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Genius Transportation Inventions: From the Wheel to Spacecraft

From the Series Incredible Inventions

Bicycles were only invented about two hundred years ago—and the first ones didn't have tires or brakes! But bikes aren't the only way we've tried to conquer the roads, seas, and skies. You'll… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1010
  • Dewey: 629.04/609

Geoengineering Earth's Climate: Resetting the Thermostat

Most scientists agree that Earth is warming rapidly. Glaciers are melting and rising seawaters are submerging islands and coastal cities. In the coming decades, millions will likely have to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1140
  • ATOS: 8.2
  • Dewey: 551.68

Hovercrafts and Humvees: Engineering Goes to War

From the Series STEM on the Battlefield

In 1944 during World War II, US and British engineers built a massive floating harbor. When soldiers from these countries landed in France to fight the Germans, ships towed the harbor to the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 930
  • ATOS: 6.1
  • Dewey: 623

Humanoid Robots

From the Series Cutting-Edge Robotics (Alternator Books ® )

Humanoid robots can help us learn. They can go places humans can't, such as deep underwater, sending back information we never knew before. Humanoid robots can also aid in search and rescue—th Read More →

  • Lexile: 900
  • ATOS: 5.5
  • Dewey: 629.8/92

Incredible Inventions — Library Bound Set

From the Series Incredible Inventions

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Delve into the history of the world's greatest inventions, from ancient times to modern day. Colorful illustrations and humorous text tell the stories of inventions from the earliest… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $111.96
  • Your Price: $83.97
  • 4 titles

Incredible Inventions — eBook Set

From the Series Incredible Inventions

Set

Delve into the history of the world's greatest inventions, from ancient times to modern day. Colorful illustrations and humorous text tell the stories of inventions from the earliest… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $170.60
  • Your Price: $127.95
  • 4 titles

Inside Battleships

From the Series Inside Military Machines

Take a fascinating tour of the mightiest fighting ships of all time—from ancient Greek galleys to gigantic modern aircraft carriers. Get an up-close view of these incredible battleships as… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1060
  • ATOS: 6.6
  • Dewey: 623.825

Inside Fighter Planes

From the Series Inside Military Machines

Follow the powerful story of fighter aircraft—from the earliest six-winged inventions used during World War I right up to modern supersonic stealth fighters. Along the way, explore inside the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1040
  • ATOS: 6.4
  • Dewey: 623.74/64

Inside Military Machines — Library Bound Set

From the Series Inside Military Machines

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Explore the development of military machines from early catapults to modern sonar. This series combines history, technology, and engineering information with real-life stories about people… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $111.96
  • Your Price: $83.97
  • 4 titles

Inside Military Machines — eBook Set

From the Series Inside Military Machines

Set

Explore the development of military machines from early catapults to modern sonar. This series combines history, technology, and engineering information with real-life stories about people… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $170.60
  • Your Price: $127.95
  • 4 titles

Inside Submarines

From the Series Inside Military Machines

Believe it or not, submarines date back to the seventeenth century! Discover how they developed from early designs such as the one-person Turtle into streamlined, stealthy warships. Along the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1050
  • ATOS: 6.7
  • Dewey: 623.825/709

Inside Tanks and Heavy Artillery

From the Series Inside Military Machines

The earliest tank was designed in the fifteenth century. Since then, tanks have developed into huge, powerful weapons. Get an up-close view of mighty tanks and artillery as you learn about a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1040
  • ATOS: 6.5
  • Dewey: 623.4/1

Inventor, Engineer, and Physicist Nikola Tesla

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Have you ever tried to invent something? As a child, Nikola Tesla saw a picture of a waterfall and imagined an invention that would turn the water's energy into electricity. Later, he… Read More →

  • Lexile: 890
  • ATOS: 5.9
  • Dewey: 621.3092 [B]

Key Questions in Physical Science (Alternator Books ™) — Library Bound Set

From the Series Key Questions in Physical Science (Alternator Books ® )

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What kinds of questions did Edison, Tesla, and others ask before they made their big breakthroughs? This high-interest informational series helps readers learn about physical science topics… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $167.94
  • Your Price: $125.96
  • 6 titles

Key Questions in Physical Science (Alternator Books ™) — eBook Set

From the Series Key Questions in Physical Science (Alternator Books ® )

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What kinds of questions did Edison, Tesla, and others ask before they made their big breakthroughs? This high-interest informational series helps readers learn about physical science topics… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $255.90
  • Your Price: $191.93
  • 6 titles

Law Enforcement Robots

From the Series Cutting-Edge Robotics (Alternator Books ® )

Law enforcement robots are designed to complete tasks that may be too difficult or dangerous for human law enforcement officers. And like human officers, they work hard to keep people and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1020
  • ATOS: 5.9
  • Dewey: 629.8/92

Lightning Bolt Books ™ — Plant Experiments Audisee® eBooks with Audio Bundle (Multi-User) — Audisee® eBook with Audio Set

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Plant Experiments

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Young scientists will conduct simple experiments to answer key questions about plants. Each book provides step-by-step instructions; captioned photos help students follow along. Students… Read More →

  • Audisee® eBook with Audio
  • List Price: $279.90
  • Your Price: $209.93
  • 6 titles

Lightning Bolt Books ™ — Robots Everywhere! Audisee® eBooks with Audio Bundle (Multi-User) — Audisee® eBook with Audio Set

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Robots Everywhere!

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This series engages readers through a fascinating topic: robots! Each book covers a variety of examples, ranging from helpful robots that vacuum our floors to sophisticated machines that help… Read More →

  • Audisee® eBook with Audio
  • List Price: $186.60
  • Your Price: $139.95
  • 4 titles

Magnetism Investigations

From the Series Key Questions in Physical Science (Alternator Books ® )

You've probably played with magnets or seen them on a refrigerator door. But did you know that magnets are used in everything from laptops to electric guitars? Why and how do these magnets… Read More →

  • Lexile: 910
  • Dewey: 538

NASA Mathematician Katherine Johnson

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

What do you want to be when you grow up? When Katherine Johnson was young, women weren't expected to go into the math and science fields. Johnson loved math, but she never thought she could… Read More →

  • Lexile: 850
  • ATOS: 5.5
  • Dewey: 510.92 [B]

Programming Awesome Apps

From the Series Kids Get Coding

How do apps help us complete tasks, listen to music, play games, or find information? Like other computer programs, they use instructions known as code. Learn how to design, program, test… Read More →

  • Lexile: 830
  • Dewey: 005.1

Programming Games and Animation

From the Series Kids Get Coding

Do you know how your favorite video game works? Computer instructions called code bring the characters, challenges, and stories in the game to life. Learn what animation is and how it works… Read More →

  • Lexile: 650
  • Dewey: 005.1

Robot Competitions

From the Series Cutting-Edge Robotics (Alternator Books ® )

Robot competitions are a fun way for people who build robots to test their designs. Roboticists face off in exciting challenges and contests to determine whose robot is the smartest, the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 980
  • ATOS: 6.0
  • Dewey: 629.8/92

Robots, Drones, and Radar: Electronics Go to War

From the Series STEM on the Battlefield

In 2011 unmanned drones flew high over Pakistan. Before anyone even knew the drones were there, missiles fired by these drones took out key terrorist targets. These drones were steered… Read More →

  • Lexile: 910
  • ATOS: 6.3
  • Dewey: 623/.043