horses, what they look like, and facts about owning one.

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Arabian Horses  (ISBN-10: 1615358137 | ISBN-13: 9781615358137)

This book discusses the history of Arabian horses, what they look like, and facts about owning one.

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Appaloosa Horses  (ISBN-10: 1615358153 | ISBN-13: 9781615358151)

This book discusses the history of Appaloosa horses, what they look like, and facts about owning one.

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Oceans  (ISBN-10: 0982382197 | ISBN-13: 9780982382196)

Beautiful photos and text examine the issues surrounding ocean habitats and how they can be saved.

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Coral Reefs  (ISBN-10: 0982382200 | ISBN-13: 9780982382202)

Beautiful photos and text examine the challenges affecting coral reef habitats and how they can be saved.

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Whooping Cranes  (ISBN-10: 0982382006 | ISBN-13: 9780982382004)

Beautiful photos and text examine the issues endangered whooping cranes face and how they can be saved.

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Gray Wolves  (ISBN-10: 0982382049 | ISBN-13: 9780982382042)

Beautiful photos and text examine the issues endangered gray wolves face and how they can be saved.

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Manatees  (ISBN-10: 0982382219 | ISBN-13: 9780982382219)

Beautiful photos and text examine the issues endangered manatees face and how they can be saved.

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Sea Turtles  (ISBN-10: 1615359931 | ISBN-13: 9781615359936)

Beautiful photos and text examine the issues endangered sea turtles face and how they can be saved.

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Seasons of the Grassland Biome  (ISBN-10: 1625132085 | ISBN-13: 9781625132086)

Grassland biomes are unaltered areas of land where grass is the dominant plant life. They are inhabited by grazing mammals, ground-nesting birds, insects, and a few species of reptiles. This book allows students to learn more about the animals that live in grassland biomes and the dangers posed by human exploitation.

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Seasons of the Tundra Biome  (ISBN-10: 1625132093 | ISBN-13: 9781625132093)

Did you know that the Arctic Tundra is the world's youngest biome? Located at latitudes 55° to 70° North, the tundra is a vast and treeless land which covers about 20% of the Earth's surface. The tundra is the world's coldest and driest biomes. This book helps students discover the unique features of the world's coldest and driest biome and also synthesize information to describe climates in different regions.

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Seasons of the Boreal Forest Biome  (ISBN-10: 1625131704 | ISBN-13: 9781625131706)

In the far-north latitudes, just below the treeless tundra of the polar region, a forest of evergreen trees called the boreal forest encircles the earth. In this book, students explore the biggest terrestrial ecosystem in the world and can make observations comparing the diversity of life in different habitats.

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Seasons of the Decidous Forest Biome  (ISBN-10: 1625131968 | ISBN-13: 9781625131966)

The deciduous forest has four distinct seasons: spring, summer, autumn, and winter. The animals in this biome adapt to the climate by hibernating in the winter and living off the land in the other three seasons. The plants have adapted to the forests by leaning toward the Sun. This book enables students to understand the adaptations which are necessary for plants and animals to live in such diverse conditions.

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Seasons of the Estuary Biome  (ISBN-10: 1625131976 | ISBN-13: 9781625131973)

Estuaries and the lands surrounding them are places of transition from land to sea, and from fresh water to salt water. Estuaries are protected from the full force of ocean waves, winds, and storms by the reefs, barrier islands, or fingers of land, mud, or sand that define an estuary's seaward boundary. This title will allow students to develop a model to represent the estuary biome, including the shapes and kinds of land and bodies of water in such an area.

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Our Big Blue Planet  (ISBN-10: 1625132263 | ISBN-13: 9781625132260)

This book provides up-to-date information about the Earth, including facts about its atmosphere, the composition of the planet, and space travel.

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Outer Space and Beyond  (ISBN-10: 1625132271 | ISBN-13: 9781625132277)

Outer space and its characteristics are identified and discussed throughout this book. Up-to-date information from current research is provided on every page.

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Earthquakes  (ISBN-10: 1625131674 | ISBN-13: 9781625131676)

Learn about earthquakes and The Side Effects Such As Landslides, Tsunamis, And The Introduction Of The Richter Scale To Measure Earthquakes.

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Fires  (ISBN-10: 1625132107 | ISBN-13: 9781625132109)

Focuses On One Of Nature's Most Destructive And Deadly Forces, But Also Explains Its Very Important Role In Maintaining A Healthy Ecosystem.

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Tornadoes  (ISBN-10: 1625131747 | ISBN-13: 9781625131744)

Students explore the colors, shapes, and sizes of tornadoes in this compelling book. The challenges of tracking and predicting these violent windstorms and the dangerous work of storm spotters and chasers is also presented.

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Tsunamis  (ISBN-10: 1625131755 | ISBN-13: 9781625131751)

The danger and damage caused by the wall of water known as a tsunami is examined in this full-color book about an extraordinary demonstration of the Earth's power. Students learn about the causes and wide-ranging effects of tsunamis, including earthquakes, landslides, volcanic eruptions, and even meteorites.

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Volcanoes  (ISBN-10: 1625131682 | ISBN-13: 9781625131683)

Although volcanoes are present in different areas throughout the world, they share many common characteristics. This book describes in words and fascinating images what volcanoes are, the parts of a volcano, dormant volcanoes, the ring of fire, hot spots, and deadly eruptions.

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Changing Matter  (ISBN-10: 162513200X | ISBN-13: 9781625132000)

This title teaches students that everything is made of matter, and that physical changes create different forms or states of matter. Examples of these different states are presented in easy-to-understand text. The book also introduces students to the law of conservation of mass.

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Fossils and Rocks  (ISBN-10: 1625132018 | ISBN-13: 9781625132017)

This ever-popular subject explains in detail how the Earth is made from rock, the three different types of rock, how rocks are made, and where they can be found. Students learn about how fossils are formed, how they help us learn about life long ago, and the importance of fossil fuels to our present and future life on Earth.

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I Can Prove It! Investigating Science  (ISBN-10: 1625132026 | ISBN-13: 9781625132024)

This title gives detailed information on the steps scientists take in conducting an experiment. A helpful tool for science projects, the book walks students through the Scientific Method, from forming a hypothesis to communicating the results.

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The Wonderful Water Cycle  (ISBN-10: 1625132034 | ISBN-13: 9781625132031)

Three-quarters of our Earth Is covered by water. This book explains how water travels in a never-ending pattern called the Water Cycle. How this water Is used, from bathing to irrigating crops Is addressed, along with tips for conserving our most Important natural resource.

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Energy All Around  (ISBN-10: 1625132115 | ISBN-13: 9781625132116)

This book explains how all forms of energy are either potential or kinetic. It addresses how energy can be used in the form of water to create electricity, in the solar form to heat our homes, and in the form of wind to turn the blades on a wind turbine.

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How Ecosystems Work  (ISBN-10: 1625131763 | ISBN-13: 9781625131768)

This book explains what an ecosystem is and how the plants and animals within an ecosystem rely on and affect its existence. Different types of ecosystems are described, as well as the food webs within them. Through its presentation of how some changes to an ecosystem can be good while others are harmful, students discover the important role they can play In keeping ecosystems alive and well.

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Let's Classify Organisms  (ISBN-10: 1625131771 | ISBN-13: 9781625131775)

Grouping things by similar characteristics is referred to as classification. This book is filled with information and interesting facts about the six kingdoms in which all living organisms are classified.

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Pull It, Push It  (ISBN-10: 162513178X | ISBN-13: 9781625131782)

Force and motion are introduced in this book which features vivid photographs that make the content easy-to-understand. Examples that students can relate to in their everyday lives are provided throughout the text. A "Show What You Know" section in the back of the book presents three questions to reinforce content understanding.

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Skeletons and Exoskeletons  (ISBN-10: 1625131798 | ISBN-13: 9781625131799)

This book explains how humans and animals have skeletons to support the inner workings of their bodies. Students learn about the differences between endoskeletons and exoskeletons, as well as view examples of animals that have one type of skeleton or the other. Detailed information on these animals includes their habitats, eating habits, and ways they adapt to survive. A special section called "Explore Your World" outlines an experiment for examining this topic first-hand.

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The Scoop About Measuring Matter  (ISBN-10: 1625131801 | ISBN-13: 9781625131805)

Matter Is anything that has mass. This title provides background knowledge regarding how temperature affects the different states of matter and why. Also covered is the International System Of Units and measuring mass and volume.

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Using Tools to Understand Our World  (ISBN-10: 162513181X | ISBN-13: 9781625131812)

The many and various tools used by scientists are addressed in this title. It describes how beakers, scales, microscopes, scientific calculators, and other items are used to investigate and create new technology.

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Why Plants Become Extinct  (ISBN-10: 1625131690 | ISBN-13: 9781625131690)

Students will learn how some plants are becoming endangered or extinct due to changes in climate, deforestation, or encroachment by invasive plant species. Students also learn how plants adapt to survive in their ever-changing habitats.

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Analyze This  (ISBN-10: 1625131925 | ISBN-13: 9781625131928)

This book focuses on how experiments are conducted using the scientific method. The Periodic Table is introduced, along with descriptions of mixtures, solutions, and compounds.

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Let's Investigate Light  (ISBN-10: 1625131933 | ISBN-13: 9781625131935)

With an emphasis on how important light is to our Earth, this beautifully illustrated book explains how light affects photosynthesis, how light travels, and light's different properties. Whether it's ultraviolet light that helps bees pollinate flowers or solar panels that use sunlight to heat our homes, students learn about the various ways that both animals and people depend on light.

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Plants as Food, Fuel, and Medicine  (ISBN-10: 1625131941 | ISBN-13: 9781625131942)

This book introduces students to how important plants are to our Earth and existence. Their Uses For Food, Alternative Forms Of Fuel, And Everyday discoveries illustrating how plants have a positive medicinal effect in curing diseases, provide alternative forms of fuel, or reverse global warming are described to emphasize the role of plants in our environment.

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The Amazing Facts About Sound  (ISBN-10: 162513195X | ISBN-13: 9781625131959)

This book introduces students to the concept of sound. How can sounds be heard but not seen? How does sound travel through air and at what rate of speed? Students discover that sound is a form of energy that is transmitted through sound waves traveling through the eardrum. Useful examples are given throughout the book to aid understanding.

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Speedy Species  (ISBN-10: 1625132298 | ISBN-13: 9781625132291)

Which animals are considered to be the fastest animals on Earth? What allows them to move so quickly? This engaging text describes these amazing creatures and the specific reasons they have this unique advantage compared to other animals.

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