Middle School STEM Collection, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 162513505X
  • ISBN-13: 9781625135056
  • Grade Level Range: 5th Grade - 12th Grade
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  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released August 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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Encourage students’ interest in STEM subjects while energizing their curiosity through exploration and higher order thinking. From pioneers in astronomy to breakthroughs occurring in the modern world, this comprehensive collection offers every middle school the content they need to effectively support their STEM initiatives.

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Who Discovered DNA?  (ISBN-10: 162513312X | ISBN-13: 9781625133120)

As part of the Breakthroughs in Science and Technology series, Who Discovered DNA? explores the fascinating advances that have been made in the study of DNA and genetics.

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Who Discovered Natural Selection?  (ISBN-10: 1625133138 | ISBN-13: 9781625133137)

As part of the Breakthroughs In Science And Technology series, Who Discovered Natural Selection? explains how scientists worked out the way in which living things evolve.

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Who Invented The Automobile?  (ISBN-10: 1625133146 | ISBN-13: 9781625133144)

As part of the Breakthroughs In Science And Technology series, Who Invented The Automobile? looks back at the history of the automobile, a machine that we could not imagine living without today.

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Who Invented The Computer?  (ISBN-10: 1625133154 | ISBN-13: 9781625133151)

As part of the Breakthroughs In Science And Technology series, Who Invented The Computer? looks back at the long history of computers and shows how the digital world in which we live today was created.

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Who Invented The Periodic Table?  (ISBN-10: 1625133162 | ISBN-13: 9781625133168)

As part of the Breakthroughs In Science And Technology series, Who Invented The Periodic Table? tells the fascinating story of the philosophers, chemists, and other scientists from ancient times to today who have contributed to the discovery of all the known elements in our universe.

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Who Split The Atom?  (ISBN-10: 1625133170 | ISBN-13: 9781625133175)

As part of the Breakthroughs In Science And Technology series, Who Split The Atom? explores the ways in which scientists uncovered the secrets of atoms, the tiny particles of matter that make up our world.

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Universe  (ISBN-10: 161535820X | ISBN-13: 9781615358205)

Updated for 2013, the Universe, is one book in the Britannica Illustrated Science Library Series that covers today's most popular science topics, from digital TV to microchips to touchscreens and beyond. Perennial subjects in earth science, life science, and physical science are all explored in detail. Amazing graphics-more than 1,000 per title-combined with concise summaries help students understand complex subjects. Correlated to the science curriculum in grades 5-9, each title also contains a glossary with full definitions for vocabulary.

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Rocks and Minerals  (ISBN-10: 1615358218 | ISBN-13: 9781615358212)

Updated for 2013, Rocks and Minerals, is one book in the Britannica Illustrated Science Library Series that covers today's most popular science topics, from digital TV to microchips to touchscreens and beyond. Perennial subjects in earth science, life science, and physical science are all explored in detail. Amazing graphics-more than 1,000 per title-combined with concise summaries help students understand complex subjects. Correlated to the science curriculum in grades 5-9, each title also contains a glossary with full definitions for vocabulary.

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Weather and Climate  (ISBN-10: 1615358234 | ISBN-13: 9781615358236)

Updated for 2013, Weather and Climate, is one book in the Britannica Illustrated Science Library Series that covers today's most popular science topics, from digital TV to microchips to touchscreens and beyond. Perennial subjects in earth science, life science, and physical science are all explored in detail. Amazing graphics-more than 1,000 per title-combined with concise summaries help students understand complex subjects. Correlated to the science curriculum in grades 5-9, each title also contains a glossary with full definitions for vocabulary.

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Energy and Movement  (ISBN-10: 1615358307 | ISBN-13: 9781615358304)

Updated for 2013, Energy and Movement, is one book in the Britannica Illustrated Science Library Series that covers today's most popular science topics, from digital TV to microchips to touchscreens and beyond. Perennial subjects in earth science, life science, and physical science are all explored in detail. Amazing graphics-more than 1,000 per title-combined with concise summaries help students understand complex subjects. Correlated to the science curriculum in grades 5-9, each title also contains a glossary with full definitions for vocabulary.

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Technology  (ISBN-10: 1615358315 | ISBN-13: 9781615358311)

Updated for 2013, Technology, is one book in the Britannica Illustrated Science Library Series that covers today's most popular science topics, from digital TV to microchips to touchscreens and beyond. Perennial subjects in earth science, life science, and physical science are all explored in detail. Amazing graphics-more than 1,000 per title-combined with concise summaries help students understand complex subjects. Correlated to the science curriculum in grades 5-9, each title also contains a glossary with full definitions for vocabulary.

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Space Exploration  (ISBN-10: 1615358323 | ISBN-13: 9781615358328)

Updated for 2013, Space Exploration, is one book in the Britannica Illustrated Science Library Series that covers today's most popular science topics, from digital TV to microchips to touchscreens and beyond. Perennial subjects in earth science, life science, and physical science are all explored in detail. Amazing graphics-more than 1,000 per title-combined with concise summaries help students understand complex subjects. Correlated to the science curriculum in grades 5-9, each title also contains a glossary with full definitions for vocabulary.

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Evolution and Genetics  (ISBN-10: 1615358358 | ISBN-13: 9781615358359)

Updated for 2013, Evolution and Genetics, is one book in the Britannica Illustrated Science Library Series that covers today's most popular science topics, from digital TV to microchips to touchscreens and beyond. Perennial subjects in earth science, life science, and physical science are all explored in detail. Amazing graphics-more than 1,000 per title-combined with concise summaries help students understand complex subjects. Correlated to the science curriculum in grades 5-9, each title also contains a glossary with full definitions for vocabulary.

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Environment  (ISBN-10: 1615358374 | ISBN-13: 9781615358373)

Updated for 2013, the Environment is one title in the Britannica Illustrated Science Library Series. It does not take an expert in environmental science to realize that the world is changing. Is it getting warmer? It depends on where you live. Global warming does not necessarily mean that where you live it will be warmer. For most of the people on the planet, the changes to the climate are virtually imperceptible. That is not the case for many plants and animals, however. These are some of the topics covered by this book. The purpose of this book is to make you aware of various environmental challenges and their possible solutions. Once we begin to understand a given environmental issue, each one of us can begin to evaluate our own actions and change them if necessary to protect life on this planet.

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Human Body I  (ISBN-10: 1615358331 | ISBN-13: 9781615358335)

Updated for 2013, The Human Body I, is one book in the Britannica Illustrated Science Library Series that covers today's most popular science topics, from digital TV to microchips to touchscreens and beyond. Perennial subjects in earth science, life science, and physical science are all explored in detail. Amazing graphics-more than 1,000 per title-combined with concise summaries help students understand complex subjects. Correlated to the science curriculum in grades 5-9, each title also contains a glossary with full definitions for vocabulary.

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Are We Running Out of Energy?  (ISBN-10: 1625133235 | ISBN-13: 9781625133236)

Are We Running Out of Energy? , part of the Global Questionsseries, looks at the worldwide drive to produce and consume increasing amounts of energy and at its potentially catastrophic effects on the environment.

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Is Our Climate Changing?  (ISBN-10: 1625133243 | ISBN-13: 9781625133243)

Is Our Climate Changing? , part of the Global Questions series, looks at the complex issues surrounding climate change.

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Pioneers in Astronomy and Space Exploration  (ISBN-10: 1615307427 | ISBN-13: 9781615307425)

The pioneers of astronomy and space exploration have advanced humankind’s understanding of the universe. These individuals include earthbound theorists such as Aristotle, Ptolemy, and Galileo, as well as those who put their lives on the line travelling into the great unknown. Readers chronicle the lives of individuals positioned at the vanguard of astronomical discovery, laying the groundwork for space exploration past, present, and yet to come.

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Pioneers in Medicine: From the Classical World to Today  (ISBN-10: 1615307419 | ISBN-13: 9781615307418)

Battling disease, championing new techniques, recommending necessary medications, and offering comfort and guidance to those in need are just some of the many responsibilities with which healers over time have been charged. Even as the field of medical science rapidly evolves, doctors, researchers, and other medical professionals serve as significant reminders of the human element that has sustained the craft of healing for millennia. Readers discover surveys of the lives of many of those who are persevered in their pioneering quest for new and improved ways to treat a variety of ailments and conditions.

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Pioneers of the Industrial Age: Breakthroughs in Technology  (ISBN-10: 1615307451 | ISBN-13: 9781615307456)

Rapidly developing technological innovation and mass production have become such hallmarks of our industrialized world that we may fail to consider the events and individuals that laid the groundwork for our many conveniences today. Beginning in Europe in the mid-18th century, the Industrial Revolution continued growing and spreading as innovators around the world began modifying old machinery and methods for production or creating new ones. This lively volume profiles a number of the minds behind some of history’s greatest industrial advances, including Robert Fulton, Margaret Knight, Thomas Edison, and Henry Ford.

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Earthquake!  (ISBN-10: 1625133251 | ISBN-13: 9781625133250)

Earthquake!, part of the Nature’s Fury series, describes how and where earthquakes happen.

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Flood!  (ISBN-10: 162513326X | ISBN-13: 9781625133267)

Flood!, part of the Nature’s Fury series, describes how and why floods happen.

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Forest Fire!  (ISBN-10: 1625133278 | ISBN-13: 9781625133274)

Forest Fire!, part of the Nature’s Fury series, describes how, why and where forest fires happen.

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Hurricane!  (ISBN-10: 1625133286 | ISBN-13: 9781625133281)

Hurricane!, part of the Nature’s Fury series, describes how and where hurricanes, cyclones and typhoons happen.

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Crime Fighting  (ISBN-10: 1625133316 | ISBN-13: 9781625133311)

Crime Fighting , part of The Impact of Science and Technology series, examines advancements in forensic science and explores the positive and negative aspects of using this technology to fight crime.

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Energy Sources  (ISBN-10: 1625133324 | ISBN-13: 9781625133328)

Energy Sources , part of The Impact of Science and Technology series, examines our reliance on fossil fuels and their impact on the environment; the pros and cons of nuclear energy; the debate about biofuels; harnessing energy from the Sun, wind, and water; and energy in the future, from hydrogen fuel cells to solar power from space.

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