Smithsonian Informational Text: The Natural World Grades 2-3: 6-Book Set

  • Grade: 2-3
  • Lexile: 610L
  • Guided Reading Level: P-U
  • Interest Level: 1-5
  • Item: 109759
  • ISBN: 9781644912409
  • Language: English

Created in collaboration with the Smithsonian Institution, this STEAM book set devoted to the natural world 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. 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 be substituted):

  • Blue Crab Comeback
  • Dealing with Wildfires
  • Mapping the Milky Way
  • Mimicking Nature
  • Predicting Earthquakes
  • Protecting a Sinking City