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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: 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.

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.

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.

Scale Models: Making a Miniature Masterpiece

David Jefferis (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427121363

Scale models are usually built as accurate miniatures of real objects such as vehicles, buildings, and even people. This awesome introduction to model making explains the mathematics of scale, and the difference between building from a kit and building from scratch. Tips on painting, scoring, cementing, and weathering help build fine-motor skills. Young readers are encouraged to build patience, concentration, perseverance, and problem-solving.

The Bird Feeder

Mia Coulton (author)

Publisher: Kaeden Books ISBN: 9781641323222

How many birds can you find? Practice counting and colors with rich photos of birds.

Loud and Quiet at the Zoo

Mia Coulton (author)Mia Coulton, Amy Musser (illustrator)

Publisher: MaryRuth Books ISBN: 9781625442659

Some animals at the zoo make loud noises and some are quiet.

Counting Frogs Around the Pond

Mia Coulton (author)Mia Coulton (illustrator)

Publisher: MaryRuth Books ISBN: 9781625441133

Many frogs live around the pond. How many frogs can you find in this book?

At The Zoo

Kim Mitzo Thompson, Karen Mitzo Hilderbrand (author) Carol Schwartz (illustrator)

Publisher: Twin Sisters ISBN: 9781575832784

Children love to visit the zoo to see all of the animals. Now children can walk through the zoo and count from one to ten with lions, monkeys, elephants, kangaroos and more! Young readers will recognize word patterns and find it easy to read along with this vibrantly-illustrated book. And, aspiring mathematicians will count from one to ten and start to recognize number words, too! Learn simple Spanish words and phrases with the corresponding version En El Zoológico.

How Many Ducks?

Howie Minsky (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534157712

Books in the Hello, Everglades! series take young readers on a journey through the Everglades, exploring the flora and fauna of the region. Each book uses the whole language approach to literacy, a combination of sight words and repetition builds recognition and confidence. Bold, colorful photographs correlate directly to text to help guide readers through the book. Books in this series include author biography and teaching guides.

Football: Math on the Gridiron

Tom Robinson (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781623234164

Discover how math applies to the game of football, from the length of the field to the calculation of players' stats.

Patterns and Numbers in Minecraft: Math

Adam Hellebuyck, Mike Medvinsky (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534140929

Using the fun, interactive world of Minecraft and key concepts in STEAM, two teachers developed the Minecraft and STEAM series to be used in and out of the classroom. In Minecraft and STEAM, students discover that Minecraft isn't just a game, it's a tool that can be used to learn about real-world science, technology, engineering, art, and math. Patterns and Numbers in Minecraft: Math focuses on math but includes other STEAM concepts in the sidebars. Includes table of contents, glossary, index, sources for further reading, and an extension activity.

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.

Land Animals

Lori Barker (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781433399381

Practice solving equations and inequalities while learning about land animals from all over the world! Readers will learn interesting facts about earth's land animals, discovering how zoologists use variables to solve equations and inequalities and answer questions about these animals. Fun examples allow children to become familiar with functional equations, equivalent equations, inequalities, and algebraic expression. Featuring eye-catching images, exciting practice problems, easy-to-read text, STEM themes, clear mathematical charts and diagrams, and an accessible glossary and index, this title will engage students and simplify advanced mathematical concepts!

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.

Night Walk and Other Nighttime Stories

Highlights for Children (author)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781684374014

In the Dark! Find the lights in the scary night. What do sheep count to fall to sleep? Enjoy a silly story about when the lights go out… dancing. Learn how bats can fly at night and how they drink water in flight. Stories by Maggie Murphy, Amy S. Hansen, Noelle Poulet, Alison Pearce Stevens, Ph.D., Marianne Mitchell, and Marileta Robinson.

Patterns in Fall

Tim Mayerling (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624966033

In Patterns in Fall, emergent readers learn about a variety of patterns they might see during the fall season. Carefully crafted text uses high-frequency words, repetitive sentence patterns, and strong visual references to support emergent readers, ensuring reading success by making sure they aren’t facing too many challenges at once. Patterns in Fall includes tools for teachers as well as introductory nonfiction features such as labels, a table of contents, words to know, and an index.

Patterns in Spring

Tim Mayerling (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624966040

In Patterns in Spring, emergent readers learn about a variety of patterns they might see during the spring season. Carefully crafted text uses high-frequency words, repetitive sentence patterns, and strong visual references to support emergent readers, ensuring reading success by making sure they aren’t facing too many challenges at once. Patterns in Spring includes tools for teachers as well as introductory nonfiction features such as labels, a table of contents, words to know, and an index.

Patterns in Summer

Tim Mayerling (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624966057

In Patterns in Summer, emergent readers learn about a variety of patterns they might see during the summer season. Carefully crafted text uses high-frequency words, repetitive sentence patterns, and strong visual references to support emergent readers, ensuring reading success by making sure they aren’t facing too many challenges at once. Patterns in Summer includes tools for teachers as well as introductory nonfiction features such as labels, a table of contents, words to know, and an index.

Patterns in Winter

Tim Mayerling (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624966064

In Patterns in Winter, emergent readers learn about a variety of patterns they might see during the winter season. Carefully crafted text uses high-frequency words, repetitive sentence patterns, and strong visual references to support emergent readers, ensuring reading success by making sure they aren’t facing too many challenges at once. Patterns in Winter includes tools for teachers as well as introductory nonfiction features such as labels, a table of contents, words to know, and an index.

Over on a Desert: Somewhere in the World

Marianne Berkes (author), Jill Dubin (illustrator)

Publisher: Dawn Publications ISBN: 9781584696315

Deserts are full of surprises! An amazing array of animals calls this driest place on Earth their home. Through rhythm and rhyme, children meet a new animal on every page. They won’t be able to resist getting in on all the action as animal parents teach their babies how to live in this unusual place - camels kneel, armadillos dig, dingoes sniff, and jerboas jump. Cut paper collages capture the subtle beauty of the desert and also "hide" more animals for young eyes to find. Additional information, a world map, and tips from the author give parents and teachers all they need to make learning fun. One part song, one part story, and one part sheer delight!

Dream Jobs in Math

Colin Hynson (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427118615

This title explores some of the amazing careers available in the field of mathematics—and they're not just limited to the classroom! From helping athletes gain a competitive edge to helping eradicate hunger around the world, readers may be surprised to learn what exciting careers math can lead to.

Collecting Data

Dawn McMillan (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781433391422

See how people collect data as part of their jobs! Collecting data is very important for weather predictions, the U.S. government census, emergency rescue workers, and more! This title teaches readers about multidigit number data collection, introducing concepts like approximation and estimation. Vibrant images, practical examples, and clear mathematical charts make data collection seem familiar and simple. This book will leave readers feeling prepared to improve their own data collection and STEM skills.

STEAM Guides in Transportation

Ruth Kirk (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781681919041

This books describes the process used to develop transportation methods and describes the ways each STEAM field is involved in the process.

Baseball

Valerie Bodden (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566606844

An elementary introduction to the physics involved in the sport of baseball, including scientific concepts such as momentum and trajectory, and actions such as pitching and batting.