Whether they are crawling through underground caverns, slicing through the deep jungle, or floating weightlessly in the vacuum of space, scientists are going to extreme places to conduct cutting-edge research and make new discoveries. The quest for knowledge, an interest in preserving nature, and the desire for adventure drive these scientists forward. In the Science Adventurers series, readers will join several of these researchers on their incredible voyages. Readers will see what they see, learn what they learn, and explore the limits of human understanding in some of the most amazing locations on Earth and beyond. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.