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The Science Behind Water Sports

Jenny Fretland VanVoorst (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781641289191

In this book, early fluent readers will discover the STEM concepts behind water sports, while learning about motion and movements of the sports and the technology of athletes’ clothing and gear. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about the science behind these exciting Olympic events. A Take a Look! infographic aids understanding, sidebars present interesting, supplementary information, and an activity helps readers learn more. Children can learn more about the science behind water sports using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. The Science Behind Water Sports also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

The Science Behind Track and Field

Jenny Fretland VanVoorst (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781641289139

In this book, early fluent readers will discover the STEM concepts behind track and field, while learning about motion and movements of the sports and the technology of athletes’ clothing and gear. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about the science behind these exciting Olympic events. A Take a Look! infographic aids understanding, sidebars present interesting, supplementary information, and an activity helps readers learn more. Children can learn more about the science behind track and field using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. The Science Behind Track and Field also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

What's Inside a Remote-Controlled Car?

Arnold Ringstad (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503838758

Introduces readers to the parts inside a remote-controlled car and how they work together to make the remote-controlled car function. Features labeled photos that highlight each part of the remote-controlled car to enhance reader understanding. Additional features include captions, a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, and an index.

Football: Math on the Gridiron

Tom Robinson (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781623234164

Discover how math applies to the game of football, from the length of the field to the calculation of players' stats.

ATVs

Jack David

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 1600141463

ATVs can be used for both work and play. Riders have many different models to choose from. Students will learn about the history of ATVs, the technology used in their design and performance, and how they can traverse almost any kind of terrain.

Find Your Sport

Lisa Greathouse (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781433399046

Learn about all kinds of sports and discover what sport is right for you with this colorful, engaging title!

The 12 Biggest Breakthroughs in Sports Technology

Janet Slingerland (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781632357014

Takes a look at 12 of the biggest breakthroughs in sports technology. From the shot clock and derailleurs to in-helmet headsets, goal line technology and carbon fiber skiis and snowboards, the book features historic photos, engaging sidebars, and covers the impact of each breakthrough.

Kingda Ka Roller Coaster

Vanessa Black (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624965791

In Kingda Ka Roller Coaster, early fluent readers explore the mechanics behind this breathtaking engineering marvel. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they learn about this record-breaking roller coaster. An infographic illustrates how the roller coaster works, and an activity offers kids an opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about Kingda Ka Roller Coaster using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Kingda Ka Roller Coaster also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

Fantastic Feats

David Orme (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781613846568

Could you jump through fire or pull a truck with just a rope? These and more amazing feats are covered along with a story, Feat of Endurance, which explores the crazy things some people will do just to be famous.

Wheels!

Beth Dvergsten Stevens (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781613848234

The invention of the wheel changed the way we moved and made exciting toys possible for children. This book discusses the history, creativity, and fascination of toys made with wheels.

Billions of Balls

Beth Dvergsten Stevens (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781613847053

Provides a history of balls and ball games and offers instructions for playing different ball games and for making balls from cloth, felt, and rubber bands.

Colorful Kites

Beth Dvergsten Stevens (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781613847152

Provides a history of kites and kite making, and offers step-by-step instructions for making a wind sock and different types of two- and three-stick kites.

Sport Bikes

Peter Bodensteiner (author)

Publisher: Black Rabbit Books ISBN: 9781680720730

Through engaging text and dynamic infographics, charts, timelines, photos and levelling control this high interest title describes the history, features, and future of sportbikes.

Supercharged Sports

Paula Johanson (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427119919

From drones capturing unique angles of plays for enhanced analysis to swimsuit material helping swimmers go faster, technological innovations are transforming the way sports are played as well as watched. Supercharged Sports examines these exciting advances in technology and also explores what’s coming next in the world of sport science, such as health-monitoring systems sewn into the fabric of uniforms and even more immersive virtual reality experiences.

Roller Coasters

Chris Bowman (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681035659

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.

Stadiums

Chris Bowman (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681035673

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.

Fishing Gear

Michael J. Rosen (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566608152

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.

Tackling the Box

Michael J. Rosen (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566608183

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.

Gone Fishing

Michael J. Rosen (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566608145

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.

Soccer

Valerie Bodden (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566606882

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.

Volleyball

Valerie Bodden (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566606899

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.

Golf

Valerie Bodden (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566606875

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.

Football

Valerie Bodden (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566606868

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.

Basketball

Valerie Bodden (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566606851

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.

Baseball

Valerie Bodden (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566606844

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.