People Who Predict

Diana Noonan (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781433391576

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Explore estimation theory and geophysical predictions by learning about seismologists, volcanologists, and meteorologists! This exciting title showcases the importance of predicting and preparing for disasters in order to save lives. Volcanologists test gases on a volcano to predict eruptions! Meteorologists use Doppler radars to predict tornadoes! These data collectors use estimation in order to do this. Readers can use sample problems to practice estimation with the help of easy-to-read text, clear mathematical charts and diagrams, and an accessible glossary. This title encourages children to improve their problem solving and STEM skills.

Reading Level
Lexile
670L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
R
ATOS
4.4
DRA
38
Categories
Genre
Geography Nature Numbers & Concepts Science & Technology
Interest Age
Ages 9-12 Ages 13+
Grade
4th Grade 5th Grade 6th Grade 7th Grade 8th Grade
Subject
Math Science Social Studies
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction
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