Lunch is an important part of staying energized in the middle of the day. Readers will discover that using math to calculate calories and portion sizes can help them make healthy food choices whether they are bringing lunch from home or buying lunch in the school cafeteria.
If you have ever wondered where your money goes, this book is for you. Readers learn how to set up a budget and stick to it. Basic math skills are reinforced through examples.
Readers are introduced to some basic investment options. Sample math problems help illustrate that investing can be a great way to increase your wealth over time.
Readers will learn that a good breakfast is essential to good health. Healthy breakfast options are discussed along with ways to use real world math to make smarter choices for breakfast!
Exercise is an essential component of a healthy lifestyle. Readers will learn about the health benefits of exercise and discover how they can use math to get the most from an exercise routine.
A family dinner is a great way to reconnect with family members at the end of the day. Readers will learn how to make family dinnertime special and find out that math skills are essential to cooking healthy, nutritious meals.
From adjusting recipes to measuring ingredients, cooks use math skills every day. Readers will discover how preparing healthy meals for themselves and their families can be fun and practical way to use math!
Learn about the connection between math and swimming.
Learn about the connection between math and basketball.
Learn about the connection between math and baseball.
Learn about the connection between math and soccer.
Chemical engineers are involved in developing things we use daily including cleaning supplies, fuels, and medicines. This book gives readers insight into this fascinating profession, including information on new environmentally-friendly technologies. Readers explore fundamental chemistry concepts including the states of matter and mixtures and solutions. Readers are then guided through the steps of the Engineering Design Process to complete a chemistry-related design challenge.
Taxes are collected to support federal, state, and local governments. Who decides how much tax each citizen pays? What does tax money pay for? Read this book to find the answers to these questions and to learn more about taxes and why citizens are required to pay them.
People use money to pay for the things they want and need. But what exactly is money? Where does it come from? Are checks and credit cards money? Read this book to find the answers to these questions and learn more about money.
Learn about the connection between math and tennis.
Learn about the connection between math and running.
Do you have a great idea? Do you think customers would pay to buy your product or service? Read this book to learn more about starting your own business and why good math skills are necessary if you want to make your business a success.
Do you have time, talent, or money that you can use to help others in need? Have you ever wondered which charities you should support or how much you can afford to give? Read this book to find out more about how your math skills can help you give back to your community.
Children are consumers, too, though they often do not realize it. This strikingly illustrated book helps youngsters understand the concepts of goods and services so that they recognize their role in the cycle of commerce. Readers will examine various jobs to understand where goods are made or services are provided. The concepts of producers and consumers are also carefully explained in a manner children will understand and enjoy.
This is a volume designed to inform children what taxes are and why they are needed. Emphasis is placed on how taxes provide the funds needed to keep governments running, from local to federal levels. Young readers will understand how taxes are used to dissuade people from buying some items, such as cigarettes and gas-guzzling vehicles. Attractive color images help de-mystify this fascinating and important aspect of government.
This book describes resources to younger readers, including capital resources and natural resources. Emphasis is placed on how most resources are of limited supply, so producers and consumers must make choices when things they want or need become scarce. An impressive array of full-color images enhances the reading experience.
This book carefully explains how countries around the world engage in trade. Whether it is a detailed description of how countries negotiate trade agreements, how countries use tariffs to make buyers want to buy locally produced goods, or the extremes of using trade embargoes as political tools, this book provides essential information with plenty of full-color images to help explain the basics of trade in a global economy.
This book uses math and science to help students learn about Islands. Math challenge questions provide students with the opportunity to apply math skills as they learn about the characteristics of islands.
This book uses math and science to help students learn about Continents. Math challenge questions provide students with the opportunity to apply math skills as they learn about the characteristics of the world's continents.
This book uses math and science to help students learn about mountains. Math challenge questions provide students with the opportunity to apply math skills as they learn about the characteristics of mountains.