The nutrient cycle powers the world and keeps everything balanced. Each living organism requires key nutrients to survive and function properly. Students will learn about the importance of the nutrient cycle through high-interest, age appropriate text paired with colorful images and graphics that fill the pages of this book to make learning about this topic engaging and fun. A "Think Like a Scientist" activity that supports STEM instruction is included at the end of the book for students to apply what they've learned to the activity. A helpful glossary, table of contents, and index are also included for additional support.