Energy from the Sun
Solar energy can be used to make food through the food chain, to make electricity via solar panels, and to drive climate through the transfer of heat. Learn all the different ways that energy from the sun makes the world as we know it work.
STEM Explorations is a fascinating new series of 26 informational texts, for grades 1–2, that takes young readers through the worlds of natural science and man-made inventions. Explore weather, seasons, states of matter, and more. Learn how to measure time and temperature, how halves and quarters can be used to share, and how sound travels. Basic nonfiction text features include: table-of-contents, chapters and sub-headings, image captions, easy-to-follow diagrams with labels, enriched vocabulary with pronunciation guides, fact boxes, callouts, glossarys and index.