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STEM Jobs in Music

Shirley Duke (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627179355

STEM jobs in music range from developing new effects to recording performances. Sound engineers, technicians, and acoustic engineers are just a few of the ways you can contribute to the music industry without ever picking up an instrument! Learn about how music therapists use music to study its effects on the human brain and how audio engineers use technology to fine tune the music you listen to every day. So, next time you listen to your favorite song, you will have a better understanding of how many people were involved in the process! This book will allow students to understand how structures can be designed to serve particular functions by taking into account properties of different materials, and how materials can be shaped and used.

STEM Jobs in Fashion and Beauty

Carla Mooney (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627179362

Would you like to be a fashion designer using cutting-edge technology to design an upcoming collection? How about a chemist who works in a lab developing the latest face cream or sunscreen? All industries need people with STEM skills to build and develop the next great thing. Learn how STEM can take fashion and beauty careers to the next level by developing eco-friendly materials, creams for special skin conditions, and fast-setting makeup lines. If you love fashion and beauty, this might be the career for you! This book will allow students to understand how small changes in one part of a system might cause large changes in another part.

STEM Jobs in Movies

Carla Mooney (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627179379

Some of the most exciting careers are in STEM fields. A strong STEM education will allow you to research, test, and build new things. If you like movies, this book will teach you all about computer animation, industrial light and technical animators, motion capture engineers, and what education and degrees it takes to obtain these exciting careers. Learn all the tricks they use to make the special effects and simulations that make todays movies more exciting! This book will allow students to develop a model to generate data for iterative testing and modification of a proposed object, tool, or process such that an optimal design can be achieved.

Using the Scientific Method

Kristen Larson (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627179805

Expanding on our popular Lets Explore Science series, this book focuses on the scientific method. The scientific method is a step-by-step process for solving science problems. Scientists use it every day. Explaining each of the five parts: observing and asking questions, researching your topic, forming a hypothesis and testing it, designing and conducting an experiment, and analyzing and drawing conclusions from your result are all mapped out in detail. Learn how this straightforward topic can sometimes be a little trickier than it seems! This book will allow students to generate and compare multiple possible solutions to a problem based on how well each is likely to meet the criteria and constraints of the problem.

Waves of Light and Sound

Shirley Duke (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627179812

Expanding on our popular Lets Explore Science series, this book focuses on light and sound. Every day, waves bring light and sound. A wave is a disturbance that travels through matter or space. Students will learn about electromagnetic and mechanical waves, the properties of waves and sound, pitch, amplitude, and the electromagnetic spectrum, as well as how all these things affect the products we use and even us as humans! This book will allow students to apply scientific ideas to design, test, and refine a device that converts energy from one form to another.

It's Electric! Currents

Carla Mooney (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627179829

Expanding on our popular Lets Explore Science series, this book focuses on electricity! We depend on electricity to light our homes, power our computers, and so much more. It all starts with atoms, and this book explains just how these tiny building blocks are at the center of electrical currents. Conductors, insulators, and electrical safety tips are all discussed to make this topic come together. So, turn on the light and read this interesting book on electricity! This book will allow students to make observations to provide evidence that energy can be transferred from place to place by sound, light, heat, and electric currents.

Erosion

Shirley Duke (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627179836

Expanding on our popular Lets Explore Science series, this book focuses on erosion. How its caused, the effects it has on the current landscape, and the way it impacts our Earth are all explained. Great changes take place to form mountains and break apart the land. Erosion carries away broken rocks and soil through a process called weathering. Explore the tremendous ways our planet has changed in this fact-filled book on erosion. This book will allow students to use information from several sources to provide evidence that Earth events can occur quickly or slowly.

STEM Jobs in Sports

Rick Raymos (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627179324

Some of the most exciting careers are in STEM fields. A strong STEM education will allow you to research, test, and build new things. Learn about what role STEM plays in the sports industry. The sports engineers who design uniforms that keep players safe and protected from injury, also allowing them to move faster and improve their statistics, to improving the materials used to make the balls, bats, and other equipment used to play these sports. There are many different STEM careers in sports that are all highlighted, including what degrees it takes to obtain these jobs and what each of these people do. So, if you love sports, you may want to consider a career in one of these fields! This book will allow students to learn that cause and effect relationships are routinely identified, tested, and used to explain change.

Hypothesis, Theory, Law

Shirley Duke (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627179782

Expanding on our popular Lets Explore Science series, this book focuses on Hypothesis, Theory, and Law. All three of these are important in the process of scientific inquiry, which is the way scientists study the natural world. As they explore, they develop explanations based on what they learn from their work. By forming a hypothesis, testing and evaluating theories, and describing the laws that exist in chemistry and physics, students will learn all about this important science topic. This book will allow students to learn that cause and effect relationships are routinely identified and used to explain change.

Science Fair Success!

Kristen Larson (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627179799

Science fairs can be a timely assignment, but they can also be fun, rewarding, and sometimes help you to earn scholarships and prizes, too! The recipe for a great science fair or engineering project has just a couple of simple ingredients: a topic you care about and a question you can test. Learn every step of how to make your next science fair or engineering project a winner by following the detailed instructions, helpful hints, and design information in this title. So, dont be scared, be prepared, and you are sure to have science fair success! This book allows students to understand how knowledge of relevant scientific concepts and research findings is important in engineering.

Time Travel

Lisa Arias (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627179416

Sometimes you just need to slow down in order to understand what is going on. This book will take things slowly so that you wont miss any important information. Get ready to travel through time using visual representations, rhyming text, and guided instruction, allowing students to understand the working of time! This book will allow students to solve problems involving measurement and estimation of intervals of time.

Technologia medica e ingeniera (Medical Technology and Engineering)

Carla Mooney (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627175388

Students Will Learn About The Latest, Cutting Edge Technology In Medicine Today. How This Technology Can Diagnose Disease, Treat Those Diseases And Where Medical Technology Will Lead Us In The Future.

Putrefaccion y descomposicion (Rot and Decay)

Sarah Levete (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627175425

Discusses Things That Rot And Break Down And Things That Don't, How Decomposing Things May Feed Insects Or Animals Or Help The Soil, And Talks About Recycling.

Salvar el medioambiente (Saving the Environment)

David Armentrout (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627175432

Eco-Friendly Energy Is Explained. The Most Current Information Is Provided While Establishing The Understanding That It Does Not Take Much To Make The World A Better Place.

Productores y consumidores: Estudio de las cadenas alimenticias (Makers and Takers: Studying Food We

Gwendolyn Hooks (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627175371

This Book Uses The Ocean As A Backdrop To Define Food Webs And Identifying The Animals Who Act As Predator, Prey, Or Both.

Plantas fuera de lugar (Plants Out of Place )

Courtney Farrell (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627174893

Learn About The Destructive Effect Non-Native Plants Can Have On An Environment.

Micromundos: Secretos de los tomos y las molculas (Microworlds: Unlocking the Secrets of Atoms and M

Anna Claybourne (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627175395

Introduces Atoms And Molecules, Talks About The Elements, Bonding And Reacting, And Matter And Materials.

Los telefonos moviles (Cell Phones)

Don Mcleese (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627175029

The Most Current Information On Cell Phones Is Provided In This Book. Also Included Are Facts About How They Work, How To Text, And How They Have Impacted Our World.

Los biocombustibles (Biofuels)

David Armentrout (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627175005

Provides The History Of Biofuels, Different Uses, Positive And Negative Characteristics, And How They Will Impact The Future.

Los bosques tropicales (Rainforests)

Precious Mckenzie (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627174916

Beautiful Photos And Text Examines The Issues Faced By Rainforest Habitats And How They Can Be Saved.

Las placas tectnicas y los desastres (Plate Tectonics and Disasters)

Tom Greve (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627175135

This Book Goes Into Great Detail About The Different Layers Of Our Earth And How The Shifting Tectonic Plates Can Cause Disasters Such As Earthquakes And Tsunamis. In Depth Information And Great Photographs Reinforce The Informative Text.

La tierra y la importancia del agua (The Earth and the Role of Water)

Shirley Duke (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627175463

This Book Explains The Water Cycle And How Water Is Used To Generate Many Forms Of Electricity. It Introduces Students To The Importance Of Keeping Our Water Supplies Clean. Has Detailed Information About The Effects Water Has On Different Formations On Our Earth. From Weathering To Landslides, It Can All Be Found In This Title.

La energia solar (Solar Energy)

David Armentrout (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627175173

Solar Energy Is Explained. Included In This Book Is Where It Comes From, Who Uses It, And The Positive And Negative Benefits Of Using It.

La ciencia de los animales (Animal Science )

Shirley Duke (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627174749

This Title Introduces Students To The World Of Agriscience With In Depth Information On How Animal Science Affects Our Daily Lives. Also Gives A Wide Array Of Careers In This Growing Field, From Biologists To Geneticists, To Zoologists.

La energia (Energy)

Tim Clifford (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627175043

Explores Energy, How We Use It, Different Types And Forms, Conservation And Transformation Of Energy, Renewable Vs. Non-Renewable, And Energy Conservation.