Lernerclassroom Toys & Activities
Compare different types of scales and discover how they protect the bodies of fish and reptiles.
All kinds of animals have skin--even humans! Compare the many features of skin.
What do a penguin, a pigeon, and a peacock have in common? They're all birds! But do you know what makes a bird a bird? Read this ...book to find out! Learn all about reptiles, insects, mammals, and other animal groups in the Meet the Animal Groups series - part of the Lightning Bolt Books(TM) collection. With high-energy designs, exciting photos, and fun text, Lightning Bolt Books(TM) bring nonfiction topics to life! read more
Have you ever seen rocks that are more than two billion years old? Get ready to visit the Grand Canyon! Millions of people travel ...to Arizona to visit this amazing place each year. But just how big is the Grand Canyon? And how was it made? Read this book to find out! read more
Do you enjoy visiting animals at the zoo or playing with pets? As a child, Jane Goodall loved watching and interacting with animal...s. As an adult, she became a scientist working with chimpanzees in Africa. Goodall used unconventional research methods to observe chimpanzees in East Africa. She studied the chimpanzees' behavior and revealed their tool-making abilities. As Goodall grew older, she turned her attention to raising awareness about endangered species and inspiring individuals around the globe to take action. She is one of the world's best-known scientists and activists. But how did she get there? Find out how Goodall's passion for animals helped her become the face of conservationism. read more
How do animals like bighorn sheep, yaks, and snow leopards survive in the mountains? Discover their adaptations and see!
Some mammals have a little fur or hair, others have a lot! Learn how fur helps these animals survive.
Did you know that Yellowstone National Park has more geysers and hot springs than anywhere else on Earth? The geyser called Old Fa...ithful shoots boiling water 130 feet (40 meters) into the air! But what causes geysers to erupt? And what other wonders can be found in this beautiful national park? Read this book to find out! read more
See how birds use feathers for flight, warmth, camouflage, and much more.
What does it mean to migrate? Discover which animals migrate and why they migrate through detailed photographs and simple text.
Did you know that scientists are able to build with atoms, the smallest building blocks of the universe? Advanced devices, materia...ls, and computers are three areas in which nanotechnology is changing our future a few molecules at a time. Learn more about how scientists work with the tiniest objects imaginable. read more
Simple text and photographs introduce shells and the various animals that live in them, including turtles, snails, clams, lobsters..., and hermit crabs. read more
Provides a simple introduction to eyes.
Foxes, worms, and mice live underground. What else lives under the ground? Vibrant wildlife photographs with direct picture-to-tex...t correspondence make this book an excellent choice for the budding zoologists in the classroom. read more
An introduction to calendars and the days of the week.
Arctic terns soar and swoop on their long migration. They travel for more than four months out of the year. From egg to bird and a...ll the way to Antarctica, follow the Arctic tern's journey. -- read more
Do you think science is fun and exciting? Bill Nye does. In fact, he wanted to become an astronaut, but NASA rejected his applicat...ions. Instead, Nye has spent his career helping other people understand science and showing them how cool science can be.Nye went to college to become a mechanical engineer, and he got a job working for an aircraft company. But soon, he began focusing more and more on a career in comedy. Eventually, he got his own popular TV show, called Bill Nye the Science Guy. Through songs, skits, and jokes, Nye taught a generation of young people that science is fascinating and important. Learn more about Nye's career as a comedian, TV personality, and passionate science educator. read more
A basic overview of the life cycle of a robin.
What's smarter than a talking bird? And why can't you iron a four-leaf clover? You'll find out in this book chock-full of fun puns...! Learn puns that are hilariously punny, plus a few that will make you groan and guffaw all at once. Are you ready to laugh your socks off? Then you've come to the right place! read more
Collects over fifty riddles about animals, dinosaurs, sports, and space.
Collects over fifty knock-knock jokes about animals, sports, space, and holidays.
Collects over fifty jokes about sports, including basketball, baseball, tennis, and surfing.
Each book in this series explains the uses for a simple tool found in the elementary classroom. With simple sentences and colorful... photographs, this series corresponds directly to science standards. read more