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Experiment with Parts of a Plant

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Plant Experiments

Plants have roots, stems, leaves, and sometimes flowers. Each part of a plant does a special job. But do you know what a stem does? Or how different seeds travel away from their parent plants? Read More →

  • Lexile: 610
  • Dewey: 580

Experiment with Photosynthesis

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Plant Experiments

Sunlight helps a plant make its own food using photosynthesis. But do you know what happens to a plant when there is no sunlight? Or what part of a plant makes food? Let's experiment to find… Read More →

  • Lexile: 590
  • Dewey: 572'.46

Experiment with Pollination

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Plant Experiments

A plant can form fruit and seeds when it is pollinated. Animals and wind help spread pollen from one plant to another. But do you know how insects pick up pollen from flowers? Or how each… Read More →

  • Lexile: 660
  • Dewey: 571.8'642

Experiment with What a Plant Needs to Grow

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Plant Experiments

Sunlight, air, water, and minerals help keep plants alive. But do you know how much water is needed for a seed to sprout? Or what a plant will do to find the light it needs? Let's experiment… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • Dewey: 571.8'2

Experiment with a Plant's Living Environment

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Plant Experiments

A plant's environment helps it grow. Weather, soil, and animals are important to a plant's survival. But do you know what happens to a plant when the seasons change? Or how earthworms help a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 660
  • Dewey: 580.78

Experiment with a Plant's Roots

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Plant Experiments

Roots help keep plants alive. They take in water and minerals. But do you know how much of a plant is made up of its roots? Or whether roots always grow down? Let's experiment to find out!… Read More →

  • Lexile: 610
  • Dewey: 581.4'98

US Culture through Infographics

From the Series Super Social Studies Infographics

Exploring the culture of the United States can be exhausting! You need to know about popular national pastimes (from ball fields to Broadway stages), different ethnic backgrounds of Americans… Read More →

  • Lexile: 810
  • Dewey: 306.0973

US Geography through Infographics

From the Series Super Social Studies Infographics

Navigating US geography can leave you feeling lost and all over the map. You need to know about all 50 states (Wisconsin has more than 600 kinds of cheese!), different landscapes and climates… Read More →

  • Lexile: 810
  • ATOS: 5.0
  • Dewey: 917.3

US Government through Infographics

From the Series Super Social Studies Infographics

Trying to comprehend the US government can almost make your mind shut down. You need to understand how it stacks up to governments around the world (from democracy to dictatorship), how… Read More →

  • Lexile: 690
  • ATOS: 5.1
  • Dewey: 320.473

What's Great about Minnesota?

From the Series Our Great States

What's so great about Minnesota? Find out the top ten sites to see or things to do in the North Star State! Explore Minnesota's wooded wilderness, 10,000 lakes, and rich history. The… Read More →

  • Lexile: 670
  • ATOS: 4.2
  • Dewey: 977.6

Emma Watson: From Wizards to Wallflowers

From the Series Pop Culture Bios

You may know that Emma Watson rose to fame playing Hermione in the beloved Harry Potter films. But did you know that she: • is supersmart and studied at Brown University? • was so nervous… Read More →

  • Lexile: 710
  • ATOS: 4.5
  • Dewey: 791.4302'8092

Logan Lerman: The Perks of Being an Action Star

From the Series Pop Culture Bios

You may know that Logan Lerman became instantly popular after starring in the hit indie movie The Perks of Being a Wallflower. But did you know that he: • has starred in three action movies? Read More →

  • Lexile: 720
  • ATOS: 4.7
  • Dewey: 791.4302'8092

Nicholas Hoult: Beast of the Silver Screen

From the Series Pop Culture Bios

You may know that Nicholas Hoult commands the big screen as Beast in X-Men. But did you know that he: • is a huge admirer of Muhammad Ali and sleeps underneath a poster of the boxing legend?… Read More →

  • Lexile: 710
  • ATOS: 4.5
  • Dewey: 791.4302'8092

Bella Thorne: Shaking Up the Small Screen

From the Series Pop Culture Bios

You probably know Bella Thorne as the dynamic, multitalented CeCe Jones on the TV show Shake It Up. But did you know that she: • is real-life BFFs with her costar, Zendaya? • had no dancing… Read More →

  • Lexile: 720
  • ATOS: 4.2
  • Dewey: 791.4502'8092

Brilliant Beauty Inventions

From the Series Awesome Inventions You Use Every Day

Can you believe that the paint used on cars inspired the invention of nail polish in the 1920s? Or that people have been making hair dyes for thousands of years, using everything from boiled… Read More →

  • Lexile: 770
  • ATOS: 4.9
  • Dewey: 646.7'2

Carly Rae Jepsen: Call Her Amazing

From the Series Pop Culture Bios

You may know that Carly Rae Jepsen rose to instant fame after Justin Bieber tweeted about his love for "Call Me Maybe." But did you know that she: • had starring roles in Annie, Grease, and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 640
  • ATOS: 4.0
  • Dewey: 782.421642092

Fun Food Inventions

From the Series Awesome Inventions You Use Every Day

Do you know what happened when a kid forgot his glass of soda with a stir stick in it outside on a freezing cold night? Popsicles were invented! And did you know ancient people loved to chew… Read More →

  • Lexile: 680
  • ATOS: 4.3
  • Dewey: 641.309

Life Science through Infographics

From the Series Super Science Infographics

Absorbing facts about the 11.3 million species on Earth might cause your brain to burst! You need to take in huge timelines (the first life on Earth formed 3.8 billion years ago), huge… Read More →

  • Lexile: 670
  • ATOS: 4.6
  • Dewey: 571.8

Natural Disasters through Infographics

From the Series Super Science Infographics

The facts about natural disasters are so big and devastating they could make your head explode! You hear about huge costs (like the $360,000,000,000 in damage caused by the 2011 tsunami in… Read More →

  • Lexile: 880
  • ATOS: 5.3
  • Dewey: 363.34

The Solar System through Infographics

From the Series Super Science Infographics

The enormous facts about our solar system can make your head spin! You hear about huge distances (like the 483 million miles separating the sun and Jupiter), huge timelines (it's been 14… Read More →

  • Lexile: 760
  • ATOS: 5.0
  • Dewey: 523.2

Deadly Adorable Animals

From the Series ShockZone ™ — Deadly and Dangerous

Imagine a creature that would gnaw on the tail of a crocodile or crush a seal's skull with its razor-sharp teeth. Are you picturing a grizzly or other tough-looking critter? If so, you're… Read More →

  • Lexile: 740
  • ATOS: 4.5
  • Dewey: 591.47

Jennifer Lawrence: The Hunger Games' Girl on Fire

From the Series Pop Culture Bios

You may know that Jennifer Lawrence stars as courageous Katniss Everdeen in The Hunger Games films. But did you know that Jennifer: • grew up on a Kentucky horse farm? •had to learn to skin… Read More →

  • Lexile: 620
  • ATOS: 3.8
  • Dewey: 791.4502'8092

Bruno Mars: Pop Singer and Producer

From the Series Pop Culture Bios

You may know that Bruno Mars is an unbelievably talented pop singer and producer. But did you know that Bruno: • was known for his epic Elvis impersonations when he was a kid? • learned to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 720
  • ATOS: 4.2
  • Dewey: 782.42164092

Justin Bieber: Pop and R & B Idol

From the Series Pop Culture Bios

You may know that Justin Bieber has extreme musical talent. But did you know that Justin: • was very poor and slept on a couch instead of a bed when he was growing up? • has a random love… Read More →

  • Lexile: 720
  • ATOS: 4.2
  • Dewey: 782.42164092