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  • Aircraft carriers are truly the fortresses of the sea! Students will get an inside-out view of these incredible floating cities, from how they are constructed to how they function as important parts of a country's defense. Students also will learn about the various aircraft that are on board and the crew that keeps aircraft carriers in ship shape!
  • Your readers will get a close look at planes such as the Airbus A380, which is the world's largest airliner, and the Lockheed Martin F-35B, which is a short take-off and vertical landing combat aircraft. Readers learn about the engine and design that make flight possible for each aircraft.
  • In 1878 in Denison, Texas, a man named John Martin looked up into the sky and saw something he could not explain. Americans have been hooked on the possibility of beings from space visiting Earth ever since. A sense of wonder, and reality, are brought to some popular legends of alien encounters and sightings in this volume. The final chapter explores how these legends have become even more popular thanks to movies, television, and literature.
  • This fascinating book explores the history and work of astronauts, the rigors of astronaut training, and what it is like to live and work in space. Brief bios on our most famous astronauts are also included.
  • This colorful book explores the history and function of satellites and how they have helped scientists explore outerspace. Readers will also learn that we rely on satellites for communications, mapping, and many other things.
  • Your curious readers will learn that going into space is no small endeavor. This book explains the history and function of space missions and how they have expanded our knowledge of the universe.
  • Bundle up for a fact-finding mission to the Arctic. Readers will learn about Arctic plants and animals, and how they depend on each other for survival in the coldest ecosystem on Earth.
  • Venezuela's Angel Falls is 16 times higher than Niagara Falls! Angel Falls will capture young readers' attention with its unique history and dizzying heights.
  • Because of the biological similarities between many animals and humans, scientists can learn about diseases, and find out how humans might react to medicines, cosmetics, chemicals, and other products by testing them on animals first. According to the Humane Society of the United States, more than twenty-five million animals are used in research, testing, and education each year. Readers learn about the various philosophies on animal testing, what tests are used, and how they are performed. The book presents the pros and cons of animal testing and some of the alternative methods to animal testing that scientists are developing today.
  • Imagine being in a place where the temperature can drop to -125 degrees Fahrenheit! That's how cold it can get on the world's biggest glacier. Students will be transported to the icy chill of Antarctica in this cool book.
  • Artificial Intelligence is one of the most intriguing and difficult technological advances ever explored by man. It is the study of intelligent behavior and the attempt to recreate it through technology. This beginner's guide explores, not only the technology behind AI, but the current and future benefits of further exploration.
  • The largest continent in the world also has the largest variety of people, land, and animals of any continent on Earth. Students will be delighted with the beautiful images as they read about this bountiful continent.
  • As the world's population expands, so too does the risk of communicable disease and global pandemics. Consequently, healthcare has assumed a greater centrality in the public consciousness both in the United States and around the world. With various national and international organizations dedicated to epidemiological research and disease control, societal welfare has become an increasingly significant aspect of public policy. The historical, legal, and scientific factors that form the basis of public health locally and globally are the subjects of this relevant and revealing volume.
  • The detailed illustrations and photographs in this fascinating book take us into the complicated, hectic world of the beehive, where we observe the rigidly structured "class system" of the honeybee, with its worker bees, drones, and queen. The complex body and internal systems of the bee are examined, as the history, honey production, construction of the honeycomb, reproduction, and colony building are discussed.
  • Did you know that riders had to use stepstools to get onto the first bikes? Bicycles were once regarded as a nuisance to horses. Read about how they've become a significant part of our lives.
  • This book explains the latest scientific thought behind biodiversity and why a variety of species on our planet is essential. Further, the author explains recent efforts to preserve our world by curbing global warming.
  • Humans have used boats for hundreds of years. See how boats have changed into the mighty ocean-going vessels we use today.
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    Luis loves to read, but soon his house in Colombia is so full of books there's barely room for the family. What to do? Then he comes up with the perfect solution: a traveling library! He buys two donkeys, Alfa and Beto, and travels with them throughout the land, bringing books and reading to the children in faraway villages. Beautiful!
  • Imagine traveling at half the speed of a jet plane without ever leaving the ground! Students will discover the technology that makes such speeds possible, from special tracks and safety precautions to aerodynamically designed trains. What are the limits to the speed of trains? What imposes those limits? Students also will read about the future of passenger train travel, from flying trains to trains that use huge magnets to levitate inches or centimeters off the track. Some trains safely reach speeds of more than 200 mph!
  • When Henry Ford put an engine on a horse carriage, he had no idea that his simple invention would revolutionize the world. Read about how an everyday part of our lives started with a single, simple concept.
  • The spread of harmful chemicals and biological organisms can injure and kill thousands of people and make an infected area unlivable for some time to come. In the age of modern terrorism, many people fear militant organizations will unleash chemical and biological weapons in public places. This book provides readers with an overview of what these weapons are, who uses them and why, and explains how much of a threat they are to our way of life. Over time, countries have pledged to ban the use of CBWs in various agreements, with limited success.
  • Chemistry is often a daunting subject for students, fostering a bewilderment that sets in upon their first encounter with the Periodic Table. This book demystifies an important aspect of the subject--chemical reactions--and demonstrates exactly how fascinating and fun chemistry can be. Starting out by explaining just what a chemical reaction is--and what it isn't--the book details in accessible language the various kinds of chemical reactions that are possible. It draws upon readily comprehensible everyday examples, like rusting metal, baking bread, battery power, digestion, rotting eggs, and burning candles. The book then turns to a survey of the history of chemical research, beginning in the Ancient and Classical Worlds, progressing to the Medieval alchemists and Renaissance innovators, and ending with the leading lights of modern chemistry. Readers will be introduced to luminaries such as Antoine Lavoisier, John Dalton, Louis Pasteur, Dmitri Mendeleyev, the Curies, and Ernest Rutherford. It concludes with an inspiring examination of how current research and cutting edge developments are using chemistry and chemical reactions to save lives and insure continued life on Earth. This book amply illustrates the accessibility, relevance, and gee-whiz fun of chemical reactions.
  • Curious readers will discover how the world's climate is changing from the greenhouse effect and the ozone hole, and what we are doing to help our planet.
  • This is a well-organized look as coastal regions: what shapes them, some environmental threats, and their usefulness in industry and tourism. Several beautiful and interesting coastlines are highlighted, including Cancun and the Great Barrier Reef. Readers will learn about each coastline's location, population, local industries, and environmental threats.
  • The Internet brought about a total revolution in the world of information. Today, anyone with an Internet connection can access a wealth of information online. As our access to data increases, copyright laws struggle to keep up. This book examines how copyright law has been applied to online content, the emerging open source movement, fair use, proper citation practice, and the ethics of using and citing online information. It is an invaluable resource for today's students.
  • Cougars

    Amazing mountain animals fill the pages of this exciting series. Redesigned with new features, each book invites readers to discover the world of creatures that make their home in high places. Young learners will read about each animal’s unique physical characteristics, behavior, and adaptations to their environment. Through fascinating facts and brilliant photographs, these books paint a vibrant picture of the incredible array of animal life in the mountains.
  • Some of the most important contributors to the food chain are those creatures that help break things down: decomposers. If not for these birds, bugs, and worms organic matter couldn't be recycled back into nature. Readers will discover the different kinds of decomposers, how they do their job, and why it is so important. This fascinating book includes graphic organizers and annotated illustrations to better explain the food chain.
  • Kids will learn all about desert plants, creatures, and much more in this fact-filled book about deserts.

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