Save the Planet: Using Alternative Energies applies the NCTE/IRA Standards to science and social studies content. Each book sends the reader on a fact-finding mission, posing an initial challenge and concluding with questions and answers. Through engaging, interactive scenarios, learners can experiment with text prediction, purpose-driven research, and creative problem solving—all critical thinking skills—while learning about ways to care for our planet.
Leo is a genius. His pet cat named Pallas is not! But together they come up with some brilliant inventions. Full of brainy ideas and way ahead of his (Stone Age time, Leo tackles inventions that will change the way people live and work for hundreds of years to come. STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) forms an important focus of learning in schools worldwide.
Devon visits the Metal Man at his fiery workshop every day, despite the scorching heat of the city where he lives. At the Metal Man's shop, sparks fly from his welding torch as he cuts and melts together old pieces of junk into works of art. Devon is fascinated by the Metal Man's creations. Then one day, the Metal Man lets Devon put his own imagination to work. Aaron Reynolds's urban voice and the gritty illustrations of Paul Hoppe bring an exciting beat and pulse to the story of a young boy discovering his own voice and vision in art with a kind mentor to lead the way.
This book discusses the science behind various elements of football, particularly a spiral. The chapters examine case studies of famous sports moments, explain how the athletes perform these actions, and document the history of how scientists, doctors, and coaches have been working to make these sports safer. Sidebars include thought-provoking trivia. Questions in the backmatter ask for text-dependent analysis. A timeline provides history, key developments, and advancements associated with the sport.
What do you know about your body? Find out what the parts of your body can help you do.
A child washing the dishes wonders where the water goes, and the story follows water drops as they travel to through the city sewer system, treatment plant, and back again. Includes "Recycle it Yourself" activity and further resources.
This title gives students an inside look at the fundamentals of football and the rules and equipment used.
The shih tzu might be the Rapunzel of the dog world. The little dog is sometimes more hair than body, especially at a dog show! If the flowing locks alone don’t impress young readers, the shih tzu’s royal roots and fairytale-like comeback from near disappearance will.
From behind, Japanese bobtails look more like rabbits than cats. Their pom-pom tails are an unexpected feature. With every page turn, young readers will better understand the unique appeal of these rare cats and why some people consider them good luck charms.
Farm dogs have keen senses that help them know when danger is near. They protect other farm animals from becoming prey. Beginning readers will learn how farm dogs help out on the farm. Blastoff! Series
Explores The Seven Continents And How The Earth's Plates Are Always Moving And Changing The Continents.
Roll across the terrain with the most feared tank on the planet. The Abrams tank is the armored backbone of United States ground forces. Readers will learn about the technology and crew that make the M1 Abrams a perfect blend of power and speed.
The F-14 Tomcat was the pride of the United States Navy for over thirty years. Students will discover the technology behind this jet fighter that made it such an effective weapon.
This book takes a scientific look at different records and oddities regarding weather in our world. Reading Essentials in Science.
Lisa Campbell Ernst fastened onto the inspiring notion that "amazingness is going on around us every nanosecond of the day" and invites kids to marvel at things as close to home as - their own house! Learn about thermal heat and how there once was a Bureau of Missing Socks, the non-pig origins of piggy banks, and why dirt and oil are no match for soap. Discover the nifty amazingness all around us, and especially right where we live.
This book discusses how learning more about diseases, health, and your environment can play a part in your own disease prevention. Reading Essentials in Science.
Twins Lucy and Liam pretend to be firefighters after school and show what its like to be a professional firefighter. Includes hands-on activity and glossary of firefighting terms.
Readers will learn what it takes to succeed as a cyber cop. The book also explains the necessary educational steps, useful character traits, potential hazards, and daily job tasks related to this career. Sidebars include thought-provoking trivia. Questions in the backmatter ask for text-dependent analysis. Photos, a glossary, and additional resources are included.
Two boys walk home in the dark after their flashlight goes out and learn about light, light sources, and properties of light. Includes two hands-on experiments and further resources.
A colorful survey of Ferris wheels, including their cars and other features, descriptions of the ride experience, and a brief history. Famous Ferris wheels such as the London Eye are spotlighted.
This Title Addresses How We Need Food To Fuel Our Bodies. It Teaches Students What Happens During The Digestive Process. How The Saliva Starts The Process And How The Stomach And Intestines Break Down Food So It Can Be Digested Properly. Also Talks About The Digestion System Of Animals (Herbivores, Meat-Eaters)
Starlings have glossy feathers and are aggressive competitors for nesting sites. Native to Europe and Asia, these birds were introduced to North America, Australia, and South Africa. Find out why these feathered invaders pose a threat to native birds species and farm crops.
How windmills work to turn wind into electricity.
This title highlights all the gross animals and the habits and habitats they thrive in.
The technology and design of multiple types of drones.