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Spring 2020

Space Gear in Action (An Augmented Reality Experience)

From the Series Space in Action: Augmented Reality (Alternator Books ® )

Explore outer space through interactive augmented reality experiences! Space suits protect astronauts during launches and landings and allow people to go on space walks. But astronauts need a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1080
  • Dewey: 629.47/7
Spring 2020

Space Machines in Action (An Augmented Reality Experience)

From the Series Space in Action: Augmented Reality (Alternator Books ® )

Explore outer space through interactive augmented reality experiences! Space is a dangerous place for humans. That's where robots and rovers come in! These cutting-edge space machines can… Read More →

  • Lexile: 980
  • Dewey: 629.8/92
Spring 2020

Space Stations in Action (An Augmented Reality Experience)

From the Series Space in Action: Augmented Reality (Alternator Books ® )

Explore outer space through interactive augmented reality experiences! Humans first placed a space station in orbit around Earth in 1971. Construction of the International Space Station began… Read More →

  • Lexile: 960
  • Dewey: 629.44/2
Spring 2020

Space Vehicles in Action (An Augmented Reality Experience)

From the Series Space in Action: Augmented Reality (Alternator Books ® )

Explore outer space through interactive augmented reality experiences! Landers, rockets, and capsules carry people and cargo to and from space. Modern space vehicles can go farther and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 940
  • Dewey: 629.44
Spring 2020

Sporty Algorithms

From the Series Sports Coding Concepts

Simple, hands-on activities explore algorithms for readers not yet ready for coding on computers. Sports-themed projects encourage readers to actively engage with the content and learn about… Read More →

  • Lexile: 610
  • Dewey: 005.1
Spring 2020

Sporty Bugs and Errors

From the Series Sports Coding Concepts

Using the action-packed world of sports, this book teaches young readers fundamental coding concepts without using a computer. Learn all about bugs and errors, how to fix them, and how to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • Dewey: 005
Spring 2020

Sporty Conditionals

From the Series Sports Coding Concepts

Sport-oriented hands-on activities introduce readers to conditionals and other fundamental coding concepts. Using games, readers learn how to create rules that govern reactions and build… Read More →

  • Lexile: 620
  • Dewey: 796
Spring 2020

Sporty Looping

From the Series Sports Coding Concepts

Learn about looping, a fundamental coding concept, without using a computer. Fun, sports-themed activities engage readers and teach them to start seeing looping everywhere, especially in sports! Read More →

  • Lexile: 600
  • Dewey: 005.4/53
Spring 2020

Stars and Galaxies in Action (An Augmented Reality Experience)

From the Series Space in Action: Augmented Reality (Alternator Books ® )

Stars are unimaginably massive and hot, and galaxies have billions of them. Stars are born in enormous clouds of dust and gas and often die in violent explosions that cause space itself to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 910
  • Dewey: 523
Spring 2020

Clever Machinery: Gears, Levers, and More

From the Series Amusement Park Science

Most machines are tools that perform a function to make life easier, but theme park rides are built just for fun. Learn about the science and engineering that goes into amusement park ride… Read More →

Spring 2020

Roller Coaster Ride: Acceleration and Motion

From the Series Amusement Park Science

You know that funny feeling you get in your stomach on an amusement park ride? That's caused by the speed and steep drops the ride takes. Learn more about forces and motion by examining the… Read More →

Spring 2020

Switchback Turns: Forces in Motion

From the Series Amusement Park Science

A roller coaster ride takes twists and turns at speed, creating a dizzy feeling that adds to the fun. Learn about the science of switchback turns, including rotational energy, pendulum… Read More →

Spring 2020

The Great Pumpkin Smash: Engineering

From the Series Makers Make It Work

For Luke, autumn in Florida feels weird. There are no changing leaves, no cider, and worst of all, no pumpkin chucking! But maybe he can engineer a way to bring pumpkin spice to the south… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2020

Time to Shine!: Solar Energy

From the Series Makers Make It Work

Boom! Thunder crashes, and the electricity goes out. Sammi is crushed. Her parents had a fancy dinner planned! But no lights doesn't mean no power. Can Sammi use sun power to save the day?… Read More →

  • Lexile: 610
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2020

Vertical Drop: Gravity in Motion

From the Series Amusement Park Science

Roller coasters with a vertical drop are stomach wrenching and not for the faint of heart. Study the science behind these rides, and discover how engineering and science make them work… Read More →

Fall 2019

Body 2.0: The Engineering Revolution in Medicine

Scientists are on the verge of a revolution in biomedical engineering that will forever change the way we think about medicine, even life itself. Cutting-edge researchers are working to build… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1170
  • Dewey: 610.28
Fall 2019

Giraffe Extinction: Using Science and Technology to Save the Gentle Giants

Quietly, without most people noticing, the population of giraffes in the wild has decreased by nearly 40 percent since 1985. Giraffes have disappeared entirely from seven countries where they… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1120
  • Dewey: 599.638
Fall 2019

The Great Shark Rescue: Saving the Whale Sharks

From the Series Sandra Markle's Science Discoveries

Top-selling science author Sandra Markle presents the story of whale sharks—the largest fish on the planet. Facing threats from commercial fishing as well as climate change, they were… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1120
  • ATOS: 6.7
  • Dewey: 597.3/3
Fall 2019

Marie Curie: A Life of Discovery

In her intensely researched, inventively drawn exploration of Marie Curie's life, artist Alice Milani follows the celebrated Polish scientist from Curie's time as a struggling governess to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 400
  • Dewey: 540.92 [B]
Fall 2019

Aladdin Idea Lab

From the Series Disney STEAM Projects

Explore science, technology, engineering, art, and math through fun projects inspired by Aladdin. Send Aladdin zooming down a zip line, mix up some molten lava, create a moving magnetic… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
  • Dewey: 745.5
Fall 2019

Big Hero 6 Idea Lab

From the Series Disney STEAM Projects

Explore fun science, technology, engineering, art, and math projects inspired by Big Hero 6. Make a colorful spinning disc, learn how to bounce bubbles, create a laser rainbow, and so much… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • Dewey: 745.5
Fall 2019

Body Oddity Projects: Floating Arms, Balancing Challenges, and More

From the Series Unplug with Science Buddies ®

Discover amazing tricks of the human body with these hands-on science projects. Step-by-step instructions and photos guide readers through each project, and Science Takeaway sidebars explain… Read More →

  • Lexile: 600
  • Dewey: 612
Fall 2019

Breakthroughs in Moon Exploration

From the Series Cosmos Chronicles (Alternator Books ® )

Did you know that twelve Americans have set foot on the moon? Or that the moon has mountains, one of them taller than any found on Earth? Striking photos and fast-paced, newspaper-like text… Read More →

  • Lexile: 850
  • Dewey: 629.45/4
Fall 2019

Coco Idea Lab

From the Series Disney STEAM Projects

Explore science, technology, engineering, art, and math through fun projects inspired by Coco. Create a guitar like Miguel's using a cereal box, build a movable alebrije sculpture, watch… Read More →

  • Lexile: 810
  • Dewey: 745.5