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Scratch

Pete Benson (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781633624337

Scratch helps children design computer games, animations, and interactive stories from the ground up and share them with people around the world. In this book, students explore Scratch through detailed explanations built to foster creativity and problem solving. Fun, engaging text introduces readers to new ideas and builds on maker-related concepts they may already know. Additional tools, including a glossary and an index, help students learn new vocabulary and locate information.

Silk Screening

Camille Griffin, Lyz Luidens (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781633624351

With projects ranging from posters to clothing, this book helps readers explore the art of silk screening. Students learn through detailed descriptions built to foster creativity and problem solving. Fun, engaging text introduces readers to new ideas and builds on maker-related concepts they may already know. Additional tools, including a glossary and an index, help students learn new vocabulary and locate information.

Making a Paper Airplane and Other Paper Toys

Dana Meachen Rau (author), Kathleen Petelinsek (illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610805605

Learn how to make cool homemade toys with these fun activities.

Crafting with Recyclables

Dana Meachen Rau (author), Kathleen Petelinsek (illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781624312120

Whether you're looking for something to do on a rainy day or making a personalized gift for a friend, crafts are a great way to pass the time. They also provide an opportunity to learn how to draw meaning from technical texts. The activities in this book push readers to read for comprehension, use information gained from the text and illustrations to follow step-by-step directions, determine relationships among steps in a technical process, and build the skills they need to make crafts using recyclable materials.

Adventure Homes

Moreno Chiacchiera, Gerry Bailey (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427112729

Wouldnt it be fun to live in a tree house? This book explores adventure homes in a fun and humorous layout. Through a narrative format, students examine problems and solutions that arise when building an adventure homeon or off the ground!

Wildlife Photographer

Barbara A. Somervill (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781633627499

Readers will learn what it takes to succeed as a wildlife photographer. The book also explains the necessary educational steps, useful character traits, potential hazards, and daily job tasks related to this career. Sidebars include thought-provoking trivia. Questions in the backmatter ask for text-dependent analysis. Photos, a glossary, and additional resources are included.

Sound Engineer

Wil Mara (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781633627437

Readers will learn what it takes to succeed as a sound engineer. The book also explains the necessary educational steps, useful character traits, potential hazards, and daily job tasks related to this career. Sidebars include thought-provoking trivia. Questions in the backmatter ask for text-dependent analysis. Photos, a glossary, and additional resources are included.

MP3 Players

Robert Green (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602791619

Walk down the street of just about any city in the world and you will see someone listening to music on an MP3 player. This book will introduce readers to the history behind the development of MP3 Players and take them on a journey to companies around the world where they are manufactured.

Working Homes

Gerry Bailey (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427112750

Homes are not just lived in. From a windmill to a lighthouse, this exciting title portrays homes that, quite literally, work. Introducing simple engineering concepts, this book encourages students to be creative and think outside the box.

Green Homes

Moreno Chiacchiera, Saranne Taylor (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427115751

This eco-friendly title focuses on green homes. Readers will learn how architects apply sustainable practices to earth-friendly structures. Recycled materials, solar panels, and more are explored through engaging illustrations and accessible text.

Storybook Homes

Joelle Dreidemy, Gerry Bailey (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427112736

There was an old lady who lived in a shoe...but how was her shoe house designed? Students will love learning how their favorite storybook characters thought up and designed their quirky homes.

Towering Homes

Gerry Bailey (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427112743

Ideal for students living in an urban area, colorful illustrations and humorous characters outline the steps needed to build towering homes. Building big and building up, students learn about problems and solutions encountered by engineers and architects.

Audio Engineering and the Science of Sound Waves

Anne Rooney (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427189431

From sound effects in video games and movies to surround-sound theatres, this fact-filled book explores the many ways audio engineers apply the science of sound. Readers will explore how sound travels and the characteristics of sound waves. Readers will also learn how to combine their understanding of sound science and the engineering design process to tackle a design challenge of their own.

Sound Engineer

Patricia Hynes (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602791893

Music, movies and television, sports all make use of sound engineers. This book describes the tasks and expectations of this cool job.

Photography

Annie Buckley (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602793705

Photography is so much a part of life today that the average person my encounter more than 1,000 camera images a day. Cameras are now integrated with cell phones, digital images can be sent instantly to almost anywhere in the world. How is this possible? Innovation! This book helps students understand the role innovation has played in the development of the camera.

Radio

Philip Brooks (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602793668

Radio has been commercially available since the late 1800's. But today's radio is has evolved greatly over the last 200 years. What factors drove this evolution? Using a product that kids are familiar with, radio, this book introduces kids to the concept of innovation and its impact on their everyday life.

Television

Michael Teitelbaum (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602794122

Television has been commercially available since the late 1930's. But today's television is very different from the TV our grandparents knew. Using a product that kids are familiar with, television, this book introduces kids to the concept of innovation and its impact on their everyday life.

Animation

Trudi Strain Trueit (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602793682

Somewhere along the way, something happened to give art that crucial kick that gave life to still images: motion. The art of animation, both hand-drawn and computer-animated, has a long and rich history spanning nearly a century of experimentation and innovation. This book helps students understand the role innovation has played in the development of animation industry.

Movies

Annie Buckley (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602793712

Kids have always loved movies. But the way they make, access, buy, and listen to movies has changed radically over the years. What has driven this change? Innovation! This book uses Movies to get students to think critically about the impact of innovation.

Music

Annie Buckley (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602793699

Kids have always loved music. But the way they make, access, buy, and listen to music has changed radically over the years. What has driven this change? Innovation! This book uses music to get students to think critically about the impact of innovation.

The Renaissance in Europe

Lynne Elliott (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778790495

Learn how the European Renaissance came to be! See those most notably involved in this fascinating era. Take a look inside a typical Renaissance home. Follow along as great strides were made in trade, exploration, religion, architecture, and the arts.

Great Ideas of the Renaissance

Trudee Romanek (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778797845

Great Ideas of the Renaissance surveys the major advances that were made in art, architecture, sculpture, science, medicine, transportation, and culture. Merchants, monarchs, and religious leaders all promoted and encouraged creativity, and artists, scientists, and great thinkers pushed back the frontiers of philosophy, the arts, mathematics, and technology.

Podcasting 101

Kristin Fontichiaro (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602799585

An instructional guide created for youngsters tells them what they need to know to begin podcasting. It includes text and hands on activities designed to educate and entertain young readers.

Shooting Video to Make Learning Fun

Julie Green (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602799592

This books helps students learn how to harness the power of video to inform and entertain. Includes background information and practical hands on activities.

Using Digital Images

Suzy Rabbat (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602799608

An instructional guide created for youngsters tells them what they need to know to capture and share those special events digitally.