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Books in 20 Questions: Earth Science series

  • What Do You Know about the Water Cycle?

    Gillian Gosman, Jillian Gosman

    Paperback (PowerKids Press, July 1, 2013)
    The 20 questions in this volume give kids a thorough tour through the water cycle. The questions and their answers also explain related topics such as the difference between freshwater and saltwater, and the causes and effects of water pollution. This is a wonderful resource for reports and for building a vocabulary of scientific terms.
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  • What Do You Know About the Water Cycle?

    Gillian Gosman, Jillian Gosman

    Library Binding (Powerkids Pr, July 15, 2013)
    The 2 questions in this volume give kids a thorough tour through the water cycle. The questions and their answers also explain related topics such as the difference between freshwater and saltwater, and the causes and effects of water pollution. This is a wonderful resource for reports and for building a vocabulary of scientific terms.
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  • What Do You Know About Animal Adaptations?

    Suzanne Slade

    Library Binding (Powerkids Pr, Feb. 6, 2008)
    Uses a question and answer format to provide information about the ways in which animals adapt to their environment, discussing such topics as hibernation, migration, and using adaptations to find food.
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  • What Do You Know About Rocks?

    Gillian Houghton Gosman

    Library Binding (Powerkids Pr, July 15, 2013)
    In 2 questions, readers will be drawn into the world of geology and gain an understanding of the different types of rocks and how they are formed. The topics covered progress to encompass explanations of fossils as well as weather and erosion. This makes a great introduction to geology for elementary students.
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  • What Do You Know About Food Chains and Food Webs?

    Suzanne Slade

    Library Binding (Powerkids Pr, Jan. 30, 2008)
    Provides information about food chains and food webs using a question and answer format, discussing such topics as the roles and functions of herbivores, predators, and scavengers.
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  • What Do You Know about Fossils?

    Suzanne Slade

    Library Binding (PowerKids Press, Jan. 1, 2008)
    Uses a question-and-answer format to provide information about fossils, discussing such topics as where they are found, the tools used for excavating them, different kinds, and how their age can be determined.
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  • What Do You Know About Plate Tectonics?

    Jillian Gosman

    Library Binding (Powerkids Pr, July 15, 2013)
    The plates that make up the Earth’s surface are always on the move. The twenty questions posed and answered help explain the fundamentals of plate tectonics. Readers will learn about the layers that make up the Earth, how mountains and volcanoes form, and why earthquakes happen. This is a solid supplement to curricular explorations of earth science.
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  • What Are Clouds Made Of?

    Debbie Vilardi

    Library Binding (Cody Koala, Dec. 15, 2018)
    This book introduces readers to the science behind cloud formation. Students learn about evaporation and condensation and about clouds' place in the water cycle. Vivid photographs and easy-to-read text aid comprehension for early readers. Features include a table of contents, an infographic, fun facts, Making Connections questions, a glossary, and an index. QR Codes in the book give readers access to book-specific resources to further their learning. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Cody Koala is an imprint of Pop!, a division of ABDO.
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  • What Do You Know about Weather and Climate?

    Gillian Gosman

    Paperback (PowerKids Press, Jan. 31, 2014)
    Readers are presented with questions whose answers examine the differences between weather, seasons, and climate. Readers will also learn what causes storms, how geography affects weather patterns, and how climate change affects the whole planet. This book is an excellent reference for science reports.
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  • What Do You Know about Earth's Atmosphere?

    Gillian Gosman, Jillian Gosman

    Library Binding (PowerKids Press, July 15, 2013)
    Earth's atmosphere is a layered, protective blanket, and the 20 questions examined describe its composition and function. Additional questions explore phenomena such as auroras and explain how air pollution affects Earths atmosphere. The concepts covered make this an exciting addition to any library.
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  • How Do Airplanes Stay Up?

    Vilardi Debbie

    Paperback (Pop!, Jan. 1, 2019)
    This book introduces readers to the science behind aviation. Students learn about the four forces of flight: gravity, lift, drag, and thrust. Vivid photographs and easy-to-read text aid comprehension for early readers. Features include a table of contents, an infographic, fun facts, Making Connections questions, a glossary, and an index. QR Codes in the book give readers access to book-specific resources to further their learning.
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  • What Do You Know about Forces and Motion?

    Tilda Monroe

    Library Binding (PowerKids Press, Aug. 15, 2010)
    This accessible, yet information-packed, book introduces kids to the laws of motion and key forces, such as gravity and magnetism. Young readers will learn what friction is and why Earth orbits the Sun.
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