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STEM Smackdown (Alternator Books ™) — eBook Set

From the Series STEM Smackdown (Alternator Books ® )

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This myth-busting series highlights the most hotly contested invention credits in history. With the high-energy tone of color commentary, each book presents the race to claim first in… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $263.94
  • Your Price: $197.96
  • 6 titles

STEM Trailblazer Bios Spring 2018 New Releases — Library Bound Set: New for Spring 2018

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

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Read about the life stories and significant contributions of some of today's most accomplished figures in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) fields. Narrative nonfiction text… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $159.90
  • Your Price: $119.93
  • 6 titles

Science Educator and Advocate Bill Nye

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Do you think science is fun and exciting? Bill Nye does. In fact, he wanted to become an astronaut, but NASA rejected his applications. Instead, Nye has spent his career helping other people… Read More →

  • Lexile: 880
  • ATOS: 5.3
  • Dewey: 509.2 [B]

Snowy Owl Invasion!: Tracking an Unusual Migration

From the Series Sandra Markle's Science Discoveries

Late in 2013, snowy owls started showing up in places no one expected to find them—including Florida. What had caused so many of these majestic birds to leave their Arctic home and fly to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1080
  • ATOS: 6.6
  • Dewey: 598.9/7

The Monarchs Are Missing: A Butterfly Mystery

Why are monarch butterflies disappearing? Scientists are racing to find answers. These iconic orange, black, and white butterflies flutter across much of the North American continent, and are… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1020
  • ATOS: 6.8
  • Dewey: 595.78/9

Vaccination Investigation: The History and Science of Vaccines

Vaccines are biological substances that cause the human immune system to build up its defenses against specific diseases. Public health officials recommend a series of vaccines for all… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1160
  • Dewey: 615.3/72

Who Invented the Airplane?: Wright Brothers vs. Whitehead

From the Series STEM Smackdown (Alternator Books ® )

Do you know who invented the airplane? Most Americans believe it was Wilbur and Orville Wright. But what if that's not true? What if a German immigrant named Gustave Whitehead beat the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 860
  • ATOS: 5.3
  • Dewey: 629.130092/2

Who Invented the Light Bulb?: Edison vs. Swan

From the Series STEM Smackdown (Alternator Books ® )

Do you know who invented the light bulb? Most Americans will tell you it was Thomas Edison. But what if they're wrong? What if a British scientist named Joseph Swan was filing for the rights… Read More →

  • Lexile: 950
  • ATOS: 5.7
  • Dewey: 621.32/60922

Who Invented the Movie Camera?: Edison vs. Friese-Greene

From the Series STEM Smackdown (Alternator Books ® )

Most people believe Thomas Edison was the mastermind of motion pictures. But what if another budding inventor filed a patent for a movie camera just before Edison? Photographer William… Read More →

  • Lexile: 980
  • ATOS: 6.1
  • Dewey: 777

Who Invented the Radio?: Tesla vs. Marconi

From the Series STEM Smackdown (Alternator Books ® )

You may have heard the story of how Guglielmo Marconi invented the radio, but what if it isn't entirely true? What if the brilliant young inventor Nikola Tesla was working on advancing radio… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1040
  • ATOS: 6.2
  • Dewey: 621.384092/2

Who Invented the Telephone?: Bell vs. Meucci

From the Series STEM Smackdown (Alternator Books ® )

Alexander Graham Bell invented the telephone, right? That's what most people will tell you. But what if they're wrong? What if Scottish-born inventor Antonio Santi Giuseppe Meucci was working… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1010
  • ATOS: 6.1
  • Dewey: 621.386092/2

Who Invented the Television?: Sarnoff vs. Farnsworth

From the Series STEM Smackdown (Alternator Books ® )

It's something many people use every day, but do you know who invented the television? David Sarnoff, the powerful radio executive, is often thought of as the Father of Television. But the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 940
  • ATOS: 5.6
  • Dewey: 621.3880092/2

3D Printing: The Revolution in Personalized Manufacturing

3D printing was once only known through science fiction, such as Star Trek, the popular 1960s TV series. But inventors and engineers on Earth began experimenting in real life with 3D printing… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1080
  • Dewey: 621.9/88

Addiction and Overdose: Confronting an American Crisis

Drug overdosing and death from prescription painkillers and heroin are at epidemic levels in the United States. How do people become addicted to opioids and other dangerous drugs, and why?… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1160
  • Dewey: 362.290973

Amazing Science Experiments — Library Bound Set

From the Series Amazing Science Experiments

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Science comes alive through simple experiments that demonstrate scientific concepts including electricity, forces and motion, and states of matter. Simple step-by-step instructions describe… Read More →

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

Amazing Science Experiments — eBook Set

From the Series Amazing Science Experiments

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Science comes alive through simple experiments that demonstrate scientific concepts including electricity, forces and motion, and states of matter. Simple step-by-step instructions describe… Read More →

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

Artificial Intelligence: Building Smarter Machines

In 2011 a computer named Watson outscored two human competitors on the TV quiz show Jeopardy! and snagged the million-dollar prize. Watson isn't the only machine keeping up with humans. The… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1170
  • ATOS: 8.6
  • Dewey: 006.3

Astronaut Ellen Ochoa

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

When Ellen Ochoa was young, male American astronauts walked on the moon. But girls were not allowed to be astronauts. Girls didn't often study science either—but Ochoa didn't let that stop… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • ATOS: 5.5
  • Dewey: 629.450092 [B]

Awesome Inventions You Use Every Day Audisee® eBooks with Audio Bundle (Multi-User) — Audisee® eBook with Audio Set

From the Series Awesome Inventions You Use Every Day

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What would you do without deodorant, Band-Aids, or flushable toilets? Can you imagine living in a world with no television, and no microwave popcorn to eat while you watch it? We might take… Read More →

  • Audisee® eBook with Audio
  • List Price: $373.20
  • Your Price: $279.90
  • 8 titles

Black Holes: The Weird Science of the Most Mysterious Objects in the Universe

In 2015 two powerful telescopes detected something physicists had been seeking for more than one hundred years—gravitational waves from the collision of two black holes. This announcement… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1090
  • Dewey: 523.8/875

Cloverleaf Books ™ — Space Adventures Audisee® eBooks with Audio Bundle (Multi-User) — Audisee® eBook with Audio Set

From the Series Cloverleaf Books ™ — Space Adventures

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Come along on an adventure to outer space! Fueled by imagination, the enthusiastic characters in this series take thrilling journeys to the moon, Mars, the sun, and more! This approach… Read More →

  • Audisee® eBook with Audio
  • List Price: $233.25
  • Your Price: $174.94
  • 5 titles

Cloverleaf Books ™ — Space Adventures — Interactive Books Set

From the Series Cloverleaf Books ™ — Space Adventures

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Come along on an adventure to outer space! Fueled by imagination, the enthusiastic characters in this series take thrilling journeys to the moon, Mars, the sun, and more! This approach… Read More →

  • Interactive Book
  • List Price: $199.95
  • Your Price: $179.96
  • 5 titles

Codes, Ciphers, and Cartography: Math Goes to War

From the Series STEM on the Battlefield

During WWII, Japan's navy relied on secret codes to communicate battle plans. By early 1942, US experts had cracked the code. The Japanese had planned a surprise attack on US Navy ships, but… Read More →

  • Lexile: 930
  • ATOS: 6.4
  • Dewey: 652/.8

Coding in the Real World

From the Series Kids Get Coding

Did you know that computers are around us almost all the time? They're in cars, streetlights, and even the grocery store checkout! Learn all about the computers that help us every day and the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • Dewey: 005.1