From zippers to the Pyramids, rolling pins to catapults, we are surrounded by simple machines. This book will amaze kids with the ingenuity they already possess and inspire them to look differently at the objects they use everyday.
How do scientists solve mysteries? With forensics! Every crime scene contains forensic evidence that helps investigators discover exactly what happened. Forensics is the science of gathering and examining information about a past event, usually to solv... show more
The stories of Norse myths and legends are a terrific introduction to Viking culture, history, science, and traditions, which thrived in Scandinavia from the eighth to the eleventh centuries. But who were the Norse, who left their homelands in Denmark,... show more
Head outside and look up. What do you see? At night you might see stars, the moon, the Milky Way, and planets! During the day all these things will still be there, but they’ll be hidden by the bright light of the sun. Astronomy is the study of celestia... show more
With engaging illustrations, easy-to-follow text, and diverse activities, this fun and educational journey through time invites young readers to experience the spirit of the Wild West. History comes to life in the book’s descriptions of Wild West legen... show more
Who invented the airplane? When were airplanes invented? And why do planes have wings if the wings don’t flap? Kids can answer these questions and more by jumping into the cockpit and soaring into Explore Flight! With 25 Great Projects, where they’ll l... show more
From a space shuttle fashioned out of a lemonade carton and felt to a Mars rover made from a cereal box and juice cans, the variety of imaginative projects in this resource can be built with simple everyday classroom and household items. Surrounding th... show more
Packed with fascinating stories about the America’s first peoples, this children’s activity book uses humor and hands-on projects to outline Native Americans ways of life, beliefs, festivals, technology, and arts and crafts. The projects and games, which