Each title in the Earth Detectives series describes the history of the science and highlights groundbreaking discoveries and one or more important scientist in the field. Kids will learn about the tools and methods used by these scientists as compelling photographs and easy-to-read text bring Earth's phenomena to light. A quiz at the end of each book allows readers to test their newfound earth science knowledge! Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Applied to STEM Concepts of Learning Principles. Super Sandcastle is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.