In this highly engaging title, readers learn how to fuel up for all their favorite activities by making mouth-watering, healthy snacks. Clear, step-by-step instructions and colorful images introduce children to snacking with a purpose—making delicious and nutritious snacks to fuel their bodies—and fact boxes help readers understand the benefits of nutrition. With recipes of ranging complexities that accommodate diet restrictions, this book allows every reader to excite their taste buds!
Making healthy food can be fun—and taste delicious! This unique and engaging book explores the possibilities of smoothie making, from inventing a one-of-a-kind creation to whipping up yummy dairy- or gluten-free options. Readers will learn the basics of smoothie making and some techniques to achieve different tastes and consistencies using many healthy ingredients.
Using evidence-based research and best practices, this informative title provides a thorough introduction to concussions. Content includes causes of concussion, physical, cognitive, and emotional, symptoms, treatments, and the recovery process. Case studies, personal accounts from people who have sustained concussions, and injury-prevention tips encourage readers to advocate for their own health and safety as well as for others.
Your brain has an amazing ability to make changes and reorganize itself throughout your lifetime. This is called neuroplasticity. Supported by the latest in brain research, this motivating title helps readers understand how our brains learn and how each of us has our own personal learning style. Key concepts include brain functions and processes related to learning such as memory, attention, executive functions, and other cognitive abilities, and how neural connections form and grow. Readers are encouraged to take on a growth mindset, which is the belief that we are not just born with certain talents—we can develop them. The book includes several brain-based learning strategies. Each strategy includes a hands-on activity or demonstration to help readers apply the strategy in the real world, be empowered to take more risks in their learning, and to unlock their personal potential.
This comprehensive title examines the structures and functions of the brain. Accessible text and supportive design elements introduce different parts of the brain and explain their key functions. Readers will also discover how the brain interprets and responds to messages received from different sensory receptors. Hands-on investigations help reinforce and extend core concepts. This title supports NGSS Structure, Function, and Information Processing - 4-LS1-1; MS-LS1-8.
The first few years of life were thought to be the most important in brain development. With the aid of modern brain-imaging technologies, we now know the brain undergoes a substantial remodeling process during adolescence. This insightful title is designed to empower readers as they learn how areas of the brain related to decision-making, planning and goal setting, impulse control, and social interactions are affected by this process of change. They will also discover that personal choices, experiences, and environment play a pivotal role in adolescent brain development. Strategies help readers build emotional intelligence, manage stress, and adopt a proactive, mindful approach to minimize vulnerabilities and maximize their potential for positive personal development during adolescence.
This book inspires readers to become change-makers for healthy living and eating by using design-thinking principles to tackle local and global issues. Beginning with a detailed look at the steps involved in design thinking, readers are guided through the process so they can design their own solutions to big issues—from the need for healthy food options in schools to the lack of clean drinking water in impoverished communities.
From neighborhoods and schools to the worldwide community, this book explains how design thinking principles can help create communities that give all its members a place and a voice by planning in an inclusive and collaborative way. Beginning with a detailed look at the steps involved in design thinking, readers are guided through the process so they can design their own solutions to the barriers that prevent participation in order to create a truly connected community.
School communities should be accessible, inclusive, and safe places for students of varying backgrounds, abilities, and needs. This important title teaches readers how to use design thinking principles to become positive change-makers in their school communities. Beginning with a detailed look at the steps involved in design thinking, readers are guided through the process so they can design their own solutions to big issues—from inclusivity to bullying to learning needs.
Whoosh...the wind blows open a creaky gate. Inquisitive and mischievous, a homeless little cat scampers through - and suddenly finds herself in the wondrous world of an organic farm! Affectionately named "Molly" by the farmers who discover her, she romps, naps, and hunts among the vegetables. Seen through Molly's eyes, the reader discovers the interplay of nature that grows wholesome food. But what will happen to Molly when winter comes? Based on a true story, Molly will touch children's hearts while introducing them to plants and the key elements of growing food organically. Standards-based science concepts and activities at the end of the book expand the message of the story.
The human body is an amazing thing. It also has some really strange traits! From boogers to brains, find out some really weird stuff about human bodies!
¡Mi cuerpo es genial! Puede hacer muchas cosas. Puedo ver, oler, tocar, oír y probar. Eso tiene que ver con mis cinco sentidos, y todos me encantan.
It’s a hot summer day. The children want to eat fruit that matches their favorite color. What fruit will each child choose? Paired to the nonfiction title Need It or Want It.
Why do animals, plants, and people look like their parents? Learn about heredity, genes, and chromosomes in simple-to-understand language. Discover how the father of heredity, Gregor Mendel, unlocked the secrets of how living things pass down traits to their children.
Look at me. I have grown a lot. Now I can do almost everything by myself. But one thing still I can’t do alone. Can you guess what it is? Paired to the nonfiction title Your Growing Body.
Hey, what’s that growing out of the top of my head? It’s my hair. Learn all about different kinds of hair and how people wear it. Everyone’s hair is different but everyone’s hair is special!
Hey, what’s that stuff that covers my bones? It’s my skin. Learn all about the different colors of skin and what it does. Everyone’s skin is different but everyone’s skin is special!
Hey, what are those things that help me chew? They are my teeth. Learn all about different shapes of teeth and what they help you do. Everyone’s teeth are different but everyone’s teeth are special!
Hey, what are those things that help me to see? It’s my eyes. Learn all about different kinds of eyes and what they do. Everyone’s eyes are different but everyone’s eyes are special!
Look at me. I have grown a lot. Now I can do almost everything by myself. But one thing still I can’t do alone. Can you guess what it is?
Es un caluroso día de verano. Los niños quieren comer una fruta que sea de su color favorito. ¿Qué fruta escogerá cada niño? ¿Cuál es el color de tu fruta favorita?
Wally y Molly van a divertirse a la playa. Molly se pone protector solar, pero Wally piensa que no lo necesita. Descubre lo que le sucede a Wally y por qué debería haber seguido el consejo de Molly. Libro de la serie: Ayudo a mis amigos.
My body can do many things. I can hear, touch, feel, smell and see. Let’s explore these 5 senses together. Paired to the nonfiction title Alike and Different.
In this Pre-K-1 book rhyming book, learn about your toes and all the things they help you do. Everyone's toes are different!
In this PreK-1 rhyming book, learn all about your nose and all the things it helps you do. Everyone's nose is different!