Lernerclassroom Toys & Activities
Compare different types of scales and discover how they protect the bodies of fish and reptiles.
What animal has feathers, a round body, and a head that bobs when it walks? Pigeons! But do you know how fast pigeons fly? Or wher...e pigeons build their nests? Read this book to find out! Learn all about different animals in the Animal Close-Ups series—part of the Lightning Bolt Books™ collection. With high-energy designs, exciting photos, and fun text, Lightning Bolt Books™ bring nonfiction topics to life! read more
How does an egg become a penguin? Follow each step in the cycle--from an oval egg to a sleek, black and white penguin--in this fas...cinating book! read more
What insect has wings with orange, white, and black patterns? A monarch butterfly! But do you know what monarchs do in the fall? O...r how monarchs change throughout their lives? Read this book to find out! Learn all about different animals in the Animal Close-Ups series—part of the Lightning Bolt Books™ collection. With high-energy designs, exciting photos, and fun text, Lightning Bolt Books™ bring nonfiction topics to life! read more
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™ collection. With high-energy designs, exciting photos, and fun text, Lightning Bolt Books™ bring nonfiction topics to life! read more
Find out why the forest is a perfect habitat for animals like porcupines, bears, and deer.
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
Discover how adaptations make the ocean a perfect habitat for whales, lobsters, sea horses, and many, many more animals.
Presents information on how to tell the difference between ostriches and emus, even though they are similar in many ways.
A basic overview of the life cycle of a deer.
Presents a step-by-step look at how joeys turn into full-grown kangaroos.
Fish swim and ducks paddle. Beavers build and herons wade. Discover how these animals and others adapt to living in a lake.
How do animals like bighorn sheep, yaks, and snow leopards survive in the mountains? Discover their adaptations and see!
Carefully leveled text and fresh, vibrant photos engage young readers in learning about how veterinarians help animals and their c...ommunity. Age-appropriate critical thinking questions and a photo glossary help build nonfiction learning skills. read more
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
Did you know that robots play a very large role in the lives of humans? They clean our floors, explore other worlds, and work in f...actories. As computers get smaller and faster, robots are growing smarter and more capable. Learn about today's most notable robots and the incredible new robots coming in the future. 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.
Do you know a place that's home to both manatees and panthers? Get ready for a trip to the Everglades! Many plants and animals liv...e in this huge wetland. But why is the Everglades region also important to humans? And how do people protect the Everglades? Read this book to find out! read more
How does an egg become an owl? Follow each step in the cycle--from a small, round egg to a powerful owl--in this fascinating book!... read more
Drones seem to be everywhere. But what is the difference between drones used in the military and those used in civilian life? How ...fast can drones travel? Users pilot crewless aircraft of all shapes and sizes for many different purposes. Learn about the types of drones in use today and how drones will change the world in the years to come. As part of the Searchlight Books(TM) collection, this series sheds light on an intriguing topic--What's Cool about Science? Clear text, vivid photos, and real-life examples bring these amazing technologies to life! 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
Lions, and zebras, and termites, oh my! See why a grassland is a perfect habitat for these animals and more.
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
Arctic terns make a long trip from the top of the world to the bottom and back again every year. In fact, arctic terns have the lo...ngest migration of any known animal! From egg to bird and all 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
Forensic scientists study evidence to figure out who committed a crime. But how do they determine the cause of death? And how do t...hey use trained dogs and devices to track scents? Learn about the latest tools and techniques in use by forensic scientists, and discover how their work helps bring criminals to justice. read more
A basic overview of the life cycle of a robin.
What do you call an oyster that won't share? And what is a penguin's favorite food? You'll find out in this book chock-full of ani...mal jokes! Learn jokes that will have you roaring and hooting with laughter—plus a few that will leave you groaning but giggling all the same. Are you ready to laugh your socks off? Then you've come to the right place! read more
Hibernation is a cycle that some animals go through every year. Most people know that bears hibernate. But why do they hibernate? ...And what other animals hibernate? read more
What features help polar bears survive the cold? Why do they hibernate? Discover the answers to these questions and learn other fa...scinating facts about polar bears. From their habitat to their physical characteristics and behavior, explore the incredible lives of these top predators! read more
How do animals like snakes, roadrunners, and scorpions survive in the desert? Discover their adaptations and see!
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
With exciting photos and information about Indy car parts, races, and the history of the Indianapolis 500, this title is sure to p...lease fans of cars and auto sports! read more
Learn what animals do in fall to prepare for winter. Fun illustrations and a story-like text combine to reveal changes in animal b...ehavior, including hibernation and migration. Critical thinking and comprehension questions help readers engage with the text. read more
Science stars can transform recycled materials into science-themed crafts. Convert old clothing into space gear using ice, turn br...oken crayons into a candle with heat, and grow crystallized candy in a recycled jar. Photos and detailed instructions walk you through each step. Additional pictures of how to make each project are accessible online via a QR code. read more
Presents an illustrated look at items made out of paper.
Cool photos and informative text teach readers about the world of classic cars, from the history of the assembly line to the colle...ctors who bring these classics back to life. read more
Parrots are known for their ability to mimic many different sounds, but they also use tools to eat. Readers will learn all this an...d more, including how some male parrots use tools to attract a mate. read more