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ROCKETRY: Investigate the Science and Technology of Rockets and Ballistics

by Carla Mooney & Caitlin Denham

Rocketry: Investigate the Science and Technology of Rockets and Ballistics introduces students to the fascinating world of rocketry and ballistics. Readers discover the history of rocket development, from the...


CITIES: Discover How They Work with 25 Projects

by Kathleen M. Reilly & Tom Casteel

To a child, a city is a chaotic, vibrant community whose workings can seem quite mysterious. How did people create subways? How does the water get to the very top of a skyscraper? Is there any organization to...


The Wind at Work: An Activity Guide to Windmills

by Gretchen Woelfle

Explaining how the wind works, what windmills have contributed to the past, and why they offer environmental promise today as a source of clean, renewable energy, this revised and updated edition offers a glimpse...


Journey of the Sea Glass

by Nicole Fazio

What happens to sea glass between the time it falls into the sea and it washes up on the beach? This charming and inventive book explores a possible course of events, tracing a Coca-Cola bottle that is dropped...


The Art of the Catapult: Build Greek Ballistae, Roman Onagers, English Trebuchets, and More Ancient Artillery

by William Gurstelle

Whether playing at defending their own castle or simply chucking pumpkins over a fence, wannabe marauders and tinkerers will become fast acquainted with Ludgar, the War Wolf, Ill Neighbor, Cabulus, and the Wild...


This Is Rocket Science: True Stories of the Risk-taking Scientists who Figure Out Ways to Explore Beyond

by Gloria Skurzynski

..three, two, one... we have liftoff! From the award-winning author of Are We Alone? comes a title to propel young imaginations far into space. This Is Rocket Science explores the past, present, and future of...


Where Is the Brooklyn Bridge?

by Megan Stine, John Hinderliter & David Groff

Young readers will connect with the story of this National Historic Landmark--the Brooklyn Bridge!

     

Building the Brooklyn Bridge was no simple feat. Despite a brilliant plan from a father-son team of...


3-D Engineering: Design and Build Your Own Prototypes

by Vicki V. May & Andrew Christensen

How did somebody come up with the idea for bridges, skyscrapers, helicopters, and nightlights? How did people figure out how to build them?

In 3D Engineering: Design and Build Your Own Prototypes, young readers...


Makers of Many Things

by Eva March Tappan

This early work by Eva March Tappan was originally published in 1916 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. 'Makers of Many Things' is an educational book for children that details...


Tinkering: Kids Learn by Making Stuff

by Curt Gabrielson

How can you consistently pull off hands-on tinkering with kids? How do you deal with questions that you can't answer? How do you know if tinkering kids are learning anything or not? Is there a line between fooling...


Wind Power: 20 Projects to Make with Paper

by Clive Dobson

A beginner's guide to wind power and an invitation to experiment with wind and its potential as an energy source.

Wind-powered generators are now used worldwide as a reliable source of "green" energy. How does...


Silk

by Nomad Press

Modern, bright photography and age-appropriate text engage young learners in an exploration of everyday materials in this new series. Using simple, colorful, familiar objects to demonstrate the characteristics...


Cotton

by Nomad Press

Modern, bright photography and age-appropriate text engage young learners in an exploration of everyday materials in this new series. Using simple, colorful, familiar objects to demonstrate the characteristics...


Nylon

by Nomad Press

Modern, bright photography and age-appropriate text engage young learners in an exploration of everyday materials in this new series. Using simple, colorful, familiar objects to demonstrate the characteristics...


Wool

by Nomad Press

Modern, bright photography and age-appropriate text engage young learners in an exploration of everyday materials in this new series. Using simple, colorful, familiar objects to demonstrate the characteristics...


How to Build a Road

by Caterpillar

Have you ever wondered how a road was made?

From excavators to backhoe loaders, it takes a team to make the roads cars and trucks drive on every day. Get an up-close look at the important work they do!


How Come?: Every Kid's Science Questions Explained

by Kathy Wollard

Fact-filled, fun-filled, as interesting to parents as it is to kids, the How Come? series is the trusted source for lively, clear answers to kids' science queries. Now the best questions and answers from all...