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Kids Books on Science

National Geographic Little Kids Look and Learn: Match
National Geographic Little Kids Look and Learn: Match
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Category: Books/Kids Books and Atlases/Science and Space

With beautiful photographs of natural settings, kids will pour over every page without even realizing they’re learning! National Geographic Little Kids Look & Learn: Match! is the second title in this interactive board book series. Based on early learning concepts of similarity recognition, kids will enjoy examining every photo and searching for its match. Bonus questions on each spread go beyond matching concepts, making this book an exciting and interactive experience. Match! features a variety of images and will keep kids fascinated, making it the ideal book to share and explore with parents.


$6.99
National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of Space
National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of Space
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Category: Books/Kids Books and Atlases/Science and Space

This beautiful book is the latest addition to the National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book series. These colorful pages will introduce young children to the wonders of space, with colorful illustrations by David Aguilar and simple text that is perfect for beginning readers or for reading aloud. The book will explain basic concepts of space, beginning with what is most familiar to kids and expanding out into universe.


$14.95
Weird But True! 5
Weird But True! 5
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Category: Books/Kids Books and Atlases/Atlases and Reference

Presenting all-new, brain-bending facts and eye-popping illustrations on science, animals, food, space, pop culture, geography and everything else imaginable. Did you know lemons can power light bulbs, or that some goats and climb trees? Find 300 more outrageous and unbelievable facts like these in fifth installment of the Weird But True! series.


$7.95
Rocks and Minerals
Rocks and Minerals
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Kids will gravitate to Steve Tomecek's humorously illustrated guide, which surveys the earth's astounding variety of rocks and minerals and the fascinating ways people have transformed them into usable materials. From talcum powder to silver jewelry, it all comes from inside this great big rock we live on. A high-interest topic for youngsters as well as an important segment of the elementary science curriculum, this book is in a kid-pleasing format and includes a bonus activity.


$16.95
National Geographic Readers: Mummies
National Geographic Readers: Mummies
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Category: Books/Kids Books and Atlases/History

Why were mummies mummified? These mysterious corpses provide a fascinating window on the past of cultures worldwide. This colorful book has plenty of ghoulish intrigue to keep young readers reading. They'll learn about the science behind the myths through a compelling combination of fun, facts, jokes and captivating photography.


$3.99
National Geographic Angry Birds Star Wars
National Geographic Angry Birds Star Wars
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Category: Books/Kids Books and Atlases/Animals and Nature

The official companion to the hit game Angry Birds Star Wars, this fun-filled book investigates the wonder of science as readers follow the Angry Birds on their galactic Star Wars adventure. Explore the unknown with the Angry Birds and watch as they uncover the true stories, inventions, and unbelievable science behind the science fiction. Discover how art imitates life by exploring the discovery of Kepler 16b, a real Tatooine planet. Understand how a hovercraft works and how it resembles the land speeder. Find out how close we are to creating a real-life lightsaber. Learn about your favorite Angry Birds characters and join them on their galactic mission!


$13.95
Home on the Moon: Living on a Space Frontier
Home on the Moon: Living on a Space Frontier
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Imagine living on the moon. What would you eat? Where and how would you make your home? Written by a former NASA mission controller with firsthand knowledge of the space program, this intriguing book combines a vivid description of humankind's race to the moon with a detailed vision of the moon as our next frontier. Dyson packs lots of moon science into this futuristic vision, presenting kids with key facts in many fields—from geology to engineering to astronautics. Actual images of the moon from NASA's extensive files are paired throughout with imaginative yet accurate artistic renditions of how a moon colony might look. And four fun, hands-on activities make even the most difficult concepts easy for kids to grasp.
$18.95
An Invisible Force
An Invisible Force
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Follow the quest to understand the laws of motion and gravity—to formulate the ups and downs of physics and solve the mysteries of the strange forces that propel all objects on Earth.

An Invisible Force traces the historical and scientific path to man's understanding of motion and gravity. From stargazing astronomers to a look at accelerating future developments, young readers are drawn into an age-old science quest.


$17.95
Moon - Softcover
Moon - Softcover
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Have you heard that the Moon is made of green cheese? Or that a full moon can turn you into a wolf? And how about that Man on the Moon? If you believe any of these old Moon myths, then you need to get your facts straight—straight from a Moonstruck cat and his firefly pal, that is.


$6.95
Outbreaks
Outbreaks
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In this fascinating introduction to the fight against infectious diseases, kids will meet the scientists who've discovered various viruses and bacteria. They'll learn how scientists fight nature's harmful strains and use others to help us. They'll also read about the latest findings on bird flu, Ebola, AIDS and highly resistant strains of tuberculosis.


$17.95
This or That?
This or That?
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Discover what makes science fun in this engaging book, filled with weird, wacky science facts, basic principles, and 50 creative science projects that take interactivity to a whole new level. Dynamic photos and art highlight projects step by step so kids can conduct experiments with confidence and accuracy. Most projects involve kid-friendly subjects like electrical charges, chemical explosions, and food chemistry and are based on materials easily found at home. Bonus projects throughout encourage curious kids to dig deeper and experiment on their own.


$12.99
Try This!
Try This!
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Discover what makes science fun in this engaging book, filled with weird, wacky science facts, basic principles, and 50 creative science projects that take interactivity to a whole new level. Dynamic photos and art highlight projects step by step so kids can conduct experiments with confidence and accuracy. Most projects involve kid-friendly subjects like electrical charges, chemical explosions, and food chemistry and are based on materials easily found at home. Bonus projects throughout encourage curious kids to dig deeper and experiment on their own.


$16.99
National Geographic Readers: Mars
National Geographic Readers: Mars
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Discover the fascinating world of Mars in this colorful book packed with amazing imagery. In this inviting and entertaining format, kids will learn about the newest information on Mars, the Mars Rover, and our ongoing exploration of the Red Planet. This Level 3 reader is written in an easy-to-grasp style to encourage the scientists and explorers of tomorrow!


$3.99
National Geographic Readers: Planet Earth Collection
National Geographic Readers: Planet Earth Collection
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Category: Books/Kids Books and Atlases/Animals and Nature

Powerful weather, bursting volcanoes, sparkling gemstones, and more will fascinate science and fact-hungry kids. Experience the whirl of a hurricane, dig deep and learn about the rocks that make up our planet, and discover the amazing feeling of a rainstorm. National Geographic Kids brings readers some of their reader's favorite science topics in one convenient package. Fascinating science information is accompanied by wonderful photographs to ensure that kids' natural curiosity is both satisfied and inspired. This four-volume set includes the titles Rocks and Minerals, Volcanoes, Weather and Storms.


$7.99
Ultimate Bodypedia
Ultimate Bodypedia
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This fun, smart guide to the human body answers kids' questions and engages them with amazing facts, photos, illustrations, and diagrams. The kid-friendly journey travels through the body and all its systems, and is sprinkled throughout with plenty of health tips, top 10 lists, simple experiments, and weird-but-true wacky details. Young readers will learn about age-appropriate medical history and body basics, from cells and DNA to growth and aging.


$24.99
Extreme Weather - Softcover
Extreme Weather - Softcover
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Record heat. Record storms. Record drought, snow, rain, and ocean levels. What's going on? In a world of crazy weather exacerbated by climate change, knowing about tornadoes, hurricanes, droughts, derachos, blizzards, and storms is more important than ever. This book, based on cutting-edge science and first-hand accounts, helps kids learn about what's going on and what to do about it.


$12.99
National Geographic Readers: Things That Go Collection
National Geographic Readers: Things That Go Collection
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Fast, fun, and on the move! Little kids love learning about all of the machines that get us from point A to point B. Cars, trucks, trains, and planes are often the first modes of transportation they learn to recognize. Learning about all of the coolest, fastest vehicles is sure to entertain fact-hungry kids for hours! Enough fascinating information is accompanied by interesting photographs to ensure that kids' curiosity is both satisfied AND inspired.


$7.99
National Geographic Readers: Robots
National Geographic Readers: Robots
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Discover the coolest robots of today and tomorrow in this colorful, photo-packed book. In this inviting and entertaining format, kids will learn about the science behind these amazing machines. This Level 3 reader is written in an easy-to-grasp style to encourage the scientists of tomorrow!


$3.99
Every Planet Has a Place - Softcover
Every Planet Has a Place - Softcover
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Look up! Discover that Every Planet Has a Place. The Earth is just one of many planets in our solar system. Why is this the perfect place for us to live? Which are the "gas planets?" And why have we changed what we think of Pluto? Then Zigzag into other questions: what does Earth look like from space? Will I ever live on Mars? What experiment can I do to swing a planet into orbit?


$5.95
13 Planets
13 Planets
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First, Pluto left. Then it came back, along with Ceres and Eris…and now Haumea and MakeMake, too! The recent actions of the International Astronomical Union have put every solar system book out of date. In response, National Geographic joins forces with David Aguilar of the Harvard Smithsonian Astronomical Observatory to revise our 2008 book—and to update young readers on the high-interest topic of space. Using simple text and spectacular photorealistic computer art by the author, this book profiles all 13 planets in their newly created categories—plus the sun, the Oort Cloud, comets, and other worlds being discovered. Back-of-the-book activities offer hands-on fun for budding astronomers.


$16.95
Tornado!
Tornado!
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Through riveting narrative and eyewitness stories, young readers learn what it's really like to be caught in a monster tornado. Captivating first-person accounts and news reports detail survivors' experiences of the most destructive tornadoes ever to occur in the United States. And thrill-seekers' reports add to the drama and suspense. Historical perspectives on the human experience of tornadoes and scientific perspectives on why twisters happen and how to keep people safe add to the intrigue of this fascinating topic. Ample back matter will help students find sources to write well-informed and compelling reports.


$16.95
National Geographic Angry Birds Space
National Geographic Angry Birds Space
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It's one small step for birds, one giant leap for birdkind...


$13.95
Every Planet Has A Place - Hardcover
Every Planet Has A Place - Hardcover
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Look up! Discover that Every Planet Has a Place. The Earth is just one of many planets in our solar system. Why is this the perfect place for us to live? Which are the "gas planets?" And why have we changed what we think of Pluto?


$14.95
$7.99
Xtreme Illusions
Xtreme Illusions
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Seeing is believing. But what if you simply can't believe your eyes? Dive into another dimension and experience the eye-boggling and brain-twisting extremes of these awesome optical illusions. This mind-bending collection of visual puzzles will amaze your friends, mystify your family and even blow your own mind!


$16.95
National Geographic Readers: Planets
National Geographic Readers: Planets
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This brilliantly illustrated book taps into children's natural curiosity about the vast world of space. This level two reader, written in simple language that is easy for young readers to understand, introduces children to our solar system, including all of the planets and dwarf planets, and lots of fascinating fun facts. This reader helps cultivate the explorers of tomorrow!


$3.95
Forces of Nature
Forces of Nature
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Spectacular images, detailed diagrams, and fact-filled narrative combine to bring readers up close and personal with some of Earth's most dynamic forces. Through interviews with scientists in the field, author Catherine O'Neill Grace reveals how volcanoes, earthquakes, and tornados occur and what's being done to predict when they will strike so lives can be saved.
$17.95
Earth In The Hot Seat
Earth In The Hot Seat
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A stunning book that celebrates the Earth and clearly explains the dangers and challenges of our warming planet. Librarians and teachers will appreciate a book that explains the science of climate change succinctly and visually, and is a call-to-arms to help the Earth.


$19.95
The Planet Gods
The Planet Gods
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With the addition of Ceres and Eris to our solar system, every library, school, and space-gazing, mythology-loving kid needs an updated look at the planets and the gods they represent.


$7.95
National Geographic Readers: Meteors
National Geographic Readers: Meteors
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Blast off on a trip to discover the fascinating world of meteors. In this image-packed book, kids will learn all about these objects hurtling through space and into our atmosphere. This level 3 reader is written in an easy-to-grasp style to encourage the scientists and explorers of tomorrow!


$3.99