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Creating a Habitat

  • Age Range: 6-10
  • Grade: 2
  • Lexile: 560L
  • Guided Reading Level: O
  • Interest Level: 1-4
  • Reading Level: 2.8
  • Item: 28878
  • ISBN: 9781493866632
  • Language: English
  • Dewey: 590.73
  • Pages: 32
Description

At Smithsonian's National Zoo, keeping the zoo animals happy and healthy is a big job. Part of this involves creating enclosures and habitats that make the animals feel at home. Learn how zookeepers designed a habitat for the black-footed ferret, a species once thought to be extinct.

Created in collaboration with the Smithsonian Institution, this STEAM book builds students' literacy skills while fostering curiosity, creativity, and innovation through real-world examples. Features include:

  • A hands-on STEAM challenge guides students through each step of the engineering design process and is ideal for makerspace activities
  • 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
  • Make career connections with career advice from Smithsonian employees working in STEAM fields
Retail Price: $10.99
School Library Price: $8.49
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