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Taking Photos from Space

  • Age Range: 7-11
  • Grade: 3
  • Lexile: 680L
  • Guided Reading Level: V
  • Interest Level: 2-5
  • Reading Level: 3.7
  • ISBN: 9781493866854
  • Language: English
  • Dewey: 526.982
  • Pages: 32

This item is estimated to be available in June 2018. Please contact customer service at 800-858-7339 to pre-order.

Landsat satellites are the superheroes of space. They orbit Earth to get images. These images can help stop catastrophes, and solve great mysteries. From poisoned water to raging fires, Landsat sees it all. Discover how these satellites are helping save the planet!

Featuring a high-interest topic based on Smithsonian content, 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. Through real-world examples, students will gain insight into how the engineering design process is used to solve real-world problems.

This book includes content that highlights every aspect of STEAM: science, technology, engineering, the arts, and math. It also features STEAM career advice from Smithsonian employees working in STEAM fields. By becoming STEAM proficient, students are prepared to answer complex questions, investigate global issues, develop solutions for modern-day problems, and are ready for college and career.

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