Build your STEAM curriculum and supplement your classroom library and reading program with high-interest STEAM readers! Created in collaboration with the Smithsonian Institution, this collection uses real-world examples to give students insight into how the engineering design process is used to solve real-world problems. The books feature dynamic images and text features that enhance the reading experience and include STEAM career advice from Smithsonian employees working in STEAM fields.
Featuring high-interest topics based on Smithsonian content, each book includes a hands-on STEAM challenge that guides students through every step of the engineering design process and content that highlights every aspect of STEAM: science, technology, engineering, the arts, and mathematics. This collection supports makerspace activities. This 90-book collection for fifth grade includes six copies of each title and lesson plans that address literacy and engineering objectives. Titles include (titles may be substituted):