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Stone Age Geometry: Lines

Felicia Law Gerry Bailey (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427182340

Leo teaches his cat Pallas all about lines by applying his knowledge of geometry to their Stone Age world. Funny illustrations and stories provide a humorous introduction to math concepts. Leo explains the significance of points and how many points together make up lines and segments. Information boxes accompany each story to explore real applications of lines in the natural and designed world.

Glaciers

Barbara A. Somervill (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602797024

This book uses math and science to help students learn about glaciers. Math challenge questions provide students with the opportunity to apply math skills as they learn about the characteristics of glaciers.

Football

Katie Marsico (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602793965

Learn about the connection between math and football.

Stone Age Geometry: Cubes

Felicia Law Gerry Bailey (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427182333

Leo teaches his cat Pallas all about cubes by applying his knowledge of geometry to their Stone Age world. Funny illustrations and stories provide a humorous introduction to math concepts. Information boxes accompany each story to explore how scientists, architects, and artists have all been inspired by the cubes form and how cubes are applied in the natural and designed world.

Stone Age Geometry: Triangles

Felicia Law Gerry Bailey (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427182371

Leo teaches his cat Pallas all about triangles by applying his knowledge of geometry to their Stone Age world. Entertaining illustrations and stories provide a fun introduction to math concepts, explaining that different shapes created by the meeting of three lines are given different names. Information boxes accompany each story to explore real applications of triangles in the natural and designed world.

Stone Age Geometry: Spheres

Felicia Law Gerry Bailey (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427182357

Leo teaches his cat Pallas all about spheres by applying his knowledge of geometry to their Stone Age world. Entertaining illustrations and stories provide a fun introduction to math concepts, including radius, circumference, and diameter. Information boxes accompany each story to explore real applications of spheres in the natural and designed world.

Stone Age Geometry: Circles

Felicia Law Gerry Bailey (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427182326

Leo teaches his cat Pallas all about circles by applying his knowledge of geometry to their Stone Age world. Engaging illustrations and stories provide a fun introduction to math concepts, including tangents, ellipses, and more. Information boxes accompany each story to explore real applications of circles in the natural and designed world.

The Economics of a Video Game

Kathryn Hulick (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427179845

The video game is fresh out of the packagingbut what happened before that to get that game into your hands? The Economics of a Video Game takes a fascinating look at the production process and financing of a video game. Various links in the economic chain include development of a prototype, pitching the game to a publisher for funding, development of the software by designers and programmers, testing, advertising, trade shows demonstrations, packaging, and distribution.

The Economics of Making a Movie

Robin Johnson (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427179852

The movie is just startingbut what happened before that to get that movie in the theater? The Economics of Making a Movie takes an interesting look at the production process and financing of a big-budget film. Various links in the economic chain include finding someone to finance the film, casting and salaries, scouting locations, set design, contracting for laborers and technicians on the set, advertising costs, film distribution deals, and box office sales.

Stone Age Geometry: Squares

Felicia Law Gerry Bailey (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427182364

Leo teaches his cat Pallas all about squares by applying his knowledge of geometry to their Stone Age world. Funny illustrations and stories provide a humorous introduction to math concepts, explaining how lines and angles of equal size form squares that frame, support, and enclose. Information boxes accompany each story to explore real applications of squares in the natural and designed world.

The Economics of a Rock Concert

Sheri Perl (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427179838

The concert is just startingbut what happened before that to get that concert on the stage? The Economics of a Rock Concert takes a fascinating look at the production process and financing of a stadium concert. Various links in the economic chain include ticket sales, management fees, advertising costs, and contracting for laborers to set up the stage, sound, and security.

Smart Shopping

Cecilia Minden (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602791404

Do I want it or do I need it? Readers will discover the kinds of questions that smart shoppers ask themselves, how to weigh their options and pocketbook, and how math can be part of shopping strategies that save time and money.

Using Credit Wisely

Cecilia Minden (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602791374

Using credit to make a purchase can be a good option under certain circumstances. This title teaches readers about the discipline necessary to use a credit card responsibly. Real world math examples help illustrate the advantages and pitfalls of using credit cards.

Restaurants by the Numbers

Cecilia Minden (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602791442

Making healthy and nutritious food choices can be a challenge in many restaurants. Readers will learn more about how to use their math skills to estimate portion sizes and select balanced meals from restaurant menus.

Payday!

Cecilia Minden (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602791350

What is a paycheck? Why is money deducted from a paycheck? Readers will find answers to these questions as they learn about earning money and how math skills can help them hang on to more of that hard-earned cash.

Saving for the Future

Cecilia Minden (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602791367

Is there something you want or need that you don't have the money for? This book introduces readers to financial goal-setting and how to set up a savings plan. Real world examples help readers learn the importance of math skills for money management.

Lunch by the Numbers

Cecilia Minden (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602791473

Lunch is an important part of staying energized in the middle of the day. Readers will discover that using math to calculate calories and portion sizes can help them make healthy food choices whether they are bringing lunch from home or buying lunch in the school cafeteria.

Grocery Shopping by the Numbers

Cecilia Minden (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602791411

Readers will discover some helpful hints that will help them make healthy choices at the grocery store. They will also learn how their math skills can help make grocery shopping easier.

Investing: Making Your Money Work for You

Cecilia Minden (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602791381

Readers are introduced to some basic investment options. Sample math problems help illustrate that investing can be a great way to increase your wealth over time.

Living on a Budget

Cecilia Minden (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602791398

If you have ever wondered where your money goes, this book is for you. Readers learn how to set up a budget and stick to it. Basic math skills are reinforced through examples.

Gardening by the Numbers

Cecilia Minden (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602791435

You probably know that gardening is a great way to get in touch with nature. Did you know that is also a great way to sharpen your real world math skills? Whether you're measuring plant growth or figuring out where to plant each kind of flower or vegetable, gardening can be both fun and challenging.

Breakfast by the Numbers

Cecilia Minden (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602791466

Readers will learn that a good breakfast is essential to good health. Healthy breakfast options are discussed along with ways to use real world math to make smarter choices for breakfast!

Exercise by the Numbers

Cecilia Minden (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602791459

Exercise is an essential component of a healthy lifestyle. Readers will learn about the health benefits of exercise and discover how they can use math to get the most from an exercise routine.

Cooking by the Numbers

Cecilia Minden (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602791428

From adjusting recipes to measuring ingredients, cooks use math skills every day. Readers will discover how preparing healthy meals for themselves and their families can be fun and practical way to use math!

Dinner by the Numbers

Cecilia Minden (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602791480

A family dinner is a great way to reconnect with family members at the end of the day. Readers will learn how to make family dinnertime special and find out that math skills are essential to cooking healthy, nutritious meals.