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Focus on Waves

Cheryl Mansfield (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781635174823

Provides readers with an engaging introduction to waves. With colorful spreads, clear text, helpful diagrams, and a "Science in Action" activity, this book offers an exciting look at physics in the real world.

Focus on Momentum

Christopher Forest (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781635174816

Provides readers with an engaging introduction to momentum. With colorful spreads, clear text, helpful diagrams, and a "Science in Action" activity, this book offers an exciting look at physics in the real world.

Focus on Magnetism

Christopher Forest (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781635174809

Provides readers with an engaging introduction to magnetism. With colorful spreads, clear text, helpful diagrams, and a "Science in Action" activity, this book offers an exciting look at physics in the real world.

Focus on Light

Patricia Hutchison (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781635174793

Provides readers with an engaging introduction to light. With colorful spreads, clear text, helpful diagrams, and a "Science in Action" activity, this book offers an exciting look at physics in the real world.

Focus on Inertia

Joanne Mattern (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781635174786

Provides readers with an engaging introduction to inertia. With colorful spreads, clear text, helpful diagrams, and a "Science in Action" activity, this book offers an exciting look at physics in the real world.

Focus on Gravity

Cheryl Mansfield (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781635174779

Provides readers with an engaging introduction to gravity. With colorful spreads, clear text, helpful diagrams, and a "Science in Action" activity, this book offers an exciting look at physics in the real world.

Focus on Energy

Christopher Forest (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781635174755

Provides readers with an engaging introduction to energy. With colorful spreads, clear text, helpful diagrams, and a "Science in Action" activity, this book offers an exciting look at physics in the real world.

Many Kinds of Engineers

Robin Johnson (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427124609

Could an engineer that builds roads fix a problem on an airplane? Read about how different kinds of problems are solved by different kinds of engineers.

Ideas from Nature

Robin Johnson (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427124593

Engineers often look to nature to help them solve problems. Read about human technologies that have been inspired by animals and plants.

Using Technology Wisely

Cynthia O'Brien (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427124586

Technology can make work easier, safer, and more fun. But some technology can also be harmful to the environment. Read about how we can make responsible choices in our use of technologies to help lessen the harm to the environment.

Energy Everywhere

Cynthia O'Brien (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427124579

Energy powers the things that make our lives easier, safer, and more fun. Read about the Earth-friendly tools that are used to gather energy.

Discovering Dinosaurs!

Crystal Sikkens (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427124555

The only way we can learn about dinosaurs is by studying their fossils. Read about how comparing fossils shows us how different dinosaurs moved, what foods they ate, and how they protected themselves.

What Is the Best Solution?

Robin Johnson (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427123619

Did you know that a problem can have many different solutions? Read about how an engineer finds the best solution to solve a problem or meet a need.

Testing with Models

Robin Johnson (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427123602

Engineers build models to help them test how well their solutions will work. Read about how testing small-sized models helps them spot mistakes, make improvements, and create the best solution possible!

Think Like a Computer Scientist

Cynthia O'Brien (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427123596

Computer scientists know how to follow steps, spot patterns, and fix problems to reach a goal. Read about how anyone can learn to think like a computer scientist!

Robots at Work

Cynthia O'Brien (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427123589

Robots are machines that can do work on their own. Read about all of the different and exciting jobs robots do in our communities.

What Makes It Move?

Crystal Sikkens (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427123572

Did you know that an object can only move if a force is placed on it? Read about pushing and pulling—the forces that make objects move—and what happens when you change the strength or direction of a force.

The Right Material for the Job

Crystal Sikkens (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427123565

Some objects must be made of certain kinds of materials to make them work the way they should. Read about how the properties of different materials, such as their hardness or weight, help make an object fit the job it is made for.

Egg to Frog

Rachel Tonkin, Stephanie Fizer Coleman (authors)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427123558

How does a frog grow? Follow the journey through a frog's life cycle, from the time the egg is laid, through it stage as a tadpole to becoming a fully grown frog.

Egg to Chicken

Rachel Tonkin, Stephanie Fizer Coleman (authors)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427123541

How does a chicken grow? Follow the journey through a chicken's life cycle, from the time the egg is laid, through hatching as a chick to becoming a fully grown hen.

Egg to Butterfly

Rachel Tonkin, Stephanie Fizer Coleman (authors)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427123534

How does a butterfly grow? Follow the journey through a butterfly's life cycle, from the time the egg is laid, through hatching as a caterpillar, to forming a cocoon and emerging as a fully grown butterfly.

Acorn to Oak Tree

Rachel Tonkin, Stephanie Fizer Coleman (authors)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427123527

How does an oak tree grow? Follow the journey through an oak tre's life cycle, from an acorn to becoming a fully grown tree.

Perfect Program!

Kirsty Holmes (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427123411

After receiving an electric shock, the Code Academy kids’ robot classmate, Ro-Bud, has forgotten all of her programming. Professor Chip and the class must learn how programming and operating systems work in order to get their trusty friend back in working order. With easy-to-understand examples and simple terms, readers will learn how computers operate as well as how they use hardware and software to do work.

Memory Madness!

Kirsty Holmes (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427123404

The kids at Code Academy are memorizing their lines for a school play with the help of Ro-bud, their computer classmate. But when Ro-bud can't remember her lines, everyone panics! Professor Chip believes it's a memory storage problem. By relating human memory to machine memory, readers are introduced to the concepts of computer memory and storage systems in an easy-to-understand way.

Loopy Logic!

Kirsty Holmes (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427123398

The Code Academy class puts their robot classmate, Ro-Bud, to work tidying up the classroom. But their instructions to Ro-Bud don't get the job done. They must figure out the problem by making flow diagrams that use logic to help Ro-bud make decisions about what to do. A simple activity helps readers see how their own daily routines involve making decisions using logic.