In this book, readers learn what the clock measures and why knowing how to tell time--in seconds, minutes, and hours--is important. They learn the history of the clocks, including sundials and hourglasses. They also learn how to read analog and digital clocks to tell time. Sidebars instruct math by showing readers how to add and subtract hours.
In this book, readers learn what the calendar measures and why knowing how to measure days, weeks, months, and years is important. They learn the history of the lunar and solar calendars, how days and months get their names, and the different calendars around the world. Sidebars instruct math by showing readers how to add and subtract days.
In this book, readers learn what temperature is and why and how it is measured. They learn about the Celsius and Fahrenheit scales and where each is used. Readers learn about thermometers and how they help us in everyday life--from taking body temperatures to regulating how cool or warm our homes are.
Readers learn how this simple machine makes it easier to lift, lower, and open things. They learn the three types of levers: first-class, second-class, and third-class. By the end of the book, readers know the difference between complex and simple machines and how levers are used in everyday life to make work easier.
Readers learn how this simple machine makes it easier to move things to different levels. They learn how flatter slopes use less effort than steeper slopes. By the end of the book, readers know the difference between complex and simple machines and how inclined planes are used in everyday life to make lifting and lowering objects easier.
You can celebrate the huge difference caring people make for endangered animals while you practice subtraction skills. In this sequel to her popular addition title, What's New at the Zoo?, Slade presents a new subtraction problem in each clever rhyming verse. The colorful watercolors include realistic animals set in lush spreads by illustrator, Joan Waites. So join in the celebration of our world's precious animals with this exciting title, and have fun practicing math skills along the way! The "For Creative Minds" educational section includes: Endangered Animal Vocabulary, Food Chains and Webs, Missing Links in Food Chains, Endangered Animals, and Fact Families.
Count backwards from 10 to 1 during one of the most colorful times of year: fall. Learn about the bright, colorful leaves and the trees from which they fall: aspen, birch, maple, oak, chestnut, linden, pine, beech, dogwood, and sweet gum. Watch the animals frolicking in the crisp, autumn air as they get ready for the approaching cold winter. The "For Creative Minds" educational section includes: Plant parts, Leaves--the shape of it all, What Good are Plants?, and Match the Leaves Activity.
Hard and soft are examples used to teach about opposites.
By introducing young readers to the colors of food, they also learn about healthy eating. Eating fruits and vegetables in as many colors of the rainbow everyday ensures that we get all of the important vitamins and nutrients we need to stay healthy.
Kids will learn about position and direction by following along with Sam in his family's new home. Where will he put things in his room - top, bottom, inside, outside, behind, in front, above, or below? Other concepts include left and right, and north, south, east, and west.
Ann's grandfather is teaching her how to use a calculator. This simple, engaging book describes the parts of the calculator, what the math symbols on the buttons mean, and how to do simple equations. Concepts explained include addition, subtraction, division, mulitplication and patterns.
Ella is trying to decide who to invite over to play. This fun book helps teach children how likely it is that a certain result will happen. Simple activities performed by Ella include flipping a coin, rolling a number cube, and playing a game with a spinning wheel.
This fascinating book takes young readers on a trip to a science lab where they will learn about the metric system. Simple text shows ways of measuring length (meters and centimeters), temperature (Celsius), and weight (grams and kilograms). Comparisons between key metric measurements and similar U.S. customary measurements, such as yards, inches, and Fahrenheit, help children understand the two systems.
In this book, young readers will grasp how to count, sort, classify, and organize various sets of items through engaging, everyday activities that kids can relate to. Through simple text and colorful photographs children are introduced to systems for sorting sets of shapes, colors, sizes.
This exciting new book helps budding mathematicians discover how to use subtraction. Come along with a museum curator as he prepares a butterfly exhibit. Concepts of taking away, comparing, difference, key words, modeling, and using the algorithms of subtraction are all explained in a fun and real-life setting.
Colorful photographs of measuring tools show the reader how they can measure using common tools at home. This book offers the young reader a clear insight into understanding length, weight, capacity, and temperature.
This book is filled with full color artworks and images, introducing the young reader to the concepts of currency. Money explains the many concepts of money to primary readers, including understanding the value of unique coins and bills, counting money, and checks.
This book introduces the concepts of surveys, data, pictographs, and bar graphs with excellent visuals and engaging text. In this book, young readers will understand how numerical data is communicated through graphs.
This book teaches children how to estimate and use estimates in everyday situations. The concepts are illustrated through exciting visuals and simple text.
This engaging book looks at human time as well as how time passes in nature. How do animals and plants sense changes in time? What changes do we see in nature throughout a day, month, and year?
The sun, moon, and Earth are circles and spheres, and the wings of butterflies contain triangles. This book shows amazing examples of shapes found in nature.
This entertaining new book shows examples in nature that correspond with each color in the rainbow. Children will also learn how to combine certain colors to make new colors.
Classification is one of the first skills that children need to learn. This fun book asks children to observe different creatures to see what makes them the same and different.
This introductory book uses brilliant, close up images of plants, animals, and people to help children compare the relative sizes and weights of natural objects.to describe these properties.
The 3-D Shapes illustrated nonfiction books provide the first lessons on three-dimensional shapes. In Prisms, rhyming text and creative illustrations draw attention to prisms that are found in the world around us.