STEM: Technology

Fall 2020

20-Minute (Or Less) Animation Hacks

From the Series Vidcode Coding Hacks

Beginning coders can build their skill set with step-by-step instructions and animation projects. Start with stop-motion, add text and emoji, and finish with a few special effects! Page Plus… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
  • Dewey: 006.6/96
Fall 2020

20-Minute (Or Less) Digital Storytelling Hacks

From the Series Vidcode Coding Hacks

By completing these story-based projects, readers will gain a solid baseline in coding and have fun while learning. Build a slideshow, design a flag, create headlines that scroll across the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 860
  • Dewey: 808.5/430285
Fall 2020

20-Minute (Or Less) Filter Hacks

From the Series Vidcode Coding Hacks

Create a filter, dress up a photo, share it with your friends! Beginning coders learn solid skills while they build their own filters. Page Plus links to hands-on coding activities are… Read More →

  • Lexile: 770
  • Dewey: 006.6/96
Fall 2020

20-Minute (Or Less) Meme Hacks

From the Series Vidcode Coding Hacks

With customizable projects, readers learn to combine pictures and text to create hilarious memes! Page Plus links to hands-on coding activities are included. These project-based titles are… Read More →

  • Lexile: 810
  • Dewey: 006.6

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

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
Fall 2020

A Super Sticky Mistake: The Story of How Harry Coover Accidentally Invented Super Glue!

Everyone makes mistakes, and Harry Coover is no different. A brilliant scientist, Harry keeps making the same extra-sticky mistake, but he begins to wonder whether it's not such a mistake… Read More →

  • Lexile: 590
  • Dewey: [E]
Fall 2020

Bionic Beasts: Saving Animal Lives with Artificial Flippers, Legs, and Beaks

What happens when a young elephant steps on a buried land mine? What happens when a sea turtle’s flipper is injured by a predator? Thanks to recent advances in technology, we have new ways to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1150
  • Dewey: 636.089/7
Fall 2020

Bot Battles

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Robotics

Which robot is fastest, smartest, or strongest? In robot competitions, the best bots battle it out. See how robots compete to solve puzzles, win races, and crush their opponents in robot… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • Dewey: 796.16
4 titles

Bumba Books ™ — A First Look at STEM — eBook Set

From the Series Bumba Books ® — A First Look at STEM

Carefully leveled text and fresh, vibrant photos give young readers an introduction to the four STEM topics: science, technology, engineering, and math. Age-appropriate critical thinking… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $159.96
  • Your Price: $119.97
  • 4 titles
4 titles

Bumba Books ™ — A First Look at STEM — Library Bound Set

From the Series Bumba Books ® — A First Look at STEM

Carefully leveled text and fresh, vibrant photos give young readers an introduction to the four STEM topics: science, technology, engineering, and math. Age-appropriate critical thinking… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $106.60
  • Your Price: $79.95
  • 4 titles
4 titles

Bumba Books ™ — A First Look at STEM — Paperback Set

From the Series Bumba Books ® — A First Look at STEM

Carefully leveled text and fresh, vibrant photos give young readers an introduction to the four STEM topics: science, technology, engineering, and math. Age-appropriate critical thinking… Read More →

  • Paperback
  • List Price: $35.96
  • Your Price: $34.16
  • 4 titles

Cutting-Edge 3D Printing

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — Cutting-Edge STEM

What if people could make toys, foods, or even body parts using a computer printer? They can! Modern programmers and scientists have figured out a way to make three-dimensional versions of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 810
  • ATOS: 5.0
  • Dewey: 621.9/88

Cutting-Edge Artificial Intelligence

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — Cutting-Edge STEM

Filled with cool photos and information about the latest in artificial intelligence technology, this book shows readers how AI has developed, how it is used, and what might be in store for… Read More →

  • Lexile: 870
  • ATOS: 5.4
  • Dewey: 006.3

Cutting-Edge Augmented Reality

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — Cutting-Edge STEM

Is it real? Or is it a computer graphic? It's both! Augmented reality uses computer software to enhance the real world. Through vivid photos and fascinating facts, readers will learn all… Read More →

  • Lexile: 820
  • ATOS: 4.7
  • Dewey: 006.8

Cutting-Edge Computing with Raspberry Pi

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — Cutting-Edge STEM

Computer coding sounds intimidating to many people, but what if there was an easy-to-use, affordable device that could help teach this skill in a fun, innovative way? There is! Raspberry Pi… Read More →

  • Lexile: 910
  • ATOS: 5.5
  • Dewey: 004.165

Cutting-Edge Robotics

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — Cutting-Edge STEM

Robotics is currently one of the most popular hands-on applications of STEM in schools. High-interest text filled with fascinating and up-to-date information teaches readers all about the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • ATOS: 5.2
  • Dewey: 629.8/92
4 titles

Cutting-Edge Robotics (Alternator Books ™) — eBook Set

From the Series Cutting-Edge Robotics (Alternator Books ® )

Get ready to explore robotics, one of the most fascinating demonstrations of STEM in action. Engaging text explores robot design, construction, operation, and competitions. Cool photos and… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $175.96
  • Your Price: $131.97
  • 4 titles
4 titles

Cutting-Edge Robotics (Alternator Books ™) — Library Bound Set

From the Series Cutting-Edge Robotics (Alternator Books ® )

Get ready to explore robotics, one of the most fascinating demonstrations of STEM in action. Engaging text explores robot design, construction, operation, and competitions. Cool photos and… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $117.28
  • Your Price: $87.96
  • 4 titles

Cutting-Edge Virtual Reality

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — Cutting-Edge STEM

Virtual reality sounds like the stuff of science fiction movies and immersive video games, but what if you could use it to become a better surgeon or a pilot? You can! Virtual reality is a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 830
  • ATOS: 5.1
  • Dewey: 006.8

Cyber Attack

In 2013, the FBI started posting a new most wanted list—not for kidnappers, murderers, or armed robbers, but for online crooks. These "Cyber's Most Wanted" criminals have committed serious… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1270
  • Dewey: 364.16'8

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