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Inventors: Designing and Creating Tomorrow's World

From the Series Get to Work with Science and Technology

From virtual reality headsets to a musical instrument that can switch instantly from being a guitar to a keyboard. From ocean vacuum cleaners that suck oil, detergents, and trash from the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 990
  • ATOS: 6.1
  • Dewey: 600

Master Blasters: Working with Explosives in Demolition and Construction

From the Series Get to Work with Science and Technology

When an abandoned 20-story building needs to be safely demolished and reduced to 80,000 tons of rubble, who do you call? Master blasters! These are the engineers who use precisely placed… Read More →

  • Lexile: 990
  • ATOS: 6.0
  • Dewey: 690

The Wild World of a Zoo Vet

From the Series Get to Work with Science and Technology

A newborn orangutan is seriously ill with a mysterious stomach ailment. An alligator with an agonizing toothache needs an urgent operation. And a chubby tiger must be put on a diet. It's all… Read More →

  • Lexile: 880
  • ATOS: 5.2
  • Dewey: 636

The Wonderful Worlds of a Video Game Designer

From the Series Get to Work with Science and Technology

The fantasy world that started out in your imagination is slowly coming to life. That new level is looking great on your computer screen. And after playing for hours, you have finally fixed… Read More →

  • Lexile: 880
  • ATOS: 5.3
  • Dewey: 794

A World of Programming

From the Series Kids Get Coding

How do you connect with the digital world? Your computer is the machine that gets you there. Discover what digital content is and how it's made, stored, and used. Then use the link in this… Read More →

  • Lexile: 810
  • Dewey: 005.1

Animal Scientist and Activist Jane Goodall

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Do you enjoy visiting animals at the zoo or playing with pets? As a child, Jane Goodall loved watching and interacting with animals. As an adult, she became a scientist working with… Read More →

  • Lexile: 820
  • ATOS: 5.5
  • Dewey: 599.8092

Astronaut Mae Jemison

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

While watching Star Trek on television as a child, Mae Jemison was certain she would one day visit space. As an adult, she made this dream a reality when she became the first black female… Read More →

  • Lexile: 790
  • ATOS: 5.3
  • Dewey: 629.450092

Birds vs. Blades?: Offshore Wind Power and the Race to Protect Seabirds

It's a chilly winter evening. A northern gannet lets out a loud graaak. Swiftly and carefully, a scientist scoops the bird off the surface of the water into a net so that a team of experts… Read More →

  • Lexile: 960
  • ATOS: 6.2
  • Dewey: 578.77

Break the Siege: Make Your Own Catapults

From the Series Tabletop Wars

Construct an arsenal of mini-models of large launchers, based on siege weapons used throughout history. All you need are everyday items and some adult help. Wheel them out as you conduct a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 910
  • Dewey: 623.4/41

Castle Attack: Make Your Own Medieval Battlefield

From the Series Tabletop Wars

Make models of castle buildings and little knights, and plan a medieval battle scene that uses the mini-launchers from other books in this series. All you need are everyday items and some… Read More →

  • Lexile: 920
  • Dewey: 728.8/1

Climate Migrants: On the Move in a Warming World

Around the world, from US coastal towns to island nations of the Pacific and the deserts of Africa, people are in danger of losing their homes. Some have already fled. Others know they are… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1230
  • ATOS: 8.3
  • Dewey: 304.8

Coding, Bugs, and Fixes

From the Series Kids Get Coding

How do computers know what you want them to do? They receive instructions called code with the specific steps needed to perform a task. Learn how to create codes, what happens when… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • Dewey: 005.1

Computer Scientist Jean Bartik

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Do you love solving problems with mathematics? So did groundbreaking computer programmer Jean Bartik. She turned her passion for math into a successful career in what was then a brand-new… Read More →

  • Lexile: 950
  • ATOS: 5.9
  • Dewey: 005.1092

Connect with Electricity — Library Bound Set

From the Series Connect with Electricity

Set

This highly curricular, STEM-focused series outlines how electrical components work—including circuits, batteries, LEDs, conductors, transistors, and sensors. Designed to support engineering… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $183.90
  • Your Price: $137.93
  • 6 titles

Connect with Electricity — eBook Set

From the Series Connect with Electricity

Set

This highly curricular, STEM-focused series outlines how electrical components work—including circuits, batteries, LEDs, conductors, transistors, and sensors. Designed to support engineering… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $279.90
  • Your Price: $209.93
  • 6 titles

Discover Bionics

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — What's Cool about Science?

Bionics uses mechanical and electronic technology to solve biological problems. How does it help people who have lost limbs walk again? How does it return hearing or vision to the deaf or… Read More →

  • Lexile: 710
  • ATOS: 5.0
  • Dewey: 617.9/5

Discover Cryobiology

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — What's Cool about Science?

Cryobiologists study how cold affects living things. This research has many amazing uses, but what do icy temperatures have to do with organ transplants? And how can researchers use a freezer… Read More →

  • Lexile: 770
  • ATOS: 4.8
  • Dewey: 571.4/645

Discover Cutting-Edge Medicine

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — What's Cool about Science?

Every year, doctors and medical researchers make incredible breakthroughs in human medicine. Did you know some are finding ways to build organs in laboratories? Or that others are studying… Read More →

  • Lexile: 770
  • ATOS: 5.2
  • Dewey: 610.28/4

Discover Drones

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — What's Cool about Science?

Drones seem to be everywhere. But what is the difference between drones used in the military and those used in civilian life? How fast can drones travel? Users pilot crewless aircraft of all… Read More →

  • Lexile: 760
  • ATOS: 4.7
  • Dewey: 623.74/69

Discover Forensic Science

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — What's Cool about Science?

Forensic scientists study evidence to figure out who committed a crime. But how do they determine the cause of death? And how do they use trained dogs and devices to track scents? Learn about… Read More →

  • Lexile: 710
  • ATOS: 4.9
  • Dewey: 363.25

Discover Nanotechnology

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — What's Cool about Science?

Did you know that scientists are able to build with atoms, the smallest building blocks of the universe? Advanced devices, materials, and computers are three areas in which nanotechnology is… Read More →

  • Lexile: 770
  • ATOS: 5.3
  • Dewey: 620.5

Discover Robotics

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — What's Cool about Science?

Did you know that robots play a very large role in the lives of humans? They clean our floors, explore other worlds, and work in factories. As computers get smaller and faster, robots are… Read More →

  • Lexile: 770
  • ATOS: 5.0
  • Dewey: 629.8/92

Discover Space Exploration

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — What's Cool about Science?

Every year, scientists send people and robots into our solar system to explore space. How are scientists preparing for journeys to Mars? What are robotic explorers and how do they study the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 720
  • ATOS: 4.7
  • Dewey: 629.43/5

Environmentalist Rachel Carson

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Do you enjoy spotting wild animals in the forest? As a little girl, Rachel Carson loved to explore the woods near her house. As an adult, she became an ecologist who helped change national… Read More →

  • Lexile: 850
  • ATOS: 5.8
  • Dewey: 508.092