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Plant Reproduction

Shelly C. Buchanan (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480750975

From a tiny seed to a towering tree, plants reproduce and carry on generations in the most amazing ways. Learn the “how” and “why” about plant reproduction in this intriguing e-book. Filled with engaging diagrams and interesting facts, students will get an in-depth look at how plant reproduction works and why each plant is quite different. High-interest text and vibrant images and photographs fill the pages of this e-book to make learning about plant reproduction fun and interesting. A “Think Like a Scientist” lab activity that supports STEM instruction is included at the end of the book for students to use what they learned in the text and apply that knowledge to the activity. A helpful glossary, table of contents, and index are also included for additional support.

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

Suzanne I. Barchers (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781433393785

Learn more about graphs while protecting the environment by reducing, reusing, and recycling! Young readers can practice their graphing and STEM skills by making bar graphs and pictographs of recyclable objects. Not only will children feel more confident in their graphing skills, but they will also be more environmentally conscious! Clear images, example graphs, and mathematical diagrams and charts make graphing seem simple and fun!

The Science of Superpowers

Jennifer Kroll (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480757127

Explore the "science" of Superpowers! This action-packed nonfiction reader examines super villains and heroes, scientists that have gone bad, mighty mutants, and real-life superpower qualities and capabilities found in nature. Featuring TIME content, this high-interest book builds critical literacy skills and academic vocabulary and is purposefully leveled to engage different types of learners. Developed by Timothy Rasinski and Lori Oczkus, the text includes a table of contents, captions, glossary, index, and images to deepen understanding. The detailed sidebars feature fun facts that develop higher-order thinking. The Try It! culminating activity provides additional language-development activities. Aligned with McREL and WIDA/TESOL standards, this text features complex content appropriate for middle school students.

Investigaciones de animales (Animal Investigations)

Diana Noonan (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480756182

Learn about different animals that live in the city, collecting data and making predictions about each of them! This entertaining e-book, translated in Spanish, follows the story of a fourth-grade class field trip to a park where students study and investigate different animals such as mallard ducks, sparrows, rabbits, dragonflies, and more. Children will be encouraged to build analytical habits as they are engaged with simple practice problems relating to ecology and mathematics. With STEM themes, clear mathematical charts and diagrams, easy-to-read informational text, vivid images, and text features such as a glossary and index, this Spanish-translated nonfiction e-book will encourage readers to collect data and make predictions about animals and many other topics on their own!

Mapas del océano (Ocean Maps)

Julia Wall (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480756267

Explore the ocean and learn all about coordinate planes simultaneously! Translated in Spanish, this exciting e-book teaches readers about ocean maps and the history of ocean navigation. Learn about Earth's five oceans and how these oceans can be mapped - with sonar, submersibles, and satellites. Readers will get plenty of experience mapping coordinates through related practice problems and familiarizing themselves with latitude, longitude, and the intersections between them. Vibrant images, easy-to-read informational text, simple practice problems, exciting nautical charts, and mathematical diagrams work together to help Spanish readers feel confident in their understanding of coordinate planes and improve their mathematical and STEM skills.

Desastres naturales (Natural Disasters)

Diana Noonan (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480756151

Learn how estimation and approximation theory can be helpful when natural disasters strike! This nonfiction Spanish-translated e-book tells the stories of Hurricane Katrina, tornadoes and thunderstorms in Oklahoma, and a tsunami in Indonesia. All of these natural disasters were very dangerous and devastating, but estimations and predictions saved lives! This digital resource teaches Spanish readers about the properties of natural disasters, while reminding them how vital mathematics can be! Children can explore the math behind these natural disasters through practice problems. These practical examples, along with vibrant images, clear mathematical diagrams, easy-to-read informational text, STEM themes, and text features such as a glossary and index, will keep readers engaged and will re-enforce the importance of mathematics.

Personas que predicen (People Who Predict)

Diana Noonan (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480756168

Explore estimation and geophysical predictions by learning about seismologists, volcanologists, and meteorologists in this digital resource! This exciting Spanish-translated nonfiction e-book 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. Spanish readers can use sample problems to practice estimation with the help of easy-to-read informational text, clear mathematical charts and diagrams, and text features such as a glossary and index. This e-book encourages children to improve their problem solving and STEM skills.

Good Work: Plant Life

Dona Herweck Rice (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480754843

What does a plant need to live? It needs more than you might think! Featuring simple phrases, exact text-to-image relationships, large font, and photographs to engage students, this e-book encourages students to think about and describe what plants need to thrive and grow. This title is aligned to Next Generation Science Standards and focuses on structures and processes.

Good Work: Our Earth

Dona Herweck Rice (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480754850

Our Earth is home to many different plants and animals. However, not everyone does their part to take care of Earth. Learn how you can help keep Earth clean and healthy for all its living things by reading through the pages of this enlightening e-book. Featuring simple phrases, exact text-to-image relationships, large font, and photographs to engage students, this e-book encourages students to think about and describe their impact on Earth. This title is aligned to Next Generation Science Standards and focuses on Earth and human activity.

Always Growing: Fruit

Dona Herweck Rice (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480754744

Take a seed from an apple and plant it in the ground. What will happen? If watered, the seed will sprout and begin to grow into an apple tree. The tree will eventually sprout flowers, which slowly transform into apples. The process of a tiny seed growing into a piece of fruit is an exciting process to introduce to young learners. Featuring vibrant photographs that show the growth process of fruit, this e-book will engage students and encourage them to describe what is happening in each picture. This e-book relates to Next Generation Science Standards and McRel Science Standards, and focuses on growth and change.

Always Growing: Skin

Dona Herweck Rice (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480754751

When reptiles and amphibians shed their skin, we can clearly see the process. These are not the only animals that shed. Did you know that humans shed too? We cannot always see when our skin sheds, but it happens all the time. This engaging e-book illustrates the stages that an iguana goes through when shedding its skin. Featuring vivid photographs with clear labels correlated with each photo, children will be engaged and use oral language skills as they interpret each photo and describe what they are seeing.

Birds and Bugs

Sharon Coan (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480754768

Stop and take a look around you. Do you see any birds or bugs? How many do you see? As young readers explore the pages of this e-book, they will be engaged by vibrant photographs, prompting them to count the number of birds or bugs in each picture. Early mathematics skills, literacy skills, and oral language skills are developed as students observe and analyze each photograph.

Our Natural Resources

Jennifer Overend Prior (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480751590

We need natural resources to survive. Natural resources are things that nature gives us. But we need to be careful that we do not use too many of Earth's resources. We need to take care of Earth because it takes care of us! Colorful images, supporting text, a glossary, table of contents, and index all work together to help readers better understand the content and be fully engaged from cover to cover.

What the Sun Can Do

Sharon Coan (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480754683

What causes snow to melt? What is a vital part of all living things' growth and development? The sun, of course! Through engaging photographs, beginning readers will be able to create a story of their own about what the sun does in this wordless e-book. Aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards, this book covers sunlight on Earth and its effects on living things. Each engaging photograph will encourage students to collaborate with each other while creating exciting ideas about what the sun does.

Changing Weather

Sharon Coan (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480754690

Weather changes from day to day. Through vibrant photographs, this wordless e-book depicts the many ways in which weather changes. Aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards, this e-book focuses on Earth's systems, specifically the weather. Students will be excited to learn about the changes in weather and can collaborate together to determine how the weather is changing in each lively photograph.

America's Eagle

Dona Herweck Rice (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480754713

The Bald Eagle is America's national bird and represents freedom and strength. This wordless e-book beautifully shows how a Bald Eagle hatches from an egg and grows into an amazing, powerful bird. Young readers will discover the importance of this mighty bird and determine the meaning behind each photograph. Aligned to the National Council for the Social Studies and other state standards, this e-book is a great tool for teaching young students about the importance and symbolism behind this beautiful bird.

Shaping Our Environment

Shelly Buchanan (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480751545

People are always changing their environment. Farmers use the land to grow crops and raise animals. People cut down trees and build roads. Many people live in big buildings in cities. We must take care of the earth and protect our environment. Colorful images, supporting text, a glossary, table of contents, and index all work together to help readers better understand the content and be fully engaged from cover to cover.

Our Ever-Changing Environment

Shelly Buchanan (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480751552

The earth is constantly changing. Earthquakes shake the ground. Volcanoes create new land. Water and wind erode rocks. These natural things are changing the face of our planet. Colorful images, supporting text, a glossary, table of contents, and index all work together to help readers better understand the content and be fully engaged from cover to cover.

America's Natural Landmarks

Jennifer Overend Prior (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480751576

Many of America's natural landmarks have become famous. People like to visit them because they are unique and beautiful. They remind us of the power of nature. It is important to preserve these places so that everyone can enjoy them. Colorful images, supporting text, a glossary, table of contents, and index all work together to help readers better understand the content and be fully engaged from cover to cover.

On Land

Nellie Wilder (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480751415

Learn all about the land! Sometimes the land is hilly or flat, wide or narrow, rocky or smooth, high or low, grassy or sandy, wet or dry, and even empty or full. All kinds of land can be beautiful! With the help of easy-to-read text and exquisite images, children will learn how to describe the qualities of land. This reader also includes instructions for an engaging science activity and practice problems to further students' understanding of the land. A helpful glossary and index are also included for additional support.

On Water

Nellie Wilder (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480751422

Learn all about water in this fascinating, fun science reader! Water covers most of the earth and is in oceans, lakes, ponds, swamps, rivers, and streams. Readers will see that water is all around us! The vibrant images and easy-to-read text in this science reader will keep students engaged from cover to cover! This reader also includes instructions for an engaging science activity and practice problems to further students' understanding of water. A helpful glossary and index are also included for additional support.

Too Much Trash!

Dona Herweck Rice (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480751439

Learn how to keep Earth clean of trash in this informative science reader! Students will learn that trash can be very harmful, causing pollution that harms the water, land, air, birds, fish, and people. Readers will be encouraged not to pollute and to keep the planet clean! The vibrant images and easy-to-read text in this science reader will keep students engaged from cover to cover. This reader also includes instructions for an engaging science activity and practice problems to further students' understanding. A helpful glossary and index are also included for additional support.

What Do Living Things Need?

Elizabeth Austen (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480751323

What do living things need to survive? Find out in this colorful science reader! Discover that living things need light, food, water, air, space, homes, protection, and more! The easy-to-read text and vibrant images will keep young readers engaged from start to finish. This reader also includes a fun science activity and practice problems to give students additional practice in sorting living and not living things. A helpful glossary and index are also included for support.

Growing Up

Dona Herweck Rice (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480751330

Learn all about what it means to grow up! Every living thing grows up. Some things get bigger, some get faster, some get hairier, and more. Discover how various living things grow up with the help of easy-to-read text and vibrant images. This e-book also includes instructions for an engaging science activity and practice problems to further understanding. A helpful glossary and index are also included for additional support.

Tell Me About It

Anne Montgomery (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480751354

Teach young students how to describe things with the help of this science reader! Describe familiar objects by their texture, temperature, shape, speed, size, age, and more! The easy-to-read text and vibrant images will keep young readers engaged from start to finish. This reader also includes instructions for a fun science activity and practice problems to give students additional practice in describing things. A helpful glossary and index are also included for support.