Strap into a harness and prepare for a wild ride! Roller coasters offer steep hills, wide turns, and incredible speeds. Curious readers will find information on the history of roller coasters, the materials used to build them, and the science behind the speed.
Concerts, ball games, races, and many other events take place in stadiums around the world. These large structures are build to hold thousands of people. Eager readers will find information on the different kinds of stadiums, preferred construction materials, and the science that gives these massive buildings their strength.
A primer on the basic dos and don’ts of fishing, including tips on choosing a proper rod and reel, advice on how to land a catch, and instructions for making a landing net.
A primer on the basic dos and don’ts of fishing, including tips on finding and accessing new fishing spots, advice on how to avoid polluted waters, and instructions for making a creel.
A primer on the basic dos and don’ts of fishing, including tips on the best times to go fishing, advice on how to prepare for a fishing outing, and instructions for making a bug lure.
An elementary introduction to the physics involved in the sport of soccer, including scientific concepts such as spin and friction, and actions such as dribbling and kicking.
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 football, including scientific concepts such as mass and projectile motion, and actions such as tackling and punting.
An elementary introduction to the physics involved in the sport of basketball, including scientific concepts such as launch angles and inertia, and actions such as dribbling and shooting.
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.
A kindergarten-level introduction to speedboats, covering their speed, drivers, role in transportation, and such defining features as their v-shape. The popular Seedlings series from Creative Education now offers irresistible introductions to six more wild animals and six speedy vehicles. Written in a friendly voice, filled with dynamic photos, and featuring text crafted for the youngest of readers, these newest books touch upon the bodies, behaviors, habitats, and family relationships of living things and the parts, operation, settings, and roles of vehicles. As introductions to informational text, these titles will plant the seeds of knowledge!
A narrative guide to training horses, from where to work with the animals, when to begin training, which skills can be taught, and what to wear and expect as you perform daily tasks.
Engage readers with a story of a fun winter day. Readers are introduced to fun winter activities, such as sledding and building snowmen. Additional features include a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, an index, an introduction to the author, and sources for further research. A kid-friendly project inspires creativity and hands-on fun.
Engage readers with stories of a fun trip to the beach. Readers are introduced to the various activities that take place at the beach, and what it means to be safe in the sun and water. Additional features include a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, an index, an introduction to the author, and sources for further research. A kid-friendly project inspires creativity and hands-on fun.
From basketball to karate, this nonfiction reader shows ways of to staying fit with sports of all kinds. Featuring bright, vivid photos and simple, informational text, this book will inspire readers to explore different sports that they'll want to stay fit with!
Inspire students to get moving and be more active with this colorful science reader.
The need for speed is the motivating factor in this engaging book. Readers learn the history of travel from the very slow to the supersonic and beyond, including everything in between. They learn and discover the factors that influence motion for all types of vehicles: land, air, and water alike. They also learn different ways to measure speed and read about energy uses for different vehicles. With greater speed comes greater risk. Readers learn how engineers are always seeking new and better ways to keep people safe as they travel faster and go farther.
Sports offer opportunities for readers to learn and apply concepts and principles related to force and motion. Readers learn how science plays a critical factor in any athlete's quest to be the best at his or her sport. They read how mass is related to acceleration and velocity. Physics and aerodynamics affect many sports and help athletes strategize their next moves against their opponents. This book covers a variety of interesting sports suitable for the casual to the most fanatic sporting enthusiast.
What does it take to be an athlete, and how do athletes choose their sport? Some athletes compete because they like to win, and some play sports because they like to work with others on a team. Whether you're competing on a team or alone, there is a sport for everyone! Featuring TIME For Kids content, this nonfiction reader introduces students to different sports from around the world, and discusses what it takes to be an athlete. This high-interest title includes detailed photos, stimulating facts, and clear, informational text to engage students as they build their critical literacy skills. The book includes text features such as bold font, captions, a table of contents, a glossary, and sidebars to increase understanding, improve academic vocabulary, and prompt critical thinking.
Whether racing around a paved track, down a straight lane, or across a dirt course, all race cars have one thing in common. They are chasing the checkered flag! No matter their shape or color, race cars are designed for speed. This title revs readers up as it winds through information about the parts and purposes of race cars.
This title will focus on the unique history of the Quarter horse, what it looks like, and what it excels in. Early on in its history, the Quarter horse was known for its ability to run a quarter mile very quickly. They were soon out shined by Thoroughbreds in the racing world, but were easily trained in jumping, rodeo, polo, and more! Big full-bleed photographs, new glossary terms, and fun facts will keep readers wanting more! Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.
Playground safety rules are explained clearly, and readers are taught how to avoid dangerous equipment and irresponsible children as they play.
Simple text and photographs look at how roller coasters work.
Simple text and photographs look at how wave pools work.