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  • Climbing and Diving (eBook) cover

    Climbing and Diving (eBook)

    Shell Education
    32 Pages, Grades 2 - 3
    Was: $8.99 (USD)
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    Climbing and Diving (eBook)

    Readers may never expect that they might free fall to Earth, but if they have ever dived into a pool, that's exactly what they've done. This book shows readers how Newton's three laws of motion affect divers, skydivers, and mountain climbers' movements. Readers discover who uses gravity, and who works against it, and all other forces that contribute to a successful dive or climb. After reading this book, readers can decide if they will ever be interested in engaging in one of these extreme sports.


     
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    Oceans (eBook)

    Shell Education
    32 Pages, Grades 2 - 3
    Was: $8.99 (USD)
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    Oceans (eBook)

    An ocean biome includes the saltwater below the waves, and everything on, above, and near the surface. By covering 70% of the Earth's surface, oceans provide a variety of plant and animal life to learn about. Readers will also learn about the beach, tides, cliffs, bays, coastlines, coral reefs, and tide pools.


     
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    Earthquakes (eBook)

    Shell Education
    32 Pages, Grades 2 - 3
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    Earthquakes (eBook)

    Most of the Earth's changes happen over millions of years. But earthquakes can force significant changes to the land in just a few moments. Readers will learn the science of plate tectonics and its role in the development of earthquakes around the globe. They will also learn that not all rocks are created equally. In fact, rocks are all different ages! The book concludes with images of the damage and destruction that earthquakes can cause.


     
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    The Quest for Speed: Vehicles (eBook)

    Shell Education
    32 Pages, Grades 2 - 3
    Was: $8.99 (USD)
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    The Quest for Speed: Vehicles (eBook)

    The need for speed is the motivating factor in this engaging book. Readers learn the history of travel from the very slow to the supersonic and beyond, including everything in between. They learn and discover the factors that influence motion for all types of vehicles: land, air, and water alike. They also learn different ways to measure speed and read about energy uses for different vehicles. With greater speed comes greater risk. Readers learn how engineers are always seeking new and better ways to keep people safe as they travel faster and go farther.


     
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    Forests (eBook)

    Shell Education
    32 Pages, Grades 2 - 3
    Was: $8.99 (USD)
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    Forests (eBook)

    If asked to define a forest, readers might say, "It has a lot of trees." But many places have a lot of trees. So, what makes a forest a forest? Readers discover that a forest is unlike any other biome on Earth. And a temperate forest is even more specific. Readers learn the many life cycles found within a forest and how the energy pyramid explains the numbers of forest plants and animals. In addition, readers learn by examining how forces usually considered destructive work to help forests survive.


     
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    Hurricanes (eBook)

    Shell Education
    32 Pages, Grades 2 - 3
    Was: $8.99 (USD)
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    Hurricanes (eBook)

    Hurricanes plague the tropics from June through November. Some years bring just a handful of storms. Other years, meteorologists run out of names because there are so many. Readers learn how and where these storms form and the dangers they pose to the land and people who live in Gulf and Atlantic coast regions.


     
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    How Toys Work (eBook)

    Shell Education
    32 Pages, Grades 2 - 3
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    How Toys Work (eBook)

    Readers won't have to disassemble their favorite toys to discover what makes them work. This book explores electric, magnetic, and motion-powered toys from design to function. It introduces readers to the six simple machines and explains how they use force and motion to do work. Not every toy is a technological marvel. Readers learn about time-honored favorites including the rocking horse, Slinky, and rattles.


     
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    How Amusement Parks Work (eBook)

    Shell Education
    32 Pages, Grades 2 - 3
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    How Amusement Parks Work (eBook)

    This book will be a hit with both thrill seekers and with those who prefer to stay safely on the ground. After an introduction to Newton's three laws of motion, readers learn the mechanics of various amusement park rides including roller coasters, Ferris wheels, merry-go-rounds, and gravity rides. They learn how to measure motion, and how kinetic and potential energy apply to their favorite rides.


     
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    Floods and Blizzards (eBook)

    Shell Education
    32 Pages, Grades 2 - 3
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    Floods and Blizzards (eBook)

    Readers may list more differences than similarities when comparing floods and blizzards. But, they will discover they have one vital ingredient in common: water. Readers will learn the powerful forces of water as it pertains to floods and blizzards. They also discover that although these two forces of nature can cause difficulties for people, they are nature's way of cleaning up and re-nourishing the land.


     
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    The Quest for Personal Best: Individual Sports (eBook)

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    32 Pages, Grades 2 - 3
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    The Quest for Personal Best: Individual Sports (eBook)

    True or False: The only reason to play sports is to have fun. False! They also offer opportunities for readers to learn and apply concepts and principles related to force and motion. Readers learn how science plays a critical factor in any athlete's quest to be the best at his or her sport. They read how mass is related to acceleration and velocity. Physics and aerodynamics affect many sports and help athletes strategize their next moves against their opponents. This book covers a variety of interesting sports suitable for the casual to the most fanatic sporting enthusiast.


     
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    Wetlands (eBook)

    Shell Education
    32 Pages, Grades 2 - 3
    Was: $8.99 (USD)
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    Wetlands (eBook)

    Water, water everywhere! Although wetlands don't necessarily need to be covered in water all year long, most areas are pretty wet. Whether they are freshwater or tidal, they play a key role in the health of the Earth. They provide homes for many different kinds of plants and animals that are well adapted for the soggy conditions. Readers learn about the complex interactions between between plants, animals, and the wetlands.


     
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    Tornadoes (eBook)

    Shell Education
    32 Pages, Grades 2 - 3
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    Tornadoes (eBook)

    As far as dangerous weather goes, tornadoes may be the most fierce and powerful of storms. Readers will learn how and where tornadoes hit, and how people protect themselves from their life-threatening winds. But not all people run for cover when a tornado hits. Storm chasers actually run after these swirling masses! Readers will be highly engaged with every turn of the pages as they learn the science behind these storms.


     
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    Rainforests (eBook)

    Shell Education
    32 Pages, Grades 2 - 3
    Was: $8.99 (USD)
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    Rainforests (eBook)

    Rainforests play an important role in the health of the world. Plants, animals, and people all depend on rainforests for many reasons. A tropical rainforest is filled with wonder and mystery, from the tallest trees in the canopy to the darkest and wettest leaves on the forest floor. The animals that inhabit this biome are varied and exotic. What readers may not realize is that not all rainforests mark the areas around the equator. Temperate rainforests, with milder climates, extend toward the poles. Readers learn the similarities and differences between these two biomes.


     
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    Ponds (eBook)

    Shell Education
    32 Pages, Grades 2 - 3
    Was: $8.99 (USD)
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    Ponds (eBook)

    A pond may seem quiet and subdued, but this unique ecosystem is filled with active life cycles. Readers learn what distinguishes a pond from other bodies of water, the plant and animal life within it, and how cycles contribute to life within a pond as well as to the pond itself.


     
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    Bikes and Boards (eBook)

    Shell Education
    32 Pages, Grades 2 - 3
    Was: $8.99 (USD)
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    Bikes and Boards (eBook)

    Readers will be amazed to discover that every time they climb onto bicycles and ride like the wind, they are defying gravity! This book explains the physics and history behind bicycles, skateboards, and surfboards. Readers learn what happens from the simplest movement of rolling forward to more complex tricks and stunts of jumping and spinning. Readers will never look at bikes, skateboards or surfboards the same way again.


     
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    Deserts (eBook)

    Shell Education
    32 Pages, Grades 2 - 3
    Was: $8.99 (USD)
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    Deserts (eBook)

    Deserts may seem like harsh, uninhabitable places, but actually they support a diverse quantity of plant and animal life. And, they aren't always hot! Deserts serve an important role in Earth's existence, too. Readers learn about hot and cold deserts alike, as well as semiarid and coastal deserts. From the Horned Lizard to the Saguaro cactus rooted in rich soil, the desert biome will amaze readers.