MTV. Pixar. Target. Twitter. They are names recognized around the world today, but just how did these companies grow into global giants? Creative Education’s popular Built for Success series now spotlights four more flourishing corporations and introduces the leaders who guided them to prominence. Each title surveys the featured company’s complete history, examining its triumphs and failures, products and innovations, and the impact it has had on the lives of people around the globe. An outstanding resource for STEM units on contemporary technology and industry. In this title, take a look at the origins, leaders, and innovations of Twitter, the online social networking and microblogging service founded in 2006, which has hundreds of millions of users worldwide.
A detailed chronology of developmental milestones drives this life study of alligators, including their habitats, physical features, and conservation measures taken to protect these semiaquatic reptiles.
Inspired by the 19th-century lives of artist and scientist Charles Willson Peale's family, this is a tale of a girl and her favorite companion--a fossilized mastodon!
A brief exploration of what deep-sea fishers do on the job, including the equipment they use and the training they need, plus real-life instances of record-breaking fishing off the coast of New Zealand.
An elementary exploration of canyons, focusing on the geological evidence that helps explain how and where they form and spotlighting famous examples, such as Arizona’s Grand Canyon.
An elementary exploration of dire wolves, focusing on fossil evidence that helps explain how their shaggy hair, strong jaws, and sharp teeth helped these beasts adapt to the last Ice Age.
An elementary exploration of monster birds, focusing on fossil evidence that helps explain how their wide wings and long feathers helped these beasts adapt to the last Ice Age.
An elementary exploration of saber-toothed cats, focusing on fossil evidence that helps explain how their sharp, curved teeth and short legs helped these beasts adapt to the last Ice Age.
An elementary introduction to the physics involved in the sport of volleyball, including scientific concepts such as gravity and acceleration, and actions such as bumping and spiking.
An elementary introduction to the physics involved in the sport of golf, including scientific concepts such as torque and lift, and actions such as swinging and twisting.
An elementary introduction to the physics involved in the sport of baseball, including scientific concepts such as momentum and trajectory, and actions such as pitching and batting.
Grow with Me peers into a beehive, a cocoon, garden soil, and elsewhere to explore the lives and growth of an assortment of creatures and plants. These books for ages eight and up offer elementary but fascinating studies of the life stages that bugs, animals, and vegetation experience as they mature. Magnified photos, easy-to-follow text explaining life stages, and a life-cycle recap all contribute to an educational experience focused on an up-close look at how the featured creature or plant changes and grows throughout its life span. In this title explore the life cycle and life span of spiders, using up-close photographs and step-by-step text to follow a spider’s growth process from egg to spiderling to mature spider.