Product Description: Each book in this series begins by explaining what a landform is before launching into the specific type of landform covered in the book. The titles use a compare and contrast format in order to get readers understanding the main characteristics of the geography being discussed. In this book, children learn about the features of caves, where caves are found, and what makes caves unique.
Dig in to the wondrous world of dirt! In this introduction to soil, young science and nature lovers will discover the components of dirt, how it’s made, and how to maintain healthy soil for the environment. Alongside charming illustrations, award-winning author Natalie M. Rosinsky delivers fun, fact-filled text for an engaging read-aloud or beginning read-alone. Includes hands-on experiments!
What would you do if the ground beneath your feet started to shake? Find out what causes earthquakes and how to stay safe if you find yourself in one!
Have you ever wondered what makes magnets work? Magnets, by Natalie M. Rosinsky introduces many different kinds of magnets, such as motors, compasses, and Earth’s magnetic poles. Clear text, vivid illustrations, fun facts, and simple experiments make this book a great introduction to magnets.
From dazzling gemstones to sparkling crystals to molten lava, this brilliantly illustrated book introduces children to the exciting world of rocks and minerals, including both the building blocks and the bling. This level two reader, written in easy-to-grasp text, will help cultivate the geologists of tomorrow!
The rocks you see everyday can be grouped into different types, like igneous, sedimentary, or metamorphic. Some rocks are actually minerals, and you can even find fossils in some types of rocks. Complete with activities and experiments, this nonfiction science book is perfect for introducing children to geology.
Storms are SCARY! But it’s cool to understand what’s going on when Mother Nature gets angry. Why does the wind howl? Why does it rain for days? How do rivers overflow? Thunder and lightening, monsoons, hurricanes, tornadoes... the facts and photos in this book will blow you away!
What can blow away cars and knock down buildings? Tornadoes and hurricanes can! Find out what forces create such powerful winds and cause these scary storms in this title from TIME for Kids.
Hot melted rock from the middle of our planet forces its way up through cracks in the Earth’s crusts, exploding violently and sometimes unexpectedly in volcanic fury that can terrorize populations for months, even years. Anne Schreiber’s narrative gives readers a little of the science, a little of the history, and a lot of the action. National Geographic photography fires the imagination on dramatic spreads alive with vivid images of lava, ash, molten rock, weird rocks, and steaming seawater.
Volcanoes can be dormant for many years. But when the pressure builds, watch out! Eruptions can be a powerful blast or a slow ooze. Explore how volcanoes are formed and what causes an eruption.
What causes thunder and lightning? How do different clouds form? What makes a tornado twist? Kids will discover the answers to these questions and more in this colorful, photo-packed book. In this inviting and entertaining format, kids will discover what causes the weather they experience every day. This level 1 reader is written in an easy-to-grasp style to encourage the meteorologists of tomorrow!
Teach beginning readers about the various types of weather including rain, sunshine, snow, fog, wind, and clouds with pages full of bright, colorful images and simple, informational text. Through the use of descriptive, academic vocabulary, readers are encouraged to notice the changes in the weather around them.
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