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Building Lighthouses

  • Age Range: 5-9
  • Grade: 1
  • Lexile: 470L
  • Guided Reading Level: K
  • Interest Level: K-3
  • Reading Level: 1.8
  • Item: 28870
  • ISBN: 9781493866557
  • Language: English
  • Dewey: 387.155
  • Pages: 24
Description

Lighthouses have helped people navigate for centuries. But lighthouses are not built like they used to be. Learn how innovations like computers and solar power have improved lighthouse technology. Created in collaboration with the Smithsonian Institution, this title builds students' literacy skills while fostering curiosity, creativity, and innovation. A hands-on STEAM challenge guides students through each step of the engineering design process and is ideal for makerspace activities. Features include:

  • 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
  • Dynamic images and text features enhance the reading experience and build visual literacy
Retail Price: $9.99
School Library Price: $7.49
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