Explores the fascinating world of coding. With colorful spreads featuring fun facts, sidebars, and a "How It Works" feature, the book provides an inspiring look at this exciting technology.
Engineers design our modern world. They combine science and technology to create incredible vehicles, structures, and objects. This title examines amazing feats of aerospace engineering. Engaging text explores the Saturn V moon rocket, the International Space Station, and the world's largest passenger jet. It also examines the engineers who made these projects a reality and traces the history of the discipline. Relevant sidebars, stunning photos,...
This book takes kids on a journey to discover the history of games, and then leads them from their initial idea for a new game through several iterations of a game all the way to playing the final version of a game they created. Explore the processes of both playing and creating games while developing critical and creative thinking skills that apply to tasks and concepts across academic fields. -- adapted from back cover.
4) The Internet
Introduces readers to the science that makes the Internet possible. Accessible text, helpful diagrams, and a "How Does It Work?" feature make this book an exciting introduction to understanding technology.
Exposes 12 of the most enduring myths about technology. Full-color spreads give readers essential information about each myth, including why it exists, the key players who proved it wrong, and what the truth really is.
Examines the 12 most amazing facts about the first moon landing. Full-color spreads provide information about the event's critical moments, key players, and lasting effects paired with interesting sidebars, questions to consider, and a timeline.
Examines the 12 most amazing facts about the dropping of the atomic bombs in World War II. Full-color spreads provide information about the event's critical moments, key players, and lasting effects paired with interesting sidebars, questions to consider, and a timeline.
Examines 12 of the most interesting facts about creating more adaptable and intelligent robots. Concise and understandable information is paired with colorful spreads full of photographs and sidebars.
Exposes 12 of the most enduring myths about space. Full-color spreads give readers essential information about each myth, including why it exists, the key players who proved it wrong, and what the truth really is.
Compelling narrative nonfiction text presents the story of the personal computer's invention: why there was a need for it, its design and testing, the science behind it, and its lasting impact. Additional features to aid comprehension include a table of contents, fact-filled captions and callouts, infographics, a glossary, sources for further research, a listing of source notes, and an introduction to the author. Author/Illustrator biography |Index...
Introduces the cycles of the night sky. Readers will gain insight into why the night sky changes, learn about different constellations, and discover how the moon is involved. Additional features include a diagram of the cycle, table of contents, a phonetic glossary, an index, an introduction to the author, and sources for further research. How do plants make oxygen? Why do the seasons change? How are different types of rocks created? In this series,...
Highlights fascinating facts about engineering, from ancient pyramids to space-age telescopes. Learn about the flooded colosseum, a dam large enough to slow Earth's rotation, computers smaller than a grain of rice, and more! Additional features include a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, an index, and sources for further research. The world is full of bizarre and, at times, almost unbelievable stories. This series of books explores odd and unexpected...
Highlights fascinating facts about math, from the invention of zero to numbers too large to write out. Learn about the ancient Egyptian god that represents one million, the magic of the number 9, the infinite digits of pi, and more! Additional features include a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, an index, and sources for further research. The world is full of bizarre and, at times, almost unbelievable stories. This series of books explores odd...
RoboBee is an insect-shaped robot with a wingspan of 1.2 inches (3.0 centimeters). When it flies, its wings beat 120 times each second. Find out more in Robots, a title in the Designed by Nature series. Designed by Nature is a series of AV2 media enhanced books. A unique book code printed on page 2 unlocks multimedia content. These books come alive with video, audio, weblinks, slideshows, activities, hands-on experiments, and much more.
Environmental engineers keep drinking water clean, protect people from pollution, and take steps to fight climate change. Environmental Engineering in the Real World examines the history of this branch of engineering, what environmental engineers do today, and what's next for the field. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject. Features include a table of contents, infographics, a glossary,...
16) Inside Computers
Some computers can do calculations in space, beat contestants at Jeopardy!, and create complex images and videos. Inside Computers introduces readers to the uses of computers, the hardware and software that make computers possible, and the future of computer technology. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Core Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.
17) Space Robots
From Earth orbit to the surface of Mars to the edge of the solar system, robots are helping push the boundaries of space travel. Space Robots introduces readers to examples of these robots, the challenges faced by their designers, and the advances that are on the horizon. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject. Features include a table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources,...
This title examines the STEM concepts that make basketball so exciting. From the physics of jump shots to the technology of computer simulations, chapters bring STEM concepts to life. The title also features sidebars on STEM in action, a glossary, and further resources. SportsZone is an imprint of Abdo Publishing Company.
Educational, easy-to-do physical science activities that will show young readers more about the field of physical science. Using simple, easy to find materials, these activities will help readers better understand gravity, states of matter, density, and more!
Educational, easy-to-do activities will teach young readers more about engineering. Using simple, easy to find materials, these activities will help readers better understand electrical engineering, structural engineering, environmental engineering, and more!