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Wind Turbine Service Technician

Wil Mara (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781624310515

A guide to what a wind turbine services technician does and how to become one.

Pararescue Jumper

Nancy Robinson Masters (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610805384

Learn what it takes to become a pararescue jumper in the U.S. military.

Epidemiologist

Nel Yomtov (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781624310553

A guide to what an epidemiologist does and how to become one.

Helicopter Crew Chief

Wil Mara (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610805360

Learn what it takes to become a helicopter crew chief in the U.S. military.

Aircraft Pilot

Josh Gregory (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610805315

Learn what it takes to become an aircraft pilot in the U.S. military.

Motor Transport Operator

Wil Mara (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610805377

Learn what it takes to become a motor transport operator in the U.S. military.

Avionics Technician

Josh Gregory (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610805322

Learn what it takes to become an avionics technician in the U.S. military.

Information Systems Technician

Josh Gregory (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610805346

Learn what it takes to become an information systems technician in the U.S. military.

Drone Pilot

Nancy Robinson Masters (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610805353

Learn what it takes to become a drone pilot in the U.S. military.

Maker Faire

Samantha Roslund Kristin Fontichiaro (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781624312021

Around the world, makers come together to share their ideas and inventions at Maker Faires. Readers will integrate visual information with text and learn technical word meanings as they read what it is like to visit these incredible events and see some of the world's most innovative new projects. They will also find out how to volunteer at Maker Faires or event plan their own maker events.

From Termite Den to Office Building

Nel Yomtov (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781624317675

Learn about how nature has inspired technological innovations with this book on the similarities between termite dens and a new office building design. Integrating both historical and scientific perspectives, this book explains how termite dens inspired a new office building design. Readers will make connections and examine the relationship between the two concepts. Sidebars, photographs, a glossary, and a concluding chapter on important people in the field add detail and depth to this informational text on biomimicry.

Makerspaces

Emily Puckett Rodgers, Samantha Roslund (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781624312076

Makers often come together to form communities where they can exchange ideas and equipment. Readers will set foot in some of the world's most interesting makerspaces and see what kinds of tools makers use to create their projects. They will also learn how to find makerspaces of their own.

Raspberry Pi

Kristin Fontichiaro, Charles R. Severance (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781624312052

The Raspberry Pi is a small computer that allows almost anyone to learn about computer programming. Readers will discover new processes, integrate visual information with text, and and learn technical word meanings as they find out how the Raspberry Pi was invented and how makers are using it today. They will also learn how to set up and begin programming their own Raspberry Pis.

From African Plant to Vaccine Preservation

Nel Yomtov (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781624317651

Learn about how nature has inspired technological innovations with this book on the similarities between an African plant and preserving vaccines. Integrating both historical and scientific perspectives, this book explains how a plant inspired the invention of a new way to preserve vaccines. Readers will make connections and examine the relationship between the two concepts. Sidebars, photographs, a glossary, and a concluding chapter on important people in the field add detail and depth to this informational text on biomimicry.

The Science of an Oil Spill

Andrea Wang (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781631377204

This book discusses the science behind oil spills and their effects. The chapters examine history's worst oil spills, explain how oil spills happen, and show how scientists are developing safer ways to collect and transport oil. Diagrams, charts, and photos provide opportunities to evaluate and understand the scientific concepts involved.

The Science of a Hurricane

Mary Reina (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781631377143

This book discusses the science behind earthquakes and their effects. The chapters examine case studies of destructive hurricanes, explain how hurricanes form, and show how scientists are working to predict hurricanes and prevent damage. Diagrams, charts, and photos provide opportunities to evaluate and understand the scientific concepts involved.

The Science of an Earthquake

Lois Sepahban (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781631377198

This book discusses the science behind earthquakes and their effects. The chapters examine notable earthquakes in history, explain why earthquakes occur, and show how scientists and engineers are working to understand earthquakes and build damage-resistant structures. Diagrams, charts, and photos provide opportunities to evaluate and understand the scientific concepts involved.

3D Modeling

Theo Zizka (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781631378126

Learn how to create computer-generated 3D models like the ones used in video games and animated films. Readers will blend their art and technology skills as they learn how to use the program SketchUp. Photos, sidebars, and callouts help readers draw connections between new concepts in this book and other makers-related concepts they may already know. Additional text features and search tools, including a glossary and an index, help students locate information and learn new words.

Design Thinking

Kristin Fontichiaro (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781631888946

Learn how to think critically about the design of things you want to make. Readers will learn to analyze the efficiency of their plans, while still feeling encouraged to push forward with new ideas. Photos, sidebars, and callouts help readers draw connections between new concepts in this book and other makers-related concepts they may already know. Additional text features and search tools, including a glossary and an index, help students locate information and learn new words.

The Story of the Hoover Dam

Kelly Milner Halls (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781624317224

This book relays the factual details of the story of the Hoover Dam, which was built in the 1930s. The narrative provides multiple accounts of the event, and readers learn details through the point of view of a Colorado River explorer, a dam worker, and a dam worker's daughter. The text offers opportunities to compare and contrast various perspectives in the text while gathering and analyzing information about a historical event.

Coal

Robert Green (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602797383

This title provides information on Coal as a source of energy. It highlights the positives and negatives of coal and discusses clean coal technology.

Green General Contractor

Barbara A. Somervill (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610800259

Today, many general contractors specialize in environmentally-friendly construction methods. Green buildings use less energy and are often made with recycled materials. Readers will learn about the people who specialize in this type of construction and how they can prepare for a career in this cutting edge field.

Special Effects Technician

Matt Mullins (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610801423

Discover how technicians create the stunning special effects in your favorite movies.

Earthquakes

Graeme Davis (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610803328

What happens to the environment when a earthquake occurs? What are some of the causes of earthquakes? What can people do about the problems caused by earthquakes? How can you use your math skills to learn more about earthquakes?Read this book to find the answers to these questions and learn more about earthquakes.

The Science of a Volcanic Eruption

Samantha Bell (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781631377181

This book discusses the science behind volcanic eruptions. The chapters examine notable volcanic eruptions in history, explain why volcanoes erupt, and show how scientists are working to understand and predict eruptions. Diagrams, charts, and photos provide opportunities to evaluate and understand the scientific concepts involved.