Complete a variety of fun science experiments in your own backyard.
Complete a variety of fun science experiments dealing with cars.
Complete a variety of fun science experiments using the items found in your classroom at school.
Complete a variety of fun science experiments with the plants in your garden.
Complete a variety of fun science experiments using common kitchen items.
Complete a variety of fun science experiments using the equipment at your favorite playground.
Learn where our home planet fits into the solar system, what it is made of, and why it is the only place we can live.
Learn all about Jupiter, our solar system's largest planet, and its many moons.
Discover what it's like on the surface of the red planet and find out how space missions have helped scientists learn more about it.
Find out about the closest planet to the Sun and learn why its years are so short.
Travel to the far reaches of our solar system and learn about this distant, gaseous world.
Learn all about the distant planet Uranus and its many moons and rings.
Venus is the closest planet to Earth, and it is also very similar in size. Learn all about "Earth's twin".
Learn about Iguanodon with this easy-to-read text.
Learn about Stegosaurus with this easy-to-read text.
Learn about Tyrannosaurus Rex with this easy-to-read text.
Learn about Velociraptor with this easy-to-read text.
Learn about Allosaurus with this easy-to-read text.
Learn about Ankylosaurus with this easy-to-read text.
Learn about Apatosaurus with this easy-to-read text.
Just like in real life, using the internet involves interacting and collaborating with other people. Readers of this book will find out why it is important to be respectful of the people they meet online. They will learn methods for interacting appropriately in collaborative online discussions and for constructively criticizing others' work. They will also reflect upon how they would feel if someone treated them poorly online.
Wikis can bring people from around the world together to collaborate on online projects. Wikis also offer a great opportunity to practice using technology to produce and publishing writing. Readers of this book will learn how to create, edit, and manage a wiki. They will find out how to use photos, text, sounds, and videos to convey ideas and share information with their group. They will also learn the importance of sharing the workload with team members.
Sometimes it can be difficult to find the information you are looking for in a text. Readers of this book will discover tips and tricks for proficiently comprehending informational texts and carefully searching them for the knowledge they need. They will find out how informational texts are organized, how to identify important points and key details, and how to demonstrate understanding of a text using information from both illustrations and text.
Blogs are a great place to practice using technology to produce and publish writing, interact and collaborate with others, and share ideas with the world. Readers of this book will learn how to set up and maintain their own blogs for personal or educational use. They will find out how to write and edit posts using clear and descriptive language, add photos and other media to emphasize facts or details, and interact appropriately with readers in collaborative discussions held through blog commenting systems.
Real-world examples and engaging activities guide readers in learning about measuring temperature. Readers practice selecting appropriate measuring tools and units of measurement, converting between units, and solving problems by measuring.