Investigate Earth Science

Age Level: 5–9  Grade Level: K–4

Earth's major features, both land and water, have formed over millions of years. In this compelling series, readers examine how and why landforms and bodies of water have come to exist. From glaciers and rivers to volcanoes and valleys, each volume focuses on one of Earth's key features: what it is, how it is formed, and what the different types are. Colorful photographs and fun facts enhance the engaging text as readers delve into this fascinating look at the many aspects of Earth's physical features. A follow-up activity encourages readers to take their learning a step further in their exploration of these natural wonders of the world. Features include: Supports Next Generation Science Standards core ideas about the role of wind and water in shaping the earth as well as slow and rapid change. Guides readers in identifying landforms and bodies of water. Accessible text, fact boxes, and full-color photographs illustrate specific features and processes that are essential to each formation. Words to Know sections provide simple definitions of key terms. Learn More sections provide further resources for study.

  • Fall 2019
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    Canyons

    Canyons

    Kathy Furgang
    How were some of the world's most magnificent canyons formed? It's a long story that goes back millions of years. This compelling book about Earth's canyons provides students with the geological basics that will spark their interest in the forces of wind and water over time...Read More

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    ISBN: 9781978508613
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    Glaciers

    Glaciers

    Barbara Allman
    Glaciers are icy giants that come and go with the ice ages. This first look at glaciers explores how they have shaped, and continue to shape, Earth's landscape. From the ice sheets of Antarctica to the glacial basins of the Great Lakes, readers learn about the amazing power of ice on the move...Read More

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    ISBN: 9781978508644
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    Islands

    Islands

    Barbara Allman
    Islands are a diverse and fascinating type of landform. This easy-to-follow narrative takes readers from the island-building volcanoes of the Pacific to the ice sheets of the world's largest island. Using simple language and key science vocabulary, the text illuminates subjects that young scientists wonder about...Read More

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    ISBN: 9781978508675
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    Lakes and Rivers

    Lakes and Rivers

    Barbara Allman
    Familiarize readers to the wonders of the world's lakes and rivers with this introductory text. Using easy to understand language and key science vocabulary, the text illuminates the differences between lakes and rivers, how lakes and rivers form, and why they are important to people...Read More

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    ISBN: 9781978508705
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    Mountains

    Mountains

    Kathy Furgang
    We often look at mountains as something beautiful to admire. This informative book describes the processes that create mountains over time. It examines plate movements along faults, volcanic activity, and other actions that have formed Earth's mountains over billions of years...Read More

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    ISBN: 9781978508736
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    Volcanoes

    Volcanoes

    Kathy Furgang
    Most volcanoes just look like mountains, until bam! They erupt with either smoke and ash or lava. Engaging and accessible text describes and illustrates some of the most common ways that volcanoes form and erupt...Read More

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    ISBN: 9781978508767
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