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What is symmetry in nature?

Bobbie Kalman (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427194978

Mathematicians say that symmetry has to be identical parts, but nature is never truly identical. However it is far more interesting than geometric shapes! Reading this book, children will become aware of the balance of things in nature. They will delight at amazing photographs of butterflies, beetles, leaves and flowers, fruit, sea creatures, and children. This book will show how a person with arms outstretched has five-fold symmetry like a sea star, and if you drew a circle around his or her body in that position, the navel would be at its center.

How do we measure matter?

Lynn Peppas (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427191083

This innovative title supports both math and science standards. Readers learn to identify different tools used to measure matter, such as balances, rulers, and thermometers. Easy to follow text helps readers gain hands-on experience measuring, collecting and recording data, and graphing their results.

Measuring Temperature

Darice Bailer (author), Kathleen Petelinsek (illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781624317026

Real-world examples and engaging activities guide readers in learning about measuring temperature. Readers practice selecting appropriate measuring tools and units of measurement, converting between units, and solving problems by measuring.

Measuring Time with a Calendar

Darice Bailer (author), Kathleen Petelinsek (illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781624317033

Real-world examples and engaging activities guide readers in learning about measuring time with a calendar. Readers practice selecting appropriate measuring tools and units of measurement, converting between units, and solving problems by measuring.

Measuring Volume

Beth Bence Reinke (author), Kathleen Petelinsek (illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781624317057

Real-world examples and engaging activities guide readers in learning about measuring volume. Readers practice selecting appropriate measuring tools and units of measurement, converting between units, and solving problems by measuring.

Measuring Time with a Clock

Beth Bence Reinke (author), Kathleen Petelinsek (illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781624317040

Real-world examples and engaging activities guide readers in learning about measuring time from an analog and digital clock using a.m. and p.m. Readers practice selecting appropriate measuring tools and units of measurement, converting between units, and solving problems by measuring.

Tally Charts

Sherra G. Edgar (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781624314339

This Level 2 guided reader teaches how to interpret and create tally charts. Students will develop word recognition and reading skills while learning about counting, skip-counting by 5s, and representing numbers using tally charts.

Tortoise and Hare's Amazing Race

Marianne Berkes (author), Cathy Morrison (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781628556506

A retelling of the classic story with a math twist. Henry Hare was always bragging about how fast he was. One day he challenges Tessie Tortoise to a mile-long race up the hill. Henry leaps ahead for the first eighth of a mile. As Tessie approaches, he bounds ahead again. Fractions and distance measurements mark their progress as Tessie and Henry race to the finish line.

Measuring Weight

Beth Bence Reinke (author), Kathleen Petelinsek (illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781624317064

Real-world examples and engaging activities guide readers in learning about measuring weight. Readers practice selecting appropriate measuring tools and units of measurement, converting between units, and solving problems by measuring.

Fibonacci Zoo

Tom Robinson (author), Christina Wald (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781628555806

When Eli and his father visit an unusual zoo, they count the creatures in each exhibit. Eli sees one alligator, then one bison, and next two camels. Soon a number pattern emerges and Eli thinks he can predict how many animals will be in the next exhibit. Explore the zoo with Eli as he runs ahead to test his hypothesis.

Measuring Weight

Julia Vogel (author), Luanne Marten (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614733515

In this book, readers learn what gravity is and how it impacts weight. They learn about the US customary system and the metric system, where each is used, and the units of measurement in each system. Readers also learn about balances, scales, and estimating weights.

Measuring Volume

Julia Vogel (author), Luanne Marten (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614733508

In this book, readers learn what volume is and why and how it is measured. They learn about the US customary system and the metric system, where each is used, and the units of measurement in each system. Readers also learn about volumes of liquids and solids.

Measuring Time: The Clock

Julia Vogel (author), Luanne Marten (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614733485

In this book, readers learn what the clock measures and why knowing how to tell time--in seconds, minutes, and hours--is important. They learn the history of the clocks, including sundials and hourglasses. They also learn how to read analog and digital clocks to tell time. Sidebars instruct math by showing readers how to add and subtract hours.

Measuring Time: The Calendar

Julia Vogel (author), Luanne Marten (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614733478

In this book, readers learn what the calendar measures and why knowing how to measure days, weeks, months, and years is important. They learn the history of the lunar and solar calendars, how days and months get their names, and the different calendars around the world. Sidebars instruct math by showing readers how to add and subtract days.

Measuring Temperature

Julia Vogel (author), Luanne Marten (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614733492

In this book, readers learn what temperature is and why and how it is measured. They learn about the Celsius and Fahrenheit scales and where each is used. Readers learn about thermometers and how they help us in everyday life--from taking body temperatures to regulating how cool or warm our homes are.

Levers

Katie Marsico (author), Reginald Butler (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614733416

Readers learn how this simple machine makes it easier to lift, lower, and open things. They learn the three types of levers: first-class, second-class, and third-class. By the end of the book, readers know the difference between complex and simple machines and how levers are used in everyday life to make work easier.

Inclined Planes

Katie Marsico (author), Reginald Butler (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614733409

Readers learn how this simple machine makes it easier to move things to different levels. They learn how flatter slopes use less effort than steeper slopes. By the end of the book, readers know the difference between complex and simple machines and how inclined planes are used in everyday life to make lifting and lowering objects easier.

What's the Difference? An Endangered Animal Subtraction Story

Suzanne Slade (author), Joan Waites (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781607180951

You can celebrate the huge difference caring people make for endangered animals while you practice subtraction skills. In this sequel to her popular addition title, What's New at the Zoo?, Slade presents a new subtraction problem in each clever rhyming verse. The colorful watercolors include realistic animals set in lush spreads by illustrator, Joan Waites. So join in the celebration of our world's precious animals with this exciting title, and have fun practicing math skills along the way! The "For Creative Minds" educational section includes: Endangered Animal Vocabulary, Food Chains and Webs, Missing Links in Food Chains, Endangered Animals, and Fact Families.

Count Down to Fall

Fran Hawk (author), Sherry Neidigh (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781607180593

Count backwards from 10 to 1 during one of the most colorful times of year: fall. Learn about the bright, colorful leaves and the trees from which they fall: aspen, birch, maple, oak, chestnut, linden, pine, beech, dogwood, and sweet gum. Watch the animals frolicking in the crisp, autumn air as they get ready for the approaching cold winter. The "For Creative Minds" educational section includes: Plant parts, Leaves--the shape of it all, What Good are Plants?, and Match the Leaves Activity.

Opuestos: Duro y Blando/Opposites: Hard and Soft

Luana K. Mitten (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781604725018

Hard and soft are examples used to teach about opposites.

I eat a rainbow / Me como un arco iris

Bobbie Kalman (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427195890

By introducing young readers to the colors of food, they also learn about healthy eating. Eating fruits and vegetables in as many colors of the rainbow everyday ensures that we get all of the important vitamins and nutrients we need to stay healthy.

Position and Direction

Claire Piddock (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778791591

Kids will learn about position and direction by following along with Sam in his family's new home. Where will he put things in his room - top, bottom, inside, outside, behind, in front, above, or below? Other concepts include left and right, and north, south, east, and west.

Using a Calculator

Dorianne Nardi Marsha Arvoy (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778791638

Ann's grandfather is teaching her how to use a calculator. This simple, engaging book describes the parts of the calculator, what the math symbols on the buttons mean, and how to do simple equations. Concepts explained include addition, subtraction, division, mulitplication and patterns.

Probability

Marina Cohen (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778791607

Ella is trying to decide who to invite over to play. This fun book helps teach children how likely it is that a certain result will happen. Simple activities performed by Ella include flipping a coin, rolling a number cube, and playing a game with a spinning wheel.

The Metric System

Paul Challen (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778797708

This fascinating book takes young readers on a trip to a science lab where they will learn about the metric system. Simple text shows ways of measuring length (meters and centimeters), temperature (Celsius), and weight (grams and kilograms). Comparisons between key metric measurements and similar U.S. customary measurements, such as yards, inches, and Fahrenheit, help children understand the two systems.