Sharks

Sharks
Title Sharks PDF eBook
Author Joe Flood
Publisher
Pages 122
Release 2019-06
Genre
ISBN 9780876173404

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Explore one of the most unfairly villainized underwater predators. With their 400-million year history, their vital role in maintaining the ecosystem, their incredible specialized adaptations, and their various unique species, there is a lot more to sharks than just their ferocious jaws.




Sharks

Sharks
Title Sharks PDF eBook
Author Joe Flood
Publisher First Second Books
Pages 128
Release 2018-04-17
Genre
ISBN 9781536437065

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For over 400 million years, sharks have been the ocean's top predator! They're vital to our ecosystem, but their importance is often overshadowed by our own fear--even though they hardly ever threaten humans.




Sharks

Sharks
Title Sharks PDF eBook
Author Joe Flood (Illustrator)
Publisher
Pages 122
Release 2018
Genre Sharks
ISBN 9781549013638

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Presented in comic book format, this in-depth introduction to sharks examines their undersea terrain, their cunning adaptability, and their staggering variety. Includes glossary.




Science Comics: Sharks

Science Comics: Sharks
Title Science Comics: Sharks PDF eBook
Author Joe Flood
Publisher First Second
Pages 128
Release 2018-04-17
Genre Juvenile Nonfiction
ISBN 1250312930

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For over 400 million years, sharks have been the ocean's top predator! They're vital to our ecosystem, but their importance is often overshadowed by our own fear—even though they hardly ever threaten humans. Dive in for an intimate look at the dynamic hammerhead, infamous great white, primordial megalodon, and the gentle nurse shark, the rare species that will let a scuba diver pet them! This book is filled to the gills with jaw-dropping illustrations and razor-sharp facts that shed light on these fascinating creatures of the deep, including their undersea terrain, cunning adaptability, and staggering variety. Every volume of Science Comics offers a complete introduction to a particular topic—dinosaurs, coral reefs, the solar system, volcanoes, bats, flying machines, and more. These gorgeously illustrated graphic novels offer wildly entertaining views of their subjects. Whether you're a fourth grader doing a natural science unit at school or a thirty year old with a secret passion for airplanes, these books are for you!




Using Graphic Novels in the STEM Classroom

Using Graphic Novels in the STEM Classroom
Title Using Graphic Novels in the STEM Classroom PDF eBook
Author William Boerman-Cornell
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing
Pages 169
Release 2023-11-02
Genre Education
ISBN 1350279218

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This book provides everything STEM teachers need to use graphic novels in order to engage students, explain difficult concepts, and enrich learning. Drawing upon the latest educational research and over 60 years of combined teaching experience, the authors describe the multimodal affordances and constraints of each element of the STEM curriculum. Useful for new and seasoned teachers alike, the chapters provide practical guidance for teaching with graphic novels, with a section each for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. An appendix provides nearly 100 short reviews of graphic novels arranged by topic, such as cryptography, evolution, computer coding, skyscraper design, nuclear physics, auto repair, meteorology, and human physiology, allowing the teacher to find multiple graphic novels to enhance almost any unit. These include graphic novel biographies of Stephen Hawking, Jane Goodall, Alan Turing, Rosalind Franklin, as well as popular titles such as T-Minus by Jim Ottaviani, Brooke Gladstone's The Influencing Machine, Theodoris Andropoulos's Who Killed Professor X, and Gene Yang's Secret Coders series.




Using Mentor Texts to Teach 6 + 1 Writing Traits

Using Mentor Texts to Teach 6 + 1 Writing Traits
Title Using Mentor Texts to Teach 6 + 1 Writing Traits PDF eBook
Author Beverly A. DeVries
Publisher Taylor & Francis
Pages 128
Release 2022-12-30
Genre Education
ISBN 1000826236

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In this book, you’ll find a wealth of mini lessons designed to improve the quality of students’ writing. Each lesson uses a key mentor text and spotlights one of the 6 + 1 Writing Traits to allow students to focus on the essential aspects of good writing – content, organization, word choice, voice, sentence fluency, conventions, and presentation. Inviting and practical, the lessons are concise and follow a consistent model for easy implementation. With seven lessons per chapter, each includes step-by-step guidance, open-ended prompts, and suggestions for additional suitable mentor texts. The chapters are organized by genre – including fiction, informational texts, and poetry – and feature graphic novels and graphic informational mentor texts to inspire and engage students. Aligned with the Common Core State Standards, this resource is essential for any K-8 or pre-service teacher who wants to instill in their students the skills to become independent, confident writers.




Science Comics: Rockets

Science Comics: Rockets
Title Science Comics: Rockets PDF eBook
Author Anne Drozd
Publisher First Second
Pages 67
Release 2018-06-12
Genre Juvenile Nonfiction
ISBN 1250207452

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Blast off! Discover the history of rockets and their impact on the future with Anne and Jerzy Drozd in this volume of Science Comics, the action-packed nonfiction graphic novel series for middle-grade readers! Every volume of Science Comics offers a complete introduction to a particular topic—dinosaurs, coral reefs, the solar system, volcanoes, bats, flying machines, and many more. These gorgeously illustrated graphic novels offer wildly entertaining views of their subjects. Whether you're a fourth grader doing a natural science unit at school or a thirty-year-old with a secret passion for airplanes, these books are for you! This volume: In Rockets we explore the 2,000 years that rockets have been in existence. We dive into Newton's Laws of Motion—learning all about gravity, force, acceleration, and the history of rockets made in the past and rockets to be made in the future!