Title Underworld PDF eBook
Author Jane Price
Publisher Kids Can Press Ltd
Pages 100
Release 2014-04-01
Genre Juvenile Nonfiction
ISBN 1894786890

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Young readers will dig deep into this compendium of all_things underground, from volcanoes and dinosaur bones to tombs, city works and buried treasure! With its fun facts, colorful sketches and amazing photographs, Underworld will make even kids with their heads in the clouds wonder what lies beneath.

Underground Cities
Title Underground Cities PDF eBook
Author Mark Ovenden
Publisher White Lion Publishing
Pages 227
Release 2019-10-22
Genre Technology & Engineering
ISBN 178131893X

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With over 60 per cent of the world’s population living in cities, the networks beneath our feet – which keep the cities above moving – are more important than ever before. Yet we never truly see how these amazing feats of engineering work. Just how deep do the tunnels go? Where do the sewers, bunkers and postal trains run? And, how many tunnels are there under our streets? Each featured city presents a ‘skyline of the underground’ through specially commissioned cut-away illustrations and unique cartography. Drawing on geography, cartography and historical oddities, Mark Ovenden explores what our cities look like from the bottom up.

Boost Your STEAM Program with Great Literature and Activities
Title Boost Your STEAM Program with Great Literature and Activities PDF eBook
Author Liz Knowles
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing USA
Pages 185
Release 2018-06-01
Genre Language Arts & Disciplines
ISBN 1440862516

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You've created a STEAM program in your library, but how do you work literacy into the curriculum? With this collection of resource recommendations, direction for program development, and activities, you'll have students reading proficiently in no time. Many schools and libraries are implementing STEAM programs in the school library makerspace to promote problem solving by allowing students to create their own solutions to a problem through trial and error. In order to enhance literacy development in the STEAM program, however, they need resources for integrating literature into the curriculum. In this collection of resources for doing just that, veteran education professionals and practiced coauthors Liz Knowles and Martha Smith bring readers over eight hundred recommended and annotated books and web resources, selected based on research on successfully integrating STEAM and literacy programs and organized by the five STEAM areas. Titles are complemented by discussion questions and problem-solving activities that will aid educators in both adding and using the best literature to their STEAM programs for encouraging learning. In addition to promoting literacy, these resources will help to develop creativity, lateral thinking skills, and confidence in students.

Reading the World's Stories
Title Reading the World's Stories PDF eBook
Author Annette Y. Goldsmith
Publisher Rowman & Littlefield
Pages 300
Release 2016-08-11
Genre Language Arts & Disciplines
ISBN 1442270861

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Reading the World’s Stories is volume 5 in the Bridges to Understanding series of annotated international youth literature bibliographies sponsored by the United States Board on Books for Young People. USBBY is the United States chapter of the International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY), a Switzerland-based nonprofit whose mission is bring books and children together. The series promotes sharing international children’s books as a way to facilitate intercultural understanding and meet new literary voices. This volume follows Children’s Books from Other Countries (1998), The World though Children’s Books (2002), Crossing Boundaries with Children’s Books (2006), and Bridges to Understanding: Envisioning the World through Children’s Books (2011) and acts as a companion book to the earlier titles. Centered around the theme of the importance of stories, the guide is a resource for discovering more recent global books that fit many reading tastes and educational needs for readers aged 0-18 years. Essays by storyteller Anne Pellowski, author Beverley Naidoo, and academic Marianne Martens offer a variety of perspectives on international youth literature. This latest installment in the series covers books published from 2010-2014 and includes English-language imports as well as translations of children’s and young adult literature first published outside of the United States. These books are supplemented by a smaller number of culturally appropriate books from the US to help fill in gaps from underrepresented countries. The organization of the guide is geographic by region and country. All of the more than 800 entries are recommended, and many of the books have won awards or achieved other recognition in their home countries. Forty children’s book experts wrote the annotations. The entries are indexed by author, translator, illustrator, title, and subject. Back matter also includes international book awards, important organizations and research collections, and a selected directory of publishers known for publishing books from other countries.

The Science of a Sink Hole
Title The Science of a Sink Hole PDF eBook
Author Robin Koontz
Publisher Cherry Lake
Pages 32
Release 2015-08-01
Genre Juvenile Nonfiction
ISBN 1633625133

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This book discusses the science behind sinkholes. The chapters examine historical sinkholes, describe environmental factors that cause sinkholes, and explain how scientists respond to these disasters. Diagrams, charts, and photos provide opportunities to evaluate and understand the scientific concepts involved.

Title Engineered! PDF eBook
Author Shannon Hunt
Publisher Kids Can Press Ltd
Pages 48
Release 2017-09-05
Genre Juvenile Nonfiction
ISBN 1771389435

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Nine engineering problems and their ingenious solutions. How do you land a rover on Mars, resolve a perpetual traffic jam or save a herd of caribou from potential extinction? Ask an engineer! Here are nine real-life problems for which engineers designed inventive (and even crazy!) solutions. Each was solved using a different field of engineering „ from aerospace and mechanical to the new field of geomatics „ along with some awesome math, science and technology skills! A helpful seven-step engineering design process is also featured: define the problem, identify the requirements, develop solutions, design a prototype, test it, improve it and share the idea. What child doesnÍt love a radical idea? These feats are sure to inspire the natural engineer in all!

Summary & Analysis of Underground
Title Summary & Analysis of Underground PDF eBook
Author ZIP Reads
Publisher ZIP Reads
Pages 29
Genre Social Science

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PLEASE NOTE: This is a summary and analysis of the book and not the original book. If you'd like to purchase the original book, please paste this link in your browser: https://amzn.to/2IotSVl Underground is an exploration of our connection to underground worlds. Will Hunt travels the globe searching various caves, tombs and bunkers trying to understand why we have such a connection and fascination with the underground, and what makes us human. What does this ZIP Reads Summary Include? - Synopsis of the original book - Key takeaways from each chapter - Detailed descriptions of underground worlds - Ancient cultural and religious connections to the underground - Editorial Review - Background on Will Hunt About the Original Book: A beautifully written recount his journey across the globe, Hunt invites us to discover the underground with him, and explore our own opinions and perceptions of what makes us who we are. This book inspires us to not be afraid of the darkness or the unknown, but to welcome it and search it. DISCLAIMER: This book is intended as a companion to, not a replacement for, A Serial Killer's Daughter. ZIP Reads is wholly responsible for this content and is not associated with the original author in any way. Please follow this link: https://amzn.to/2IotSVl to purchase a copy of the original book.