STEM: Life Science/Animals

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American Jaguar: Big Cats, Biogeography, and Human Borders

In the borderlands between the United States and Mexico, America's largest cat—the jaguar—is fighting to regain its kingdom. Added to the endangered species list in 1997, the jaguar has… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1170
  • Dewey: 333.95/9755
  • Copyright: 2022

Animals Go to War: From Dogs to Dolphins

In the twenty-first century, military marine mammals detect lost equipment and underwater mines. Large rats are trained to find land mines in more than 80 countries. Military working dogs… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1120
  • Dewey: 355.4/24
  • Copyright: 2019

Animals to the Rescue!: Amazing True Stories from around the World

From the Series Sandra Markle's Science Discoveries

Did you know that rats can be heroes? In the southern African nation of Mozambique, these amazing rats (which are the size of a small house cat) have helped clear landmines. And that's just… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1140
  • Dewey: 590
  • Copyright: 2022
Fall 2022

A River's Gifts: The Mighty Elwha River Reborn

A mighty river. A long history. For thousands of years, the Elwha river flowed north to the sea. The river churned with salmon, which helped feed bears, otters, and eagles. The Lower Elwha… Read More →

  • Lexile: 950
  • Dewey: 639.909797/99
  • Copyright: 2023

Bioluminescence: Nature and Science at Work

What do giant squids, mantis shrimp, and fireflies have in common? These animals, along with a wide range of creatures, are able to give off light; this is called bioluminescence. Different… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1250
  • ATOS: 8.6
  • Dewey: 572'.4358
  • Copyright: 2016

Bionic Beasts: Saving Animal Lives with Artificial Flippers, Legs, and Beaks

What happens when a young elephant steps on a buried land mine? What happens when a sea turtle’s flipper is injured by a predator? Thanks to recent advances in technology, we have new ways to Read More →

  • Lexile: 1150
  • ATOS: 7.4
  • Dewey: 636.089/7
  • Copyright: 2021

Birds vs. Blades?: Offshore Wind Power and the Race to Protect Seabirds

It's a chilly winter evening. A northern gannet lets out a loud graaak. Swiftly and carefully, a scientist scoops the bird off the surface of the water into a net so that a team of experts… Read More →

  • Lexile: 960
  • ATOS: 6.2
  • Dewey: 578.77
  • Copyright: 2017

Chernobyl's Wild Kingdom: Life in the Dead Zone

After the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear explosion in Ukraine, scientists believed radiation had created a vast and barren wasteland in which life could never resurface. But the Dead Zone, as the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1190
  • ATOS: 8.2
  • Dewey: 590.9477'8
  • Copyright: 2015

Creepy & Crawly: Technology Inspired by Animals

From the Series Animal Tech

Who knew geckos could inspire technology used on the space station? This is the product of a long process of observation, study, and mimicry of the animal world. Explore the story of Geckskin Read More →

  • Lexile: 690
  • Dewey: 629.8
  • Copyright: 2019

De-Extinction: The Science of Bringing Lost Species Back to Life

In the twenty-first century, because of climate change and other human activities, many animal species have become extinct, and many others are at risk of extinction. Once they are gone, we… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1140
  • ATOS: 8.2
  • Dewey: 591.68
  • Copyright: 2017

Eavesdropping on Elephants: How Listening Helps Conservation

Can understanding how forest elephants communicate help scientists find ways to protect this vulnerable species? Researcher Katy Pane and others involved with Cornell University's Elephant… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1080
  • ATOS: 7.0
  • Dewey: 599.67/4
  • Copyright: 2019

Flippers & Fins: Technology Inspired by Animals

From the Series Animal Tech

Scientists continue to discover new things about ocean animals and the amazing abilities that allow them to thrive deep underwater. Readers will learn about six life-changing pieces of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 700
  • Dewey: 629.8
  • Copyright: 2019

Follow Those Zebras: Solving a Migration Mystery

From the Series Sandra Markle's Science Discoveries

Every year in Namibia, about two thousand zebras suddenly disappear from their grazing area along the Chobe River. Months later, the herd returns. Where do they go? And why? Thanks to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1050
  • ATOS: 6.2
  • Dewey: 599.665/71568
  • Copyright: 2020
11 titles

Get Started with STEM — eBook Set

From the Series Get Started with STEM

This vibrant, colorful science series brings STEM to life and gets your students thinking and working like scientists. Readers will get to ask and answer questions; make observations;… Read More →

  • Copyright: 2019
  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $483.89
  • Your Price: $362.92
  • 11 titles
12 titles

Get Started with STEM — Hardcover Set

From the Series Get Started with STEM

This vibrant, colorful science series brings STEM to life and gets your students thinking and working like scientists. Readers will get to ask and answer questions; make observations;… Read More →

  • Copyright: 2022
  • Hardcover
  • List Price: $351.84
  • Your Price: $263.88
  • 12 titles
11 titles

Get Started with STEM — Paperback Set

From the Series Get Started with STEM

This vibrant, colorful science series brings STEM to life and gets your students thinking and working like scientists. Readers will get to ask and answer questions; make observations;… Read More →

  • Copyright: 2019
  • Paperback
  • List Price: $109.89
  • Your Price: $104.40
  • 11 titles

Giraffe Extinction: Using Science and Technology to Save the Gentle Giants

Quietly, without most people noticing, the population of giraffes in the wild has decreased by nearly 40 percent since 1985. Giraffes have disappeared entirely from seven countries where they Read More →

  • Lexile: 1120
  • ATOS: 8.1
  • Dewey: 599.638
  • Copyright: 2020
Spring 2022

Glowing Bunnies!?: Why We're Making Hybrids, Chimeras, and Clones

Our brave new world is here. With modern genetic technologies, science fiction's "what if?" has become the scientist's "why not?" Bioengineering has the potential to remake animals in almost Read More →

  • Lexile: 1140
  • Dewey: 179/.3
  • Copyright: 2022

Growing and Changing: Let's Investigate Life Cycles

From the Series Get Started with STEM

In this title, readers will investigate and discover a range of animal life cycles. How does a tadpole become a frog? In what ways do lambs, puppies, baby mice, woodpecker chicks, and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 620
  • ATOS: 3.9
  • Dewey: 590
  • Copyright: 2017

Handle with Care: An Unusual Butterfly Journey

Some farms grow vegetables or grains, and some raise cows, sheep, chickens, or pigs. But have you ever heard of a butterfly farm? How do you raise a butterfly? On a farm in Costa Rica,… Read More →

  • Lexile: 850
  • ATOS: 4.9
  • Dewey: 595.78'9
  • Copyright: 2014
Spring 2023

How to Choose Your Perfect Science Career

From the Series STEM Career Choices

Choosing a career can be tough. There are so many options and choices available—how do you figure out what is right for you? This book takes students by the hand and helps them explore… Read More →

  • Copyright: 2023
4 titles

Infographic Top 10s — eBook Set

From the Series Infographic Top 10s

Everyone loves a top ten list, and when combined with infographics, they're irresistible. From the tallest buildings to the most popular animals, this series counts down high-interest topics… Read More →

  • Copyright: 2016
  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $170.60
  • Your Price: $127.95
  • 4 titles

Let's Investigate Habitats and Food Chains

From the Series Get Started with STEM

What plants and animals live in a garden? What do the living things in this habitat need from their environment? And who eats who in a garden ecosystem? In this title, readers will… Read More →

  • Lexile: 770
  • ATOS: 4.4
  • Dewey: 790
  • Copyright: 2017

Masters of Disguise: Amazing Animal Tricksters

In the animal kingdom, survival is the name of the game—and not everything is as it seems. A number of animals rely on particularly clever tricks to fool predators or prey. A baby bird mimics Read More →

  • Lexile: 1010
  • ATOS: 6.2
  • Dewey: 591.47/3
  • Copyright: 2016