This entertaining book takes the problem out of understanding beginner word problems. Readers will learn how to develop a step-by-step plan or strategy to solve basic word problems. This title uses real-life situations to model the problem-solving process for readers to teach skills such as identifying key information to determine which math operation is required, using drawings and models to see the problem, and carrying out the plan and communicating answers.
This informative book goes to great lengths to explain how scientists around the world use the metric system and related tools to help them compare, contrast, and analyze the measurement data they collect. Opportunities for hands-on learning make the content meaningful to readers as they refine their measuring skills.
From time of day to reading calendars, time concepts are part of daily life. Children will love this colorful and easy-to-understand introduction to the concepts of time. Amazing full-color images and useful, instructional text guides ensures readers understand the material.
Lily, the librarian, has started a summer reading club. Children can follow along with the club's members to learn all about bar, line, and circle graphs, as well as concepts such as data, scale, maximum, and minimum.
Mathematicians say that symmetry has to be identical parts, but nature is never truly identical. However it is far more interesting than geometric shapes! Reading this book, children will become aware of the balance of things in nature. They will delight at amazing photographs of butterflies, beetles, leaves and flowers, fruit, sea creatures, and children. This book will show how a person with arms outstretched has five-fold symmetry like a sea star, and if you drew a circle around his or her body in that position, the navel would be at its center.
We measure time in minutes, hours, days, weeks, months, seasons, years, and in historical dates. We talk about mealtimes, bedtimes, school times, holiday times, and good times. We also use words such as past, present, future, next, last, before, and after. This engaging book looks at human time as well as how time passes in nature. Time is about change. How do animals and plants sense changes in time? What changes do we see in nature throughout a day, month, and year?
This innovative title supports both math and science standards. Readers learn to identify different tools used to measure matter, such as balances, rulers, and thermometers. Easy to follow text helps readers gain hands-on experience measuring, collecting and recording data, and graphing their results.
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.