Smithsonian Grade 3 Set 3: 5-Book Set

  • Age Range: 7-11
  • Grade: 3
  • Lexile: 610L-700L
  • Guided Reading Level: R-V
  • Interest Level: 2-5
  • Reading Level: 3.3
  • Item: 105698
  • ISBN: 9781643353777
  • Language: English

How did the Inka control water for farming? Why do astronauts train in water before going to space? 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):

  • Restoring Muddy Creek
  • Saving Culture from Disaster
  • Underwater Training
  • From Grass to Bridge
  • Blue Crab Comeback