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Saving Culture from Disaster

  • Age Range: 7-11
  • Grade: 3
  • Lexile: 610L
  • Guided Reading Level: R
  • Interest Level: 2-5
  • Reading Level: 3.4
  • ISBN: 9781493866816
  • Language: English
  • Dewey: 069.53
  • Pages: 32
Description

History is everywhere you look. But what happens when there is a disaster, such as a flood or an earthquake? People called conservators visit places hit by disasters. They work to save the items that represent the local culture. Learn about the methods that conservators use to save important cultural artifacts, and why saving these items is so important.

Created in partnership with the Smithsonian Institution, this book builds students' literacy skills while fostering curiosity, creativity, and innovation. It features a hands-on STEAM challenge that guides students through each step of the engineering design process and is ideal for makerspace activities. 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 offers STEAM career advice from Smithsonian employees working in STEAM fields. 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.

Retail Price: $9.99 /ea
School Library Price: $7.49/ea
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