Smithsonian Grade 3 Set 1: 5-Book Set

  • Age Range: 7-11
  • Grade: 3
  • Lexile: 650L-690L
  • Guided Reading Level: R-W
  • Interest Level: 2-5
  • Reading Level: 3.3
  • Item: 105696
  • ISBN: 9781643353753
  • Language: English

Why is it difficult for scientists to study the clouded leopard? What job pays people to draw--and helps science? Created in collaboration with the Smithsonian Institution, this 5-book set builds students' literacy skills while fostering curiosity, creativity, and innovation.

The hands-on STEAM challenges are ideal for makerspace activities and guide students through each stage of the engineering design process. The real-world examples give students insight into how the engineering design process is used to solve real-world problems.

Students will make STEAM career connections through career advice from Smithsonian employees. Each book highlights every component of STEAM: science, technology, engineering, the arts, and mathematics. With dynamic images and intriguing text features to enhance the reading experience, this set will engage students' minds and imaginations! This set includes (titles may vary):

  • Raising Clouded Leopards
  • Making a Mummy
  • Botanical Illustration
  • Taking Photos from Space
  • Predicting Earthquakes