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Math on the Job: Keeping People Healthy

Richard Wunderlich (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427117403

A patient's infected insect bite has doubled in size overnight. Can math help you determine an effective treatment? This exciting book makes you a math problem solver by putting you into situations faced by people who work in health care. Math is an important part of the job for medical doctors, registered nurses, and care aides. Three exciting stories lead to a problem you must solve using math. A toolbox section helps take you through similar examples and provides math exercises you can do that will help give you a better understanding of how to solve the problem in the story.

Math on the Job: Working in Construction

Richard Wunderlich (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427117427

This exciting book makes you a math problem solver by putting you into situations faced by people who work in construction. Math is an important part of many jobs involved in building structures. Three exciting stories lead to a problem you must solve using math. A toolbox section helps take you through similar examples and provides math exercises you can do that will help give you a better understanding of how to solve the problem in the story.

Math on the Job: Caring for Marine Animals

Richard Wunderlich (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427117397

What if you could save a baby whale using math? This exciting book makes you a math problem solver by putting you into situations faced by people who care for animals that live in water. Math is an important part of the job for marine biologists, veterinary technologists, and aquarists - people that maintain aquariums. Three exciting stories lead to a problem you must solve using math. A toolbox section helps take you through similar examples and provides math exercises you can do that will help give you a better understanding of how to solve the problem in the story.

Measure It!

Crystal Sikkens (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427115881

This informative book goes to great lengths to explain how scientists around the world use the metric system and related tools to help them compare, contrast, and analyze the measurement data they collect. Opportunities for hands-on learning make the content meaningful to readers as they refine their measuring skills.

Time

Penny Dowdy (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778790242

From time of day to reading calendars, time concepts are part of daily life. Children will love this colorful and easy-to-understand introduction to the concepts of time. Amazing full-color images and useful, instructional text guides ensures readers understand the material.

Beginner Word Problems

Minta Berry (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427196453

This entertaining book takes the problem out of understanding beginner word problems. Readers will learn how to develop a step-by-step plan or strategy to solve basic word problems. This title uses real-life situations to model the problem-solving process for readers to teach skills such as identifying key information to determine which math operation is required, using drawings and models to see the problem, and carrying out the plan and communicating answers.

Line, Bar, and Circle Graphs

Claire Piddock (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778791560

Lily, the librarian, has started a summer reading club. Children can follow along with the club's members to learn all about bar, line, and circle graphs, as well as concepts such as data, scale, maximum, and minimum.

Dinosaur Numbers

David West (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427193223

Four hungry Torosauruses are chasing three fast Mynonykuses. One of them is not going to get lunch! Kids will love counting dinosaurs in this exciting book about numbers.

A Math Journey Through the Animal Kingdom

Anne Rooney (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427176622

Fun pictograms and infographics about the animal kingdom make learning about math topics such as symmetry, coordinates, and place value easy and fun. In this book, readers go on a mission to some of the worlds amazing habitats and use their mathematical skills to track tigers, count penguins, and search for jaguars. Math puzzles and exercises help children build confidence in their math skills.

A Math Journey Through Space

Anne Rooney (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427176615

Fun pictograms and infographics about space make learning about math topics such as angles, decimals, and probability easy and fun. In this book, readers are in control of a space mission through the Solar System and use their mathematical skills to navigate past comets, dodge asteroids, and land on the surface of Mars! Math puzzles and exercises help children build confidence in their math skills.

A Math Journey Through the Human Body

Anne Rooney (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427176639

Fun pictograms and infographics about the human body make learning about math topics such as bar charts, percentages, averages and fractions easy and fun. In this book, readers go on an amazing mission inside the human body and use their mathematical skills to check their diet, test their strength, and chart their growth. Math puzzles and exercises help children build confidence in their math skills.

What is symmetry in nature?

Bobbie Kalman (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427194978

Mathematicians say that symmetry has to be identical parts, but nature is never truly identical. However it is far more interesting than geometric shapes! Reading this book, children will become aware of the balance of things in nature. They will delight at amazing photographs of butterflies, beetles, leaves and flowers, fruit, sea creatures, and children. This book will show how a person with arms outstretched has five-fold symmetry like a sea star, and if you drew a circle around his or her body in that position, the navel would be at its center.

¿Qué es el tiempo?

Bobbie Kalman (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778797722

We measure time in minutes, hours, days, weeks, months, seasons, years, and in historical dates. We talk about mealtimes, bedtimes, school times, holiday times, and good times. We also use words such as past, present, future, next, last, before, and after. This engaging book looks at human time as well as how time passes in nature. Time is about change. How do animals and plants sense changes in time? What changes do we see in nature throughout a day, month, and year?

What Just Happened? Reading Results and Making Inferences

Paul Challen (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778798002

Science never stops-even when the experiment is complete. Now is the time to make sense of your data. This title teaches young scientists how to analyze, interpret, and communicate the results of their data.

What's the Plan? Designing Your Experiment

Natalie Hyde (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778798033

It is essential that scientists design a plan to ensure their experiments are conducted accurately and safely. Readers will learn how to gather materials, and create a step-by-step procedure to test their hypothesis. Readers will become familiar with controls and variables in a scientific setting.

What's Going to Happen? Making Your Hypothesis

Paul Challen (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778798026

Sometimes a hunch isn't enough. Learn how scientists make educated guesses called hypotheses to test their theories. A hypothesis is the foundation of the scientific method. Readers will learn how to construct a measurable and focused hypothesis to test in an experiment.

What's Going On? Collecting and Recording Your Data

Kylie Burns (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778798019

Sharpen your pencils and put on your goggles! It's time to see science in action! This book helps readers hone their observation and recording skills during an experiment. Students will learn how to effectively collect and record data in a journal, as well as organizing data using graphs, charts, and diagrams.

What's the Problem? How to Start Your Scientific Investigation

Kylie Burns (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778798040

Science engages a curious mind. Questions can come from practically anywhere. Readers will learn why scientists ask questions and how to develop meaningful questions to help guide their scientific experiments.

What Do We Know Now? Drawing Conclusions and Answering the Question

Robin Johnson (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778797999

Science was meant to be shared with others. Scientists must now determine whether or not the data supports their hypothesis. This book illustrates fun and interesting ways in which to report your results, from a science fair demonstration to a written report. Readers are also encouraged to use their results as a springboard for further experimentation.

Using a Calculator

Dorianne Nardi Marsha Arvoy (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778791638

Ann's grandfather is teaching her how to use a calculator. This simple, engaging book describes the parts of the calculator, what the math symbols on the buttons mean, and how to do simple equations. Concepts explained include addition, subtraction, division, mulitplication and patterns.

Probability

Marina Cohen (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778791607

Ella is trying to decide who to invite over to play. This fun book helps teach children how likely it is that a certain result will happen. Simple activities performed by Ella include flipping a coin, rolling a number cube, and playing a game with a spinning wheel.

The Metric System

Paul Challen (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778797708

This fascinating book takes young readers on a trip to a science lab where they will learn about the metric system. Simple text shows ways of measuring length (meters and centimeters), temperature (Celsius), and weight (grams and kilograms). Comparisons between key metric measurements and similar U.S. customary measurements, such as yards, inches, and Fahrenheit, help children understand the two systems.

Sorting

Lynn Peppas (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778797678

In this book, young readers will grasp how to count, sort, classify, and organize various sets of items through engaging, everyday activities that kids can relate to. Through simple text and colorful photographs children are introduced to systems for sorting sets of shapes, colors, sizes.

Subtraction

Ann Becker (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778797685

This exciting new book helps budding mathematicians discover how to use subtraction. Come along with a museum curator as he prepares a butterfly exhibit. Concepts of taking away, comparing, difference, key words, modeling, and using the algorithms of subtraction are all explained in a fun and real-life setting.

Measurement

Penny Dowdy (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778790211

Colorful photographs of measuring tools show the reader how they can measure using common tools at home. This book offers the young reader a clear insight into understanding length, weight, capacity, and temperature.