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Blue Crab Comeback

  • Age Range: 7-11
  • Grade: 3
  • Lexile: 680L
  • Guided Reading Level: S
  • Interest Level: 2-5
  • Reading Level: 3.8
  • ISBN: 9781493866908
  • Language: English
  • Dewey: 639.56
  • Pages: 32
Description

Millions of blue crabs are caught in the Chesapeake Bay each year. But there is a big problem brewing in the bay. The blue crab population is shrinking. Why? Scientists and watermen have teamed up to study the lives of blue crabs. Learn about the work they are doing to save blue crabs and the fishing industry.

Featuring a topic based on Smithsonian content, this book builds students' literacy skills while fostering curiosity, creativity, and innovation. It features a hands-on STEAM challenge that guides students through each step of the engineering design process and is ideal for makerspace activities. This book features:

  • Real-world examples provide insight into how the engineering design process is used to solve real-world problems
  • Content that highlights every component of STEAM: science, technology, engineering, the arts, and mathematics
  • Career advice from Smithsonian employees working in STEAM fields
  • Dynamic images and text features enhance the reading experience and build visual literacy
Retail Price: $9.99 /ea
School Library Price: $7.49/ea
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