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Extreme Volcanoes

Grade 3 - Grade 6

The molten rock just under Earth's solid crust sometimes erupts suddenly and violently, causing streams of red-hot lava and scorching high-speed avalanches called pyroclastic flows. Volcanoes… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1130
  • ATOS: 6.8
  • Dewey: 551.21

Forces and Motion Investigations

Grade 3 - Grade 6

Forces and motion are at work all around you—when you kick a ball, ride a bike, or drop a book. But what exactly are forces? And how do they make things move? For thousands of years… Read More →

  • Lexile: 920
  • Dewey: 531/.11

From Acorn to Oak Tree

Kindergarten - Grade 3

How does a little acorn grow into a huge oak tree? Follow each step in nature's cycle—from falling acorns to strong oak trees—in this fascinating book! Read More →

  • Lexile: 440
  • ATOS: 2.1
  • Dewey: 583/.46

From Cone to Pine Tree

Kindergarten - Grade 3

How does a little pine cone turn into a big, green pine tree? Follow each step in nature's cycle—from small cones to towering trees—in this fascinating book! Read More →

  • Lexile: 470
  • ATOS: 2.8
  • Dewey: 585/.2

From River to Raindrop: The Water Cycle

Kindergarten - Grade 3

How does water from a river turn into a raindrop? Follow each step in the water cycle—from evaporation to condensation to rainfall—in this fascinating book! Read More →

  • Lexile: 490
  • ATOS: 2.3
  • Dewey: 551.48

From Seed to Cactus

Kindergarten - Grade 3

How does a little seed grow into a prickly cactus? Follow each step in nature's cycle—from seeds in the sand to fully grown cacti—in this intriguing book! Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • ATOS: 2.6
  • Dewey: 583/.56

From Seed to Cattail

Kindergarten - Grade 3

How does a small, narrow seed become a sturdy cattail? Follow each step in nature's cycle—from cottony seeds to corn-dog-shaped cattails—in this fascinating book! Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • ATOS: 2.6
  • Dewey: 584/.68

From Spore to Mushroom

Kindergarten - Grade 3

How does a tiny spore become an umbrella-shaped mushroom? Follow each step in nature's cycle—from spores drifting in the wind to fully grown mushrooms—in this fascinating book! Read More →

  • Lexile: 490
  • ATOS: 2.8
  • Dewey: 579.6

Front Loaders Scoop!

Preschool - Grade 1

What do you need to scoop up a large load? A front loader! Front loaders can scoop up rocks and dirt. Scoop by scoop, front loaders work hard to get the job done. Age-appropriate critical… Read More →

  • Lexile: 420
  • ATOS: 1.8
  • Dewey: 621.8/6

Fun Experiments with Electricity: Mini Robots, Micro Lightning Strikes, and More

Grade 3 - Grade 6

Make a robot from a toothbrush, send Morse code messages by telegraph, and create your own lightning! These amazing science projects use readily available items and have simple step-by-step… Read More →

  • Lexile: 860
  • Dewey: 537.078

Fun Experiments with Forces and Motion: Hovercrafts, Rockets, and More

Grade 3 - Grade 6

Make a rocket from a plastic bottle, a hovercraft from a balloon, and a drag racer from cardboard! These amazing science projects use readily available items and have simple step-by-step… Read More →

  • Lexile: 850
  • Dewey: 531/.11078

Fun Experiments with Light: Periscopes, Kaleidoscopes, and More

Grade 3 - Grade 6

Make a camera from cardboard, create stereographic images, and start a campfire with ice! These amazing science projects use readily available items and have simple step-by-step instructions… Read More →

  • Lexile: 870
  • Dewey: 535.078

Fun Experiments with Matter: Invisible Ink, Giant Bubbles, and More

Grade 3 - Grade 6

Make a giant fountain from a soda pop bottle, write messages in invisible ink, and blow monster bubbles! Use readily available items and simple step-by-step instructions to create these… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800

Genius Communication Inventions: From Morse Code to the Internet

Grade 3 - Grade 6

Printing words in books originated in China with the invention of movable type. But books aren't the only way we've communicated throughout history. Find out who invented the first radio… Read More →

  • Lexile: 990
  • Dewey: 609

Genius Engineering Inventions: From the Plow to 3D Printing

Grade 3 - Grade 6

Tin cans were first produced in London in 1813. But they had to be opened with a hammer and chisel, because the can opener wasn't invented until 1855! Check out other amazing engineering… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1020
  • Dewey: 600

Genius Optical Inventions: From the X-Ray to the Telescope

Grade 3 - Grade 6

Before magnifying glasses, how did people make objects look larger? The ancient Romans filled glass bowls with water. Then microscopes and telescopes came along. But optical innovation didn't… Read More →

  • Lexile: 980
  • Dewey: 621.36

Genius Physicist Albert Einstein

Grade 2 - Grade 5

Have you ever used your imagination to solve a problem? When Albert Einstein was young, he was fascinated by the way magnetism made a compass work. As an adult, he used thought experiments to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 820
  • ATOS: 5.4
  • Dewey: 530.092 [B]

Genius Transportation Inventions: From the Wheel to Spacecraft

Grade 3 - Grade 6

Bicycles were only invented about two hundred years ago—and the first ones didn't have tires or brakes! But bikes aren't the only way we've tried to conquer the roads, seas, and skies. You'll… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1010
  • Dewey: 629.04/609

Geoengineering Earth's Climate: Resetting the Thermostat

Grade 8 - Grade 12

Most scientists agree that Earth is warming rapidly. Glaciers are melting and rising seawaters are submerging islands and coastal cities. In the coming decades, millions will likely have to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1140
  • ATOS: 8.2
  • Dewey: 551.68

Hovercrafts and Humvees: Engineering Goes to War

Grade 4 - Grade 6

In 1944 during World War II, US and British engineers built a massive floating harbor. When soldiers from these countries landed in France to fight the Germans, ships towed the harbor to the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 930
  • ATOS: 6.1
  • Dewey: 623

Humanoid Robots

Grade 3 - Grade 6

Humanoid robots can help us learn. They can go places humans can't, such as deep underwater, sending back information we never knew before. Humanoid robots can also aid in search and rescue—th Read More →

  • Lexile: 900
  • ATOS: 5.5
  • Dewey: 629.8/92

Incredible Inventions

Series

Delve into the history of the world's greatest inventions, from ancient times to modern day. Colorful illustrations and humorous text tell the stories of inventions from the earliest… Read More →

Inside Battleships

Grade 3 - Grade 6

Take a fascinating tour of the mightiest fighting ships of all time—from ancient Greek galleys to gigantic modern aircraft carriers. Get an up-close view of these incredible battleships as… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1060
  • ATOS: 6.6
  • Dewey: 623.825

Inside Fighter Planes

Grade 3 - Grade 6

Follow the powerful story of fighter aircraft—from the earliest six-winged inventions used during World War I right up to modern supersonic stealth fighters. Along the way, explore inside the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1040
  • ATOS: 6.4
  • Dewey: 623.74/64