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  • Insects Flashcards (Supplement)

    $9.95

    Insects are so small that we often pass them by. But they form three-fourths of the whole animal kingdom, and they do us so much good and so much harm that we ought to know about them. With vibrant illustrations by Katie Khan, these flashcards bring to life the little creatures we often pass by. Bees, dragonflies, grasshoppers, house flies, and more make appearances in the 38 flashcard set.

    This product is designed to supplement The Book of Insects course from Memoria Press.

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  • Conteo Tu Cuerpo

    $5.99

    How many fingers do you have? How many toes? This engaging Spanish book teaches beginning readers how to count the parts of their bodies. Engage students in reading as they develop their early childhood literacy skills. With TIME For Kids content, this full-color book is aligned to state and national standards, and introduces students to simple informational text features.

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  • STEM Lab : Build Invent Create Discover

    $19.99

    From building a bridge and crafting an automaton to making a guitar and creating a bubble tower, Smithsonian: STEM Lab is packed with activities that young readers can do at home to explore, discover, and understand the way the world works.How do boats stay afloat? How can seals stay warm in very cold temperatures? How can you make a ball levitate? With fun, hands-on projects and experiments, this book reveals how science, technology, engineering, and math are woven through the world around us.Simple steps guide readers through the stages of each project, with spotlights on the key science, technology, engineering, and math learning involved in each project along the way. Test and Tweak sidebars encourage young readers to experiment and take their projects to the next level, developing their independence, initiative, and creative-thinking skills.With a focus on STEM subjects (science, technology, engineering, and math) across school curricula to prepare children for the modern world, STEM Lab inspires and engages inquisitive young readers. It’s perfect for school projects, homework help, and firing up imaginations.

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  • Natures Beautiful Order Teacher Guide Second Edition (Teacher’s Guide)

    $12.95

    The Nature’s Beautiful Order Teacher Guide, Second Edition contains the answers to the Nature’s Beautiful Order Student Guide including the answers to comprehension questions and quizzes and tests.

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  • Natures Beautiful Order Student Guide Second Edition (Student/Study Guide)

    $11.95

    The Nature’s Beautiful Order Student Guide, Second Edition contains comprehension questions based upon Nature’s Beautiful Order by Christopher O. Blum & John A. Cuddleback.

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  • Making An Ocean Ecosystem

    $10.99

    There are worlds to explore under water. Entire ecosystems exist within oceans, lakes, and rivers. These worlds can also be recreated on land. this high-interest book uses real-world examples to illustrate science concepts. Created in collaboration with the Smithsonian Institution, this Informational Text builds reading skills while engaging students’ curiosity about STEAM topics. Packed with factoids and informative sidebars, this book features a hands-on STEAM challenge that is perfect for use in a makerspace and teaches students every step of the engineering design process. Make STEAM career connections with career advice from actual Smithsonian employees working in STEAM fields. Discover engineering innovations that solve real-world problems with content that touches on all aspects of STEAM: Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, and Math!

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  • Guided By Stars

    $10.99

    The ancient Polynesians were amazing navigators who traversed the Pacific Ocean and settled in its many islands. How did they travel such extreme distances and know where they were going without the use of modern technology like smartphones, satellites, or even magnetic compasses to guide them? Learn the answer to these questions in this book that uses real-world examples to illustrate science concepts. Created in collaboration with the Smithsonian Institution, this Informational Text builds reading skills while engaging students’ curiosity about STEAM topics. Packed with factoids and informative sidebars, this high-interest book features a hands-on STEAM challenge that is perfect for use in a makerspace and teaches students every step of the engineering design process. Make STEAM career connections with career advice from actual Smithsonian employees working in STEAM fields. Discover engineering innovations that solve real-world problems with content that touches on all aspects of STEAM: Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, and Math!

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  • Art And Science Of Skateboarding

    $10.99

    Learn about the science behind skateboarding! From the physics behind skateboard tricks, to the design of the skateboard’s deck, wheels, and trucks, this high-interest book uses real-world examples to illustrate science concepts. Created in collaboration with the Smithsonian Institution, this Informational Text builds reading skills while engaging students’ curiosity about STEAM topics. Packed with factoids and informative sidebars, this book features a hands-on STEAM challenge that is perfect for use in a makerspace and teaches students every step of the engineering design process. Make STEAM career connections with career advice from actual Smithsonian employees working in STEAM fields. Discover engineering innovations that solve real-world problems with content that touches on all aspects of STEAM: Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, and Math!

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  • Science Of Glass

    $10.99

    A researcher looks at cells under a microscope. A scientist studies bacteria in a Petri dish. A student boils liquid in a test tube. What do these things all have in common? The answer is: glass! Learn how something as simple as glass has played a huge role in scientific exploration with this fascinating Informational Text created in collaboration with the Smithsonian Institution! Build reading skills while engaging students’ curiosity about STEAM topics through real-world examples. Packed with factoids and informative sidebars, this book features a hands-on STEAM challenge that is perfect for use in a makerspace and teaches students every step of the engineering design process. Make STEAM career connections with career advice from actual Smithsonian employees working in STEAM fields. Discover engineering innovations that solve real-world problems with content that touches on all aspects of STEAM: Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, and Math!

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  • Thomas Edison Lighting A Revolution

    $10.99

    Not all of Thomas Edison’s inventions were successful, but he didn’t let this deter him from trying. He believed in using failure as a chance to learn and improve. Readers will be inspired by Thomas Edison’s fascinating life and how he achieved success in this Informational Text created in collaboration with the Smithsonian Institution! Build reading skills while engaging students’ curiosity about STEAM topics through real-world examples. Packed with factoids and informative sidebars, this book features a hands-on STEAM challenge that is perfect for use in a makerspace and teaches students every step of the engineering design process. Make STEAM career connections with career advice from actual Smithsonian employees working in STEAM fields. Discover engineering innovations that solve real-world problems with content that touches on all aspects of STEAM: Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, and Math!

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  • Making Music With Magnets

    $10.99

    Electromagnets have played a powerful role in music. Without them, we would not have electric guitars, and without electric guitars, we would not have some of the greatest songs from music history. The electric guitar was born from new technology, but how will technology change music in the future? Learn the answer to this question with this fascinating Informational Text that examines the influence of technology on music! Created in collaboration with the Smithsonian Institution, this book builds reading skills while engaging students’ curiosity about STEAM topics through real-world examples. Packed with factoids and informative sidebars, this book features a hands-on STEAM challenge that is perfect for use in a makerspace and teaches students every step of the engineering design process. Make STEAM career connections with career advice from actual Smithsonian employees working in STEAM fields. Discover engineering innovations that solve real-world problems with content that touches on all aspects of STEAM: Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, and Math!

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  • Designing National Parks

    $10.99

    Visitors from across the country and around the world flock to U.S. national parks to explore their beauty. Little do they know that the National Park Service (NPS) has been guiding and enhancing their experience for more than 100 years. The NPS’s mission is to protect and preserve important places. Learn how the NPS proves time and again that it is up to the job. Created in partnership with the Smithsonian Institution, this book builds students’ literacy skills while fostering curiosity, creativity, and innovation. The hands-on STEAM challenge is ideal for makerspace activities, and guides students through every stage of the engineering design process. This book features: Real-world examples provide insight into how the engineering design process is used to solve real-world problems; Content that highlights every component of STEAM: science, technology, engineering, the arts, and math; Career advice from Smithsonian employees working in STEAM fields; Dynamic images and text features enhance the reading experience and build visual literacy.

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  • Inka Terraces

    $10.99

    The Inka were master farmers, builders, and planners. Living in the Andes Mountains, they farmed and built on steep slopes. In the Andes, water can be a destructive, unpredictable force. The Inka controlled water through careful study and engineering. From terraces for farming to royal palaces, the Inka built things to last. Learn how their ancient inventions are helping modern-day engineers develop solutions to modern-day problems with this fascinating Informational Text created in collaboration with the Smithsonian Institution! Build reading skills while engaging students’ curiosity about STEAM topics through real-world examples. Packed with factoids and informative sidebars, this book features a hands-on STEAM challenge that is perfect for use in a makerspace and teaches students every step of the engineering design process. Make STEAM career connections with career advice from actual Smithsonian employees working in STEAM fields. Discover engineering innovations that solve real-world problems with content that touches on all aspects of STEAM: Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, and Math!

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  • Digging Up Dinosaurs

    $10.99

    Learn about the fascinating journey of how a dinosaur fossil makes it way from the ground to a museum exhibit! It all starts with the work of paleontologists. With skill and patience, these scientists locate fossils and painstakingly dig them up. Then, the bones must be cleaned and preserved, and museum experts must figure out how the bones fit together using traditional tools and modern technologies. Take a virtual tour of a dinosaur exhibit with this fascinating Informational Text created in collaboration with the Smithsonian Institution! Build reading skills while engaging students’ curiosity about STEAM topics through real-world examples. Packed with factoids and informative sidebars, this book features a hands-on STEAM challenge that is perfect for use in a makerspace and teaches students every step of the engineering design process. Make STEAM career connections with career advice from actual Smithsonian employees working in STEAM fields. Discover engineering innovations that solve real-world problems with content that touches on all aspects of STEAM: Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, and Math!

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  • World Of Mammals

    $17.99

    The World of Mammals is a comprehensive but easy-to-use book boasts a wide range of features to help bring its readers face-to-face with the science and beauty of the living world.

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  • Science Of Waves And Surfboards

    $10.99

    Watching surfers is mesmerizing. It looks like they are magically gliding over the water. But what looks like magic is actually science in action! Surfers use science to select the right surfboards and to understand the motion of the ocean. Learn about the science behind surfing with this high-interest title! Created in collaboration with the Smithsonian Institution, this Smithsonian Informational Text builds reading skills while engaging students’ curiosity about STEAM topics through real-world examples. Packed with factoids and informative sidebars, it features a hands-on STEAM challenge that is perfect for use in a makerspace and teaches students every step of the engineering design process. Make STEAM career connections with career advice from actual Smithsonian employees working in STEAM fields. Discover engineering innovations that solve real-world problems with content that touches on all aspects of STEAM: Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, and Math!

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  • Tracking A Storm

    $10.99

    What kind of weather is headed your way? Meteorologists make it their job to know. They tell you when sunshine is in the forecast. They tell you when it’s going to rain. They spot severe storms, such as tornadoes and hurricanes, before they hit. Their work is important. It can even save lives. Read about this intriguing STEM career Created in collaboration with the Smithsonian Institution, this Smithsonian Informational Text builds reading skills while engaging students’ curiosity about STEAM topics through real-world examples. Packed with factoids and informative sidebars, it features a hands-on STEAM challenge that is perfect for use in a makerspace and teaches students every step of the engineering design process. Make STEAM career connections with career advice from actual Smithsonian employees working in STEAM fields. Discover engineering innovations that solve real-world problems with content that touches on all aspects of STEAM: Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, and Math!

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  • Electric Vehicles

    $10.99

    Did you know the first battery-powered vehicle was created in the 1830s? People who attended the 1892 World’s Fair in Chicago could see one. And in 1894, you could buy an Electrobat and travel 25 miles on a single charge! Since then, EVs have surged in popularity and have become much more technologically advanced. Learn the history of EVs, how they work, why they’re good for the environment, and discover the future of the electric vehicle! Created in collaboration with the Smithsonian Institution, this Smithsonian Informational Text builds reading skills while engaging students’ curiosity about STEAM topics through real-world examples. Packed with factoids and informative sidebars, it features a hands-on STEAM challenge that is perfect for use in a makerspace and teaches students every step of the engineering design process. Make STEAM career connections with career advice from actual Smithsonian employees working in STEAM fields. Discover engineering innovations that solve real-world problems with content that touches on all aspects of STEAM: Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, and Math!

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  • Designing A Shuttle

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    In the 1970s, NASA wanted to build a new kind of spacecraft that could be used over and over again. The Space Shuttle Program was born, and NASA engineers and scientists were tasked with designing and creating the first shuttle. Nine years later, the first space shuttle was launched. Learn the history of the Space Shuttle Program and the many issues and problems that the engineers faced. Created in collaboration with the Smithsonian Institution, this Smithsonian Informational Text builds reading skills while engaging students’ curiosity about STEAM topics through real-world examples. Packed with factoids and informative sidebars, it features a hands-on STEAM challenge that is perfect for use in a makerspace and teaches students every step of the engineering design process. Make STEAM career connections with career advice from actual Smithsonian employees working in STEAM fields. Discover engineering innovations that solve real-world problems with content that touches on all aspects of STEAM: Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, and Math!

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  • Evolution Of Space Suits

    $10.99

    Design a flexible protective layer for a space suit. Space suits have come a long way. The look and function of space suits has evolved over time, but their purpose has always been the same–to keep astronauts safe. From the first suits worn during the Mercury missions, to the latest suits being tested by NASA, there have been great improvements. Learn all about the science behind space suits and how they have changed over time. Created in collaboration with the Smithsonian Institution, this Smithsonian Informational Text builds reading skills while engaging students’ curiosity about STEAM topics through real-world examples. Packed with factoids and informative sidebars, it features a hands-on STEAM challenge that is perfect for use in a makerspace and teaches students every step of the engineering design process. Make STEAM career connections with career advice from actual Smithsonian employees working in STEAM fields. Discover engineering innovations that solve real-world problems with content that touches on all aspects of STEAM: Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, and Math!

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  • Selling More Snacks

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    The 1950s saw the start of a big snack food revolution. Since then, innovations in food science technology have made snacks inexpensive, convenient, and delicious. But is all this snacking good for us? Learn about the history of snack food, the science behind food technology, and how snack foods affect health. Created in collaboration with the Smithsonian Institution, this Smithsonian Informational Text builds reading skills while engaging students’ curiosity about STEAM topics through real-world examples. Packed with factoids and informative sidebars, it features a hands-on STEAM challenge that is perfect for use in a makerspace and teaches students every step of the engineering design process. Make STEAM career connections with career advice from actual Smithsonian employees working in STEAM fields. Discover engineering innovations that solve real-world problems with content that touches on all aspects of STEAM: Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, and Math!

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  • Making Movies In Technicolor

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    It’s hard to imagine the film The Wizard of Oz without the yellow brick road or the ruby slippers. The memorable and distinctive use of color was made possible by a new technology called Technicolor. The vibrant colors showed that Oz was a very different place from Dorothy’s home in Kansas. Learn the technology behind Technicolor along with the history of film with this high-interest informational text! Created in collaboration with the Smithsonian Institution, this Smithsonian Informational Text builds reading skills while engaging students’ curiosity about STEAM topics through real-world examples. Packed with factoids and informative sidebars, it features a hands-on STEAM challenge that is perfect for use in a makerspace and teaches students every step of the engineering design process. Make STEAM career connections with career advice from actual Smithsonian employees working in STEAM fields. Discover engineering innovations that solve real-world problems with content that touches on all aspects of STEAM: Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, and Math!

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  • Rebuilding The Body

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    The first prosthetic devices consisted of wooden legs and hooks for hands. Today, many prostheses and bionics can do everything a natural limb can do–and more! Learn about inventions from the past that have been used to rebuild the body and modern-day advancements including the use of 3D printers to create prosthetics! Created in collaboration with the Smithsonian Institution, this Smithsonian Informational Text builds reading skills while engaging students’ curiosity about STEAM topics through real-world examples. Packed with factoids and informative sidebars, it features a hands-on STEAM challenge that is perfect for use in a makerspace and teaches students every step of the engineering design process. Make STEAM career connections with career advice from actual Smithsonian employees working in STEAM fields. Discover engineering innovations that solve real-world problems with content that touches on all aspects of STEAM: Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, and Math!

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  • Conserving An Aircraft

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    The Horten Ho airplane was made in Nazi Germany during WWII. Germany needed a new weapon, and hoped this experimental aircraft would help them win the war. The Horten Ho would have been a fighter jet with incredible speed, but it did not fly as planned. Learn about the Smithsonian Institution’s efforts to restore this fascinating historical artifact and the challenges they faced during the restoration process. Created in collaboration with the Smithsonian Institution, this Smithsonian Informational Text builds reading skills while engaging students’ curiosity about STEAM topics through real-world examples. Packed with factoids and informative sidebars, it features a hands-on STEAM challenge that is perfect for use in a makerspace and teaches students every step of the engineering design process. Make STEAM career connections with career advice from actual Smithsonian employees working in STEAM fields. Discover engineering innovations that solve real-world problems with content that touches on all aspects of STEAM: Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, and Math!

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  • Powered By Steam

    $10.99

    Believe it or not, water can be used to power boat and train engines. In fact, water in the form of steam changed the manufacturing and transportation industries thanks to steam power pioneers like Denis Papin, Thomas Newcomen, James Watt, and Richard Trevithick. Explore the ways that steam is now used to generate electricity and plans for future uses of steam power! Created in collaboration with the Smithsonian Institution, this Smithsonian Informational Text builds reading skills while engaging students’ curiosity about STEAM topics through real-world examples. Packed with factoids and informative sidebars, it features a hands-on STEAM challenge that is perfect for use in a makerspace and teaches students every step of the engineering design process. Make STEAM career connections with career advice from actual Smithsonian employees working in STEAM fields. Discover engineering innovations that solve real-world problems with content that touches on all aspects of STEAM: Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, and Math!

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  • Organic Farming

    $10.99

    Where does our food come from? The history of farming provides much food for thought. In the past, farmers used natural farming methods, but modern inventions like pesticides and GMOs have changed farming–and the food we eat. Today, a natural food revolution is taking place. Learn how organic farming is good for the Earth, good for the plants–and good for all the living things that eat them! Created in collaboration with the Smithsonian Institution, this Smithsonian Informational Text builds reading skills while engaging students’ curiosity about STEAM topics through real-world examples. Packed with factoids and informative sidebars, it features a hands-on STEAM challenge that is perfect for use in a makerspace and teaches students every step of the engineering design process. Make STEAM career connections with career advice from actual Smithsonian employees working in STEAM fields. Discover engineering innovations that solve real-world problems with content that touches on all aspects of STEAM: Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, and Math!

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  • Astrology : Using The Wisdom Of The Stars In Your Everyday Life

    $25.00

    How to use your astrological sign’s birth horoscope to transform every area of your life.

    Learn how to interpret the positions of the zodiac signs, sun, moon and other planets to better understand yourself and your place in the world around you.

    The book outlines the key principles of astrology and pinpoints ways you can use it as a form of self-help. This ancient art can help you improve many different areas of your life–from your personal and professional relationships to your health, wealth, and well-being.

    You’ll also see how astrology can help you when you need it most, with practical advice about handling life’s key moments, including changing jobs, starting a family, coping with financial difficulty, or facing retirement.

    Written in plain language and with sample case studies and beautiful graphics, Astrology is your essential guide to navigating all of life’s challenges and opportunities.

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  • Science : Science As You’ve Never Seen It Before

    $24.99

    Science as you’ve never seen it before.Illustrated with the latest CGI technology, this children’s encyclopedia brings a groundbreaking new visual approach to the world of science. Crystal-clear computer-generated artworks pack the pages to reveal and explain spectacular aspects of the scientific world. Bursting with astonishing 3-D images, Science! reveals core science in stunning detail, from nanoparticles and elemental forces to the phenomenal wonders of the universe.Created in association with the Smithsonian Institution, this book is packed with essential information and quirky facts that will appeal to both curious kids and interested adults. Easy-to-read, informative text encourages reading, and families will find fun, new science facts on every page.Adopting an inventive approach to science that goes beyond the basic school curriculum, Science! interweaves core physics, chemistry, and biology topics with space exploration, life on Earth, and amazing views inside the human body. Chapters on materials and machines bring fundamental forces and chemical reactions to life and show readers how things work. A perfect gift book for children ages 9 and up, this science encyclopedia will become an indispensable homework aid for every household and the go-to reference for all things science.

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  • Unsung Heroes Pioneers In Science

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    Everyone has heard of famous scientists like Einstein, Curie, Galileo, and Darwin. But some scientists have been overlooked by history. Virginia Apgar, Caroline Herschel, Percy Julian, and Rosalind Franklin are scientists who had to overcome adversity in order to succeed in their fields. Readers will be captivated by the inspirational stories of these unsung heroes of science! Packed with fun facts and fascinating sidebars, this full-color informational text explores and celebrates diversity through high-interest content. Featuring TIME(C) content and images, this nonfiction book has text features such as a glossary, an index, and a table of contents to engage students in reading as they build their comprehension, vocabulary, and reading skills. The Reader’s Guide and extended Try It! activity increase understanding of the material, and develop higher-order thinking. Check It Out! offers print and online resources for additional reading. Keep students reading from cover to cover with this captivating text!

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  • Mapping The Milky Way

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    When it comes to mapping the Milky Way, scientists know one thing for sure. They know that there is still a lot that they do not know! Discover how they study the Milky Way, and learn about the galaxy that we call home. Created in collaboration with the Smithsonian Institution, this Smithsonian Informational Text builds students’ reading skills while engaging their curiosity about STEAM topics through real-world examples. It features a hands-on STEAM challenge that guides students through every step of the engineering design process, from the initial research and brainstorming sessions, through the design and testing stages, to the evaluation and improvement of the outcome. It makes STEAM career connections by providing a glimpse into the life of a real person currently working in a STEAM field. Discover engineering innovations that solve real-world problems with this book that touches on all aspects of STEAM: Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, and Math!

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  • Helping People See

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    Over the years, people have looked for ways to improve our imperfect sight. This has led us to the world of optics, which is the study of light and how it travels. What are some of these innovations that have changed how we see the world, and how do they work? Find the answers to these questions with this Smithsonian Informational Text! Created in collaboration with the Smithsonian Institution, this text builds students’ reading skills while engaging their curiosity about STEAM topics through real-world examples. It features a hands-on STEAM challenge that guides students through every step of the engineering design process, from the initial research and brainstorming sessions, through the design and testing stages, to the evaluation and improvement of the outcome. It makes STEAM career connections by providing a glimpse into the life of a real person currently working in a STEAM field. Discover engineering innovations that solve real-world problems with this book that touches on all aspects of STEAM: Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, and Math!

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  • Taking Photos From Space

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    Landsat satellites orbit the earth to get images. Learn how these images are made using heat. Then, find out how these cutting-edge satellites are helping save the planet! Created in collaboration with the Smithsonian Institution, this Smithsonian Informational Text builds students’ reading skills while engaging their curiosity about STEAM topics through real-world examples. It features a hands-on STEAM challenge that guides students through every step of the engineering design process, from the initial research and brainstorming sessions, through the design and testing stages, to the evaluation and improvement of the outcome. It makes STEAM career connections by providing a glimpse into the life of a real person currently working in a STEAM field. Discover engineering innovations that solve real-world problems with this book that touches on all aspects of STEAM: Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, and Math!

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  • Underwater Training

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    Did you know that swimming pools are used to train astronauts? Athletes use swimming pools to train when they’re injured, and doctors use them to help patients feel better. Learn how swimming pools and aquatic therapy help all kinds of people! Created in collaboration with the Smithsonian Institution, this Smithsonian Informational Text builds students’ reading skills while engaging their curiosity about STEAM topics through real-world examples. It features a hands-on STEAM challenge that guides students through every step of the engineering design process, from the initial research and brainstorming sessions, through the design and testing stages, to the evaluation and improvement of the outcome. It makes STEAM career connections by providing a glimpse into the life of a real person currently working in a STEAM field. Discover engineering innovations that solve real-world problems with this book that touches on all aspects of STEAM: Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, and Math!

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  • Navigating At Sea

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    Navigation instruments have changed over time. Lodestones, sunstones, and sextants helped early navigators find their way. Modern technology makes navigation more precise than it has ever been. But the roots of navigation still remain. Created in collaboration with the Smithsonian Institution, this Smithsonian Informational Text builds students’ reading skills while engaging their curiosity about STEAM topics through real-world examples. It features a hands-on STEAM challenge that guides students through every step of the engineering design process, from the initial research and brainstorming sessions, through the design and testing stages, to the evaluation and improvement of the outcome. It makes STEAM career connections by providing a glimpse into the life of a real person currently working in a STEAM field. Discover engineering innovations that solve real-world problems with this book that touches on all aspects of STEAM: Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, and Math!

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  • Making A Mummy

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    What happens after death? That was a big question for ancient Egyptians. They believed that a person needed his or her body in death as much as in life. So they did all they could to preserve and protect the body. For them, preparing for life after death was an important part of life! Learn about the science behind mummification with this book created in collaboration with the Smithsonian Institution. This Smithsonian Informational Text builds students’ reading skills while engaging their curiosity about STEAM topics through real-world examples. It features a hands-on STEAM challenge that guides students through every step of the engineering design process, from the initial research and brainstorming sessions, through the design and testing stages, to the evaluation and improvement of the outcome. It makes STEAM career connections by providing a glimpse into the life of a real person currently working in a STEAM field. Discover engineering innovations that solve real-world problems with this book that touches on all aspects of STEAM: Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, and Math!

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  • Restoring Muddy Creek

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    Muddy Creek in Edgewater, Maryland is the site of a major makeover. The land around the stream has worn down. Find out what caused Muddy Creek to erode, and the many steps involved in saving it. Created in collaboration with the Smithsonian Institution, this Smithsonian Informational Text builds students’ reading skills while engaging their curiosity about STEAM topics through real-world examples. It features a hands-on STEAM challenge that guides students through every step of the engineering design process, from the initial research and brainstorming sessions, through the design and testing stages, to the evaluation and improvement of the outcome. It makes STEAM career connections by providing a glimpse into the life of a real person currently working in a STEAM field. Discover engineering innovations that solve real-world problems with this book that touches on all aspects of STEAM: Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, and Math!

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  • 180 Days Of Science For Sixth Grade

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    Supplement your science curriculum with 180 days of daily practice! This invaluable classroom resource provides teachers with weekly science units that build students’ content-area literacy, and are easy to incorporate into the classroom. Students will analyze and evaluate scientific data and scenarios, improve their understanding of science and engineering practices, answer constructed-response questions, and increase their higher-order thinking skills. Each week covers a particular topic within one of three science strands: life science, physical science, and Earth and space science. Aligned to Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) and state standards, this resource includes digital materials. Provide students with the skills they need to think like scientists with this essential resource!

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  • 180 Days Of Science For Fifth Grade

    $22.99

    Supplement your science curriculum with 180 days of daily practice! This invaluable classroom resource provides teachers with weekly science units that build students’ content-area literacy, and are easy to incorporate into the classroom. Students will analyze and evaluate scientific data and scenarios, improve their understanding of science and engineering practices, answer constructed-response questions, and increase their higher-order thinking skills. Each week covers a particular topic within one of three science strands: life science, physical science, and Earth and space science. Aligned to Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) and state standards, this resource includes digital materials. Provide students with the skills they need to think like scientists with this essential resource!

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  • 180 Days Of Science For Fourth Grade

    $22.99

    Supplement your science curriculum with 180 days of daily practice! This invaluable classroom resource provides teachers with weekly science units that build students’ content-area literacy, and are easy to incorporate into the classroom. Students will analyze and evaluate scientific data and scenarios, improve their understanding of science and engineering practices, answer constructed-response questions, and increase their higher-order thinking skills. Each week covers a particular topic within one of three science strands: life science, physical science, and Earth and space science. Aligned to Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) and state standards, this resource includes digital materials. Provide students with the skills they need to think like scientists with this essential resource!

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  • 180 Days Of Science For Third Grade

    $22.99

    Supplement your science curriculum with 180 days of daily practice! This invaluable classroom resource provides teachers with weekly science units that build students’ content-area literacy, and are easy to incorporate into the classroom. Students will analyze and evaluate scientific data and scenarios, improve their understanding of science and engineering practices, answer constructed-response questions, and increase their higher-order thinking skills. Each week covers a particular topic within one of three science strands: life science, physical science, and Earth and space science. Aligned to Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) and state standards, this resource includes digital materials. Provide students with the skills they need to think like scientists with this essential resource!

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  • 180 Days Of Science For Second Grade

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    Supplement your science curriculum with 180 days of daily practice! This invaluable classroom resource provides teachers with weekly science units that build students’ content-area literacy, and are easy to incorporate into the classroom. Students will analyze and evaluate scientific data and scenarios, improve their understanding of science and engineering practices, answer constructed-response questions, and increase their higher-order thinking skills. Each week covers a particular topic within one of three science strands: life science, physical science, and Earth and space science. Aligned to Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) and state standards, this resource includes digital materials. Provide students with the skills they need to think like scientists with this essential resource!

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  • 180 Days Of Science For First Grade

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    Supplement your science curriculum with 180 days of daily practice! This invaluable classroom resource provides teachers with weekly science units that build students’ content-area literacy, and are easy to incorporate into the classroom. Students will analyze and evaluate scientific data and scenarios, improve their understanding of science and engineering practices, answer constructed-response questions, and increase their higher-order thinking skills. Each week covers a particular topic within one of three science strands: life science, physical science, and Earth and space science. Aligned to Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) and state standards, this resource includes digital materials. Provide students with the skills they need to think like scientists with this essential resource!

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    Supplement your science curriculum with 180 days of daily practice! This invaluable classroom resource provides teachers with weekly science units that build students’ content-area literacy, and are easy to incorporate into the classroom. Students will analyze and evaluate scientific data and scenarios, improve their understanding of science and engineering practices, answer constructed-response questions, and increase their higher-order thinking skills. Each week covers a particular topic within one of three science strands: life science, physical science, and Earth and space science. Aligned to Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) and state standards, this resource includes digital materials. Provide students with the skills they need to think like scientists with this essential resource!

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  • STEM Engaging Hands On Challenges 5

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    Provide students with grade-level appropriate challenges guaranteed to spark imagination as they ask, imagine, plan, create (build), test, and improve. In each challenge, students will be making sense of phenomena and/or designing solutions to a problem as they build a clearer understanding of science and engineering practices (SEPS), disciplinary core ideas (DCIs), and crosscutting concepts (CCCs). Each challenge is scaffolded from an engaging, and usually active, Introduction to the student-driven Mini Challenge, culminating in the Main Challenge where students put what they have learned to the test. Criteria are established for each challenge-but not an expected end result. Academic vocabulary, time frames, and formative assessments specific to each challenge are provided and most materials needed are found in the classroom or recycling bin.

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    Provide students with grade-level appropriate challenges guaranteed to spark imagination as they ask, imagine, plan, create (build), test, and improve. In each challenge, students will be making sense of phenomena and/or designing solutions to a problem as they build a clearer understanding of science and engineering practices (SEPS), disciplinary core ideas (DCIs), and crosscutting concepts (CCCs). Each challenge is scaffolded from an engaging, and usually active, Introduction to the student-driven Mini Challenge, culminating in the Main Challenge where students put what they have learned to the test. Criteria are established for each challenge-but not an expected end result. Academic vocabulary, time frames, and formative assessments specific to each challenge are provided and most materials needed are found in the classroom or recycling bin.

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    Provide students with grade-level appropriate challenges guaranteed to spark imagination as they ask, imagine, plan, create (build), test, and improve. In each challenge, students will be making sense of phenomena and/or designing solutions to a problem as they build a clearer understanding of science and engineering practices (SEPS), disciplinary core ideas (DCIs), and crosscutting concepts (CCCs). Each challenge is scaffolded from an engaging, and usually active, Introduction to the student-driven Mini Challenge, culminating in the Main Challenge where students put what they have learned to the test. Criteria are established for each challenge-but not an expected end result. Academic vocabulary, time frames, and formative assessments specific to each challenge are provided and most materials needed are found in the classroom or recycling bin.

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    Provide students with grade-level appropriate challenges guaranteed to spark imagination as they ask, imagine, plan, create (build), test, and improve. In each challenge, students will be making sense of phenomena and/or designing solutions to a problem as they build a clearer understanding of science and engineering practices (SEPS), disciplinary core ideas (DCIs), and crosscutting concepts (CCCs). Each challenge is scaffolded from an engaging, and usually active, Introduction to the student-driven Mini Challenge, culminating in the Main Challenge where students put what they have learned to the test. Criteria are established for each challenge-but not an expected end result. Academic vocabulary, time frames, and formative assessments specific to each challenge are provided and most materials needed are found in the classroom or recycling bin.

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    Provide students with grade-level appropriate challenges guaranteed to spark imagination as they ask, imagine, plan, create (build), test, and improve. In each challenge, students will be making sense of phenomena and/or designing solutions to a problem as they build a clearer understanding of science and engineering practices (SEPS), disciplinary core ideas (DCIs), and crosscutting concepts (CCCs). Each challenge is scaffolded from an engaging, and usually active, Introduction to the student-driven Mini Challenge, culminating in the Main Challenge where students put what they have learned to the test. Criteria are established for each challenge-but not an expected end result. Academic vocabulary, time frames, and formative assessments specific to each challenge are provided and most materials needed are found in the classroom or recycling bin.

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    Provide students with grade-level appropriate challenges guaranteed to spark imagination as they ask, imagine, plan, create (build), test, and improve. In each challenge, students will be making sense of phenomena and/or designing solutions to a problem as they build a clearer understanding of science and engineering practices (SEPS), disciplinary core ideas (DCIs), and crosscutting concepts (CCCs). Each challenge is scaffolded from an engaging, and usually active, Introduction to the student-driven Mini Challenge, culminating in the Main Challenge where students put what they have learned to the test. Criteria are established for each challenge-but not an expected end result. Academic vocabulary, time frames, and formative assessments specific to each challenge are provided and most materials needed are found in the classroom or recycling bin.

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  • Physics Of Einstein

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    Does light from distant galaxies really take billions of years to reach Earth? Is time-travel possible? Are black holes real? What are some of the weird effects of traveling at near the speed of light? And how do we really know? The physics discovered by Albert Einstein allows us to answer all of these questions. In this easy-to-read book, we learn how Einstein was able to deduce what happens when an object approaches the speed of light. The results are as amazing as they are strange.

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  • Showdown The Fight For Space

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    Competition is natural among species. Some species get stronger, while others fall away. With TIME For Kids content, this nonfiction book teaches students about competition among species. This high-interest book will engage students in reading as they build their comprehension, vocabulary, and literacy skills. The Readers Guide and culminating activity direct students back to the text as they develop their higher-order thinking skills. Check It Out! provides resources for additional reading and learning. With text features such as a glossary, index, and table of contents, this book aligns with national and state standards and will keep students engaged in reading.

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  • Tech World The Language Of Social Media

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    Dive into the language of social media! In order to communicate on social media effectively, you need to know the lingo. Its also important to be aware of the potential dangers of social media. With TIME For Kids content, this nonfiction book will engage students in reading as they build their comprehension, vocabulary, and literacy skills. The Readers Guide and culminating activity direct students back to the text as they develop their higher-order thinking skills. Check It Out! provides resources for additional reading and learning. With text features such as a glossary, index, and table of contents, this book aligns with national and state standards and will keep students engaged in reading.

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  • Showdown Animal Defenses

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    How does a rhino escape from a lion? How does a cuttlefish avoid a hungry shark? Animals need defenses. Some of the tricks they use to stay safe can be surprising! Learn about some of the most clever and curious defenses in the animal world. This nonfiction book includes important text features such as a glossary,index,and table of contents to engage students in reading as they develop their comprehension,vocabulary,and literacy skills. The Readers Guide and culminating activity direct students back to the text as they develop their higher-order thinking skills. Check It Out! provides resources for additional reading and learning. With TIME For Kids content,this book aligns with national and state standards and will keep grade 4 students engaged in learning.

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    Smartphones have transformed the way we live. Many people feel dependent on their smartphones. Some people spend too much time using them. But how much time is too much? This nonfiction book discusses the pros and cons of smartphones while introducing students to new vocabulary terms and concepts. Important text features include a glossary,index,and table of contents to engage students in reading as they develop their comprehension,vocabulary,and literacy skills. The Readers Guide and culminating activity direct students back to the text as they develop their higher-order thinking skills. Check It Out! provides resources for additional reading and learning. With TIME For Kids content,this book aligns with national and state standards and will keep grade 4 students engaged in reading.

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  • Counting Earths Biomes

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    Earth has many biomes. Each one has special features. Each one has its own plants and animals. Learn about biomes and the species that live in them. Read along and count down Earths top five biomes. This full-color nonfiction reader will engage students in reading while introducing them to new vocabulary terms and concepts. Important text features include a glossary and a table of contents to develop students comprehension and literacy skills. This book aligns with national and state standards and features exciting TIME For Kids content to keep grade 2 students engaged in learning.

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  • Communicate Tongue Twisters

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    Featuring TIME For Kids content, this nonfiction reader introduces students to the science behind tongue twisters. This high-interest title will keep students engaged in reading as they build their critical literacy skills.

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  • 21st Century Fact Finds 6

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    Fascinating stories help students develop skills not only in comprehension and vocabulary, but also in critical thinking since they have to do some research to determine which facts are true and which aren’t facts at all! Students find this information by using online research tools, including dictionaries, encyclopedias and atlases; temperature, currency, and metric converters; and image galleries.

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    Fascinating stories help students develop skills not only in comprehension and vocabulary, but also in critical thinking since they have to do some research to determine which facts are true and which aren’t facts at all! Students find this information by using online research tools, including dictionaries, encyclopedias and atlases; temperature, currency, and metric converters; and image galleries.

    Follow-up questions require students to synthesize what they researched and apply their knowledge. A related writing exercise challenges them to think critically about what they have read, form opinions using information they inferred or determined to be true or false, an combine logical reasoning with writing mechanics.

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    Fascinating stories help students develop skills not only in comprehension and vocabulary, but also in critical thinking since they have to do some research to determine which facts are true and which aren’t facts at all! Students find this information by using online research tools, including dictionaries, encyclopedias and atlases; temperature, currency, and metric converters; and image galleries.

    Follow-up questions require students to synthesize what they researched and apply their knowledge. A related writing exercise challenges them to think critically about what they have read, form opinions using information they inferred or determined to be true or false, an combine logical reasoning with writing mechanics.

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  • STEM Engineering Design Process Chart

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    Convenient, useful learning tools that decorate as they educate! Related lessons and activities are provided on the back of every chart.

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