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Facebook Founder and Internet Entrepreneur Mark Zuckerberg

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Do you have friends or family members who use Facebook? That social networking website is the brainchild of Mark Zuckerberg. He has helped Facebook grow into a company that has almost one and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1010
  • ATOS: 6.1
  • Dewey: 302.30285

How Can We Reduce Agricultural Pollution?

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — What Can We Do about Pollution?

Everyone needs to eat, yet farming is a major cause of pollution around the world. But did you know that certain types of farming create less pollution than others? Or that some types of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 830
  • ATOS: 5.1
  • Dewey: 363.73'7

How Can We Reduce Fossil Fuel Pollution?

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — What Can We Do about Pollution?

Fossil fuels such as coal, oil, and gas create many types of pollution. But did you know that scientists have found ways to limit the pollution's effects? Or that even small changes can… Read More →

  • Lexile: 780
  • ATOS: 5.2
  • Dewey: 333.8'2

How Can We Reduce Household Waste?

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — What Can We Do about Pollution?

Americans throw away millions of tons of waste at home every year. But did you know that much of this household waste can be recycled? Or that there are ways to turn this waste into energy?… Read More →

  • Lexile: 780
  • ATOS: 5.1
  • Dewey: 363.72'88

How Can We Reduce Manufacturing Pollution?

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — What Can We Do about Pollution?

Factories create large amounts of pollution when making their products. But did you know that new technology helps factories significantly reduce the amount of that pollution? Or that… Read More →

  • Lexile: 760
  • ATOS: 5.1
  • Dewey: 628.1'6837

How Can We Reduce Nuclear Pollution?

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — What Can We Do about Pollution?

Pollution from nuclear power plants can have extremely harmful effects on people, animals, and the environment. But did you know that scientists have made nuclear power much safer? Or that… Read More →

  • Lexile: 810
  • ATOS: 5.3
  • Dewey: 621.48'38

How Can We Reduce Transportation Pollution?

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — What Can We Do about Pollution?

Vehicles such as cars, trucks, planes, and ships create much of the pollution in our environment. But did you know that engineers have developed cars that don't produce any pollution at all?… Read More →

  • Lexile: 730
  • ATOS: 4.7
  • Dewey: 363.73'1

Mars Science Lab Engineer Diana Trujillo

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

When Diana Trujillo was little, working for NASA was her greatest dream. She loved to gaze at the stars in the sky. She also enjoyed math and art. Then she learned that engineers use math and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 880
  • ATOS: 5.4
  • Dewey: 629.43092

Masters of Disguise: Amazing Animal Tricksters

In the animal kingdom, survival is the name of the game—and not everything is as it seems. A number of animals rely on particularly clever tricks to fool predators or prey. A baby bird mimics… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1010
  • ATOS: 6.2
  • Dewey: 591.47/3

Minecraft Creator Markus "Notch" Persson

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Do you play computer games? If you do, you've probably played Minecraft. When Minecraft creator Markus Persson was young, he wasn't very interested in the games themselves. He was more… Read More →

  • Lexile: 900
  • ATOS: 5.4
  • Dewey: 794.8092

Nintendo Video Game Designer Shigeru Miyamoto

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Do you play video games? If you do, you've probably played a game designed by Shigeru Miyamoto. Miyamoto pioneered a new kind of game based on story and characters, rather than competition… Read More →

  • Lexile: 940
  • ATOS: 5.4
  • Dewey: 794.8

Searchlight Books ™ — What Can We Do about Pollution? — Library Bound Set

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — What Can We Do about Pollution?

Set

Pollution is a hot topic in the news. This real-life science series from Searchlight Books™ walks students through the causes and effects of pollution and explains how we can work together to… Read More →

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

Searchlight Books ™ — What Can We Do about Pollution? — Paperback Set

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — What Can We Do about Pollution?

Set

Pollution is a hot topic in the news. This real-life science series from Searchlight Books™ walks students through the causes and effects of pollution and explains how we can work together to… Read More →

  • Paperback
  • List Price: $56.94
  • Your Price: $56.94
  • 6 titles

Searchlight Books ™ — What Can We Do about Pollution? — eBook Set

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — What Can We Do about Pollution?

Set

Pollution is a hot topic in the news. This real-life science series from Searchlight Books™ walks students through the causes and effects of pollution and explains how we can work together to… Read More →

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

Space Junk: The Dangers of Polluting Earth's Orbit

Scientists have identified at least 100 million pieces of space debris—from paint chips to nonoperational zombie satellites—floating in Earth's orbit. And over 100 tons of those pieces enter… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1220
  • Dewey: 629.4'16

Stickmen's Guide to Aircraft

From the Series Stickmen's Guides to How Everything Works

How do planes stay in the air? What is vertical takeoff? How does a pilot control altitude in a hot-air balloon? Join the Stickmen to find out how mechanisms work. Get an insider's view of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1040
  • ATOS: 6.4
  • Dewey: 629.133

Stickmen's Guide to Gigantic Machines

From the Series Stickmen's Guides to How Everything Works

Join the Stickmen on a fascinating tour of monster vehicles, transporters, and construction tools. You'll discover some of the largest machines in existence and see the Stickmen (accidentally) Read More →

  • Lexile: 1090
  • ATOS: 6.7
  • Dewey: 621

Stickmen's Guide to Trains and Automobiles

From the Series Stickmen's Guides to How Everything Works

Join the savvy Stickmen on a fun tour of modern cars and locomotives. See the inner and outer workings of these vehicles. The Stickmen share facts (and jokes), explain functions, and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 990
  • ATOS: 6.0
  • Dewey: 629.222

Stickmen's Guide to Watercraft

From the Series Stickmen's Guides to How Everything Works

How does a giant cruise ship stay upright? Just how big is an aircraft carrier? How are submarines powered? Join the Stickmen for a close look at how watercrafts work, though be careful—you… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1040
  • ATOS: 6.5
  • Dewey: 623.82

Stickmen's Guides to How Everything Works — Library Bound Set

From the Series Stickmen's Guides to How Everything Works

Set

What makes a car move? How does a helicopter take off? How does a hovercraft hover? Take a tour inside all kinds of vehicles and discover how their components work together. Cut-away… Read More →

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

Stickmen's Guides to How Everything Works — Paperback Set

From the Series Stickmen's Guides to How Everything Works

Set

What makes a car move? How does a helicopter take off? How does a hovercraft hover? Take a tour inside all kinds of vehicles and discover how their components work together. Cut-away… Read More →

  • Paperback
  • List Price: $30.36
  • Your Price: $30.36
  • 4 titles

Stickmen's Guides to How Everything Works — eBook Set

From the Series Stickmen's Guides to How Everything Works

Set

What makes a car move? How does a helicopter take off? How does a hovercraft hover? Take a tour inside all kinds of vehicles and discover how their components work together. Cut-away… Read More →

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

The Ebola Epidemic: The Fight, The Future

An ordinary blue thermos holding blood samples from a sick nun in Zaire reached Belgium's Institute of Tropical Medicine in September 1976. From the samples, researchers discovered a new… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1160
  • ATOS: 8.6
  • Dewey: 614.5'7

Theoretical Physicist Stephen Hawking

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Do you like to gaze at the stars? So did the young Stephen Hawking. Eventually, he turned his fascination with the night sky into a career of trying to figure out how the universe began and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 960
  • ATOS: 6.1
  • Dewey: 530.092