In Boomerangs, early fluent readers explore the physics behind this flying toy. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they explore how a straight throw can make a boomerang fly a curved path. An infographic explains a boomerang's flight path, and an activity offers kids an opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about boomerangs using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Boomerangs also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.
This title discusses how sports stadiums are built, including engineering, design and construction.
Tall, twisting slides, gigantic wave pools, and powerful waterfalls are all common sights at a water park. Readers will find out what it takes to plan and build these fun places.
Readers learn the potential dangers of swimming and learn how to avoid injury.
Find out how these interesting vehicles can fly without engines.
Complete a variety of fun science experiments using basic gym equipment.
Find out how these beautiful balloons float through the air and discover what makes them fly.
Explains how leather and other materials are used in football production; discusses how materials are put together to make footballs in a factory; and how footballs become available to consumers.
In Stadiums, early fluent readers will learn how stadiums are designed to provide the best possible experiences for performers and spectators alike. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they explore the built world around them. An infographic illustrates how stadium roofs manage sound, and an activity offers kids an opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about stadiums using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Stadiums also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.
In Roller Coasters, early fluent readers will learn how roller coasters are engineered to keep thrill seekers safe while giving them an exciting ride. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they explore the built world around them. An infographic illustrates the physics principles that make roller coasters work, and an activity offers kids an opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about roller coasters using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Roller Coasters also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.
Sports are a lot of fun. Theres nothing like getting outside with a group of friends and throwing the ball around or playing a game of basketball, soccer, or baseball. But with all the fun, there are a lot of things to keep in mind to keep everyone safe.
Sprint cars are small, speedy race cars that can be raced on paved or dirt tracks. They can move at over 140 miles per hour! Readers will explore the history of these compact, high-powered speed machines.
Motocross racing and moto-X freestyle both require these versatile cycles. Students will learn about the origin of motocross cycles, how they are modified for racing or freestyle, and how they are used in competitions.
Many kinds of vehicles can be made into monster vehicles. Monster trucks are the most popular, but there are also monster motorcycles, cars, and vans! Readers will explore the history of these giants and see the variety of monster vehicles being built today.
NASCAR has become one of the most popular sports in the country. The high speeds and tight racing draws thousands of fans to stadiums all across the United States. Students will learn about the vehicles that make incredible speed and excitement possible.
Working on cars has always been a great hobby. A combination of horsepower and sleek performance, tuner cars are a thrill to drive. Kids will learn how tuner car owners tweak the engine, body, and accessories of their vehicles to make for one cool ride.
Snowmobiles are powerful machines that can be used for recreation or work. Readers will explore the history of snowmobiles and the technology behind these fast, snow-crossing vehicles.
Dirt bikes have been incredibly popular for many years. Whether riding for recreational purposes or racing against others, dirt bikes offer many kinds of fun. Readers will learn about the history of dirt bikes and the technology behind these bikes that can handle very rough terrain.
Vert skateboarders cruise up and down ramps, launching into the air to perform dangerous tricks. Students will learn about the equipment, skill, and determination required to become a competitive vert skater.
Karts arent just for kids anymore! Adult karts can reach speeds up to 140 miles per hour! Students will explore the history of karts, kart technology, and how the sport of kart racing is growing in popularity.
Hit the wake and fly into the air in this thrilling introduction to wakeboarding. Students will explore the history of wakeboarding, the equipment required to wakeboard, how competitions are won and lost, and the growing popularity of this extreme sport.
Funny cars get their name from their appearance. Their back wheels are much larger than the front wheels. Students will learn about the history and technology behind these fast, exciting race cars.
Street skateboarders use railings, benches, and curbs to do tricks. Eager readers will explore the development of street style skateboarding from the 1950s to today. They will also learn about the equipment needed to safely skateboard and the competitions in which pros compete.
Snocross racers drive snowmobiles through courses with sharp turns and huge jumps. Young readers will learn about the sport, snowmobiles, the safety equipment required to race, and how the first few seconds of a race are critical if you want to win.
Supermoto combines the jumps of motocross with the speed of motorcycle racing. Readers will learn about how supermoto courses combine dirt and pavement, what equipment is needed to race, and the unique skills it takes to become a champion of supermoto.