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Raising Silkworms

  • Age Range: 5-9
  • Grade: 1
  • Lexile: 530L
  • Interest Level: K-3
  • Item: 28863E
  • ISBN: 9781493868889
  • Language: English
  • Dewey: 677.39
  • Pages: 24
Description

Silk is an expensive fabric that is valued for its texture and durability. Learn how silk is harvested from silkworm cocoons with this title that builds students' literacy skills while fostering curiosity, creativity, and innovation. Created in collaboration with the Smithsonian Institution, this book features a hands-on STEAM challenge that 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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