Super Smart Information Strategies: Go straight to the Source provides students with practical information on how to use primary sources. Readers are encouraged to think critically as they conduct research, collaborate with fellow students and present their findings in new and different ways.
An instructional guide created for youngsters tells them what they need to know to begin podcasting. It includes text and hands on activities designed to educate and entertain young readers.
This books helps students learn how to harness the power of video to inform and entertain. Includes background information and practical hands on activities.
An instructional guide created for youngsters tells them what they need to know to capture and share those special events digitally.
Learn what goes into a quality science project and discover some tips for conducting experiments.
Research project and fun science experiments are shown in this science encyclopedia.
Learn how to plan and ask fascinating interview questions.
Sometimes it can be difficult to find the information you are looking for in a text. Readers of this book will discover tips and tricks for proficiently comprehending informational texts and carefully searching them for the knowledge they need. They will find out how informational texts are organized, how to identify important points and key details, and how to demonstrate understanding of a text using information from both illustrations and text.
Blogs are a great place to practice using technology to produce and publish writing, interact and collaborate with others, and share ideas with the world. Readers of this book will learn how to set up and maintain their own blogs for personal or educational use. They will find out how to write and edit posts using clear and descriptive language, add photos and other media to emphasize facts or details, and interact appropriately with readers in collaborative discussions held through blog commenting systems.
Learn how to design, carry out, and present the results of a science project. Students will use relevant prior knowledge of scientific experiments to present their ideas in a new way. The domain-specific vocabulary helps students grow deeper in their understanding of how to carry out experiments effectively.
Learn how to avoid developing a bad reputation or revealing too much personal information on the internet. This book will challenge students' prior knowledge of Internet safety and help them adopt better habits, both academically and personally. By learning these foundational skills so early, students will be able to build upon them as technology inevitably advances.
Explains what matter is and its different states; describes the scientific method; and includes experiments testing different matter concepts.
Explains what plants are and how they grow; describes the scientific method; and includes experiments testing different plant concepts.
Explains what simple machines are and what they do; describes the scientific method; and includes experiments testing different simple machine concepts.
Explains what soil is made from and what it contains; describes the scientific method; and includes experiments testing different soil concepts.
Explains what sound is, how it travels, and how we hear sound; describes the scientific method; and includes experiments testing different sound concepts.
Explains what the water cycle is; describes the scientific method; and includes experiments testing different water cycle concepts.
Explains what insects are and how they live and grow; describes the scientific method; and includes experiments testing different insect concepts.
Explains what life cycles are and how plants and animals grow; describes the scientific method; and includes experiments testing different life cycle concepts.
Because of strong herding instincts, Collies often try to round up animals and people. The movie â€œLassie Come Homeâ€ featured one of these dependable dogs and made Collies popular pets. Young children will discover why Collies are known for their close companionship. Blastoff! Series
A comprehensive look at the history, people, technology, and future of space exploration. This book is at the reading level of 3.6 with a word count of 1133.
This book explores the different parts, uses, and incredible potential of the brain. Reads at the level of 2.7 with a word count of 668.
Provides information on the planets that make up our solar system and their relationship with Earth. This book is at a reading level of 2.6 with a word count of 607.
A fun and interesting overview of the living conditions for astronauts in space. This book is at a reading level of 3.6 with a word count of 1121.
An overview of the different characteristics of the Earth that make it unique. This book has a reading level of 2.6 and a word count of 604.