Travel to the African bush with Sibert medal winning team Sy Montgomery and Nic Bishop in this myth-busting new addition to the Scientists in the Field series as they join the internationally acclaimed woman researcher conducting one of the longest and most important studies of African mammals in the history of science.--
As an observant mother of two boys-- and with plenty of scientific information from her life as a neuroscientist-- Bialik talks directly to teen boys about what it means to grow from a boy to a man biologically, psychologically, and sociologically. She takes a look at what it means for boys to come of age in today's world, how can they take control of their paths, and what can they do to help shape the types of futures they want for themselves.~Mayim Bialik puts her Ph.D. to work to talk to teen boys about the science and pressures of growing up male in today's world. A must-have book for all teenage boys!
Grades 7-8.~Ages 10-14.
Offers an introduction to microbes, looking at bacteria, viruses, fungi, algae, protozoa, archaea, and microscopic animals.
Did you know that baby dolphins are usually born tail-first? Did you know that each dolphin has a unique whistle (like a human's fingerprints) that makes them instantly recognizable to their friends? Did you know that killer whales are actually a kind of dolphin? -- from jacket.
Dr. B. and Dick, two osprey scientists in Massachusetts, observe ospreys and their offspring, tagging one special fledgling with a transmitter to better study migration habits. Follow Belle as she attempts her first flight, conquers her first fishing endeavor, and heads south for her first migration all while her tracking device transmits information about where she's been. Based on information garnered through twenty years of research by the author, Belle's Journey will soar into reader's hearts.--Amazon.com.
Temple Grandin explores how to experiment and how to think about science for young readers.--
Explores how the Influenza Epidemic of 1918 intertwined with the horrors of World War I, offering insights from first-hand reports by medical professionals and survivors..
Dual layers of text explain how and why diverse animals make homes specific to their needs. From the turtle's shell, the beaver's lodge, or the seal's cave, each animal requires a special kind of home.--
Where does the Express bus take you? How many swans are in the lake at the park? What replaces the shoe repair store? The Ultimate Book of Cities reveals the answers to these questions and much, much more in an oversized fact- and action-packed look at life in the big city! Featuring 59 flaps, pop-ups, pull tabs and movable parts, this all-you-need-to-know guide provides detailed information about what makes a city tick: from the different ways of getting around and what goes on in all the big buildings, to what traffic signs mean and who are all the people who keep the city in tip-top shape!--
Every day, vast fields of wind turbines turn the energy of moving air into useful electricity. The Science of Wind Energy examines the field of wind energy, including the underlying scientific concepts, its potential for replacing fossil fuels, examples of how it is used today, and prospective future developments.
Since the founding of the United States, Americans have been at the forefront of technology and innovation, creating thousands of impactful and incredible inventions. Learn about some of the people and technology that changed our world and some that we even use each and every day, including Benjamin Franklin's bifocals and Eli Whitney's cotton gin; revolutionary creations, like Grace Hopper's computer programming language and Alexander Graham Bell's telephone; and modern marvels, like Steve Jobs' Apple computer and Walt Disney's animated films. This exciting title is bursting with facts, descriptions, and photos that depict many of the creative Americans who have improved the world with their bright ideas. -- Back cover.
Explores how scientists learned about the fossil remains of the flying dinosaurs, the Archaeopteryx, which show features of both dinosaurs and birds.
Discusses the main concerns of the protest movements of the 1960s, and how those have evolved since; what's changed for the better, what might be worse, and where do we go from here.
Take a look at what a real construction site is like, with it's many work vehicles and machines, interesting sights and sounds-- whether building a bridge, a subway, a roller-coaster, or a ship, the action never ends. Pull the tabs and lift the flaps to enhance the experience!