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Books in Science series

  • Shapes

    Aaron Carr

    Paperback (Weigl Pub Inc, Aug. 1, 2012)
    Science Kids introduces beginning readers to the basics of science. These books cover topics such as recognizing patterns, identifying colors, and the difference between big and small. Each book features colorful photos, easy-to-read text, and an engaging activity to stimulate beginning readers and encourage scientific thinking.
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  • Illustrated Guide to Home Biology Experiments: All Lab, No Lecture

    Robert Bruce Thompson, Barbara Fritchman Thompson

    Paperback (Make, April 26, 2012)
    Experience the magic of biology in your own home lab. This hands-on introduction includes more than 30 educational (and fun) experiments that help you explore this fascinating field on your own. Perfect for middle- and high-school students and DIY enthusiasts, this full-color guide teaches you the basics of biology lab work and shows you how to set up a safe lab at home.The Illustrated Guide to Home Biology Experiments is also written with the needs of homeschoolers firmly in mind, as well as adults who are eager to explore the science of nature as a life-long hobby. To get the most from the experiments, we recommend using this guide in conjunction with a standard biology text, such as the freely downloadable CK-12 Biology (ck-12.org).Master the use of the microscope, including sectioning and staining Build and observe microcosms, soda-bottle worlds of pond life Investigate the chemistry of life from simple acids, bases, and buffers to complex carbohydrates, proteins, lipids, enzymes, and DNA Extract, isolate, and observe DNA Explore photosynthesis, osmosis, nitrogen fixation, and other life processes Investigate the cell cycle (mitosis and cytokinesis) Observe populations and ecosystems, and perform air and water pollution tests Investigate genetics and inheritance Do hands-on microbiology, from simple culturing to micro-evolution of bacteria by forced selection Gain hands-on lab experience to prepare for the AP Biology exam Through their company, The Home Scientist, LLC (thehomescientist.com/biology), the authors also offer inexpensive custom kits that provide specialized equipment and supplies you’ll need to complete the experiments. Add a microscope and some common household items and you’re good to go.
  • Solid, Liquid, Gassy!

    Ashley Spires

    Hardcover (Crown Books for Young Readers, Sept. 8, 2020)
    Fairy scientist Esther is experimenting with the water cycle in this enchanting STEM-and-magic-filled follow-up to Fairy Science, a picture book from the award-winning author-illustrator of The Most Magnificent Thing!When a pond dries up, fairy scientist Esther doesn't freeze under the pressure. She and her friends go full steam ahead for to make a scientific discovery! Bestselling author Ashley Spires (The Most Magnificent Thing) creates a charming primer to the water cycle. Includes an at-home water experiment for the budding scientist in your house!
  • Backyard Science : Over 50 Ingenious Experiments for a Budding Scientist

    Christopher Maynard

    Hardcover (Gardners Books, April 30, 2001)
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  • The Sun

    Susan Ring

    Library Binding (Capstone Press, Jan. 1, 2003)
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  • Plants

    Georgia Amson-Bradshaw

    Paperback (PowerKids Press, July 15, 2019)
    Botany is a vital branch of science. A world without plants would be a world without delicious foods, beautiful flowers, and the durable materials that make up our homes, and of course, our oxygen would be depleted. The engaging text of this noteworthy volume will appeal to scientists and comic-book lovers alike. Eye-catching designs draw the reader to important curricular content while colorful cartoons both teach and amuse. Readers can answer quiz questions to evaluate their understanding of the essential subject matter.
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  • What Hatches?

    Don L. Curry

    Library Binding (Capstone Press, Sept. 1, 2000)
    Describes different types of eggs and which animals hatch from them, including birds, butterflies, frogs, alligators, and fish.
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  • Seasons

    Georgia Amson-Bradshaw

    Library Binding (PowerKids Press, July 15, 2019)
    Why is summer hot and winter cold? Why do leaves change color in autumn and blossoms appear on trees in spring? People can rely on certain changes to happen every year, during the periods we call the seasons, but many don't know why they occur. This comic-style volume overflows with important curricular content amid engaging text and appealing graphics. The animated design reflects the most interesting concepts about seasons and encourages young scientists to apply what they learn to the world around them. Questions and an answer key inspire readers to quiz themselves about their understanding.
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  • Seasons

    Georgia Amson-Bradshaw

    Paperback (PowerKids Press, July 15, 2019)
    Why is summer hot and winter cold? Why do leaves change color in autumn and blossoms appear on trees in spring? People can rely on certain changes to happen every year, during the periods we call the seasons, but many don't know why they occur. This comic-style volume overflows with important curricular content amid engaging text and appealing graphics. The animated design reflects the most interesting concepts about seasons and encourages young scientists to apply what they learn to the world around them. Questions and an answer key inspire readers to quiz themselves about their understanding.
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  • Human Body

    Georgia Amson-Bradshaw

    Library Binding (PowerKids Press, July 15, 2019)
    The human body is a bit like its own universe: each limb, organ, and body system is a remarkable world to explore. Everything functions in sync to make the body the most amazing and complex machine we know of. Fascinating facts about the body are clearly explained in this accessible and appealing narrative, which mirrors the pages of a comic book. Essential concepts are highlighted in inviting boxes and detailed diagrams. Young scientists can assess their comprehension of curricular concepts through quiz questions featured throughout.
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  • Glencoe Earth & Space iScience, Grade 6, Science Notebook

    McGraw-Hill

    Paperback (McGraw-Hill Education, Sept. 1, 2010)
    Based on the Cornell note-taking format, this resource incorporates writing into the learning process. Directly linked to the student text, this notebook provides a systematic approach to learning science by encouraging students to engage by summarizing and synthesizing abstract concepts in their own words
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  • Energy

    Kay Manolis

    Paperback (Bellwether Media, Aug. 1, 2009)
    People get energy from food and use energy to exercise. This book teaches young readers about chemical and kinetic energy and explains how electricity and fossil fuels are energy sources.
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