Showing posts with label Investigating Diseases. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Investigating Diseases. Show all posts

April 14, 2011

April is STD Awareness Month

Here is some information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Are you looking for books for your high school students? Enslow's Investigating Diseases series includes a title on STDs. Written by Marylou Ambrose and Veronica Deisler, real-life examples of how teens deal with these issues are mixed with data from scientific studies, tips on how to live with and treat STDs, and the history of STDs.

Other topics in the series include depression and bipolar disorder; diabetes; eating disorders (anorexia, bulimia, and binge eating); influenza and bird flu; and tuberculosis and superbugs.

February 20, 2011

National Eating Disorders Awareness Week: Feb 20-26, 2011

Investigating Eating Disorders, a book written by Marylou Ambrose and Veronica Deisler discusses the difference between bulimia, anorexia, and binge eating, and gives students a place to turn if they think they may have an eating disorder. This award-winning title is perfect for high school students.

For education packets, activity ideas and guides, as well as other articles and materials, go to to find out more.

February 17, 2011

Science Books & Films awards

Six Enslow titles were recently awarded recognition by Science Books & Films. In the "Best Books for Children" category, Astonishing Ancient World Scientists was included.

Part of the Great Scientists and Famous Inventors series, this title includes information on eight scientists: Pythagoras, Hippocrates, Aristotle, Archimedes, Galen, Ptolemy, Zhang Heng, and al-Khwarizmi.

In the "Best Books for Junior High and High School Readers" category, five titeles were included.
Three of those titles are in the Investigating Diseases series. Investigating Depression and Bipolar Disorder discusses everything from the history of this disorder, to treatment options, and stories of real teens dealing with depression.
Investigating Diabetes answers teens' questions about the signs and symptoms, diagnostic tests, important prevention tips, and stories about real teens living with this disease.
Investigating Eating Disorders describes the difference between bulimia, anorexia, and binge eating.
In the Scientists Saving the Earth series, Who on Earth Is Rachel Carson? is another title to win this award. Called the mother of the environmental movement, Rachel Carson wrote The Silent Spring, which exposed the environmental harm done by pesticides and helped lead to restrictions on their use.
A title from the Score! Sports Science Projects series, Wheels! Science Projects with Bicycles, Skateboards, and Skates describes how bicycle gears work as well as teaches about the physics involved in favorite wheeled sports, whether it is cycling, skateboarding, or skating.