A companion volume to the highly successful series of textbooks for grades one through six, Books to Build On lists books and other print resources--organized by topic--related to the material covered in the textbooks, designed to encourage further study.
"The wide variety of activities in this book extend across many learning areas, particularly science and society and environment. The book covers predominantly factual information about sea, compiled in such a way as to develop simple understandings and motivate early learners to extend their learning beyond its contents." -- P. i.
An oil spill occurs somewhere in the world almost every day of the year. This book focuses on one of the worst spills in history--the Exxon Valdez oil tanker spill--to explain in simple terms and with bold, full-color illustrations why oil spills happen, how they are cleaned up and what effects spilled oil has on our ocean plants and wildlife.
Find out all about the many kinds of webs spiders spin in this level 2 Let′s Read and Find Out. How do spiders spin such large webs? Spiders produce a unique silk that can stretch from wall to wall, or between the legs of a chair. In this book, featuring remarkably realistic artwork by S.D. Schindler, you will learn about the silk spiders produce, the webs they spin, and the prey they capture. You will even learn how to make a web of your own! Ages 5-9