All aboard! It's time to learn about trains from their humble beginning of the steam engine and chugs to the diesel-electric trains of today including the unique construction of the tracks and wheels, as well as the multitude of jobs that exists in the world of locomotives.
Explore the history and function of planes including the vital role that planes played in World War II and their transition into commercial travel. Readers will enjoy reading about famous people in aviation including the Wright brothers, Charles Lindbergh, and Amelia Earhart while learning the basic principles of aerodynamics. Book includes vocabulary related to the history and function of planes.
Take a closer look at the automobile by exploring Henry Ford's assembly-line production, auto safety, hazards of smog and pollution as well as potential cars of the future. This book includes vocabulary related to auto parts and auto function.
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.
Come and get it! This book compares the different ways food is grown, harvested, and stored throughout history as well as the properties of growing and selling food. Take this mouth-watering journey packed with vocabulary related to food preparation and distribution.
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.
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.