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The Science of Glass

  • Age Range: 9-13
  • Grade: 5
  • Lexile: 740L
  • Guided Reading Level: X
  • Interest Level: 4-7
  • Reading Level: 5.5
  • ISBN: 9781493869565
  • Language: English
  • Dewey: 620.144
  • Pages: 32
Description

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

The unique properties of glass make it the perfect material for science. It has been used in laboratories for centuries. Glass containers like test tubes and Petri dishes help scientists do important research. Learn how something as simple as glass has played a huge role in scientific exploration.

Created in partnership with the Smithsonian Institution, this book builds students' literacy skills while fostering curiosity, creativity, and innovation. The hands-on STEAM challenge is ideal for makerspace activities, and guides students through every stage of the engineering design process. This book features:

  • Real-world examples provide insight into how the engineering design process is used to solve real-world problems
  • Content that highlights every component of STEAM: science, technology, engineering, the arts, and math
  • Career advice from Smithsonian employees working in STEAM fields
  • Dynamic images and text features enhance the reading experience and build visual literacy
Retail Price: $9.99 /ea
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