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Protecting a Sinking City

  • Age Range: 6-10
  • Grade: 2
  • Lexile: 590L
  • Guided Reading Level: Q
  • Interest Level: 1-4
  • Reading Level: 2.9
  • ISBN: 9781493866748
  • Language: English
  • Dewey: 363.34936
  • Pages: 32
Description

This item is estimated to be available in May 2019. Please contact customer service at 800-858-7339 to pre-order.

Imagine a city of islands. There are no cars or streets and people ride boats to get around. This place is Venice, Italy. Built on a lagoon, Venice is in trouble. The city is sinking, and engineers are racing to save it. Learn about their efforts to save Venice from the sea.

Created in partnership 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
$9.99/ea
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