Making Movies in Technicolor ebook

Retail Price: $10.99
School Library Price: $8.49
  • Age Range: 7-13
  • Grade: 3-5
  • Lexile: 710L
  • Guided Reading Level: T
  • Interest Level: 2-7
  • Reading Level: 4.9
  • Item: 28913E
  • ISBN: 9781493869381
  • Language: English
  • Dewey: 791.430973
  • Pages: 32

The Wizard of Oz wasn't the first movie to use color. But it used color in a way that makes it hard to imagine the film without it. The Yellow Brick Road, the Emerald City, and Dorothy's iconic ruby slippers were made possible by a new technology called Technicolor. Learn about the history of Technicolor in film with this high-interest book!

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, art, and math
  • Career advice from Smithsonian employees working in STEAM fields
  • Dynamic images and text features enhance the reading experience and build visual literacy