Contains approximately three hundred alphabetized, cross-referenced entries on space science, earth science, environmental science, chemistry, and physics, and features color photos, illustrations, maps, diagrams, and box features.
Why does a bee dance? What does a dolphin's chirp say? Each title in the Call of the Wild series provides a dynamic examination of the giving and receiving of information that is crucial to a species' survival. Each chapter examines a specific animal group and clearly explains the unique ways in which they communicate in the wild, whether through visual, verbal, chemical, touch, or electrical means. The relationship between animal and human communication is also explored.
The world in which we live is full of many diverse countries with their own customs, beliefs, and lifestyles. This new series, geared toward young readers, introduces the audience to cultures around the world, including information about a country's history, its people, and how it functions today. GENERAL Age-appropriate sidebars and fact boxed exploring key elements of a culture Photographs and graphics that complement and further explain accompanying text, which is particularly helpful for visual/spatial and ELL readers Glossary terms that are bolded in the text and included in a Glossary section for ease of reading and comprehension CURRICULUM CONNECTIONS - Accessible, age-appropriate books designed to introduce young readers to different cultures around the world - Cultural diversity and understanding is celebrated and supported through an exploration of aspects such as language, cuisine, and history of different countries