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Biology, chemistry, physics, engineering and more—you’ll find books and projects that challenge, inspire, and entertain your kids for hours!

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Part of Explore Electricity! With 25 Great Projects

Explore Electricity! introduces readers ages 7-10 to the workings of batteries, simple circuits, conductors and insulators, motors and generators, and magnetism, and the ways we’re working toward more Earth-friendly power.

Part of Explore Makerspace! With 25 Great Projects

Bridges, furniture, musical instruments, games, vehicles—all of these things were invented and improved upon by people who love to put stuff together, take stuff apart, and figure out how things work! In Explore Makerspace! With 25 Great Projects, readers ages 7 to 10 explore what it means to be an engineer.

Part of Kitchen Chemistry Cool Crystals, Rockin’ Reactions, and Magical Mixtures with Hands-On Science Activities

In Kitchen Chemistry: Cool Crystals, Rockin’ Reactions, and Magical Mixtures with Hands-On Science Activities, readers ages 9 to 12 discover that the cooking, mixing, and measuring you do in the kitchen all has its roots deep in science—chemistry to be exact!

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Sunscreen, Frogsicles, and Other Amazing Amphibian Adaptations
“Through layered, mischievous illustrations and detailed back matter, the Picture Book Science series plies young readers with a ton of useful facts about how all sorts of animals have evolved to survive in their environments. Classroom-friendly and fun, too.”
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Sunscreen, Frogsicles, and Other Amazing Amphibian Adaptations
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Changing Laws

In Changing Laws: Politics of the Civil Rights Era, middle graders explore the key legislative...

Singing for Equality

Singing for Equality: Musicians of the Civil Rights Era introduces middle graders to the history...

Boycotts, Strikes, and Marches

In Boycotts, Strikes, and Marches: Protests of the Civil Rights Era, readers 12 through 15...

Sitting In, Standing Up

Sitting In, Standing Up: Leaders of the Civil Rights Era, tells the story of one...

Antifreeze, Leaf Costumes, and Other Fabulous Fish Adaptations

When might a fancy leaf costume be useful for a fish? And how do fish...

Spit Nests, Puke Power, and Other Brilliant Bird Adaptations

Not all birds build nests with sticks and have good manners.  Some construct nests with their...

Sunscreen, Frogsicles, and Other Amazing Amphibian Adaptations

How do sunscreen and mucus help amphibians survive? In Sunscreen, Frogsicles, and Other Amazing Amphibian Adaptations,...

Water-Walking, Sidewinding, and Other Remarkable Reptile Adaptations

A lizard that walks on water? A snake that slithers sideways? These are animal adaptations! In...

Stink Fights, Earwax, and Other Marvelous Mammal Adaptations

How do whales make their hearing better?  What do lemurs do to make a point during...

Climate Change

Updated edition includes the latest scientific research and problem-solving strategies in climate science! In Climate Change:...

Gutsy Girls Go For Science: Astronauts

Do you dream of going into space? Do you wonder what it’s like on the...


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