Stem in Current Events

In educational circles, the studies of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) have never been hotter. But that is only a reflection of the growing importance of those fields to just about every aspect of our existence. In this series, each title will focus on one area of our shared experience and provide examples, stories, and insight into how STEM is having an impact. Whether in energy, transportation, medicine, or even entertainment, STEM skills are changing our world . . . every day. Keep up on the latest developments--and find ways to challenge your own skills--with STEM IN CURRENT EVENTS.

Hardcover

ISBN 978-1-4222-3587-4
$239.50
10 volumes
2017
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7th + 12th
7 x 9 inches
Stem in Current Events: Agriculture
by John Perritano

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Science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) have never been more important. Just about every part of our lives is touched by one or more of those fields. In this book, check out many stories from the world of Agriculture, including these breaking headlines: Science: Pond Scum Studies Aid Farmers Technology: Texting to Track African Agriculture Engineering: Urban Rooftops Convert to Fertile Farms Math: Calculating Soil Erosion Saves Lives Find out how these stories and many more are making an impact on farmers, farming, and the food we eat. Each title in this series focuses on one important part of our world and provides multiple stories and insights on how STEM is having an impact. STEM skills are changing our world...every day. Keep up on the latest development sand find ways to challenge your own skills with STEM IN CURRENT EVENTS. The impact of the popular fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math are being felt throughout academia, as students turn more and more to STEM topics for study. However, those fields are having an even larger impact on the world around us, and that is what this series celebrates. Each book looks at a major area of news or current events and looks into how each part of STEM is making a difference. From around the country and around the world, the headlines call out "STEM Is the Story!" Each title in the STEM IN CURRENT EVENTS series includes color photos throughout, and back matter including an index and further reading lists for books and internet resources. Key Icons appear throughout the books in this series in an effort to encourage library readers to build knowledge, gain awareness, explore possibilities, and expand their viewpoints through our content rich nonfiction books. Key Icons in this series are: Words to Understand shown at the front of each chapter with definitions. These words are set in boldfaced color type in that chapter, so that readers are able to reference back to the definitions, building their vocabulary and enhancing their reading comprehension. Sidebars are highlighted graphics with content-rich material within that allows readers to build knowledge and broaden their perspectives by weaving together additional information to provide realistic and holistic perspectives. Text-Dependent Questions are placed at the end of each chapter referring back to subjects covered within. They challenge the readers comprehension of the material they have just read, while sending the reader back to the text for more careful attention to the evidence presented there. Research Projects are provided at the end of each chapter as well and give readers suggestions for projects that encourage deeper research and analysis. Educational Videos are offered in chapters through the use of a QR code, that, when scanned, takes the student to an online video showing a moment in history, a speech, or an instructional video. This gives the readers additional content to supplement the text. A Series Gl

Stem in Current Events: Energy
by Michael Burgan

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Science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) have never been more important. Just about every part of our lives is touched by one or more of those fields. In this book, check out many stories from the world of Energy, including these breaking headlines: Science: What's the Future of Nuclear Power? Technology: Green Plants Turn Into Green Power Engineering: Solar-Powered Airplane Sets World Record Math: New Equations Build Better Power Networks Inside, find out the stories behind these headlines and many mores we explore how STEM topics are making an impact on how we power our homes, businesses, machines, and more. Each title in this series focuses on one important part of our world and provides multiple stories and insights on how STEM is having an impact. STEM skills are changing our world...every day. Keep up on the latest development sand find ways to challenge your own skills with STEM IN CURRENT EVENTS. The impact of the popular fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math are being felt throughout academia, as students turn more and more to STEM topics for study. However, those fields are having an even larger impact on the world around us, and that is what this series celebrates. Each book looks at a major area of news or current events and looks into how each part of STEM is making a difference. From around the country and around the world, the headlines call out "STEM Is the Story!" Each title in the STEM IN CURRENT EVENTS series includes color photos throughout, and back matter including an index and further reading lists for books and internet resources. Key Icons appear throughout the books in this series in an effort to encourage library readers to build knowledge, gain awareness, explore possibilities, and expand their viewpoints through our content rich nonfiction books. Key Icons in this series are: Words to Understand shown at the front of each chapter with definitions. These words are set in boldfaced color type in that chapter, so that readers are able to reference back to the definitions, building their vocabulary and enhancing their reading comprehension. Sidebars are highlighted graphics with content-rich material within that allows readers to build knowledge and broaden their perspectives by weaving together additional information to provide realistic and holistic perspectives. Text-Dependent Questions are placed at the end of each chapter referring back to subjects covered within. They challenge the readers comprehension of the material they have just read, while sending the reader back to the text for more careful attention to the evidence presented there. Research Projects are provided at the end of each chapter as well and give readers suggestions for projects that encourage deeper research and analysis. Educational Videos are offered in chapters through the use of a QR code, that, when scanned, takes the student to an online video showing a moment in history, a speech, or an instructional video. This

Stem in Current Events: Entertainment Industry
by Michael Centore

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Science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) have never been more important. Just about every part of our lives is touched by one or more of those fields. In this book, check out many stories from the world of Entertainment, including these breaking headlines: Science: Animal Biologists Turns Snakes into Stars! Technology: Motion Capture Magic! Engineering: VR Creates 360-Degree Entertainment Math: Music Stars Use Algorithms to Find Fans Inside, find out the stories behind these headlines and many mores we explore how STEM topics are making an impact on the shows we watch, the movies we love, the games we play, and more. Each title in this series focuses on one important part of our world and provides multiple stories and insights on how STEM is having an impact. STEM skills are changing our world...every day. Keep up on the latest development sand find ways to challenge your own skills with STEM IN CURRENT EVENTS. The impact of the popular fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math are being felt throughout academia, as students turn more and more to STEM topics for study. However, those fields are having an even larger impact on the world around us, and that is what this series celebrates. Each book looks at a major area of news or current events and looks into how each part of STEM is making a difference. From around the country and around the world, the headlines call out "STEM Is the Story!" Each title in the STEM IN CURRENT EVENTS series includes color photos throughout, and back matter including an index and further reading lists for books and internet resources. Key Icons appear throughout the books in this series in an effort to encourage library readers to build knowledge, gain awareness, explore possibilities, and expand their viewpoints through our content rich nonfiction books. Key Icons in this series are: Words to Understand shown at the front of each chapter with definitions. These words are set in boldfaced color type in that chapter, so that readers are able to reference back to the definitions, building their vocabulary and enhancing their reading comprehension. Sidebars are highlighted graphics with content-rich material within that allows readers to build knowledge and broaden their perspectives by weaving together additional information to provide realistic and holistic perspectives. Text-Dependent Questions are placed at the end of each chapter referring back to subjects covered within. They challenge the readers comprehension of the material they have just read, while sending the reader back to the text for more careful attention to the evidence presented there. Research Projects are provided at the end of each chapter as well and give readers suggestions for projects that encourage deeper research and analysis. Educational Videos are offered in chapters through the use of a QR code, that, when scanned, takes the student to an online video showing a moment in history, a speech, or an instructional vi

Stem in Current Events: Environment & Sustainability
by Michael Centore

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Science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) have never been more important. Just about every part of our lives is touched by one or more of those fields. In this book, check out many stories from the worlds of the Environment and Sustainability, including these breaking headlines: Science: Helping Plants Grow Through Chemistry Technology: Communities Go Green with i-Tree Engineering: Pros and Cons of Desalination Math: Tracking Storms and Climate Change: By the Numbers Inside, find out the stories behind these headlines and many mores we explore how STEM topics are making an impact on climate change, soil, drinking water, the oceans, and more. Each title in this series focuses on one important part of our world and provides multiple stories and insights on how STEM is having an impact. STEM skills are changing our world...every day. Keep up on the latest development sand find ways to challenge your own skills with STEM IN CURRENT EVENTS. The impact of the popular fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math are being felt throughout academia, as students turn more and more to STEM topics for study. However, those fields are having an even larger impact on the world around us, and that is what this series celebrates. Each book looks at a major area of news or current events and looks into how each part of STEM is making a difference. From around the country and around the world, the headlines call out "STEM Is the Story!" Each title in the STEM IN CURRENT EVENTS series includes color photos throughout, and back matter including an index and further reading lists for books and internet resources. Key Icons appear throughout the books in this series in an effort to encourage library readers to build knowledge, gain awareness, explore possibilities, and expand their viewpoints through our content rich nonfiction books. Key Icons in this series are: Words to Understand shown at the front of each chapter with definitions. These words are set in boldfaced color type in that chapter, so that readers are able to reference back to the definitions, building their vocabulary and enhancing their reading comprehension. Sidebars are highlighted graphics with content-rich material within that allows readers to build knowledge and broaden their perspectives by weaving together additional information to provide realistic and holistic perspectives. Text-Dependent Questions are placed at the end of each chapter referring back to subjects covered within. They challenge the readers comprehension of the material they have just read, while sending the reader back to the text for more careful attention to the evidence presented there. Research Projects are provided at the end of each chapter as well and give readers suggestions for projects that encourage deeper research and analysis. Educational Videos are offered in chapters through the use of a QR code, that, when scanned, takes the student to an online video showing a moment in history, a speech,

Stem in Current Events: Forensics
by John Perritano

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Science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) have never been more important. Just about every part of our lives is touched by one or more of those fields. In this book, check out many stories from the world of Forensics, including these breaking headlines: Science: Police Call in Anthropologists to ID Bodies Technology: Cracking the Xbox Code to Find Bad Guys Engineering: Crime Reconstruction Engineer Style! Math: Computer Algorithms Track Down Burglars! Inside, find out the stories behind these headlines and many mores we explore how STEM topics are making an impact on investigations, crime solving, police forces, and safety around the world. Each title in this series focuses on one important part of our world and provides multiple stories and insights on how STEM is having an impact. STEM skills are changing our world...every day. Keep up on the latest development sand find ways to challenge your own skills with STEM IN CURRENT EVENTS. The impact of the popular fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math are being felt throughout academia, as students turn more and more to STEM topics for study. However, those fields are having an even larger impact on the world around us, and that is what this series celebrates. Each book looks at a major area of news or current events and looks into how each part of STEM is making a difference. From around the country and around the world, the headlines call out "STEM Is the Story!" Each title in the STEM IN CURRENT EVENTS series includes color photos throughout, and back matter including an index and further reading lists for books and internet resources. Key Icons appear throughout the books in this series in an effort to encourage library readers to build knowledge, gain awareness, explore possibilities, and expand their viewpoints through our content rich nonfiction books. Key Icons in this series are: Words to Understand shown at the front of each chapter with definitions. These words are set in boldfaced color type in that chapter, so that readers are able to reference back to the definitions, building their vocabulary and enhancing their reading comprehension. Sidebars are highlighted graphics with content-rich material within that allows readers to build knowledge and broaden their perspectives by weaving together additional information to provide realistic and holistic perspectives. Text-Dependent Questions are placed at the end of each chapter referring back to subjects covered within. They challenge the readers comprehension of the material they have just read, while sending the reader back to the text for more careful attention to the evidence presented there. Research Projects are provided at the end of each chapter as well and give readers suggestions for projects that encourage deeper research and analysis. Educational Videos are offered in chapters through the use of a QR code, that, when scanned, takes the student to an online video showing a moment in history, a speech, o

Stem in Current Events: Information Technology
by John Csiszar

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Science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) have never been more important. Just about every part of our lives is touched by one or more of those fields. In this book, check out many stories from the world of Information Technology, including these breaking headlines: Science: Psychology€™s Impact on Social Media Technology: 3D Printing...From a Smart Phone - Engineering: New Batteries More Power! - Math: Math Models Break Secret Codes! Inside, find out the stories behind these headlines and many mores we explore how STEM topics are making an impact on doctors, nurses, diseases, and of course, patients. Each title in this series focuses on one important part of our world and provides multiple stories and insights on how STEM is having an impact. STEM skills are changing our world...every day. Keep up on the latest development sand find ways to challenge your own skills with STEM IN CURRENT EVENTS. The impact of the popular fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math are being felt throughout academia, as students turn more and more to STEM topics for study. However, those fields are having an even larger impact on the world around us, and that is what this series celebrates. Each book looks at a major area of news or current events and looks into how each part of STEM is making a difference. From around the country and around the world, the headlines call out "STEM Is the Story!" Each title in the STEM IN CURRENT EVENTS series includes color photos throughout, and back matter including an index and further reading lists for books and internet resources. Key Icons appear throughout the books in this series in an effort to encourage library readers to build knowledge, gain awareness, explore possibilities, and expand their viewpoints through our content rich nonfiction books. Key Icons in this series are: Words to Understand shown at the front of each chapter with definitions. These words are set in boldfaced color type in that chapter, so that readers are able to reference back to the definitions, building their vocabulary and enhancing their reading comprehension. Sidebars are highlighted graphics with content-rich material within that allows readers to build knowledge and broaden their perspectives by weaving together additional information to provide realistic and holistic perspectives. Text-Dependent Questions are placed at the end of each chapter referring back to subjects covered within. They challenge the readers comprehension of the material they have just read, while sending the reader back to the text for more careful attention to the evidence presented there. Research Projects are provided at the end of each chapter as well and give readers suggestions for projects that encourage deeper research and analysis. Educational Videos are offered in chapters through the use of a QR code, that, when scanned, takes the student to an online video showing a moment in history, a speech, or an instructional video. This gives the reade

Stem in Current Events: Medicine and Health Care
by Michael Burgan

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Science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) have never been more important. Just about every part of our lives is touched by one or more of those fields. In this book, check out many stories from the worlds of Medicine and Health Care, including these breaking headlines: Science: Finding Bacteria That Saves Lives Technology: Doctors Use Virtual Reality to Peer Inside You Engineering: Tiny Cameras Used in Brain Surgery Math: Data Analysis Leads to Alzheimers Breakthroughs Inside, find out the stories behind these headlines and many mores we explore how STEM topics are making an impact on doctors, nurses, diseases, and of course, patients. Each title in this series focuses on one important part of our world and provides multiple stories and insights on how STEM is having an impact. STEM skills are changing our world...every day. Keep up on the latest development sand find ways to challenge your own skills with STEM IN CURRENT EVENTS. The impact of the popular fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math are being felt throughout academia, as students turn more and more to STEM topics for study. However, those fields are having an even larger impact on the world around us, and that is what this series celebrates. Each book looks at a major area of news or current events and looks into how each part of STEM is making a difference. From around the country and around the world, the headlines call out "STEM Is the Story!" Each title in the STEM IN CURRENT EVENTS series includes color photos throughout, and back matter including an index and further reading lists for books and internet resources. Key Icons appear throughout the books in this series in an effort to encourage library readers to build knowledge, gain awareness, explore possibilities, and expand their viewpoints through our content rich nonfiction books. Key Icons in this series are: Words to Understand shown at the front of each chapter with definitions. These words are set in boldfaced color type in that chapter, so that readers are able to reference back to the definitions, building their vocabulary and enhancing their reading comprehension. Sidebars are highlighted graphics with content-rich material within that allows readers to build knowledge and broaden their perspectives by weaving together additional information to provide realistic and holistic perspectives. Text-Dependent Questions are placed at the end of each chapter referring back to subjects covered within. They challenge the readers comprehension of the material they have just read, while sending the reader back to the text for more careful attention to the evidence presented there. Research Projects are provided at the end of each chapter as well and give readers suggestions for projects that encourage deeper research and analysis. Educational Videos are offered in chapters through the use of a QR code, that, when scanned, takes the student to an online video showing a moment in history, a speech, or an i

Stem in Current Events: Space Science
by John Perritano

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Science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) have never been more important. Just about every part of our lives is touched by one or more of those fields. In this book, check out many stories from the world of Space Science, including these breaking headlines: Science: Terraforming: The Science of Planet Creation Technology: Japanese Spacecraft Sails on Solar Wings Engineering: New Space Telescope Will Be Strongest Yet Math: Math Wins Again! Spacecraft Safely Reaches Orbit Inside, find out the stories behind these headlines and many mores we explore how STEM topics are making an impact on the exploration of space, on the missions humans attempt, the discoveries we make, and more. Each title in this series focuses on one important part of our world and provides multiple stories and insights on how STEM is having an impact. STEM skills are changing our world...every day. Keep up on the latest development sand find ways to challenge your own skills with STEM IN CURRENT EVENTS. The impact of the popular fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math are being felt throughout academia, as students turn more and more to STEM topics for study. However, those fields are having an even larger impact on the world around us, and that is what this series celebrates. Each book looks at a major area of news or current events and looks into how each part of STEM is making a difference. From around the country and around the world, the headlines call out "STEM Is the Story!" Each title in the STEM IN CURRENT EVENTS series includes color photos throughout, and back matter including an index and further reading lists for books and internet resources. Key Icons appear throughout the books in this series in an effort to encourage library readers to build knowledge, gain awareness, explore possibilities, and expand their viewpoints through our content rich nonfiction books. Key Icons in this series are: Words to Understand shown at the front of each chapter with definitions. These words are set in boldfaced color type in that chapter, so that readers are able to reference back to the definitions, building their vocabulary and enhancing their reading comprehension. Sidebars are highlighted graphics with content-rich material within that allows readers to build knowledge and broaden their perspectives by weaving together additional information to provide realistic and holistic perspectives. Text-Dependent Questions are placed at the end of each chapter referring back to subjects covered within. They challenge the readers comprehension of the material they have just read, while sending the reader back to the text for more careful attention to the evidence presented there. Research Projects are provided at the end of each chapter as well and give readers suggestions for projects that encourage deeper research and analysis. Educational Videos are offered in chapters through the use of a QR code, that, when scanned, takes the student to an online video sho

Stem in Current Events: Transportation
by John Perritano

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Science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) have never been more important. Just about every part of our lives is touched by one or more of those fields. In this book, check out many stories from the world of Transportation, including these breaking headlines: Science: Will Electric Plane SUGAR Be a Sweet Ride? Technology: Yes...That's a Flying Car Engineering: Building the Worlds Best Transport Tunnel Math: No Math No Maglev: Counting on High Speed Trains Inside, find out the stories behind these headlines and many mores we explore how STEM topics are making an impact on how we move around the world on land, on the sea, and in the air. Each title in this series focuses on one important part of our world and provides multiple stories and insights on how STEM is having an impact. STEM skills are changing our world...every day. Keep up on the latest development sand find ways to challenge your own skills with STEM IN CURRENT EVENTS. The impact of the popular fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math are being felt throughout academia, as students turn more and more to STEM topics for study. However, those fields are having an even larger impact on the world around us, and that is what this series celebrates. Each book looks at a major area of news or current events and looks into how each part of STEM is making a difference. From around the country and around the world, the headlines call out "STEM Is the Story!" Each title in the STEM IN CURRENT EVENTS series includes color photos throughout, and back matter including an index and further reading lists for books and internet resources. Key Icons appear throughout the books in this series in an effort to encourage library readers to build knowledge, gain awareness, explore possibilities, and expand their viewpoints through our content rich nonfiction books. Key Icons in this series are: Words to Understand shown at the front of each chapter with definitions. These words are set in boldfaced color type in that chapter, so that readers are able to reference back to the definitions, building their vocabulary and enhancing their reading comprehension. Sidebars are highlighted graphics with content-rich material within that allows readers to build knowledge and broaden their perspectives by weaving together additional information to provide realistic and holistic perspectives. Text-Dependent Questions are placed at the end of each chapter referring back to subjects covered within. They challenge the readers comprehension of the material they have just read, while sending the reader back to the text for more careful attention to the evidence presented there. Research Projects are provided at the end of each chapter as well and give readers suggestions for projects that encourage deeper research and analysis. Educational Videos are offered in chapters through the use of a QR code, that, when scanned, takes the student to an online video showing a moment in history, a speech, or an

Stem in Current Events: War and the Military
by John Perritano

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Science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) have never been more important. Just about every part of our lives is touched by one or more of those fields. In this book, check out many stories from the world of War and the Military, including these breaking headlines: Science: Psychology Helps Wounded Warriors Technology: Exoskeletons Give Soldiers Strength Engineering: Are Force Fields the Future of Battlefields? Math: See How Math Builds Safer Body Armor Inside, find out the stories behind these headlines and many mores we explore how STEM topics are making an impact on how soldiers do their jobs, how troops are kept safe, and how STEM is helping to fight the good fight. Each title in this series focuses on one important part of our world and provides multiple stories and insights on how STEM is having an impact. STEM skills are changing our world...every day. Keep up on the latest development sand find ways to challenge your own skills with STEM IN CURRENT EVENTS. The impact of the popular fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math are being felt throughout academia, as students turn more and more to STEM topics for study. However, those fields are having an even larger impact on the world around us, and that is what this series celebrates. Each book looks at a major area of news or current events and looks into how each part of STEM is making a difference. From around the country and around the world, the headlines call out "STEM Is the Story!" Each title in the STEM IN CURRENT EVENTS series includes color photos throughout, and back matter including an index and further reading lists for books and internet resources. Key Icons appear throughout the books in this series in an effort to encourage library readers to build knowledge, gain awareness, explore possibilities, and expand their viewpoints through our content rich nonfiction books. Key Icons in this series are: Words to Understand shown at the front of each chapter with definitions. These words are set in boldfaced color type in that chapter, so that readers are able to reference back to the definitions, building their vocabulary and enhancing their reading comprehension. Sidebars are highlighted graphics with content-rich material within that allows readers to build knowledge and broaden their perspectives by weaving together additional information to provide realistic and holistic perspectives. Text-Dependent Questions are placed at the end of each chapter referring back to subjects covered within. They challenge the readers comprehension of the material they have just read, while sending the reader back to the text for more careful attention to the evidence presented there. Research Projects are provided at the end of each chapter as well and give readers suggestions for projects that encourage deeper research and analysis. Educational Videos are offered in chapters through the use of a QR code, that, when scanned, takes the student to an online video showing a




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