Explore the history of clothes including inventors and their inventions of common clothing items such as jeans, raincoats, even zippers! Find how making clothes has changed over time with interesting facts of an often-overlooked industry. The reader provides a language arts connection as students learn vocabulary related to all aspects of the clothing industry.
Learn how estimation and approximation theory can be helpful when natural disasters strike! This nonfiction Spanish-translated e-book tells the stories of Hurricane Katrina, tornadoes and thunderstorms in Oklahoma, and a tsunami in Indonesia. All of these natural disasters were very dangerous and devastating, but estimations and predictions saved lives! This digital resource teaches Spanish readers about the properties of natural disasters, while reminding them how vital mathematics can be! Children can explore the math behind these natural disasters through practice problems. These practical examples, along with vibrant images, clear mathematical diagrams, easy-to-read informational text, STEM themes, and text features such as a glossary and index, will keep readers engaged and will re-enforce the importance of mathematics.
Follow the history and advances in communications starting with hieroglyphics through the development of the telephone, the computer, and satellite communication. Language arts connection is technology-based vocabulary that is necessary to master in the 21st century.
In this book, students take an inside look at the scaly, unusual world of reptiles and amphibians with fascinating pictures of lesser known reptiles and amphibians that make this reader a page-turner. A language arts connection is made with vocabulary related to reptiles and amphibians.
Investigate the wiggly world of invertebrates! Neither mammals nor reptiles, these animals are in a class all their own. This book provides captivating photographs to help illustrate the defining features of these animals and bring to light the mysterious world of these one-of-a-kind creatures. A language arts connection is made with the vocabulary related to invertebrate body parts, body functions, and life cycles.
Dramatic photographs of spewing and flowing lava will capture the attention of any child. In this fantastic book, children will be excited to learn what a volcano is and what makes it erupt. Simple explanations describe the different kinds of volcanoes, including cinder, cone-shaped, shield, and composite as well as the different kinds of lava and the land formations they create on land and under the ocean. Other topics include the reason volcanoes often erupt during earthquakes, why giant tsunami waves are sometimes created by underwater earthquakes, and how volcanoes are studied in order to predict and prepare for eruptions. Children will also enjoy making their own volcano out of household materials.
Practice time measurement by timing races! Racing is all about having the fastest time, so accurate time measurement is very important for athletes! Young readers will learn all about how athletes measure racing times and will practice their mathematical and STEM skills. The Spanish-translated text, vibrant images, fun practice problems, and helpful mathematical charts in this title make time measurement seem exciting and simple!