STEM: Technology

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

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

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

Set

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

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

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

Set

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

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

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

Set

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

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

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

Set

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

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

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

Set

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

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

Drones and Flying Robots

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

With their unique maneuverability, drones and flying robots are used for all kinds of work. Drones can save lives in disasters. They fly over and photograph disaster-stricken areas so relief… Read More →

  • Lexile: 890
  • ATOS: 5.4
  • Dewey: 629.133/39
Fall 2019

Garfield's ® Almost-as-Great-as-Pizza Guide to Technology

From the Series Garfield's ® Fat Cat Guide to STEM Breakthroughs

Follow along with Garfield as he explores breakthroughs in technology, from the earliest stone tools to modern times, when silicon computer chips and GPS are commonplace. Al along, Garfield… Read More →

  • Lexile: 760
  • ATOS: 4.9
  • Dewey: 609