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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

How Batteries Work

From the Series Connect with Electricity

Have you ever wondered how a set of batteries power the remote for your TV? Or have you ever wanted to examine the battery inside a car? Without batteries, we would not be able to power many… Read More →

  • Lexile: 980
  • ATOS: 6.4
  • Dewey: 621.31/242

How Circuits Work

From the Series Connect with Electricity

Have you ever wondered how electricity powers your home or school? What about how that electricity travels? In any device that uses electricity, inside is a small path called a circuit… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1060
  • ATOS: 6.9
  • Dewey: 621.319/2

How Conductors Work

From the Series Connect with Electricity

Did you know that trees, buildings, and even people can act as conductors for electricity? Or have you ever wondered why we're warned not to go outside during a thunderstorm? Scientists… Read More →

  • Lexile: 930
  • ATOS: 6.1
  • Dewey: 537.6/2

How LEDs Work

From the Series Connect with Electricity

Have you ever wondered how the lights in your alarm clock work? Or have you ever considered how that tiny red light in your TV remote control sends a signal that helps you find your favorite… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1050
  • ATOS: 6.5
  • Dewey: 621.3815/22

How Sensors Work

From the Series Connect with Electricity

Have you ever seen lights turn on automatically when you step into a room? Or have you ever wondered how a garage door knows to not close when someone is standing beneath it? What these and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 900
  • ATOS: 6.2
  • Dewey: 621.3815

How Transistors Work

From the Series Connect with Electricity

Did you know that electric current can be controlled? Have you ever wondered how that might be done? Transistors can act as amplifiers, taking in a small current and sending out a larger one… Read More →

  • Lexile: 980
  • ATOS: 6.9
  • Dewey: 621.3815/28

Kids Get Coding — Library Bound Set

From the Series Kids Get Coding

Set

What's an algorithm? How do you fix bugs? What is an app? How do you program a computer game? This series leads students through the basics of computer programming using real-world examples… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $213.20
  • Your Price: $159.90
  • 8 titles

Kids Get Coding — Paperback Set

From the Series Kids Get Coding

Set

What's an algorithm? How do you fix bugs? What is an app? How do you program a computer game? This series leads students through the basics of computer programming using real-world examples… Read More →

  • Paperback
  • List Price: $63.92
  • Your Price: $60.72
  • 8 titles

Kids Get Coding — eBook Set

From the Series Kids Get Coding

Set

What's an algorithm? How do you fix bugs? What is an app? How do you program a computer game? This series leads students through the basics of computer programming using real-world examples… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $319.92
  • Your Price: $239.94
  • 8 titles

Learn to Program

From the Series Kids Get Coding

What do programs tell computers to do? And how are they written? Programs are instructions that computers follow. Learn about different programming languages, coding rules and bugs, and how… Read More →

  • Lexile: 780
  • Dewey: 005.1

Lightning Bolt Books ™ — Plant Experiments — Interactive Books Set

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Plant Experiments

Set

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 →

  • Interactive Book
  • List Price: $239.94
  • Your Price: $215.95
  • 6 titles

Mathematician and Computer Scientist Grace Hopper

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Have you ever taken something apart to see how it works? As a child, Grace Hopper took apart five alarm clocks in a row, trying to figure out how all the pieces fit together. As an adult, she… Read More →

  • Lexile: 910
  • ATOS: 5.8
  • Dewey: 004.092

Nuclear Physicist Chien-Shiung Wu

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Do you enjoy performing experiments or studying how the universe works? Growing up in China, Chien-Shiung Wu enjoyed learning about science. As an adult, she earned her PhD in physics and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • ATOS: 5.9
  • Dewey: 530.092

Online Safety for Coders

From the Series Kids Get Coding

How can you stay safe while surfing the Internet? You need to be an Internet superhero! The internet is an exciting world, but there are things you should be careful of as well. Find out how… Read More →

  • Lexile: 940
  • Dewey: 004.67/8083

Programming Pioneer Ada Lovelace

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Do you enjoy playing computer games or learning programming code? As a child, Ada Lovelace loved learning about math and science. As an adult, she used that knowledge to create the first… Read More →

  • Lexile: 920
  • ATOS: 5.9
  • Dewey: 510.92

Ready, Aim, Launch!: Make Your Own Small Launchers

From the Series Tabletop Wars

Make a battery of mini-launchers designed to fling small objects safely. All you need are everyday items and some adult help. Then take aim and launch! Make several and use them on your own… Read More →

  • Lexile: 870
  • Dewey: 623.4/4

Searchlight Books ™ — What's Cool about Science? — Library Bound Set

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

Set

Discover what's happening at the forefront of scientific research with the titles in this high-interest, curricular series. With clear text, vivid photos, and real-life examples, the… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $245.20
  • Your Price: $183.90
  • 8 titles

Searchlight Books ™ — What's Cool about Science? — Paperback Set

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

Set

Discover what's happening at the forefront of scientific research with the titles in this high-interest, curricular series. With clear text, vivid photos, and real-life examples, the… Read More →

  • Paperback
  • List Price: $79.92
  • Your Price: $75.92
  • 8 titles