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Smoke Screens and Gas Masks: Chemistry Goes to War

From the Series STEM on the Battlefield

In the 1960s during the Vietnam War, US forces used a chemical substance called napalm to burn away the jungle in search of enemy soldiers. But when napalm came in contact with human skin, it… Read More →

  • Lexile: 850
  • ATOS: 5.9
  • Dewey: 355/.07

Sound and Light Waves Investigations

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

Much of what you experience—from the things you see to the sounds you hear—travels to you in waves. But how do sound and light waves work? For thousands of years, scientists have been testing… Read More →

  • Lexile: 930
  • Dewey: 534

Space Discovery Guides Audisee® eBooks with Audio Bundle (Multi-User) — Audisee® eBook with Audio Set

From the Series Space Discovery Guides

Set

Inspired by science headlines, this series reveals new discoveries and technological achievements in space exploration. Covering everything from the latest Mars rover findings to recent… Read More →

  • Audisee® eBook with Audio
  • List Price: $319.92
  • Your Price: $239.94
  • 6 titles

Space Engineer and Scientist Margaret Hamilton

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Have you ever watched video of astronauts walking on the moon? Margaret Hamilton programmed software that helped get them there. As a girl, Hamilton loved math and science. She grew up during… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
  • ATOS: 5.0
  • Dewey: 629.45/4

Start to Finish, Second Series Audisee® eBooks with Audio Bundle (Multi-User) — Audisee® eBook with Audio Set

From the Series Start to Finish, Second Series

Set

Learn how a variety of objects are made or how nature's cycles work—from Start to Finish. Suitable for both struggling and on-level readers, these titles teach science concepts as well as… Read More →

  • Audisee® eBook with Audio
  • List Price: $1,072.95
  • Your Price: $804.71
  • 23 titles

States of Matter Investigations

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

You've probably noticed that when water gets really cold, it freezes. And you've probably seen steam coming from a pot of boiling water. But do you know why that happens? Do you know how wood… Read More →

  • Lexile: 910
  • Dewey: 530.4

Super Soaker Inventor Lonnie Johnson

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

As a kid, Lonnie Johnson liked to invent things. He often faced prejudice as an African American growing up in the segregated southern United States, but he eventually became an engineer for… Read More →

  • Lexile: 780
  • ATOS: 5.1
  • Dewey: 338.7/68872 [B]

The Great Penguin Rescue: Saving the African Penguins

From the Series Sandra Markle's Science Discoveries

African penguins waddle around nesting colonies in lower numbers than ever before. Despite South African government efforts to protect the penguin colonies and their ocean fish supply, young… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1070
  • ATOS: 6.5
  • Dewey: 598.47

Torpedoes, Missiles, and Cannons: Physics Goes to War

From the Series STEM on the Battlefield

In 1878 tiny Russian speedboats raced toward a huge enemy warship in the Black Sea. The speedboats carried new weapons called torpedoes. The Russian torpedoes struck the Turkish warship, and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 880
  • ATOS: 6.2
  • Dewey: 623.4

Trashing the Planet: Examining Our Global Garbage Glut

On a global scale, humans create around 2.6 trillion pounds of waste every year. None of this trash is harmless—landfills and dumps leak toxic chemicals into soil and groundwater, while… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1200
  • ATOS: 8.6
  • Dewey: 363.72/85

Whale Quest: Working Together to Save Endangered Species

Decades of commercial whaling nearly decimated a variety of whales considered a keystone species. Keystone species are indicators of the overall health of Earth's habitats. While whales have… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1150
  • ATOS: 8.0
  • Dewey: 599.5

When Nature Attacks — Library Bound Set

From the Series When Nature Attacks

Set

Nature can be ruthless. Explore the science behind the worst disasters to have hit the planet, including how they happen, what the environmental impact is, and how technological advancements… Read More →

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

When Nature Attacks — eBook Set

From the Series When Nature Attacks

Set

Nature can be ruthless. Explore the science behind the worst disasters to have hit the planet, including how they happen, what the environmental impact is, and how technological advancements… Read More →

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

Zoo Scientists to the Rescue

Zoos take care of animals and welcome visitors of all ages, but that's not all zoos do. Author Patricia Newman and photographer Annie Crawley bring readers behind the scenes at three zoos to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1090
  • ATOS: 7.1
  • Dewey: 333.95/4

All About Systems

From the Series Space Cat Explores STEM

Join Space Cat on an exploration of systems in both the natural world and in the human-made world. Readers discover how STEM skills keep systems working. Read More →

  • Lexile: 680
  • Dewey: 501

Code Your Own Jungle Adventure

From the Series Little Coders

Fearless Captain Maria’s adventure is brought to life by encouraging readers to draw central characters, animate plot lines and create games. With easy-to-follow, illustrated step-by-step… Read More →

  • Lexile: 670

Code Your Own Knight Adventure

From the Series Little Coders

Sir Percival's brilliant adventure is brought to life by encouraging the reader to draw central characters, animate plot lines and create games. With easy-to-follow, illustrated step-by-step… Read More →

  • Lexile: 720

Code Your Own Pirate Adventure

From the Series Little Coders

This exciting piratical adventure is brought to life by encouraging the reader to draw central characters, animate plot lines and create games. With easy-to-follow, illustrated step-by-step… Read More →

  • Lexile: 690

Code Your Own Space Adventure

From the Series Little Coders

Astronaut Kate’s quest to save Planet Zyskinar is brought to life by encouraging the reader to draw central characters, animate plot lines and create games. With easy-to-follow, illustrated… Read More →

  • Lexile: 700

Design, Animate, and Create with Computer Graphics

Learn how to design, animate, and create incredible computer graphics using free software. With easy-to-follow, illustrated step-by-step instructions, create all types of projects, from Pop… Read More →

  • Lexile: 780

Little Coders — Library Bound Set

From the Series Little Coders

Set

With easy-to-follow, illustrated step-by-step instructions, this series introduces key coding concepts through simple and practical tasks—from drawing shapes and giving instructions in code… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $95.96
  • Your Price: $71.97
  • 4 titles

Lost in the Fourth Dimension (Measurement)

From the Series Mission Math

You're Lost in the Fourth Dimension—an unusual corner of the Universe populated by bizarre planets. Can you solve the mathematical mystery of measurements and find your way back to Earth? Read More →

  • Lexile: 640

Mission Math — Library Bound Set

From the Series Mission Math

Set

Finding the answers enables readers to advance through the story, learning more about math with every step they take. Clues are dotted along the way, and wrong turns will direct readers… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $127.96
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  • 4 titles

Space Cat Explores STEM — Library Bound Set

From the Series Space Cat Explores STEM

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Space Cat helps readers understand that people use creative or inventive thinking to adapt the natural world to help them meet their needs or wants. Every person encounters problems in their… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $79.96
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  • 4 titles