Water moves and changes from liquid, to solid, to vapor! Learn about the different states of water, the water cycle, all the ways we use water, and how we can save water in this informative science reader. Easy-to-read text paired with vibrant images keep students engaged from cover to cover. This reader also includes instructions for an engaging science activity where students can observe the water cycle over time. A helpful glossary and index are also included for additional support.
What helps you stand up strong? What keeps you from flopping like a noodle on the floor? What gives your body its shape and protects your heart and brain? It is your bones, of course! Read all about them in this colorful, engaging title.
The art of glass blowing has been around for over 4,000 years! Readers explore the history of blown glass, the tools and equipment that is used, and how it is still practiced today in this engaging nonfiction reader that features vibrant images and informational text.
See how people collect data as part of their jobs! Collecting data is very important for weather predictions, the U.S. government census, emergency rescue workers, and more! This title teaches readers about multidigit number data collection, introducing concepts like approximation and estimation. Vibrant images, practical examples, and clear mathematical charts make data collection seem familiar and simple. This book will leave readers feeling prepared to improve their own data collection and STEM skills.
From a tiny seed to a towering tree, plants reproduce and carry on generations in the most amazing ways. Learn the “how” and “why” about plant reproduction in this intriguing e-book. Filled with engaging diagrams and interesting facts, students will get an in-depth look at how plant reproduction works and why each plant is quite different. High-interest text and vibrant images and photographs fill the pages of this e-book to make learning about plant reproduction fun and interesting. A “Think Like a Scientist” lab activity that supports STEM instruction is included at the end of the book for students to use what they learned in the text and apply that knowledge to the activity. A helpful glossary, table of contents, and index are also included for additional support.
Learn more about graphs while protecting the environment by reducing, reusing, and recycling! Young readers can practice their graphing and STEM skills by making bar graphs and pictographs of recyclable objects. Not only will children feel more confident in their graphing skills, but they will also be more environmentally conscious! Clear images, example graphs, and mathematical diagrams and charts make graphing seem simple and fun!
NASA wants to send humans to Mars within the next 25 years, but before that can happen, they must plan and prepare. This math reader will engage students as they read about STEM topics, building both their literacy skills and math content knowledge. With a focus on NASA’s Mission to Mars, students will learn problem solving through the use of real-world examples. Captivating images, practice problems, and mathematical charts and diagrams help develop students’ problem solving skills. Text features such as a glossary, index, and a table of contents increase understanding and build critical literacy skills. The DOK-leveled Math Talk section facilitates mathematical discourse and higher order thinking skills with questions that students can respond to at school or home. The extensive Problem Solving section and Let’s Explore Math sidebars provide numerous opportunities for students to practice what they have learned. Learning how to problem solve is fun and easy with this engaging grade 3 math reader!
Have you ever seen a building that looks like a koala bear, a robot, an elephant, or a pair of pants? This intriguing title teaches readers about skyscrapers that truly stand out! From Beijing to Bangkok, students will learn how to calculate area while reading about the world’s most fascinating skyscrapers like the Robot Building and the Elephant Tower. This math reader builds literacy and math content knowledge while introducing students to the concept of area and vocabulary terms like vegetation, biodegradable, eco-friendly, seismic, and architecture. The DOK-leveled Math Talk section includes questions that facilitate mathematical discourse and activities that students can respond to at home or school. Let’s Explore Math sidebars and the extensive Problem Solving section provide ample opportunities for students to practice what they have learned. Text features such as a glossary, index, bold print, and a table of contents increase understanding and academic vocabulary. Excitement is on the rise with this high-interest reader that is sure to captivate grade 3 math students!
Imagine printing a human heart with the click of a button. Sound impossible? Scientists and doctors are getting closer to transplanting human body parts made from 3-D printers. Read how doctors are using 3-D printers to change lives as you add and subtract fractions. By integrating math and literacy skills, this math reader focuses on STEM topics and makes learning fractions simple, relevant, and fun. Let's Explore Math sidebars, the extensive Problem Solving section, and the clear mathematical charts and diagrams provide numerous opportunities for students to practice what they have learned. The DOK-leveled Math Talk section includes questions that facilitate mathematical discourse and activities that students can respond to at school or home. With intriguing full-color images, the book includes text features such as a glossary, index, captions, and a table of contents to increase understanding and build academic vocabulary. The real-world examples of problem solving allow students to explore STEM concepts in meaningful ways. Practice adding and subtracting fractions with this engaging grade 4 math reader!
Excite students as they learn more about the nineteenth century inventions that accelerated growth and change in the United States in the 1800s. With the 19th Century Innovations: Paving the Way e-Book, students will explore the innovations introduced during the century of change, including canal and lock systems in the nation's waterways, steamboats, telegraphs, locomotives, and other advances that increased commerce and communication. Breathe life into the pages of history with primary source documents that offer significant clues on what life might have been like during the 19th century. Authentic artifacts, including maps, government documents, and other primary sources offer an intimate glimpse of life during this era. Students will build content knowledge across geography, history, and other social studies strands, with content that can be leveled for a variety of learning styles, as well as below-level, above-level, and English language learners. This reader contains text features, including captions, bold print, glossary, and index to increase comprehension and academic vocabulary. A "Your Turn!" activity continues to challenge students as they extend their learning. Aligned to McREL, WIDA/TESOL, NCSS/C3 Framework, and other state standards, this text readies students for college and career readiness.
Your marvelous hands can do so many things. They can even explore that pages of this e-book! Simple sentences, exact text-to-image relationships, large font, and vibrant photographs make it fun to learn all about the many things our hands can do! Children will be engaged from start to finish as they learn all about hands!
Feet are made to go! They go many places. They do many things. Go, feet, go! Featuring simple sentences, exact text-to-image relationships, large font, and vibrant photographs, this nonfiction e-book makes it fun to learn all about what our feet can do!
Each face has many parts. They can do many things. Smell, smile, hear wink -- the face does it all! Read through the pages of this e-book to learn all about faces! Simple sentences, exact text-to-image relationships, large font, and vibrant photographs make reading an enjoyable experience, even for children who struggle with reading.
Your body needs good food in order to stay healthy and strong. Which healthy foods do you eat? With a focus on nourishment, this nonfiction e-book aligns to Next Generation Science Standards and encourages children to make healthy food choices. Vivid photographs paired with simple sentences will keep children engaged from beginning to end.
Get moving! Get thinking! Exercise your body and brain. What things do you do to exercise your body and brain? Engaging photographs paired with simple sentences make it fun to learn about all of the activities children can do to exercise their brain and body. Aligned to Next Generation Science Standards, this e-book focuses on basic activities that help keep children healthy and strong.
What does a plant need to live? It needs more than you might think! Featuring simple phrases, exact text-to-image relationships, large font, and photographs to engage students, this e-book encourages students to think about and describe what plants need to thrive and grow. This title is aligned to Next Generation Science Standards and focuses on structures and processes.
Our Earth is home to many different plants and animals. However, not everyone does their part to take care of Earth. Learn how you can help keep Earth clean and healthy for all its living things by reading through the pages of this enlightening e-book. Featuring simple phrases, exact text-to-image relationships, large font, and photographs to engage students, this e-book encourages students to think about and describe their impact on Earth. This title is aligned to Next Generation Science Standards and focuses on Earth and human activity.
Which tools do you use throughout your day? You may not realize it, but simple tools are used everywhere! Introduce children to the many ways that simple tools can make our lives easier! Featuring simple phrases, exact text-to-image relationships, large font, and vibrant photographs, this e-book helps support early STEM concepts, aligns to Next Generation Science Standards, and focuses on engineering design.
Look at the different animals in this e-book. Is one animal taller than another? Flip through the pages and describe what you see. Simple phrases, exact text-to-image relationships, large font, and vibrant photographs are flowed beautifully throughout this e-book to engage students from start to finish. Students will be introduced to basic measurement and data concepts with this e-book that aligns to mathematics standards.
Is your hair long? Is your hair short? Have you ever cut your hair? Vivid photographs throughout this e-book show long hair that has grown for a long time compared to hair that has been cut. Early learners can create a story on their own or collaborate with others to compare and contrast the differences between each picture. By exploring the pages of this e-book, students will be excited to share stories about how fast or slow their hair grows -- or even how often they have to cut their hair! Related to Next Generation Science Standards and McRel Science Standards, this e-book focuses on growth and change.
Take a seed from an apple and plant it in the ground. What will happen? If watered, the seed will sprout and begin to grow into an apple tree. The tree will eventually sprout flowers, which slowly transform into apples. The process of a tiny seed growing into a piece of fruit is an exciting process to introduce to young learners. Featuring vibrant photographs that show the growth process of fruit, this e-book will engage students and encourage them to describe what is happening in each picture. This e-book relates to Next Generation Science Standards and McRel Science Standards, and focuses on growth and change.
When reptiles and amphibians shed their skin, we can clearly see the process. These are not the only animals that shed. Did you know that humans shed too? We cannot always see when our skin sheds, but it happens all the time. This engaging e-book illustrates the stages that an iguana goes through when shedding its skin. Featuring vivid photographs with clear labels correlated with each photo, children will be engaged and use oral language skills as they interpret each photo and describe what they are seeing.
Stop and take a look around you. Do you see any birds or bugs? How many do you see? As young readers explore the pages of this e-book, they will be engaged by vibrant photographs, prompting them to count the number of birds or bugs in each picture. Early mathematics skills, literacy skills, and oral language skills are developed as students observe and analyze each photograph.
Vividly discover what happens when you push and pull an object! Whether you're pulling a rope in a game of tug-of-war or pushing through the motions of riding a bike, you push and pull throughout the day for many different reasons! Featuring vivid photographs, this engaging wordless e-book aligns with Next Generation Science Standards to teach early learners about forces and interactions. Students will be excited to learn about the reactions that take place when pushing or pulling an object and can collaborate together to determine the action being performed in each lively photograph.
What causes snow to melt? What is a vital part of all living things' growth and development? The sun, of course! Through engaging photographs, beginning readers will be able to create a story of their own about what the sun does in this wordless e-book. Aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards, this book covers sunlight on Earth and its effects on living things. Each engaging photograph will encourage students to collaborate with each other while creating exciting ideas about what the sun does.