This book explains the concept of technological design. The reader is encouraged to make predictions, perform purpose-driven research, and creatively solve problems presented about technological design.
Following a student conducting research, the reader learns about the history of natural gas, how we use it today, and how we may use natural gas in the future.
Following a student conducting research, the reader learns about nuclear power as an energy source. This exciting title covers the history of nuclear power, its pros and cons, how we use nuclear power today, and how we may use it in the future.
Infographics can pack a lot of information into a small amount of space with clever use of text and images. Readers will find out how to unpack, draw evidence from, evaluate, and integrate content presented in this visual format. They will also learn how to make purposeful, informative, and visually appealing infographics of their own.
Proper manners are as important online as they are offline. Combining text, images, drawings with hands on activities, this book helps students learn proper online etiquette and safety.
Sometimes the clearest way to introduce a topic or provide important information is with a brochure. Creating digital brochures can also provide opportunities for students to practice writing informative texts to convey ideas and using technology to produce and publish writing. Readers of this book will discover how to plan, write, and publish their own digital brochures. They will also learn how to effectively introduce their topic, organize their ideas, format text and graphics, and edit their brochure.
Super Smart Information Strategies: Pull it Together provides students with practical information on how to synthesizing data. Readers are encouraged to think critically as they conduct research, collaborate with fellow students and present their findings in new and different ways.