What makes Earth so special? Find out why our little planet is the perfect place for life to flourish in Life As We Know It.
Life As We Know It goes back four billion years to a time when the earth was barely inhabitable, exploring the amazing story of how everything came to be despite the nearly impossible, hostile conditions that existed.
Discover the six building blocks for all living things, unzip the DNA ladder, learn about the six different kingdom classifications, and more. Find out how 8.7 million species of plants and animals came from one single cell, and see how codependent Earth's delicate ecosystem is, with every organism and every living thing essential to sustain life.
Broken up into manageable chapters from the smallest cells to the huge "Are we really alone in the Universe?" question, this refreshed paperback edition of Life As We Know It explains complex scientific ideas with highly visual pages that have clear text for middle-grade students. Spanning the beginning of the universe to modern day, Life As We Know It celebrates everything we know--and even what we don't know--about life.
Basher Science: Biology, Life As We Know It created and illustrated by Simon Basher, Written by Dan Green:
Nature's building blocks have never been more sociable than in this newest offering from the creators of The Periodic Table and Physics. From cells to DNA, from viruses to mammals, from chlorophyll to flowers and fruit, and including the human body's parts and systems, Biology is a single volume BIO101 course. Distinctive characters, a creative pallette, and straight- forward text make it all clear--and fun
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What's the difference between a virus and
an allergy or a pimple and a wart? Dr. Fred Ehrlich explains all about ills, chills, what makes us snivel and feel sore; and how doctors, treatments, and processes inside us can handle our bodies' ick-ness and sickness. But, you CAN'T find any of these fixer-uppers . . . in a toolbox
Here are the basic facts about the complex and amazing machine that is the human body. Hundreds of practical, safe experiments help the whole family learn by doing. An educational and entertaining way to learn the secrets of the body.
Go on an extraordinary journey through the human body with this fact-packed book, 30 seconds at a time
Colourful artwork engages readers with every flip of the page, as the inner workings of the body are revealed, from the bones to the brain. The 30 Seconds series takes readers on a journey of discovery through a wide range of fascinating subjects. Each topic is presented with a quick 30-second soundbite, supported by flash summaries and full-colour artwork. Fun, interactive missions with things to make or do support the topics, encouraging readers to test, explore, and discover even more.
An introduction to the inner workings of the human body brimming with fascinating facts and full-color photos and illustrations that make anatomy accessible and fun for children ages 8-12.
What's going on inside your insides? From the skeleton to muscles and blood flow and respiration, kids can discover how all parts of the human body fit and work together. Readers can answer quiz questions to make learning interactive and fun, and try out prompted activities to learn even more. This book also includes information on sleep, going to the doctor and dentist, and body language. A glossary at the back of the book highlights key words to enhance retention.
With First Human Body Encyclopedia, kids will become human body experts in no time.
Ever wondered what it would be like to shrink down to the size of a pea and explore your own insides? Now's your chance This extraordinary, unique book takes you on just such a fantastic journey. Discover the slippery, slimy stomach and the walls of the intestines bristling with millions of tiny fingers. Then shrink even more and slip into the bloodstream. You'll visit some incredible places inside your liver, heart, lungs, kidneys, and brain. a journey of a lifetime.