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Streams are an important part of our world. They are the source of drinking water for countless plants and animals. But many streams are eroding. In Maryland, there is a huge effort to restore Muddy Creek. Find out what caused Muddy Creek to erode and what is being done to save it. Created in partnership with the Smithsonian Institution, this e-book builds students' literacy skills while fostering curiosity, creativity, and innovation. It features a hands-on STEAM challenge that guides students through the cyclical engineering design process: researching the issue, brainstorming ideas, designing and testing a solution, evaluating the results, improving the process, and sharing the outcomes. The real-world examples give students insight into how the engineering design process is used to solve real-world problems. This book includes content that highlights every component of STEAM: science, technology, engineering, art, and math, and includes a STEAM career connection that highlights a real job in a STEAM field. With dynamic images and intriguing text features to enhance the reading experience and build visual literacy, this book will capture students' attention while building college and career readiness.