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Items in the Educational Magazines category include those magazines that are both educational and timeless. They provide in-depth information about a specific subject in Science, History, or Social Studies. These magazines make great foundations for unit studies, and in many cases, the publisher websites have companion educational materials.

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  • Cobblestone: Canada and the United States (March 1988 Magazine Issue)

    Cobblestone: Canada and the United States (March 1988 Magazine Issue)

    $2.79

    "For readers of U.S. history, a good way to begin a thorough study of Canada is by relating its history to that of the United States. In this issue, we investigate our long relationship with Canada. What you discover might surprise you and hopefully will encourage you to learn more about other ways in which Canada and the United States, and Canada and other countries, interact." — From "The View From the Crow's Nest" (page 4)

  • Cobblestone: Amelia Earhart: Heroine of the Skies (July 1990 Magazine Issue)

    Cobblestone: Amelia Earhart: Heroine of the Skies (July 1990 Magazine Issue)

    $2.79

    "To want in one's own heart to do a thing for its own sake; to enjoy doing it; to concentrate all one's energies upon it—that is not only the surest guarantee of its success, it is also being true to oneself." — Amelia Earhart

  • Cobblestone: America's Zoos (August 1990 Magazine Issue)

    Cobblestone: America's Zoos (August 1990 Magazine Issue)

    $2.79

    "Today zoos house their charges in settings that resemble the animals' natural environments as much as possible. Animals live in groups similar to their normal social gatherings in the wild. This keeps them comfortable so they are able to reproduce. At least ninety percent of the mammals in America's zoos today were bred and born in zoos; very few were taken from the wild." — From "The View From the Crow's Nest" (page 5)

  • Cobblestone: Annie Oakley and the Wild West (January 1991 Magazine Issue)

    Cobblestone: Annie Oakley and the Wild West (January 1991 Magazine Issue)

    $2.79

    "I can't think her skill with firearms was the most important factor in causing the people of the world to hold her in such esteem. It was the fine unexplainable personality that gripped and held them." — Frank Edington

  • Cobblestone: Energy: Powering Our Nation (October 1990 Magazine Issue)

    Cobblestone: Energy: Powering Our Nation (October 1990 Magazine Issue)

    $2.79

    "As researchers develop new technologies, they also must consider whether an energy source is renewable, what it costs to obtain and use it, and what effects using it will have on the environment. In this way, America's energy story continues to be one of discovery and innovation." — From "The View From the Crow's Nest" (page 7)

  • Cobblestone: Hispanic Americans (April 1989 Magazine Issue)

    Cobblestone: Hispanic Americans (April 1989 Magazine Issue)

    $2.79

    "Hispanic Americans hold a special distinction as the first non-native Americans, but just like the rest of us, they are also students, business people, housewives, doctors, lawyers, athletes, educators, and politicians. ... In this issue, we look at [the Hispanics'] special differences and get to know them as Americans." — From "The View From the Crow's Nest" (page 5)

  • Cobblestone: People With Disabilities (June 1989 Magazine Issue)

    Cobblestone: People With Disabilities (June 1989 Magazine Issue)

    $2.79

    "Since the 1960s, people with disabilities have slowly been brought into the mainstream of society because others have recognized that having a physical or mental impairment does not prevent someone from leading a productive life and being part of society." — From "The View From the Crow's Nest" (page 5)

  • Cobblestone: The Magic of Radio (October 1988 Magazine Issue)

    Cobblestone: The Magic of Radio (October 1988 Magazine Issue)

    $2.79

    "Among the many scientific uses of types of radio are radio tracking, radiosondes, packet radio, radio paging, radio control, and radio astronomy." — From "Radio Is Not Dead" by Jane Hill McHugh (page 39)

  • Cobblestone: The South As Perceived by Its Artists (February 1988 Magazine Issue)

    Cobblestone: The South As Perceived by Its Artists (February 1988 Magazine Issue)

    $2.79

    "The images of the South presented here are as varied as the people who created them. This issue offers a kaleidoscope of the region: Be sure to turn it slowly so you can study all of the colorful pictures." — From "The View From the Crow's Nest" (page 5)

  • Cobblestone: Tuning In to Television (October 1989 Magazine Issue)

    Cobblestone: Tuning In to Television (October 1989 Magazine Issue)

    $2.79

    On April 30, 1954, the first pubic broadcast of television took place. Since then, the technology has significantly changed and so has the role that television takes in our daily lives.

  • Cobblestone: What Is History? (January 1990 Magazine Issue)

    Cobblestone: What Is History? (January 1990 Magazine Issue)

    $2.79

    "Being somewhat close to the subject, Ebenezer and the Colonel are quick to point out that history is a universal subject, not just the record of famous pople such as Thomas Jefferson, Eleanor Roosevelt, and Frederick Douglass. Everyone has a history that he or she can share and pass on." — From "What Is History" (page 5)

  • Zoobooks: Insects 2 (Paperback)

    Zoobooks: Insects 2 (Paperback)

    $2.65

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    Did you know that because of their population growth, insects are being used to make flour that is then made into bread for humans to eat? More fascinating Insect facts are included in this ad-free magazine for children ages 6-12.

  • Zoobooks: Hippos (Paperback)

    Zoobooks: Hippos (Paperback)

    $2.65

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    Did you know that hippos are totally hairless except for some patches on the nose, ears, and tail? More fascinating Hippo facts are included in this ad-free magazine for children ages 6-12.

  • Zoobooks: Eagles (Paperback)

    Zoobooks: Eagles (Paperback)

    $2.65

    Did you know that there are four groups of eagles that have been recognized by scientists and that these four groups contain 59 different kinds, or species, of eagles? More fascinating Eagle facts are included in this ad-free magazine for children ages 6-12.

  • Zoobooks: Ducks, Geese & Swans (Paperback)

    Zoobooks: Ducks, Geese & Swans (Paperback)

    $2.65

    Did you know that you can tell if you're looking at a duck, goose, or swan by the shape of its bill? More fascinating Waterfowl/Wildfowl facts are included in this ad-free magazine for children ages 6-12.

  • Kids Discover Magazine: Eyes (Paperback) [1475]

    Kids Discover Magazine: Eyes (Paperback) [1475]

    $2.99

    "The ancient Greeks and Romans thought that we could see because beams came out of our eyes and locked on to objects. In fact, just the opposite happens." — from "The Eyes Have It" (page 3)

  • Kids Discover Magazine: Inventions (Paperback) [1256]

    Kids Discover Magazine: Inventions (Paperback) [1256]

    $2.99

    Who invented the lightbulb? Edison—wrong. Who invented the automobile? Ford—nope. But Robert Goddard invented the rocket right?— Only if he were born 700 years before he actually was. If you want to learn more of the origins of today's most vital inventions, you should read this Kids Discover. Find out who laid the ground work for those great men to improve upon. Oh and in case you're wondering, the first computing machine was built circa 1830.

  • Kids Discover Magazine: Archaeology (Paperback) [1244]

    Kids Discover Magazine: Archaeology (Paperback) [1244]

    $2.99

    "An archaeologist's goal is to learn about people, long dead, who left things behind." — from "Of Wrecks and Ruins" (page 2)

  • Kids Discover Magazine: Pacific Rim (Paperback) [MC]

    Kids Discover Magazine: Pacific Rim (Paperback) [MC]

    $2.99

    "The Pacific Rim region is made up of places that touch the coastline of the Pacific Ocean. The eastern, or American, side of the rim touches such places as Canada, the U.S., and Chile. On the western, or Asian, side of the rim are such places as Japan, Thailand, and Singapore. ... While finding the Pacific Rim is easy, exploring it can be tricky." — from "Where in the World Is the Pacific Rim?" (page 2)

  • Kids Discover Magazine: Tornadoes (Paperback) [1220]

    Kids Discover Magazine: Tornadoes (Paperback) [1220]

    $2.99

    "Tornadoes command our attention, and even our respect. Take a look—from a safe distance—at the storm that packs the swiftest and strongest winds of any storm on earth." — from "Tornadoes" (page 2)

  • Kids Discover Magazine: Oil (Paperback)

    Kids Discover Magazine: Oil (Paperback)

    $3.46

    "Without oil, in its many forms, life today would be far different from the way we know it." — from "Oil, Oil, Everywhere" (page 2)

  • Kids Discover Magazine: Heart (Paperback) [1194]

    Kids Discover Magazine: Heart (Paperback) [MC]

    $2.99

    "As you read this, your heart is pumping about five quarts of blood throughout your body. The blood is traveling through more than 60,000 miles of blood vessels (arteries, veins, capillaries). That's enough to circle the equator twice, and then some!" — from "You Gotta Have Heart" (page 2)

  • Kids Discover Magazine: Elephants (Paperback)

    Kids Discover Magazine: Elephants (Paperback)

    $2.99

    "Elephants are the biggest land animals." — from "Elephants Past and Present" (page 2)

  • Kids Discover Magazine: Buried Treasure (Paperback)

    Kids Discover Magazine: Buried Treasure (Paperback)

    $3.46

    "The historic value of treasures is always great, for a treasure offers a unique window into the civilization of its time." — from "Buried Treasures" (page 2)

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