Marvel at the technology that keeps you connected, from the ships installing lines deep in the ocean, to the robots locating wire breaks, the satellites beaming signals across the earth, the teams retrieving and splicing lines together, and the servers directing and feeding internet traffic around the world.
The book also takes a look back at the history of the internet, exploring the people and inventions that led to its creation. In this section, you'll tour a virtual museum to see how the technology has progressed over the years, changing the lives of ordinary people everywhere.
Eyewitness Transportation introduces readers to the world of trains, planes, automobiles, and more! We explore the world of transportation, and transportation around the world. From the origins of all manner of wagons, bicycles, cars, and trains to the newest technological advances and beyond, no wheel is left unturned.
Discover the history, faith, and culture that have shaped the modern Jewish world.
An in-depth look at the phenomenon of global warming--what’s causing it, what it might lead to, and what we can do to fight back.
A fascinating look at the tools and techniques used by forensic scientists in solving crimes-from fingerprint analysis to DNA testing.
How Cool Is This? is a fun-packed compendium of inventions and gizmos ranging from the great and the good to the obscure and offbeat. Touching on a very wide range of key curriculum science topics, each spread features a single brilliant invention, using a colorful graphic approach to explain in an intuitive, visual style how the object works. Simple and engaging text reveals the secret science behind the invention and tells the amazing stories of the inventions that changed the world forever. How Cool Is This? will appeal not only to scientific minds but also to children with a sense of wonder or curiosity about the world around them.
The book is packed with facts on nutrition as well as a menu planner, so that children can plan healthy meals the whole family will enjoy. A simple-to-use picture glossary shows children the best way to peel, chop, slice, and dice their way to fabulous food.
Real-Size Farm Animals presents fun photography of farm animals at their true size, from a fox's pointy ear to a calf's soft nose. Real-Size Farm Animals also teaches children about how the animals behave--whether feeding, playing, or just snuggling close to their moms and dads. A fun, life-size look at your child's favorite barnyard animals!
From perfect sleepover snacks to delicious dinners and picnic salads for summertime fun, girls will love cooking up these mouth-watering ideas with their best-friends.
The easy-to-follow, step-by-step recipes make cooking together fun and easy. With over 45 recipes from cupcakes to smoothies, they'll never run out of things to do.
Look Inside Ocean gives your child an amazing window on the great oceans and seas of the world. From the dazzling coral reef inhabitants of the Indo-Pacific to the enchanting Pacific kelp forests. An amazing panaoramic CGI artwork of the ocean sets the scene in eye-popping detail. Each page is packed full of photographs and fun facts that bring the ocean life as they zoom in and out of the scene.
Watch as your child gets up close with the underwater world in Look Closer Ocean.
Learn how vampires live, how they avoid capture, and why they're so darn attractive. Also trace the history of vampire lore--in literature, movies, and on television--from the woods of Transylvania to the modern-day high school.
Chock full of info and insight, each gorgeous page will draw in readers of every age, with innovative styling, never-before-seen imagery, and deliciously wicked design. Perhaps this enticing tome is best read while wearing a garlic necklace . . .
My Tourist Guide to the Prehistoric World brings you amazing digital artwork with fun facts to take you on a journey that you won't forget in a hurry. Take a day trip to the land before time; stroll with a Stegosaurus, trundle with a Tyrannosaurus and dawdle with a Diplodocus.
Discover the secrets of the dinosaurs, find out about long-extinct plant-life and other amazing aspects of the prehistoric world, while stunning illustrations and digital artwork make you feel like you're there. The science is relayed through the quirky guidebook approach of "things to see" and "what to pack" - perfect for the armchair archaeologist.
Discover animals armed with sharp claws and killer jaws, deep-sea monsters, poisonous plants, and frogs falling from the sky, not to mention some of the world's most accident-prone humans and the most dangerous mathematical formula in history. An encyclopedia like no other, this guide will captivate kids of all ages as they explore the dangerously exciting world around them.
Supports Common Core Standards.