Description : Students will practice multiplying fractions while reading about symbiotic animal pairs. This book seamlessly integrates the teaching of math and reading, and uses real-world examples to teach math skills like multiplying fractions. The challenging practice problems, graphs, and sidebars provide many opportunities for students to practice their developing math skills, and apply what theyve learned to their daily lives. Text features include captions, a glossary, an index, and a table of contents to increase students vocabulary and literacy skills and their interaction with the text. Math Talk poses problems for further thinking, requiring students to use their higher-order thinking skills.
Description : What do zebras and ostriches have in common with clownfish and sea anemones? Theyre both examples of interdependent relationships! Students will learn about helpful partnerships in the animal kingdom as they multiply their way through fractions. By integrating math and literacy skills, this 6-Pack of math readers makes multiplying fractions simple, relevant, and fun, and the real-world examples of problem solving allow students to explore the concepts in meaningful ways. With intriguing full-color images, the book includes text features such as a glossary, index, captions, and a table of contents to increase understanding and build academic vocabulary. The Lets Explore Math sidebars, the extensive Problem Solving section, and the clear mathematical charts and diagrams provide numerous opportunities for students to practice what they have learned. The DOK-leveled Math Talk section includes questions that facilitate mathematical discourse with activities that students can respond to at school or home. This 6-Pack includes six copies of this title and a lesson plan.
Description : Science is full of surprises: the peculiar peepshow beginnings of baby incubators; the unexpected positive fallout from the H-bomb; the dinosaurs that caused sonic booms; the irrational nature of the number pi; the fifth taste sensation lurking in everyone's taste buds which nobody knew about (except for the Japanese). Whilst shedding light on these conundrums, Karl Sabbagh shows that seemingly trivial queries or assumptions lead to a deeper understanding of how science works. Who would have thought that scientists would turn to the hypothesis 'All swans are white' to determine the stability of the entire universe? Or that if we choose to spend our hard-earned money on other people it might make us happier than if we spend it on ourselves?
Description : A newly updated edition of the dictionary features more than 200,000 definitions, as well as revised charts and tables, proofreaders' marks, synonym lists, word histories, and context examples.
Description : Now in its 19th edition, this comprehensive directory details companies active in multimedia, which continues to evolve alongside the industry that it tracks. The text contains details of approximately 16,000 companies. Entries include company descriptions and classifications by activity, sector, platform, product type, size, turnover and more. The database section is indexed. This year articles from industry leaders and shapers, as well as interviews with heads of trend-setting companies and a round-up of statistics, should make this a useful item for professionals in the industry, and those who purchase multimedia professionally.