Living and Working in Space

Retail Price: $10.99
School Library Price: $8.49
  • Age Range: 8-18
  • Grade: 4-8
  • Lexile: 820L
  • Guided Reading Level: U
  • Interest Level: 3-12
  • Reading Level: 5.4
  • Item: 28927
  • ISBN: 9781493867127
  • Language: English
  • Dewey: 629.45
  • Pages: 32

What is it like to eat, sleep, and work in space? Find out as you read about life in a space station orbiting above Earth! Discover how astronauts function in a challenging environment that includes weightlessness, cramped quarters, and zero privacy.

Created in collaboration with the Smithsonian Institution, this book builds students' literacy skills while fostering curiosity, creativity, and innovation. The hands-on STEAM challenge is ideal for makerspace activities, and guides students through every stage of the engineering design process. 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 math
  • Career advice from Smithsonian employees working in STEAM fields
  • Dynamic images and text features enhance the reading experience and build visual literacy