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Astronaut

Kelly Milner Halls (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602797321

Describes the requirements, education, and duties associated with becoming an astronaut. Includes profiles of prominent astronauts.

Nintendo

Sara Green (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681031750

From the arcade to the home, Nintendo brings adventure and innovation to the gaming world. The plumber with overalls and a red hat is one of the brands most well-known characters. Eager readers can uncover the origins of Mario and all his friends in this title about Nintendo.

Google

Sara Green (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681031729

Googles name today, originally googol, was a spelling mistake, but the companys worldwide success is no error. Through the development of Googles search engine and other online tools, founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page have come a long way since their time at Stanford University. Explore more about Googles founders and innovations in this title for growing readers.

John Deere

Sara Green (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681031736

Plows in the 1830s were not suitable for sticky sod, so John Deere invented a smooth, steel plow that worked for many farmers. He continued to press on by creating his own company and building a brand that is well-known today. In this title, young readers can discover more about this inspiring innovator and his company.

Nerf

Sara Green (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681031743

Nearly fifty years ago, Reyn Guyer created the original Nerf ball. The lightweight toy appealed to many because it couldn't cause any damage! Since then, Nerf has blasted its way to becoming one of Hasbros top brands. Learn more about the evolution of Nerf in this fun book for active minds.

Forecasting a Flood

Tamra B. Orr (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781624317989

The ability to use the scientific method is key to carrying out experiments, taking measurements, or performing technical tasks. In this book, readers in real-world situations are tasked with following clues and using the scientific method to find out what happens during a flood. Informational text presents evidence and facts in the form of clues and side-bar details to help children develop critical thinking skills. A summary of the situation is included to show how each chapter contributes to the whole and for a solid understanding of the topic.

Web Design with HTML5

Colleen Van Lent (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781631378133

Learn how to create web pages using HyperText Markup Language. Readers will learn some coding basics and be inspired to create their own webpages. Photos, sidebars, and callouts help readers draw connections between new concepts in this book and other makers-related concepts they may already know. Additional text features and search tools, including a glossary and an index, help students locate information and learn new words.

The Science of an Oil Spill

Andrea Wang (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781631377204

This book discusses the science behind oil spills and their effects. The chapters examine history's worst oil spills, explain how oil spills happen, and show how scientists are developing safer ways to collect and transport oil. Diagrams, charts, and photos provide opportunities to evaluate and understand the scientific concepts involved.

3D Modeling

Theo Zizka (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781631378126

Learn how to create computer-generated 3D models like the ones used in video games and animated films. Readers will blend their art and technology skills as they learn how to use the program SketchUp. Photos, sidebars, and callouts help readers draw connections between new concepts in this book and other makers-related concepts they may already know. Additional text features and search tools, including a glossary and an index, help students locate information and learn new words.

Design Thinking

Kristin Fontichiaro (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781631888946

Learn how to think critically about the design of things you want to make. Readers will learn to analyze the efficiency of their plans, while still feeling encouraged to push forward with new ideas. Photos, sidebars, and callouts help readers draw connections between new concepts in this book and other makers-related concepts they may already know. Additional text features and search tools, including a glossary and an index, help students locate information and learn new words.

Hacking Fashion: T-Shirts

Kristin Fontichiaro (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781631888953

Learn how to recycle old clothes into brand-new fashions with these fun do-it-yourself activities. Readers can practice basic sewing skills to make their t-shirts more stylish and unique. Photos, sidebars, and callouts help readers draw connections between new concepts in this book and other makers-related concepts they may already know. Additional text features and search tools, including a glossary and an index, help students locate information and learn new words.

More Web Design with HTML5

Colleen Van Lent (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781631888922

Learn intermediate HTML5 skills with these interesting activities. With this companion to Web Design with HTML5, makers can take their computer skills to the next level. Photos, sidebars, and callouts help readers draw connections between new concepts in this book and other makers-related concepts they may already know. Additional text features and search tools, including a glossary and an index, help students locate information and learn new words.

Squishy Circuits

Ann Marie P. Thomas Kristin Fontichiaro (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781631378157

Learn how to safely create electronic circuits using conductive and insulating doughs. Readers will learn basic circuitry skills, which will be useful in pursuing a variety of engineering projects. Photos, sidebars, and callouts help readers draw connections between new concepts in this book and other makers-related concepts they may already know. Additional text features and search tools, including a glossary and an index, help students locate information and learn new words.

Coal

Robert Green (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602797383

This title provides information on Coal as a source of energy. It highlights the positives and negatives of coal and discusses clean coal technology.

Homeland Security

Matt Mullins (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602797574

Homeland Security discusses why and how the Department of Homeland Security was created and the measures taken by the Department to prevent terrorist attacks within the United States.

Environmentalist

Tamra B. Orr (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602797086

Describes the requirements, education, and duties associated with becoming an environmentalist. Includes profiles of prominent environmentalists.

Green General Contractor

Barbara A. Somervill (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610800259

Today, many general contractors specialize in environmentally-friendly construction methods. Green buildings use less energy and are often made with recycled materials. Readers will learn about the people who specialize in this type of construction and how they can prepare for a career in this cutting edge field.

Special Effects Technician

Matt Mullins (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610801423

Discover how technicians create the stunning special effects in your favorite movies.

Earthquakes

Graeme Davis (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610803328

What happens to the environment when a earthquake occurs? What are some of the causes of earthquakes? What can people do about the problems caused by earthquakes? How can you use your math skills to learn more about earthquakes? Read this book to find the answers to these questions and learn more about earthquakes.

Creating a Digital Portfolio

Suzy Rabbat (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610801256

Learn how to create an interesting online portfolio of your work.

Scriptwriter

Matt Mullins (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610801430

Find out what life is like for a professional screenwriter and decide if it is the right career for you.

Natural Gas

Rebecca Rowell (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610809450

Following a student conducting research, the reader learns about the history of natural gas, how we use it today, and how we may use natural gas in the future.

Soldering

David Erik Nelson (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781631378140

Learn how to solder electronic components together and build your own devices. Readers will learn basic soldering skills, which will be useful in pursuing a variety of engineering projects. Photos, sidebars, and callouts help readers draw connections between new concepts in this book and other makers-related concepts they may already know. Additional text features and search tools, including a glossary and an index, help students locate information and learn new words.

The Science of a Shipwreck

Lisa Amstutz (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781631377174

This book discusses the science behind shipwrecks. The chapters examine history's deadliest shipwrecks, explain how ships sink, and show how scientists and engineers are designing safer ships. Diagrams, charts, and photos provide opportunities to evaluate and understand the scientific concepts involved.

Making Change

Bilaal Rajan (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781554690022

Fundraising wunderkind Bilaal Rajan shares his tips for effective fundraising, using examples from his own amazing life to show how it can be done and how you can have fun doing it. The second part of the book is a section entitled Eight Principles to Maximize Your Full Potential, which includes exercises to help you identify and attain your dreams.