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Earth Science

STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics

Earth science explores how our planet works, including the study of geology, climatology, biology, botany, and oceanography.


Tracking Trash: Flotsam, Jetsam, and the Science of Ocean Motion
Tracking Trash: Flotsam, Jetsam, and the Science of Ocean Motion

An alarming photographic account of where trash winds up in our oceans. Marine life and habitats are irreparably damaged by pollution, debris, and hazardous waste continually deposited into ocean ecosystems all over the world.


Earth Chemistry (Essential Chemistry )
Earth Chemistry (Essential Chemistry )

Concepts range from standard molecular chemistry to applied chemistry, including such subtopics as the carbon cycle, global warming, rock formation, and industrial products.


Man vs. Weather: How to Be Your Own Weatherman
Man vs. Weather: How to Be Your Own Weatherman

A humorous exploration of the real science behind weather and forecasting. Learn how to predict changes in local weather patterns and even build a functional, homemade barometer.


Adventures in Tornado Alley: The Storm Chasers
Adventures in Tornado Alley: The Storm Chasers

The storms of the infamous Tornado Alley in the central United States have been extensively studied and revered both by professional meteorologists and enthusiasts who chase the storms. This book takes the reader out on the road with two young chasers whose knack for being in the right place at the right time, and thereby capturing the grandeur of these spectacular scenes, has won them worldwide attention.


Oceans: A Visual Guide
Oceans: A Visual Guide

This text begins by explaining how the oceans were formed and how they interact to affect global weather patterns and environmental cycles. Other topics include the history of ocean exploration, the ecosystems of deep-sea vents, and the impact of humans on the health of the seas.


Earth
Earth

A team from the Smithsonian Institution have put together a stunning picture book of our planet. The format is similar to an atlas. The sections cover the history of Earth, the land, the oceans, the atmosphere, and the seven tectonic plates that underlie the surface.


Oceans: Exploring the Hidden Depths of the Underwater World
Oceans: Exploring the Hidden Depths of the Underwater World

This companion book to a major BBC television series draws on the most exciting stories from the fields of subaquatic archaeology, geology, marine biology, and anthropology to reveal an astonishing landscape of forgotten shipwrecks, submerged volcanoes, and hidden caves.


The Bizarre and Incredible World of Plants
The Bizarre and Incredible World of Plants

Surrounded by striking microphotography, this text by two experts from London's Royal Botanic Gardens describes the many purposes filled by pollen, seeds, and fruit, and the roles they play both in plant reproduction and in preserving the Earth's biodiversity.


We Are the Weather Makers: the History of Climate Change
We Are the Weather Makers: the History of Climate Change

This adaptation of Tim Flannery's bestseller, The Weather Makers, offers a look at the history of climate change, how it will unfold over the next century, and what we can do to prevent a cataclysmic future.