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.
This Level 1 guided reader examines seasonal animal behaviors in winter. Students will develop word recognition and reading skills while learning about how animals respond to winter changes, including finding ways to stay warm, migrating, and hibernating.
This Level 1 guided reader examines how seasonal changes in winter affect plants. Students will develop word recognition and reading skills while learning about how cold and snow affect plant growth and survival in winter.
This title discusses how tunnels are built, from planning and excavation to construction to site design.
This title discusses how sports stadiums are built, including engineering, design and construction.
This title discusses how schools are built, including engineering, design and construction.
This title discusses how skyscrapers are built, including engineering, design and construction.
This title discusses how bridges are built, including engineering, design and construction.
This title discusses how damns are built, including engineering, design and construction.
This title discusses how airports are built, from runway design and construction to terminal and security.
This title discusses how roads are built, from road design and construction to painting and lighting.
Describes how water is transported, treated and stored from its source into homes, schools, and offices.
Fire trucks help to save lives and prevent the spread of dangerous fires every day. Readers will learn where a fire truck gets its water supply, what kind of equipment it contains, and the ways firefighters use these tools to help keep people safe.
Tractors are an essential tool for farmers everywhere. Readers will learn how farmers use tractors to plant and harvest the crops we use every day. They will also find out how people use tractors to maintain their yards and do chores.
The books in the Community Connections Library help kids understand the world around them. What Do They Do? Veterinarians, gives young readers an idea of the role that Veterianians play in keeping their animal friends healthy.
From bridges and streets to houses and skyscrapers, cement is an important material used in many of the structures we use every day. Readers will find out how cement mixers are used to blend, transport, and spread cement wherever it is needed.
Almost anything we build requires some sort of digging. Buildings, tunnels, and swimming pools all start with holes in the ground. Readers will find out how different kinds of diggers are used to create these holes. They will also learn about how diggers are used to help scientists learn more about the Earth.
Tall cranes tower above construction sites and line the edges of shipping ports. Readers will find out how different types of cranes are used to help build skyscrapers, load cargo ships, and much more.
Bulldozers are huge, loud, and powerful. Readers will learn all about the different parts of these mighty machines. They will also learn how operators use these tools to help clear paths, move heavy objects, and build new roads.
The books in the Community Connections Library help kids understand the world around them. What Do They Do? Nurses, gives young readers an idea of the role that Nurses play in keeping the members of the community healthy.
Level 2 guided reader that teaches young readers concepts about mountains, how they are formed and the ecosystems they support.
Every town or city is filled with houses of all shapes and sizes, but we don't often stop to think about how they are built. Readers will learn all about the construction process, from foundations to roofs.
Level 2 guided reader that educates students about wildfires, their causes and effects.
Tall, twisting slides, gigantic wave pools, and powerful waterfalls are all common sights at a water park. Readers will find out what it takes to plan and build these fun places.