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Life in the Oceans Oceans cover more than two-thirds of Earth’s surface. Stingrays, sponges, polar bears, and blue...

Life in the Oceans

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    Oceans cover more than two-thirds of Earth’s surface. Stingrays, sponges, polar bears, and blue whales—Life in the Oceans gives middle readers from grades 5 to 8 tantalizing glimpses of life beneath the sea. The book discusses the importance of ocean resources for people, too, and the modern challenge of protecting and preserving this vital environment. The book includes a fun quiz and a helpful glossary.

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    Life in the Rain Forest Did you know that some thick, waxy rain forest leaves are so big you could use one as an umbrella?...

    Life in the Rain Forest

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      Did you know that some thick, waxy rain forest leaves are so big you could use one as an umbrella? Life in the Rain Forests introduces middle readers from grades 5 to 8 to the fascinating plants and animals that make their homes in these rich environments. Kids can discover the remarkable resources obtained from rain forests and investigate efforts to protect these amazing places. The book includes a fun quiz and a helpful glossary.

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      Mountains and Polar Regions Follow animals through difficult terrain and learn about the adaptations that have allowed these...

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      Follow animals through difficult terrain and learn about the adaptations that have allowed these amazing creatures to thrive in some of Earth’s coldest and most inhospitable habitats. The volume is packed with fun facts, photos, maps, and detailed illustrations and photographs. Special features include a glossary, a climate zone map, photographs, and an index.

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      Printable Probes and Cosmic Confetti What does it take to land a space probe safely on another planet? Would you need expensive...

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      What does it take to land a space probe safely on another planet? Would you need expensive parachutes or complicated rockets to keep the probe from crashing to the ground? In Printable Probes and Cosmic Confetti, kids will learn how engineer Kendra Short plans to land her space probes with ease by creating an entirely new type of computer. In collaboration with NASA’s Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) program, this book features projects that are on the cutting edge of space science. ...

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      Life in the Mountains Mountains cover about one-fifth of Earth’s surface. They are big enough to alter the weather yet...

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        Mountains cover about one-fifth of Earth’s surface. They are big enough to alter the weather yet also are sculpted by raindrops. Life in the Mountains allows middle readers grades 5 to 8 to explore how mountain goats keep their footing and how birds fly at high altitudes. The book also discusses ways to protect these beautiful natural wonders. The book includes a fun quiz and a helpful glossary.

        Web-Spinning Space Spiders

        Web-Spinning Space Spiders How can you launch a big spacecraft without using a big, expensive rocket? How would you overcome...

        Web-Spinning Space Spiders

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        How can you launch a big spacecraft without using a big, expensive rocket? How would you overcome gravity and protect scientific equipment during the bumpy launch? Kids can find out in Web-Spinning Space Spiders! Follow along and read how physicist and engineer Robert Hoyt plans to create spiderlike machines to construct spacecraft in orbit around Earth. In collaboration with NASA’s Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) program, this book features projects that represent bold new advances in...

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        Oceans Students learn about the fish, reptiles, crustaceans, mammals, mollusks, and other animals that...

        Oceans

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        Students learn about the fish, reptiles, crustaceans, mammals, mollusks, and other animals that make the oceans their home. Packed with fun facts, photos, maps, and detailed illustrations and photographs, Oceans is a must for the aspiring marine biologist! The volume’s special features include a glossary, maps, photographs, and an index. From the driest deserts to the steamiest rain forests, animals everywhere have found inventive ways to survive and flourish. World Book’s Animals and Their...

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        Seasonal Forests From the burrow of the wombat to the eucalyptus perch of the koala a surprising variety of animals...

        Seasonal Forests

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        From the burrow of the wombat to the eucalyptus perch of the koala a surprising variety of animals form the sights and sounds of our planet’s forest habitats! Full of maps, fun facts, photos, and illustrations, this book takes readers on a bear’s, bird’s, and bug’s-eye view of the temperate forests found on every continent except Africa and Antarctica. The volume’s special features include a glossary, maps, photographs, and an index.

        Voyages of Exploration

        Voyages of Exploration How did the New World get the name America? What was the Silk Road? Voyages of Exploration...

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        How did the New World get the name America? What was the Silk Road? Voyages of Exploration describes early European exploration, what the explorers discovered, and the significance of those discoveries. Voyages of Exploration helps kids learn about the history of exploration from the Vikings to what is considered the end of European imperialism.

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        Daily Language Practice Grade 7: Use It! Don't Lose It! Tailor-made for seventh grade students, this daily practice book helps students of all skill levels...

        Daily Language Practice Grade 7: Use It! Don't Lose It!

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        Tailor-made for seventh grade students, this daily practice book helps students of all skill levels practice and retain their language arts skills. This daily practice series helps your student retain their skills so they won’t lose them! There are five problems per day, every day for 36 weeks. The practice activities are set up in a spiraling scope and sequence so that students practice skills at regular intervals. Each week’s problems are based on a grade-level appropriate topic so that each...

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        Laser-Sailing Starships Have you ever dreamed of visiting a distant planet or star? Even the closest stars are so far away...

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        Have you ever dreamed of visiting a distant planet or star? Even the closest stars are so far away that a visit might seem impossible—but maybe not! With Laser-Sailing Starships, kids will learn how physicist Philip Lubin plans to create space probes that can sail to the stars on a beam of light! In collaboration with NASA’s Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) program, this book features projects that represent bold new advances in space technology.

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        Solar-Wind-Riding Electric Sail With today’s technology, reaching the edge of the solar system takes decades, partly because...

        Solar-Wind-Riding Electric Sail

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        With today’s technology, reaching the edge of the solar system takes decades, partly because rockets need fuel and heavy fuel slows down the rockets. Traveling without the weight of fuel would be faster, but what would the craft use to move forward? Kids can find the answers in Solar-Wind-Riding Electric Sail! They can read how NASA engineer Bruce Wiegmann plans to use solar wind to move his ship faster and farther into outer space. In collaboration with the NASA’s Innovative Advanced Concepts...