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"Yikes! It's Due Tomorrow?" How to Handle School Snafus: a Go Parents! Guide®
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"Yikes! It's Due Tomorrow?" How to Handle School Snafus: a Go Parents! Guide® Carmella Van Vleet, Illustrated by Big Hed Designs From a child fretting over having a male teacher for... More > the first time to suffering from test anxiety, this practical and humorous guide offers parents a commonsense approach to handling a variety of school-related problems. Some of the issues addressed include serious subjects such as how to tell if a child has a learning disability, as well as more light-hearted situations such as what to do if a child is afraid of the automatic flushing toilets at school. Written by an experienced teacher and mother of three, How to Handle School Snafus offers kid-tested solutions for the most challenging and hilarious problems that the school year can bring.< Less
Amazing Ben Franklin Inventions You Can Build Yourself
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Amazing Ben Franklin Inventions You Can Build YourselfCarmella Van Vleet, Illustrated by Shawn Braley Amazing Ben Franklin Inventions You Can Build Yourself introduces readers ages 9 and up to the... More > life and times of one of America's greatest thinkers with over 25 hands-on building projects and activities. From his groundbreaking scientific discoveries and inventions to his career as a writer, printer, and politician, Amazing Ben Franklin Inventions gives young readers a comprehensive look at the man who gave us the lightning rod, the armonica, bifocals, the post office, the first public library, Poor Richard's Almanac, and so much more. This provides detailed step-by-step instructions, diagrams, and templates for creating each project. Historical facts and anecdotes, biographies, and fascinating trivia support the fun projects and teach readers about the courage, creativity, and determination of Ben Franklin and a young America coming into its own.< Less
Seven Wonders of the World: Discover Amazing Monuments to Civilization
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Over 2,000 years ago, ancient Greek scholars named seven of the most wondrous monuments to civilization, including the Pyramids of Egypt and Statue of Zeus at Olympia. Through the centuries these... More > treasures were known as the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Because all but the Egyptian pyramids have been lost to the ravages of time, a new list of seven wonders was established in 2007. These monuments, including Machu Picchu in Peru and the Great Wall of China, symbolize the creativity and ingenuity of human civilization. Seven Wonders of the World introduces kids ages 9–12 to the seven wonders on the original list and the seven wonders on the new list. Learning about these icons of world culture offers opportunities to discover amazing civilizations, technological innovations, and our shared world heritage. Sidebars, fun trivia, and entertaining illustrations break up the text, making it easily accessible and engaging, while hands-on projects encourage active learning.< Less
Explore Ancient Egypt
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Pyramids, mummies, amulets, temples, and pharaohs— Explore Ancient Egypt! brings this fascinating civilization to young readers ages 6–9 with 25 hands-on projects, activities, and games.... More > Kids learn about ancient Egyptian homes, food, money, toys, games, makeup, clothes, kings, mummies, and more. Projects are easy to follow and require primarily common household products and very little adult supervision. Activities range from making a scarab necklace to writing in ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs and making King Tut sandals. By combining a hands-on element with riddles, jokes, facts, and comic cartoons, kids Explore Ancient Egypt! in this accessible introduction to an incredible, ancient world.< Less
Explore Ancient Greece
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Explore Ancient Greece! investigates the fascinating civilization of ancient Greece through 25 hands-on projects, activities, and games for young readers ages 6–9. Kids learn about ancient... More > Greek homes, food, playtime, clothing, conquests, arts and entertainment, gods, and more. Projects are easy-to-follow and require primarily common household products and very little adult supervision. Activities range from fashioning a model oil lamp from clay to building a courtyard column and constructing a flipbook sailing ship. By combining a hands-on element with riddles, jokes, fun facts, and comic cartoons, kids Explore Ancient Greece! and develop an understanding of how this ancient civilization still influences our modern world.< Less
Explore Ancient Rome
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Explore Ancient Rome! investigates the fascinating civilization of ancient Rome through 25 hands-on projects, activities, and games for young readers ages 6–9. Kids learn about ancient Roman... More > homes, food, playtime, clothing, conquests, gods, entertainment, and more. Projects are easyto- follow and require primarily common household products and very little adult supervision. Activities range from creating an amphora and making a tunic to baking bread and hosting a Roman feast. By combining a hands-on element with riddles, jokes, fun facts, and comic cartoons, kids Explore Ancient Rome! and develop an understanding of how this ancient civilization laid the foundation of our modern world.< Less
Aviation: Cool Women Who Fly
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Illustrated by Lena Chandhok. How do planes get off the ground? Who flies them? Being a pilot means having technical expertise, persistence, and lots of courage! In Aviation: Cool Women Who Fly,... More > readers ages 9 through 12 meet three women who are working in aviation. Meg Godlewski is a master certified flight instructor, Taylor McConnell is a production support engineer, and Kristin Wolfe is a pilot in the Air Force. Discover what it takes to fly! Nomad Press books in the Girls in Science series supply a bridge between girls’ interests and their potential futures by investigating science careers and introducing women who have succeeded in science. • Combines subjects of math, physics, and engineering • Uses engaging content, links to primary sources, and essential questions • Serves to break down stereotypes • Incorporates STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) education • Makes career goals feel obtainable AGES 9–12 • GUIDED READING LEVEL W • Children's Education Resource< Less
Robotics! With 25 Science Projects for Kids
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Illustrated by Tom Casteel. Where was the last time you saw a robot? Did you read about one in a book or see one in a movie? Maybe you saw one in a video game! Some people think robots exist only in... More > our imagination, but actually, robots are all around us right now. Robotics: With 25 Science Projects for Kids offers readers ages 7 to 10 an introduction to the history, mechanics, and future use of robots! Readers explore the history of robotics and discover how the first types looked and moved and what people expected they could do. Compare these early robots to those we have today, some of which don’t even have bodies! Kids discover how robots have changed as decades have passed and see how they now look, think, sense, move, and do things. Robotics also discusses all the amazing things robots do for us—help us around the house, go into and explore dangerous situations, build our cars and other products, assist during surgeries, and protect and entertain us.< Less
Amazing Arctic & Antarctic: Projects You Can Build Yourself
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Amazing Arctic & Antarctic Projects You Can Build Yourself, Written by Carmella Van Vleet, Illustrated by Steven Weinberg, Amazing Arctic & Antarctic Projects You Can Build Yourself explores... More > the earth’s polar regions with 25 interactive projects, activities, and experiments. Kids ages 9 and up will discover that the coldest places on Earth hold fascinating scientific wonders and mysteries. Historical facts and anecdotes, biographies, and fascinating trivia support the fun projects to teach young readers about the harsh polar climate, immense Arctic tundra, magical Northern Lights, vast glaciers, ancient frozen lakes, remarkable animals and plants, brave explorers, innovative people who live and work at the top and bottom of the world, and the vital importance of conservation. With Amazing Arctic & Antarctic Projects You Can Build Yourself kids will gain an appreciation for the exciting and extraordinary polar environments.< Less
Explore Electricity! With 25 Great Projects
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Illustrated by Byran Stone. Electricity is part of our modern-day lives in ways that Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Edison could never have imagined. Lights, computers, televisions, phones, toys,... More > medicine—our world revolves around electricity. Explore Electricity! introduces readers ages 6–9 to the workings of batteries, simple circuits, conductors and insulators, motors and generators, electricity and magnetism, and the ways we’re working toward more Earth-friendly electricity. Then it invites kids to experiment with 25 simple projects that will “spark” their learning and enthusiasm. Projects include making a simple motor, as well as creating and experimenting with an electromagnet. Fun bits of trivia, sidebars, and jokes help “charge” up young readers to explore the force that can be found everywhere—from inside their bodies to the animal world to the sky above them. Ages 6–9, Guided Reading Level V< Less
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