This book discusses the science behind bridge collapses and their effects. The chapters examine historical bridge collapses, explain how bridges are designed and built, and show how scientists and engineers are working to prevent future collapses. Diagrams, charts, and photos provide opportunities to evaluate and understand the scientific concepts involved.
Much like the still-hot onesie trend favored by bump-free fashionistas for the past few years, maternity rompers and jumpsuits are all the rage with the mother-to-be set as well. Casual, elegant, sporty and most importantly — comfortable! — these all-in-one outfits are nothing but versatile and especially easy to wear. Check out this collection of maternity one-piece jumpsuits; there's something chic for every mama at every phase of her pregnancy.
Whether your child's school uniform is a sweater and khakis or a sweet dress, these classic pieces earn an A-plus for style.
It's easy for parents to get spooked trying to choose the perfect Halloween costumes for their little ones. Between the overwhelming choices (princess or witch? superhero or villain?) to the barrage of opinions from their little boys and ghouls, deciding on the perfect costumes for kids can be, well, tricky. But with a little help from the Happiest Place on Earth, we've conjured up the best Disney Halloween costumes for kids this year. Whether it's her favorite Disney Junior character (you're singing the theme song now, aren't you?) or his beloved Pixar pal, here's some supercalifragilistic inspiration to make your little hero or magical creature's Halloween dreams come true.
When school's out for summer and your kids are home during those long, hot days, sometimes a cool treat is just what you both need. But why not make an activity out of that afternoon snack and get your kiddos involved in the kitchen? From popsicles to hand pies, here's our top kitchen gadget picks for making summer treats with your kids.
You signed your aspiring wide receiver up for football. Now what? Finding the best football cleat that's touchdown-worthy—no pressure. Don't worry, Nike has you covered when it comes to providing a reliable cleat and safety gear that you'll need to get your little athlete's football career started.
Choosing a reliable football cleat for your child can help prevent injuries and further their ability to achieve their goals at such a young age. Whether your active kiddo dreams of being the next Carson Wentz or Rob Gronkowski, start from the ground up. Be sure to choose a cleat that gives their ankles the support they need, helping them look and feel good on and off the field. Not only will you find your child in the end zone quite frequently while wearing the Nike Vapor Untouchable Pro 3 Football Cleat, but you'll also feel like a true winner knowing your player is safe and secure breaking through tackles and jumping for interceptions.
There are times when we don't want glitter or ruffles or confusing designs splattered all over our kids' clothes. That's why we love Primary. Their clothes are basic and simple and can be worn over and over again. Another reason we love Primary? They're also making Halloween easy by inspiring parents to take matters into their own hands to create clever and adorable DIY Halloween costumes without having to pick up a needle and thread. Best of all, the costumes can have a second life—the hoodie your little guy wore for his dragon costume can be the same hoodie he wears to school the following week — minus the scales, of course. Scroll to see our favorite Primary DIY costume picks, along with details on how to make them and where to buy the essential pieces.
Summer vacation means one thing: Your yard is about to become a sea of kids' toys that have found a new home in the outdoors. If you're struggling to keep up with the chaos, shop this list of genius finds from Houzz that make staying organized a breeze.
Back-to-school shopping is fun with these outfit ideas that parents and kids will love. These outfits will show off their personality and give them the confidence to tackle the upcoming school year.
From pint-size furniture to decorations that double as playtime favorites, here are some of the best playroom ideas for toddlers
It's never too early to get a little one hooked on reading. These fun, personalized storybooks for kids combine entertainment with education, making your budding bookworm the hero of their own story. Whether it's a Disney story or a bedtime story, get your birthday and Christmas gift shopping done early and order one of these unique page-turners from Amazon, Etsy or Uncommon Goods now!
Between the swollen ankles and that growing belly, pregnancy is no joke! Don't limit yourself to restricting pants and try these comfy maternity leggings instead.
Nutrient-rich routines for your future foodie start with wholesome baby food. From baby food makers and accessories to where to find baby food recipes, we'll help you discover the tools you need for homemade baby food.
Before starting your little one on solid foods, be sure to talk with your pediatrician about meal safety and foods to avoid.
Subscription boxes are the perfect gift for the fun-loving kiddos in your life. With options including everything from science to cooking, kids will love receiving their very own monthly packages filled with fun activities and toys. Don't know which subscription to choose? Read on to discover 12 of our favorites.
Exciting book of extreme sports adventures by daring, lifelong adventurer, Gary Paulsen
Excerpt from A Singer From the SeaHis cottage was not far off, and he went there. As he approached, a woman rose from the steps an...d, with her knitting in her hand, went inside. She was putting the kettle on the fire as he entered, and she turned her head to smile upon him. It was a delightful smile, full of love and pleasure, and she accompanied it with a little nod of her head that meant any good thing he liked -to ask of her.Aw, my dear, he said, I do think the little maid is a sight too long away.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works. read more
Look up! Look down! Move around! Everywhere you go, there are great pictures just waiting to be made! Kids love to take pictures! ...With Photo Adventures for Kids, you can encourage your child’s passion while exploring the art of photography together! With this book, your child will become an official Photo Adventurer and go on a very important mission to solve the greatest mystery of photography―learning how to find a great photograph no matter where they are. Whether they’re at home or at school, in the backyard or on a field trip, in the city or in nature, they’ll learn the important lesson of how to “see” where the best photographs are hidden in any location. Packed with games, strategies, lessons, and challenges, Photo Adventures for Kids makes learning about photographic composition and framing easy and fun. The book also features a cutout “viewfinder” device at the back of the book, which kids can use to explore their environment. In Photo Adventures for Kids, your child will learn all about: • Composition • Framing • Perspective • Leading lines • Subject placement • And much more! The mission is to find great photographs anywhere and everywhere. Hurry! Adventure awaits! read more
Includes updated Math Standards! Each deck of Show What You Know® on STAAR, Mathematics Flash Cards includes 90+ cards with text i...n Spanish. The front of each flash card presents a question aligned to one of the TEKS, as well as a correlation in the top left corner. On the back of each multiple choice question, the correct answer is given along with an analysis explaining why each choice is correct or incorrect. read more
This book discusses the science behind oil spills and their effects. The chapters examine history's worst oil spills, explain how ...oil spills happen, and show how scientists are developing safer ways to collect and transport oil. Diagrams, charts, and photos provide opportunities to evaluate and understand the scientific concepts involved. read more
Introduces infant giraffes, describing their behavior and growth and period of attachment to their mother as they eat, sleep, and ...grow up. read more
Learn how to solder electronic components together and build your own devices. Readers will learn basic soldering skills, which wi...ll be useful in pursuing a variety of engineering projects. Photos, sidebars, and callouts help readers draw connections between new concepts in this book and other makers-related concepts they may already know. Additional text features and search tools, including a glossary and an index, help students locate information and learn new words. read more
Introduces facts about harpy eagles, including physical features, habitat, life cycle, food, and threats to these rainforest creat...ures. Photos, captions, and keywords supplement the narrative of this informational text. Questions in the backmatter ask for text-dependent analysis. read more
Using the new C3 Framework for Social Studies Standards, these books explore environmentalism through the lenses of History, Geogr...aphy, Civics, and Economics. In Wildlife Conservation, the text and photos look at the history, basic philosophies, and geography of this environmental issue. As they read, students will develop questions about the text, and use evidence from a variety of sources in order to form conclusions. Data-focused backmatter is included, as well as a bibliography, glossary, and index. read more
The purpose of this book is to provide a unique resource for teaching leadership and the 21st century skills needed by all student...s in order to become college and career ready adults. This book contains 27 action-oriented lessons & activities specifically designed to teach leadership and 21st Century Skills. The lessons and activities in this book are designed to be used in the classroom, in extracurricular programs, in after-school programs, at summer camps, and anywhere activity-oriented learning takes place.Most lessons and activities are geared toward students in grades 6-12, however; with simple modifications can be used with students of all ages, especially in grades 3-5.Basic teaching information is provided for each lesson and activity so the teacher can modify the material as needed for a specific group of students at a specific age or in a specific environment.Lessons and activities in this book are designed to help create 21st century learners who: Demonstrate independence. Build strong core academic content knowledge. Communicate effectively and creatively. Comprehend as well as critique. Solve problems and make decisions wisely. Value research evidence. Use technology and digital media strategically and capably. Understand other perspectives and cultures. Become effective, ethical, and knowledgeable leaders. read more
At makerspaces, makers of all kinds share tools and knowledge to help each other complete projects. Through simple text written to... foster creativity and problem solving, students will learn how to start their own makerspaces. Large, colorful images show students how to complete activities. Additional tools, including a glossary and an index, help students learn new vocabulary and locate information. read more
This Level 1 guided reader explores the concept of seasonal changes in weather. Students will develop word recognition and reading... skills while learning about the changes in spring weather we can see and feel. read more
Level 1 guided reader that examines seasonal animal behaviors. Students will develop reading skills while learning about how anima...ls prepare for winter during fall, including migration and hibernation. read more
Making slime isn't just fun. It's also a great way to learn about chemistry! Through simple text written to foster creativity and ...problem solving, students will learn the art of innovation. Large, colorful images show students how to complete activities. Additional tools, including a glossary and an index, help students learn STEM concepts, new vocabulary, and locate information. read more
Learn how to safely create electronic circuits using conductive and insulating doughs. Readers will learn basic circuitry skills, ...which will be useful in pursuing a variety of engineering projects. Photos, sidebars, and callouts help readers draw connections between new concepts in this book and other makers-related concepts they may already know. Additional text features and search tools, including a glossary and an index, help students locate information and learn new words. read more
This Level 1 guided reader illustrates examples of "pushing and pulling" found in the animal kingdom. Students will develop word r...ecognition and reading skills while learning about opposites and animal habits. read more
Makers of all ages are creating robots on their own. In this book, students learn more about this recent innovation through detail...ed explanations built to foster creativity and critical thinking. Fun, engaging text introduces readers to new ideas and builds on maker-related concepts they may already know. Additional tools, including a glossary and an index, help students learn new vocabulary and locate information. read more
All it takes to create your own exciting puppet show is the right lighting and a good stage. Through simple text written to foster... creativity and problem solving, students will learn the art of innovation. Large, colorful images show students how to complete activities. Additional tools, including a glossary and an index, help students learn STEM concepts, new vocabulary, and locate information. read more
This Level 1 guided reader illustrates examples of "fast and slow" found in the animal kingdom. Students will develop word recogni...tion and reading skills while learning about opposites and animal habits. read more
Arthink explores the creative process by guiding the reader through a variety of challenge scenarios while applying essential crea...tivity skills used by artists, inventors and designers in their development of works of art, inventions and new product conce read more
The Better Together series presents an introductory look at some of nature's most exciting cooperative pairs. Zebras and Ostriches... explores the close mutualistic relationship between the two animals. Sidebars encourage readers to engage in the material by asking deeper questions or conducting individual research. Full color photos, a glossary, and a listing of additional resources all enhance the learning experience. read more
Describes recent technological advances in surveillance, including drones, weather satellites, and closed-circuit television, and ...discusses the ethics behind government and civilian surveillance. read more
Book by Kerrod, Robin
This Level 1 guided reader examines seasonal animal behaviors in winter. Students will develop word recognition and reading skills... while learning about how animals respond to winter changes, including finding ways to stay warm, migrating, and hibernating. read more
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Did you know that in North America about 18 million vehicles are built with the help of robots each year? Robots can do a variety ...of difficult and repetitive tasks, such as lifting and moving car parts in automotive factories. Learn more about this... read more