Save the Planet: Compost it applies the NCTE/IRA Standards to science and social studies content. Each book sends the reader on a fact-finding mission, posing an initial challenge and concluding with questions and answers. Through engaging, interactive scenarios, learners can experiment with text prediction, purpose-driven research, and creative problem solving - all critical thinking skills - while learning about ways to care for our planet.
The focus of the book is on gases. The reader is encouraged to make predictions, perform purpose-driven research, and creatively solve problems presented about gases.
Written in the narrative voice of a student researching soil, this book explains the properties of soil. Readers begin to understand how the process of forming and answering questions is a key to investigation and scientific communication.
This book explains the concept of technological design. The reader is encouraged to make predictions, perform purpose-driven research, and creatively solve problems presented about technological design.
Written in the narrative voice of an inquisitive student, this book explains the life cycles of plants. Readers begin to understand how the process of forming and answering questions is a key to investigation and scientific communication.
The focus of the book is on motion and forces. The reader is encouraged to make predictions, perform purpose-driven research, and creatively solve problems presented about motion and forces.
Using the narrative voice of a student attending a science camp, this book delves into the properties of matter while engaging the readers in the process of scientific inquiry.
The focus of this book is on the transfer of energy. The reader is encouraged to make predictions, perform purpose-driven research, and creatively solve problems presented about the transfer of energy.
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Making healthy and nutritious food choices can be a challenge in many restaurants. Readers will learn more about how to use their math skills to estimate portion sizes and select balanced meals from restaurant menus.
Lunch is an important part of staying energized in the middle of the day. Readers will discover that using math to calculate calories and portion sizes can help them make healthy food choices whether they are bringing lunch from home or buying lunch in the school cafeteria.
You probably know that gardening is a great way to get in touch with nature. Did you know that is also a great way to sharpen your real world math skills? Whether you're measuring plant growth or figuring out where to plant each kind of flower or vegetable, gardening can be both fun and challenging.
Readers will discover some helpful hints that will help them make healthy choices at the grocery store. They will also learn how their math skills can help make grocery shopping easier.
Exercise is an essential component of a healthy lifestyle. Readers will learn about the health benefits of exercise and discover how they can use math to get the most from an exercise routine.
Readers will learn that a good breakfast is essential to good health. Healthy breakfast options are discussed along with ways to use real world math to make smarter choices for breakfast!
A family dinner is a great way to reconnect with family members at the end of the day. Readers will learn how to make family dinnertime special and find out that math skills are essential to cooking healthy, nutritious meals.
From adjusting recipes to measuring ingredients, cooks use math skills every day. Readers will discover how preparing healthy meals for themselves and their families can be fun and practical way to use math!
Oil is one of our most important natural resources. The searches for new sources - and options for alternative sources - are outlined here.
Long known as a potential power source, geothermal energy - heated water from within the Earth - is now being tapped. This book outlines those efforts and looks to the future.
For years, people have used water power to provide electricity. This study recaps that history and describes exciting new techniques.
Many little-known facts about electric power - and the grid that controls much of it - are explained in this fascinating book.
Recent advances in harnessing energy from the wind, sun, and tides are explored. People are encouraged to seek resources beyond fossil fuels.
We currently rely on nonrenewable sources, such as oil, for most of our fuel. Scientists are working on new fuels from crops and other materials to help ease future dependence on nonrenewable resources.