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Exceptional nonfiction for children from two of the most trusted names in science education: Seymour Simon and the Smithsonian Institution. Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 5/23/2006 Pages: 32 Reading Level: Age 6 and Up Au...thor: Seymour Simon Publisher: Collins Dimensions: 9.33in length x 9.46in width x 0.15in height Weight: 5.59oz. Read More

Collins
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Did you know that an oil spill occurs somewhere in the world almost every day of the year? Berger and Mirocha focus on one of the ...worst spills in history?the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil tanker spill?to explain in simple terms and with bold, full color illustrations why oils spills happen, how experts clean up after them, and what effect spilled oil has on ocean plants and wildlife. A good introduction to the subject.??BL. 1994 Pick of the Lists (ABA) Outstanding Science Trade Books for Children 1995 (NSTA/CBC) Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 4/30/1994 Pages: 32 Reading Level: Age 4 and Up Author: Melvin Berger Publisher: Collins Dimensions: 7.99in length x 0.11in width x 9.48in height Weight: 4.96oz. Read More

Collins
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Young stargazers learn about different star colors and brightnesses, how to locate major constellations, and how to make mini plan...etariums by using coffee cans and flashlights. ?A fine job of encouraging young people to look at stars and constellations. . . . Highly recommended as a science resource book. ?Science and Children. A dandy book for [primary grade] readers. ?AP. Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 3/9/1983 Pages: 40 Reading Level: Age 4 and Up Author: Franklyn M. Branley Publisher: Collins Dimensions: 8.3in length x 7.79in width x 0.2in height Weight: 3.86oz. Read More

Collins
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The International Space Station races through space at 17,500 miles per hour. How do people live there? What may they discover? Fi...nd out the story of the twenty-first centurys great scientific adventure. Outstanding Science Trade Books for Children 2001--selected by Natnl Science Tchrs Assoc. and Child. Bk Cncl. and Booklist Top 10 Science Books for Children 2000 Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 9/19/2000 Pages: 40 Reading Level: Age 4 and Up Author: Franklyn M. Branley Publisher: Collins Dimensions: 11.02in length x 0.51in width x 8.77in height Weight: 5.59oz. Read More

Collins
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Did you ever walk through a wall? Drink a glass of blocks? Have you ever played with a lemonade doll, or put on milk for socks? Th...is latest addition to the Lets-Read-and-Find-Out Science series introduces the youngest readers to an important science concept: the differences between solids, liquids, and gases. Any child who wants to know why he cant walk through a wall will enjoy Kathleen Zoehfelds simple text and Paul Meisels playful illustrations. Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 8/7/1998 Pages: 32 Reading Level: Age 5 and Up Author: Kathleen W. Zoehfeld Publisher: Collins Dimensions: 8.07in length x 0.15in width x 9.64in height Weight: 2.39oz. Read More

Collins
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Ka-choo! Brrr. Yawnnnn. Have you ever wondered what makes you sneeze when youre in a dusty room? Or shiver when you get out of the... bathtub? Or yawn when youre tired? All of these actions are reflexes. Your body makes them happen even though you dont tell it to. Budding young scientists will be amazed as Melvin Berger and Paul Meisel reveal the mysteries behind the reflexes that happen in our bodies every day and offer fun-filled experiments to try on family and friends. Lets Read and Find Out Science, Stage 2. Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 1/5/2000 Pages: 40 Reading Level: Age 5 and Up Author: Melvin Berger Publisher: Collins Dimensions: 9.84in length x 0.15in width x 8.03in height Weight: 5.6oz. Read More

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Did you know that a barn owl has one ear higher than the other? This helps it find squeaking mice that humans cant hear. Baby opos...sum hang on to their mothers fur for safety. Read and find out more about what nocturnal animals do as we sleep. Outstanding Science Trade Books for Children 2000 -- selected by Natnl Science Tchrs Assoc. and Child. Bk Cncl. Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 12/12/1998 Pages: 32 Reading Level: Age 4 and Up Author: Mary Ann Fraser Publisher: Collins Dimensions: 7.87in length x 0.11in width x 9.84in height Weight: 4.96oz. Read More

Collins
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Did you know that lightning bolts can be over a mile long? Or that they may come from clouds that are ten miles high? Storms can b...e scary, but not if you know what causes them. Before the next thunderstorm, grab this book by veteran science team Franklyn Branley and True Kelley and learn what causes the flash, crash, rumble, and roll of thunderstorms! Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 4/9/1999 Pages: 32 Reading Level: Age 5 and Up Author: Franklyn M. Branley Publisher: Collins Dimensions: 9.84in length x 0.11in width x 7.99in height Weight: 1.6oz. Read More

Collins
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Have you seen a northern hairy-nosed wombat or an eastern barred bandicoot? These animals are so rare, they might disappear foreve...r, and theyre not alone. Read and find out about some of the animals that are almost gone. Introduce basic science concepts to young children and help satisfy their curiosity about how the world works. Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 1/31/2006 Pages: 40 Reading Level: Age 4 and Up Author: Steve Jenkins Publisher: Collins Dimensions: 10.98in length x 0.11in width x 8.34in height Weight: 7.03oz. Read More

Collins
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Butterflies are beautiful, inspiring, amazing insects. Did you know that butterflies . . . have eyes that can look in all directio...ns?up, down, forward, backward, left, and right?all at the same time? taste with their feet? can migrate 3,000 miles every year? Award-winning science writer Seymour Simon invites readers to explore the world of butterflies and moths with fascinating facts and stunning full-color photographs. Learn where to find butterflies and moths, how to observe them in nature, and how to plant your very own butterfly garden! Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 8/23/2011 Pages: 32 Reading Level: Age 6 and Up Author: Seymour Simon Publisher: Collins Dimensions: 10.33in length x 10.31in width x 0.36in height Weight: 18.39oz. Read More

Collins
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An award-winning author and artist explain how every link in a food chain is important because each living thing depends on others... for survival. Clear, simple drawings illustrate the clear, simple text. Informative and intriguing, this basic science book leads children to think about the complex and interdependent web of life on Earth.BL. Outstanding Science Trade Books for Children 1996 (NSTA/CBC) Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 12/14/1994 Pages: 32 Reading Level: Age 5 and Up Author: Patricia Lauber Publisher: Collins Dimensions: 8.26in length x 0.11in width x 9.99in height Weight: 4.79oz. Read More

Wiley Publishing
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A fabulous collection of science projects, explorations, techniques, and ideas! Looking to wow the judges at the science fair this... year? Everyones favorite science teacher is here to help. Janice VanCleaves A+ Science Fair Projects has everything you need to put together a winning entry, with detailed advice on properly planning your project, from choosing a topic and collecting your facts to designing experiments and presenting your findings. Featuring all-new experiments as well as time-tested projects collected from Janice VanCleaves A+ series, this easy-to-follow guide gives you an informative introduction to the science fair process. You get thirty-five complete starter projects on various topics in astronomy, biology, chemistry, earth science, and physics, including explorations of: * The angular distance between celestial bodies * The breathing rate of goldfish * Interactions in an ecosystem * Nutrient differences in soils * Heat transfer in the atmosphere * Magnetism from electricity * And much more! Youll also find lots of helpful tips on how to develop your own ideas into unique projects. Janice VanCleaves A+ Science Fair Projects is the ideal guide for any middle or high school student who wants to develop a stellar science fair entry. Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 8/8/2003 Pages: 160 Reading Level: Age 11 and Up Author: Janice VanCleave Publisher: Jossey-Bass Dimensions: 8.54in length x 0.43in width x 10.9in height Weight: 13.59oz. Read More

Adams
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The Everything Kids Magical Science Experiments Book is filled with over 50 science experiments that bend the rules of time, space... and logic so far, they appear to be magical.Kids can conduct these experiments safely in the home, unlocking the mysteries of experiments that: you can create using common food items; will help you explore the magic of heating and cooling; you can conduct in your front or back garden; have to do with the senses and human body; probe physical processes and changes; and, delve into chemical and biological processes and changes.Packed with 30 magical science-related puzzles and over 50 experiments that are sure to get kids excited about chemistry, science and physics, The Everything Kids Magical Science Experiments Book is the perfect tool for anyone who is awed by the magic of science. Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 10/1/2007 Pages: 144 Reading Level: Age 9 and Up Author: Tom Robinson Publisher: Adams Media Dimensions: 7.99in length x 0.43in width x 9.25in height Weight: 5.59oz. Read More

POOF-Slinky
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With an assortment of crystal growing activities, the Ultimate Crystal Kit has more crystals for you to grow than any other kit! Y...oull learn all about crystals and grow every type of crystal imaginable, including giant gems, glowing geodes, and an entire crystal garden. Features include: ?This kit has 15 different crystal growing activities ?Grow geodes and grow giant crystals ?Grow crystals quickly - See spectacular results with in a 2 - 3 days ?This fun kit makes geology exciting and accessible to kids ?The crystal experiments in this kit make great projects for science fairs Recommended Ages:9 and up Dimensions: 15.19in length x 12.19in width x 3.39in height Read More

Houghton Mifflin
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Earth takes center stage in this updated version of Virginia Lee Burton?s 1962 classic Life Story. Told through five acts, Burton?...s art and text tell the history of earth from beginning to present day. Readers will gain an in-depth understanding of the planet?s history and their leading roles in it today. The book has been updated with cutting-edge science, including up-to-the-minute information on fossil records and the geologic principles. We are thrilled to provide this updated artistic and visionary work in time for the anniversary of Virginia Lee Burtons 100th birthday. Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 11/16/2009 Pages: 80 Reading Level: Age 4 and Up Author: Virginia Lee Burton Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Books for Children Dimensions: 9.48in length x 0.39in width x 9.01in height Weight: 11.19oz. Read More

Educational Insights
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Educational Insights Hot Dots Jr. - Beginning Science Hot Dots Jr. Card Set Beginning Science: Animal habitats and diets, roots, s...eeds, and fruits Getting ready for school has never been this much fun! Hot Dots Jr. card sets teach children all they need for academic success. Cards can be used alone as traditional flash cards, or when used with Ace?the Talking, Teaching Dog or Kat?the Talking, Teaching Kitty (both sold separately), fun lights and encouraging sounds guide children through cute, colorful lessons. Ages 3+/Grades Pre-K+ ? Set includes 36 double-sided cards?72 early learning activities ? Double-sided cards measure 6L x 4H each and store in included cases that feature handles for learning on the go Recommended Ages: 3 years - 6 years Read More

National Geographic
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Did you know that a lions roar can be heard up to five miles away? That an astronauts heartbeat slows down in space? That about $5...0 billion of Monopoly money is printed each year? Three hundred wacky facts pop from the colorful, compact pages of Weird but True! 3, an irresistible trove of facts and fun, based on the top-scoring feature in the countrys premier childrens magazine?National Geographic Kids. Brain-bending information entertains as it educates, covering topics such as science, animals, food, pop culture, weather, geography, and everything else under the sun. Plus, for the first time, this edition contains fun facts generated by readers! The original Weird but True book was an overnight success, selling tens of thousand of copies through bookstores in its first month on the market. The third edition is poised to follow, as it explodes with all-new facts, whimsical design, and even more eye-popping features that kids will love. Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 6/14/2011 Pages: 208 Reading Level: Age 6 and Up Author: National Geographic Kids Publisher: National Geographic Childrens Books Dimensions: 6.54in length x 6.61in width x 0.49in height Weight: 10.4oz. Read More

Workman Publishing Company
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Summary: Its pure bottled magic! A complete kit that ingeniously marries science and fun in the breakthrough vein of The Bug Book ...and Bug Bottle (1.7 million copies in print) and The Bones Book and Skeleton (1.65 million copies in print), Pop Bottle Science presents 79 easy, hands-on experiments that probe the worlds of chemistry, physics, biology, geology, weather, the human body, and even astronomy. The Pop Bottle bottle is a perfect miniature science lab--see-through, flexible, air-tight when necessary, made out of a durable, shatter-proof plastic and designed with a removable top that doubles as a funnel. The Pop Bottle book is a lively, fully illustrated 96-page guide to astonishment. Each experiment begins with a challenge and ends with an explanation of the scientific principles involved. Kids can design a volcano and watch it erupt. Create a tornado-maker and see how twisters work. Make quicksand--is it solid or liquid? Observe photosynthesis in action. Simulate Jupiters giant red spot, investigate buoyancy, demonstrate inertia, and discover the Bernoulli principle--which allows planes to fly. Plus, turn the bottle into a barometer, a thermometer, walkie-talkie, trombone, compass--or groovy lava lamp. About the Author: ?Lynn Brunelle, a four-time Emmy Award?winning writer for Bill Nye the Science Guy, is the author of Pop Bottle Science and Camp Out!. She lives on Bainbridge Island, Washington, with her husband and two children. Author: LynnBrunelle Illustrator:0 Publisher:Workman Publishing Company Published Date:09/01/2004 ISBN:0761129804 #of pages:#N/A Author: Lynn Brunelle Publisher: Workman Publishing Company Dimensions: 2.63in length x 3.97in width x 8.03in height Weight: 12oz. Read More

National Geographic
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The cool story of volcanoes will intrigue kids and adults alike. Hot melted rock from the middle of our planet forces its way up t...hrough cracks in the Earth?s crusts, exploding violently and sometimes unexpectedly in volcanic fury that can terrorize populations for months, even years. Anne Schreiber?s narrative gives readers a little of the science, a little of the history, and a lot of the action. National Geographic photography fires the imagination on dramatic spreads alive with vivid images of lava, ash, molten rock, weird rocks, and steaming seawater. Book Details: Format: Library Binding Publication Date: 7/8/2008 Pages: 32 Reading Level: Age 5 and Up Author: Anne Schreiber Publisher: National Geographic Childrens Books Dimensions: 6.15in length x 0.38in width x 9.33in height Weight: 8.48oz. Read More

Sandpiper
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Simple language and bold illustrations make this a fun and informative book about the sun. ?Add this one to primary-grade science ...shelves.?--Booklist Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 9/7/1987 Pages: 32 Reading Level: Age 6 and Up Author: Gail Gibbons Publisher: Sandpiper Dimensions: 9.92in length x 7.96in width x 0.11in height Weight: 4.79oz. Read More

Boyds Mills Press
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Ever since Charles Darwin revealed his landmark ideas about evolution in 1859, new findings have confirmed, expanded, and refined ...his concepts. Now, author Laurence Pringle, one of the nations premier science writers, brings together the pillars of evidence that support our understanding of evolution in this ALA Notable Childrens Book. Field biology, genetics, geology, paleontology, and medicine all add to the impressive structure of evidence. With a perfect blend of science and art, renowned illustrator Steve Jenkins creates stunning new depictions of important concepts and key evolutionary scientists. More than fifty photographs capture natural marvels, including awe-inspiring fossils, life forms, and geological wonders. The result is a full, clear, and up-to-date account of the monumental evidence supporting the modern view of evolution. Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 10/1/2011 Pages: 112 Reading Level: Age 8 and Up Author: Laurence Pringle Publisher: Boyds Mills Press Dimensions: 0.5in length x 8.75in width x 10in height Weight: 20.8 oz Read More

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