The Power of Poop

Age Level: 8–11  Grade Level: 3–6

Manure is magical, and poop has potential. For centuries, farmers have used manure from their animals to fertilize their soil. White sand beaches are possible because of fish poop. Poop fossils can tell us what the dinosaurs ate and how they lived. What else can poop do? Readers discover how to build with poop, how medicines can be made from poop, and how poop can even be fuel for engines. A rocket to Mars powered by poop? It’s not only magic, it’s science.
• This rare series combines hard science with an irresistible, high-interest approach
• Science made fun, accessible, exciting, and a little gross
• Fun fact boxes convey additional science knowledge in an entertaining and memorable way
• Supports the Next Generation Science Standards by helping students explain the natural world

    Detailed Table of Contents, Fact Boxes, Full-Color Photographs, Further Information Section, Glossary, Index, Websites, Sidebars
  • Spring 2018
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    Building with Poop

    Building with Poop

    Jennifer Swanson
    Readers will be surprised to find out that their poop is good for building things. They'll learn how animals use poop to construct nests, homes, and even fences. People mold it into bricks for houses and plop it on fences for support...Read More

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    ISBN: 9780766091573
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    Creating Sand Beaches with Poop

    Creating Sand Beaches with Poop

    Anita Louise McCormick
    One of the amazing things poop can do is create beautiful white sandy beaches. Scientists have discovered that around 70 percent of white sand found on beaches comes from parrot fish poop. Parrot fish have bird-like beaks that can bite off pieces of coral...Read More

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    ISBN: 9780766091061
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    Digging for Poop Fossils

    Digging for Poop Fossils

    Kristina Lyn Heitkamp
    Whether it weighs in at a whopping four pounds or is the size of an egg, fossilized dung is a precious treasure. Petrified poop, also known as coprolite, is rare. When it's discovered, it opens a world into the past...Read More

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    ISBN: 9780766090989
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    Poop Medicine

    Poop Medicine

    Laura Loria
    Most of U.S. take medicine to cure our stomach ailments, but poop is also a cure. Poop is a waste product that doctors can put to good use. This volume explores the healing properties of poop, focusing chiefly on fecal transplants...Read More

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    ISBN: 9780766091139
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    Turning Poop into Power Fuel

    Turning Poop into Power Fuel

    Clara MacCarald
    Imagine stopping at a gas station, and filling your car with...poop. Fuel made from poop may sound like science fiction, but it's already science fact. This engrossingly gross book explores the powerful possibilities...Read More

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    ISBN: 9780766091023
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    Weaponizing Poop

    Weaponizing Poop

    Jeff Mapua
    Bows and arrows, firearms, missiles…and poop? The progress of invention marches forward through time as humans discover a new material to use in the manufacturing of weapons. People have a history of utilizing excrement for various uses...Read More

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    ISBN: 9780766090958
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