BOOKS ABOUT ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE
The World of Artificial Intelligence 4D – Published by
Artificial Intelligence And Humanoid Robots
Robots that talk and act human are the ultimate artificial intelligence (AI) turning point. We are closer than ever to making it reality. Learn how robots have changed over time and how these advances bring complicated ethical issues. Bring Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math (STEAM) to your reluctant readers with a topic they will gravitate toward.
“Readers will enjoy images of robotic soccer teams, restaurants with robot waiters, and NASA’s Valkyrie robonaut…A helpful addition to the technology section.” – School Library Journal
Artificial Intelligence And Work
What kind of work might be taken over by artificial intelligence (AI)? From doing dangerous jobs to helping to create products, the ideas are endless. Learn how the future of work might change because of AI and some of the ethical dilemmas that come along with rapidly changing technology.
BOOKS ABOUT MEDICAL BREAKTHROUGHS
Super Science Feats – Published by
Who discovered germ theory? Why do we need vaccines? When did people start using antibiotics? Each book in Super Science Feats: Medical Breakthroughs profiles a specific accomplishment in the history of medicine and how those advancements influence our world today, covering relevant topics such as COVID-19.
BOOKS ABOUT PLANTS
A Closer Look At Plants – Published by
This series provides a close look at the various parts of a plant with a focus on explaining how each functions in its survival and reproduction. Here’s an in-depth view of the Leaves title: Some are bigger than a school bus. Others are as small as a candy sprinkle. Some make people itch. What are they? Plant leaves! Find out why leaves are a certain shape and size, how they help plants grow, and perform your own experiment to find out just what leaves need to grow.
Note: The books in this series are being released in Spanish on March 1, 2023.
BOOKS ABOUT SPACE
Future Space – Published by
Moon Base And Beyond: The Lunar Gateway To Deep Space
The moon is more than a giant rock orbiting Earth – it could become a gateway into deeper space! Find out how NASA and other international and commercial agencies are working together to explore and build on the moon.
Space Survival: Keeping People Alive in Space
As humans continue to make amazing discoveries in outer space, we also face a unique challenge – living in an environment that we’re not meant to live in. Find out how long-term exposure to outer space affects the human body and what scientists are doing to combat it.
BOOKS ABOUT TECHNOLOGY & TRANSPORTATION
How Smartphones Work
From Boston to Brussels to Beijing, people around the globe use smartphones every day. These amazing devices allow users to make calls, take photographs, check email, and much more, but how do smartphones work? Readers will find out about the technology that allows smartphones to function and how this technology has improved over time.
The Future of Transportation: From Electric Cars to Jet Packs
Human transportation has come a long way since the invention of the wheel. Vehicles of all sorts have us speeding across land, through water, and in the skies. What might be next? From self-driving cars to jet packs, readers will discover exciting new ways they may get around in the future.
BOOKS ABOUT VOLCANOES, WEATHER & OTHER NATURAL PHENOMENA
How Does Heat Move?
Holding a cup of hot cocoa. Feeling the warm sun while sitting on a beach. Warming up a pot of soup on the stove. All of these activities involve the movement of heat. Heat is an important form of energy in the world. Heat moves in three different ways: conduction, convection, and radiation. All of these ways are part of people’s everyday lives. Readers will find out about how and why heat moves. They will also have the chance to try a fun experiment involving heat transfer.
The Science Of Volcanic Eruptions
Volcanic eruptions are natural disasters with fierce characteristics. They have the power to spew giant clouds of ash and lava into the air, trigger landslides that cover entire towns, and change life as we know it forever. Why do volcanoes exist? How do people predict or prepare for an eruption? In this engaging book for young readers, unlock the answers to these questions. Readers will explore the science behind volcanic eruptions, from their origins to their mechanics and their effects on people and the planet. Filled with fun facts and cool photographs, this book captures the cycle of a volcano and its sometimes violent effects.
The Sun and the Weather
From Seattle to Sydney, people around the globe experience weather every day, but what is weather, really? How is the sun connected to whether it’s hot and dry or cool and rainy outside? The brightly colored pages of this book explain the science behind weather on Earth, from our atmosphere to seasons to winds. Filled with incredible photographs, fun facts, and hands-on activities influenced by the Next Generation Science Standards, readers gain and understanding of the role that the sun plays in everyday weather.