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The World Around Us
The World Around Us

Learn All About the Weather

Learn all about the weather in this new book by Steve Parker and illustrated by John Haslam. A Journey Through the Weather starts asking the questions, "What's the weather today? What will you wear today? T-shirt and shorts? A raincoat Read More

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The World Around Us
The World Around Us

3 Tips for Night Sky Watchers from Author Raman Prinja

It’s National Non-Fiction November, and children everywhere are getting excited about the amazing world we live in. Today Professor Raman Prinja, author of Night Sky Watcher: Your Guide to the Stars and Planets, shares his enthusiasm for Read More

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The World Around Us
The World Around Us

Explore the Ocean

With the words, “Are you ready for your close-up?” readers are invited into the amazing underwater world seen through the zoom lens. Macro- and micro-photographs bring the sea to life in a way that makes you want to explore the Read More

Gaga for googles
STEM
STEM

Math in Art and Craft

Many teachers might see a text titled Gaga for Googles and, upon examining the cover, find it all about google eyes and put it aside for the art teacher. However, it actually has quite a few uses for the general classroom. Yes, its bright Read More

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The World Around Us
The World Around Us

Playing to Children’s Natural Curiosity

Kids, in general, are enthralled with anything related to a bodily function. Listen in on any lunch table conversation in any elementary school cafeteria and you will find this to be the case. Joey had a nosebleed in gym? How did it happen? Read More

Mountain Peak Peril
STEM
STEM

Create Your Own Geographical Adventure

Do you remember the Choose Your Own Adventure books from the 1980s and 1990s? Wildly popular with young readers, these first iterations of “game books” made the reader the protagonist, and put the reader in charge of the story by offering a Read More

50 Things You Should Know About the Human Body
STEM
STEM

Human Body Lesson Plan

Now that school is back in full swing, teachers will want to make sure that their classrooms are stocked with the right tools and books to engage students and supplement lessons. We love textbooks, with their sturdy reliability and their Read More

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STEM
STEM

How to Build a Car

Is your child a dreamer with endless ideas? Then he or she might find a kindred spirit in the character of Eli in the Technical Tales series. Eli might be just a mouse, but with the help of his friends Phoebe (the Smarty-Pants Expert) and Read More

How To Code
STEM
STEM

How to Code for Kids

For any skeptics thinking coding might be beyond a child’s realm of understanding, check out this Frozen coding game. The over 12 million kids who have participated in an hour of code will tell you otherwise! Likewise, all four books in Read More

Design a Skyscraper
STEM
STEM

Use Your Math Skills to Design a Skyscraper

Math, like any other subject in school, has its pros and cons. There are always a couple of fun projects to look forward to (like this "Count and Crunch" project that uses m&m's to teach about ratios!), but they never seem to balance Read More

Would You Rather... Have the Teeth of a T-Rex or Armour  like an Ankylosaurus?
The World Around Us
The World Around Us

Would You Rather…

You know the game that always resurfaces during long car rides and in boring waiting rooms? The one where you imagine two equally strange choices – “Would you rather eat a bucketful of boogers or only eat liverwurst for the rest of your Read More