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| Grades 1
VersaTiles Literacy Book: Science Informational Text: Comprehension Skills
| Grades K-5
Provide students with access to the most common content-area vocabulary that appears on life, earth, and physical science lessons and on standardized tests. Dictionary supports best practices for direct vocabulary instruction and features 168 definitions in English and Spanish alphabetized by the English entry. Real-life photography and sample sentences show the word used in context. Perfect for use in ELL programs.
| Grades K
Inspire innovation with fundamental STEM themes using informational science, technology, engineering, and math texts. Each title includes supporting graphics, key vocabulary, problem-solving activities, and hands-on labs to engage students. Paperback.
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| Grades 5-12
Connect students with science using STEM. Initiative designed to interest students in specific career fields. In this 128-page book, students use science inquiry and integrated activities, solve real-world problems, and explore careers in alternative energy. The book includes topics such as energy issues, oil spill cleanup, air power, solar power, biomass fuels, and hydrogen fuels. It supports National Science Education Standards and NCTM and ITEA standards and aligns with state, and national. 128 pages.
| Grades K-8
Biomedical engineering is the fastest growing engineering field. From designing life-saving medical devices to high-performance athletic gear, these engineers improve people's lives every day. This book explores the creative ways biomedical engineers help diagnose, treat, and prevent problems found in human body systems. Real-life examples make learning about the engineering design process interesting for readers. Practical, hands-on activities help readers to understand scientific and engineering principles. Paperback
Chemical engineers are involved in developing things we use daily including cleaning supplies, fuels, and medicines. This book gives readers insight into this fascinating profession, including information on new environmentally-friendly technologies. Readers explore fundamental chemistry concepts including the states of matter and mixtures and solutions. Readers are then guided through the steps of the Engineering Design Process to complete a chemistry-related design challenge. Paperback.
| Grades 5-8
By Anne Rooney. Readers will learn how mechanical engineers design and innovate machines we use every day. Readers then apply the engineering design process to tackle a design challenge of their own. Softcover. 32 pages. Grades 5-8.
| Grades 2-3
Readers learn about matter, forces, energy, gravity, friction, and more! Paperback.
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| Grades K-4
Sound is created through vibrations that vary in pitch and volume. This creates sound-waves that you can hear. Includes experiments. Paperback
By using science inquiry and cross-curricular activities, students will solve realworld
problems and be encouraged to explore STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) careers. 128 pages each. Grades 5 and up.
Students cover important scientific topics such as climate zones, types of rocks, the rock cycle, the water cycle, types of water bodies and landforms, changes to Earth's surface, how meteorologists track weather, the moon's phases and features, and more! Paperback.
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Introduce students to the basics of circuitry, design, coding, crafting, and construction. Students discover how to plan and coordinate projects and learn strategies for engaging in creative thinking, developing individual and team projects, and sharing and reflecting on their creations. Each session includes a list of the supplies needed, step-by-step instructions for completing the projects, and prompts for stimulating discussion, curiosity, and confidence.
| Grades PreK-2
Developed with the cooperation of a science consultant, this book in the Primary Physical Science series is a tool to teach the physical sciences to young children. Move It! follows science curricula and is loaded with surprising facts and hands-on activities designed to hold young readers' interest and tap into their fascination with the everyday world. Move It! explores the physics of why and how things move. Paperback.
Readers will learn how energy engineers help make sure that our energy demands are met in a number of different ways. They discover new ways to convert natural resources into affordable and environmentally friendly forms of energy; they build and operate power stations for both renewable and non-renewable forms of energy; they manage electrical power networks; they also monitor how generating energy may harm the planet. Real-life examples and a design challenge help students understand key concepts related to the engineering process, and how energy engineers will play a vital role in our future. Paperback
| Grades 2-4
Movements called vibrations produce sound. Small vibrations make a quiet sound. Big vibrations make a loud sound. This book teaches children what sound is and how it can be measured. Paperback
The sun makes shadows of all kinds of things. The moon can make shadows at night. A light can make shadows, too. Paperback.
From sound effects in video games and movies to surround-sound theatres, this fact-filled book explores the many ways audio engineers apply the science of sound. Readers will explore how sound travels and the characteristics of sound waves. Readers will also learn how to combine their understanding of sound science and the engineering design process to tackle a design challenge of their own. Paperback.
Agricultural engineers are in the front line in the challenge to provide a secure food supply for our world. This timely book explores how engineers design methods, as well as machinery for growing and harvesting crops, to make farming more efficient. Real-life examples help students understand key concepts related to this important profession. With an overview of the engineering design process, readers are encouraged to apply the same steps into their own agricultural engineering challenge. Paperback
| Grades 3-7
Two children try to create a mudslide on a playground and then learn about the dangers of real mudslides, as well as how wind, water, and ice erosion can shape the land. Paperback.
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