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Natural Gas

Nancy Robinson Masters (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602796867

Describes how the natural gas that is used to cook and heat your home is discovered and transported into your home.

Centipedes

Kari Schuetz (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681030623

This many-legged insect has been around for nearly 400 million years. Creepy crawly centipedes share roots with lobsters, shrimp, and crayfish. Scurry along in this informative title for beginning readers.

Electrical Engineering and the Science of Circuits

James Aloian (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427191069

Electrical engineering employs the largest number of engineers. This field of engineering covers everything related to electrical devices, systems, and the uses of electricity. This innovative book gives readers insight into this exciting profession and includes information on pioneers in the world of electricity, new technologies, and innovations. Budding engineers are introduced to the basic concepts of electronic circuitry and learn to build their own electric circuits.

Sea Turtles

Cindy Rodriguez

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606944059

Beautiful photos and text examines the issues endangered sea turtles face and how they can be saved.

Rockin' Rocks

Christine Petersen (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617849770

Dig into the world of geology with the Rock On! series! Rockin' Rocks introduces readers to what rocks are and how they form. Chapters build concepts from the ground up, from atoms, elements, and minerals to Earth's layers, tectonic plates, and the three classes of rock. Real-world examples like the Grand Canyon, Devils Tower, and Arches National Park bring to life igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic rock. Full-color photographs will draw in readers while the easy-to-read text breaks down complex concepts. A colorful diagram of the rock cycle ties everything together while an at-home experiment provides the opportunity for hands-on experience. Glossary words in bold, an index, and phonetic spellings for those hard-to-pronounce geologic terms enhance and supplement the text. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Winter

Rebecca Pettiford (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681034683

Chilling winds rush in through an open doorway. Snow swirls in the air. Winter has arrived! Animals grow thick coats to guard from the frigid temperatures, and people bundle up in parkas and hats. Many trees and plants grow dormant. This title highlights the drastic changes of the Northern Hemisphere during winter.

The Real Alexander Graham Bell

Virginia Loh-Hagan (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534141094

Everyone knows his story, but do you know the REAL history behind the story of Alexander Graham Bell? History has never been so juicy! Written with a high interest level to appeal to a more mature audience and a lower level of complexity with clear visuals to help struggling readers along. Considerate text includes tons of wild facts that will hold the readers' interest, allowing for successful mastery and comprehension. A table of contents, timeline, glossary with simplified pronunciations, and index all enhance comprehension.

Attending MINECON

Josh Gregory (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534141032

Minecraft is more than just a video game. It is a phenomenon that has taken the world by storm. In this book, readers will learn all about MINECON, the annual convention of Minecraft players and game designers where big things are always sure to happen. Includes table of contents, glossary, and index--as well as sources for further reading.

Virtual Reality and Minecraft

Josh Gregory (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534141049

Minecraft is more than just a video game. It is a phenomenon that has taken the world by storm. In this book, readers will learn how they can use virtual reality technology to explore Minecraft in a whole new way. Includes table of contents, glossary, and index--as well as sources for further reading.

A Better App

Heather Newman (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534140998

How could a smarter app make life easier for your friends or family? Great inventors use a process called design thinking to help them identify problems, big and small, and create solutions for them. This book introduces readers to design thinking and asks them to look at apps they already use (the pros and cons of them) in a specific way to figure out how to improve them. Design thinking fosters innovation, creativity, and even empathy--essential learning for students. Book includes table of contents, glossary of key words, index, author biography, sidebars, infographics, and instructions.

A Better Alarm System

Peter Pasque (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534141001

How could a smarter electronic alarm system make life easier for your friends or family? Great inventors use a process called design thinking to help them identify problems, big and small, and create solutions for them. This book introduces readers to design thinking and asks them to imagine an alarm system that might keep out a snooping sibling--and then design it themselves. Design thinking fosters innovation, creativity, and even empathy--essential learning for students. Book includes table of contents, glossary of key words, index, author biography, sidebars, infographics, and instructions.

MMORPGs in Minecraft

Josh Gregory (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534141018

Minecraft is more than just a video game. It is a phenomenon that has taken the world by storm. In this book, readers will learn everything they need to know about playing massive multiplayer online role playing games (MMORPGs) in Minecraft, including tips and tricks and safety information. Includes table of contents, glossary, and index--as well as sources for further reading.

Playing Minecraft: Story Mode

Josh Gregory (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534141025

Minecraft is more than just a video game. It is a phenomenon that has taken the world by storm. In this book, readers will get an introduction to Minecraft Story Mode, the adventure game series that allows players to direct the course of a thrilling story set in the world of Minecraft. Includes table of contents, glossary, and index--as well as sources for further reading.

A Better Library Checkout

Amber Lovett (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534140981

How could a smarter library checkout system make life easier for the kids and librarian in your school? Great inventors use a process called design thinking to help them identify problems, big and small, and create solutions for them. This book introduces readers to design thinking and asks them to look at their library's checkout system (the pros and cons of it) in a specific way to figure out how to improve it. Design thinking fosters innovation, creativity, and even empathy--essential learning for students. Book includes table of contents, glossary of key words, index, author biography, sidebars, infographics, and instructions.

A Better Backpack

Kristin Fontichiaro (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534140936

How could a smarter backpack make life easier for the kids in your school? Great inventors use a process called design thinking to help them identify problems, big and small, and create solutions for them. This book introduces readers to design thinking and asks them to look at their backpack (the pros and cons of it) in a specific way to figure out how to improve it. Design thinking fosters innovation, creativity, and even empathy--essential learning for students. Book includes table of contents, glossary of key words, index, author biography, sidebars, infographics, and instructions.

A Better Hoodie

Kristin Fontichiaro (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534140943

How could a smarter hoodie make life easier for your friends and family? Great inventors use a process called design thinking to help them identify problems, big and small, and create solutions for them. This book introduces readers to design thinking and asks them to look at their hoodie (the pros and cons of it) in a specific way to figure out how to improve it. Design thinking fosters innovation, creativity, and even empathy--essential learning for students. Book includes table of contents, glossary of key words, index, author biography, sidebars, infographics, and instructions.

A Better Grocery Cart

Jimmy McLaren (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534140950

How could a smarter grocery cart make life easier for your parents? Great inventors use a process called design thinking to help them identify problems, big and small, and create solutions for them. This book introduces readers to design thinking and asks them to look at grocery carts at their local stores (the pros and cons of them) in a specific way to figure out how to improve it. Design thinking fosters innovation, creativity, and even empathy--essential learning for students. Book includes table of contents, glossary of key words, index, author biography, sidebars, infographics, and instructions.

A Better Locker

Adrienne Matteson (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534140967

How could a smarter locker make life easier for the kids in your school? Great inventors use a process called design thinking to help them identify problems, big and small, and create solutions for them. This book introduces readers to design thinking and asks them to look at their locker (the pros and cons of it) in a specific way to figure out how to improve it. Design thinking fosters innovation, creativity, and even empathy--essential learning for students. Book includes table of contents, glossary of key words, index, author biography, sidebars, infographics, and instructions.

A Better Lunch Line

Ben Rearick (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534140974

How could a smarter lunch line make life easier for the kids and teachers in your school? Great inventors use a process called design thinking to help them identify problems, big and small, and create solutions for them. This book introduces readers to design thinking and asks them to look at their school lunch line (the pros and cons of it) in a specific way to figure out how to improve it. Design thinking fosters innovation, creativity, and even empathy--essential learning for students. Book includes table of contents, glossary of key words, index, author biography, sidebars, infographics, and instructions.

Building a Roller Coaster in Minecraft: Science

Adam Hellebuyck, Mike Medvinsky (authors)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534140882

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. Building a Roller Coaster in Minecraft focuses: Science on science but includes other STEAM concepts in the sidebars. Includes table of contents, glossary, index, sources for further reading, and an extension activity.

Using Tools and Building a City in Minecraft: Technology

Adam Hellebuyck, Mike Medvinsky (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534140899

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. Using Tools and Building a City in Minecraft: Technology focuses on technology but includes other STEAM concepts in the sidebars. Includes table of contents, glossary, index, sources for further reading, and an extension activity.

Moving Water in Minecraft: Engineering

Adam Hellebuyck, Mike Medvinsky (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534140905

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. Moving Water in Minecraft: Engineering focuses on engineering but includes other STEAM concepts in the sidebars. Includes table of contents, glossary, index, sources for further reading, and an extension activity.

Sight and Sound in Minecraft: Art

Adam Hellebuyck, Mike Medvinsky (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534140912

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. Sight and Sound in Minecraft: Art focuses on art but includes other STEAM concepts in the sidebars. Includes table of contents, glossary, index, sources for further reading, and an extension activity.

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.

Community Websites

Tamra Orr (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534140837

Community Websites in the Global Citizens: Social Media series explores various aspects of virtual community websites through the lenses of History, Geography, Civics, and Economics. Using the new C3 Framework for Social Studies Standards, students will develop questions about the text, and use evidence from a variety of sources in order to form conclusions. Data-focused backmatter is included, as well as a bibliography, glossary, and index.