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Geology of the Eastern Coast: Investigate How the Earth Was Formed With 15 Projects

by Cynthia Light Brown & Kathleen Brown Nomad Press (March 01, 2012)

Taking a unique approach to a fascinating region of the United States, this activity guide looks at the underlying processes that have shaped the Eastern Coast. Beginning with the connection between geology...


Backyard Biology: Investigate Habitats Outside Your Door with 25 Projects

by Donna Latham & Beth Hetland Nomad Press (January 01, 2013)

BIOLOGY IS THE STUDY OF LIFE

Life is everywhere, thriving in the city and in the country, teeming in ecosystems around the planet—in deserts, oceans, and even the Arctic. And life is right outside your door!...


Natural Disasters: Investigate Earth's Most Destructive Forces with 25 Projects

by Kathleen M Reilly & Tom Casteel Nomad Press (November 28, 2012)

When natural disasters happen they grab headlines around the world. People, creatures, and the environment are all impacted when nature gets out of control. Natural disasters can be upsetting to live through,...


Evolution: How Life Adapts to a Changing Environment With 25 Projects

by Carla Mooney & Alexis Cornell Nomad Press (November 15, 2017)

Why do humans walk on two legs? Why do fish have gills? Life on Earth is incredibly diverse and part of the reason for this is evolution, or the theory that living things change with time. Evolution: How Life...


Extinction: What Happened to the Dinosaurs, Mastodons, and Dodo Birds? With 25 Projects

by Laura Perdew & Tom Casteel Nomad Press (September 15, 2017)

In Earth's 4.5-billion-year history, more than 5 billion species have gone extinct, some of them at the same time. How can 75-95 percent of species on Earth disappear at one time? What event could cause such...


Explore Makerspace!: With 25 Great Projects

by Alicia Z. Klepeis & Matt Aucoin Nomad Press (September 15, 2017)

Bridges, furniture, musical instruments, games, vehicles-all of these things were invented and improved upon by people who love to put stuff together, take stuff apart, and figure out how things work! In Explore...


Explore The Ice Age!: With 25 Great Projects

by Cindy Blobaum & Bryan Stone Nomad Press (October 15, 2017)

Brrr...does it feel cold? Get out your gloves and get ready to experience the Ice Age! In Explore the Ice Age! with 25 Projects, readers ages 7-10 discover what an ice age consists of, why we have them, and...


Explore Shapes and Angles!: With 25 Great Projects

by Jeanette Moore & Matt Aucoin Nomad Press (October 15, 2017)

This book is in the shape of a square. Or is it a rectangle? The pages are 2-dimensional. Or are the pages 3-dimensional? Geometry is all around us! In Explore Shapes and Angles! With 25 Great Projects, readers...


Planetary Science: Explore New Frontiers

by Matthew Brenden Wood & Samuel Carbaugh Nomad Press (September 15, 2017)

What do you see when you look up into the sky at night? The moon, stars, maybe even a comet or asteroid? You can also see other planets! In Planetary Science: Explore New Frontiers, readers ages 12 to 15 embark...


Meteorology: Cool Women Who Weather Storms

by Karen Bush Gibson & Lena Chandhok Nomad Press (August 15, 2017)

Does the weather fascinate you? Are you curious about where storms get their strength? Do you ever think about what the long-term effect of weather patterns will be on the Earth? Meteorology: Cool Women Who...


Cells: Experience Life at Its Tiniest

by Karen Bush Gibson & Alexis Cornell Nomad Press (July 17, 2017)

All living things, from the common cold to every plant, animal, and person on Earth, is made up of cells. In Cells: Experience the World at Its Tiniest, readers ages 12 to 15 investigate these basic building...


Innovators: The Stories Behind the People Who Shaped the World With 25 Projects

by Marcia Amidon Lusted & Tom Casteel Nomad Press (July 17, 2017)

The world owes a lot to the unsung heroes of innovation! In Innovators: The Stories Behind the People Who Shaped the World, readers ages 9 to 12 learn about the people who created the inventions, products, processes,...


Explore Comets and Asteroids!: With 25 Great Projects

by Anita Yasuda & Bryan Stone Nomad Press (July 11, 2017)

Have you ever wished on a shooting star? Shooting stars often appear when the earth passes through the dust and debris left by a passing comet. Explore Comets and Asteroids! With 25 Amazing Projects takes readers...


Fault Lines & Tectonic Plates: Discover What Happens When the Earth's Crust Moves With 25 Projects

by Kathleen M. Reilly & Chad Thompson Nomad Press (January 16, 2017)

One thing you can rely on is the surface of the earth, except when it moves, which is all the time! In Fault Lines and Tectonic Plates: Discover What Happens When the Earth's Crust Moves, readers 9-12 learn...


Explore Atoms and Molecules!: With 25 Great Projects

by Janet Slingerland & Matt Aucoin Nomad Press (April 11, 2017)

Atoms and molecules are the basic building blocks of matter. Matter is every physical thing around us in the universe, including our own bodies! In Explore Atoms and Molecules! With 25 Great Projects, readers...


Archaeology: Cool Women Who Dig

by Anita Yasuda & Lena Chandhok Nomad Press (April 17, 2017)

Archaeologists look for clues from the past to learn about people who lived long ago! In Archaeology: Cool Women Who Dig, children ages 9 through 12 study this amazing field and meet three dynamic women who...


Zoology: Cool Women Who Work With Animals

by Jennifer Swanson & Lena Chandhok Nomad Press (April 17, 2017)

If you love to work with animals, you can become a zoologist! In Zoology: Cool Women Who Work With Animals, readers ages 9 to 12 are inspired by stories of women who have made great strides in a field that...


Human Movement: How the Body Walks, Runs, Jumps, and Kicks

by Carla Mooney & Samuel Carbaugh Nomad Press (March 20, 2017)

In Human Movement: How the Body Walks, Runs, Jumps, and Kicks, readers ages 12 to 15 learn the basic anatomy and physiology of the human body and discover how bones, muscles, organs, and nerves work together...


Bridges and Tunnels: Investigate Feats of Engineering with 25 Projects

by Donna Latham & Jenn Vaughn Nomad Press (June 01, 2012)

Bridges and tunnels are lifelines. People have tackled seemingly insurmountable obstacles, including vast canyons and mountain ranges, to design and construct these amazing passageways. Bridges and Tunnels:...


FORENSICS: UNCOVER THE SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY OF CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION

by Carla Mooney & Samuel Carbaugh Nomad Press (January 07, 2014)

Forensics: Uncover the Science and Technology of Crime Scene Investigation introduces students to the fascinating world of forensic science and shows them how to find clues, analyze evidence, and crack the case....


EXPLORE FLIGHT!: WITH 25 GREAT PROJECTS

by Anita Yasuda & Bryan Stone Nomad Press (January 07, 2014)

Who invented the airplane? When were airplanes invented? And why do planes have wings if the wings don’t flap? Kids can answer these questions and more by jumping into the cockpit and soaring into Explore...


EXPLORE ELECTRICITY!: WITH 25 GREAT PROJECTS

by Carmella Van Vleet & Bryan Stone Nomad Press (January 07, 2014)

Given the pace of how we harness and utilize electricity, as well as the importance of developing new sources of energy, electricity is a timely subject for kids to explore. In Explore Electricity! With 25 Great...


Chemistry: Investigate the Matter that Makes Up Your World

by Carla Mooney & Samuel Carbaugh Nomad Press (May 16, 2016)

Have you ever wondered what makes up everything in the world around you? Or what exactly is the difference between solids, liquids, and gases? Have you wanted to know what causes two substances to react or change?...


Renewable Energy: Discover the Fuel of the Future With 20 Projects

by Joshua Sneideman, Erin Twamley & Heather Jane Brinesh Nomad Press (April 18, 2016)

How do we heat our homes, light our rooms, and power our cars? With energy! In 2014, the United States relied on fossil fuels for about 67 percent of its power. But as the fossil fuel supply dwindles and climate...


PHYSICS: INVESTIGATE THE FORCES OF NATURE

by Jane P. Gardner & Samuel Carbaugh Nomad Press (May 19, 2014)

Have you ever noticed that the physical world works in certain ways? Skateboarders use force and motion to perform tricks. If you jump up as high as you can, you'll quickly fall back to the ground. Baseball...


ROCKETRY: Investigate the Science and Technology of Rockets and Ballistics

by Carla Mooney & Caitlin Denham Nomad Press (September 16, 2014)

Rocketry: Investigate the Science and Technology of Rockets and Ballistics introduces students to the fascinating world of rocketry and ballistics. Readers discover the history of rocket development, from the...


Explore Soil!: With 25 Great Projects

by Kathleen M. Reilly Nomad Press (September 21, 2015)

Soil! We walk on it, play in it, build with it, grow our food in it, and get antibiotics from it. But what exactly is soil? What makes it so important? Can we survive without it? In Explore Soil! With 25 Great...


Microbes: Discover an Unseen World

by Christine Burillo-Kirch & Tom Casteel Nomad Press (October 19, 2015)

If our vision improved one million times, we would be able to see microbes in the air, on our skin, in the soil, in water, and on food! In Microbes: Discover an Unseen World, readers journey through microscopic...


EXPLORE RIVERS AND PONDS!: WITH 25 GREAT PROJECTS

by Carla Mooney & Bryan Stone Nomad Press (January 07, 2014)

From puddles to lakes, streams to rivers, and bogs to swamps, each body of water contains an amazing treasure chest of life. There is an abundance of plant and animal life hiding in every freshwater habitat....


Robotics: DISCOVER THE SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY OF THE FUTURE with 20 PROJECTS

by Kathy Ceceri & Sam Carbaugh Nomad Press (August 01, 2012)

Once, robots were only found in science fiction books and movies. Today, robots are everywhere! They assemble massive cars and tiny computer chips. They help doctors do delicate surgery. They vacuum our houses...


3-D Engineering: Design and Build Your Own Prototypes

by Vicki V. May & Andrew Christensen Nomad Press (November 16, 2015)

How did somebody come up with the idea for bridges, skyscrapers, helicopters, and nightlights? How did people figure out how to build them?

In 3D Engineering: Design and Build Your Own Prototypes, young readers...


Bioengineering: Discover How Nature Inspires Human Designs With 25 Projects

by Christine Burillo-Kirch & Alexis Cornell Nomad Press (August 22, 2016)

In Bioengineering: Discover How Nature Inspires Human Designs, young readers explore designs and innovations that come from nature. Leonardo da Vinci studied birds’ wings to draw his design of a man-made flying...


Explore Light and Optics!: With 25 Great Projects

by Anita Yasuda & Bryan Stone Nomad Press (August 22, 2016)

Imagine a world without light. What would it be like? Dark, cold, and lifeless! In Explore Light and Optics! With 25 Great Projects, readers ages 7 through 10 find out why light is so important to our world....


Bioengineering: Discover How Nature Inspires Human Designs With 25 Projects

by Christine Burillo-Kirch & Alexis Cornell Nomad Press (August 22, 2016)

In Bioengineering: Discover How Nature Inspires Human Designs, young readers explore designs and innovations that come from nature. Leonardo da Vinci studied birds’ wings to draw his design of a man-made flying...


Forensics: Cool Women Who Investigate

by Anita Yasuda & Allison Bruce Nomad Press (March 21, 2016)

How do scientists solve mysteries? With forensics! Every crime scene contains forensic evidence that helps investigators discover exactly what happened. Forensics is the science of gathering and examining information...


Engineering: Cool Women Who Design

by Vicki V. May & Allison Bruce Nomad Press (March 21, 2016)

What types of robots will the future bring? How do biomedical devices help patients? Have you ever wondered how your phone works? In Engineering: Cool Women Who Design, readers ages 9 to 12 meet three women...


Explore Forces and Motion!: With 25 Great Projects

by Jennifer Swanson & Bryan Stone Nomad Press (June 07, 2016)

Everything moves! Kids run around the playground, cars drive on the road, and balls fly through the air. What causes all this motion? Physics! Forces and motion rule the way everything moves through space.

In...


Explore Fossils!: With 25 Great Projects

by Cynthia Light Brown, Grace Brown & Bryan Stone Nomad Press (January 19, 2016)

In Explore Fossils! With 25 Great Projects, readers can expand their dinosaur obsessions into learning opportunities that take them beyond Triceratops, Stegosaurus, and even Tyrannosaurus rex to other animals,...


Technology: Cool Women Who Code

by Andi Diehn Nomad Press (August 17, 2015)

Do you listen to music with an MP3 player or read books on a tablet? Do you play multiplayer video games with people on the other side of the world? Do you have a robot cleaning your kitchen? Maybe not yet,...


Astronomy: Cool Women in Space

by Anita Yasuda & Nomad Press Nomad Press (August 17, 2015)

Head outside and look up. What do you see? At night you might see stars, the moon, the Milky Way, and planets! During the day all these things will still be there, but they’ll be hidden by the bright light...


CITIES: Discover How They Work with 25 Projects

by Kathleen M. Reilly & Tom Casteel Nomad Press (April 21, 2014)

To a child, a city is a chaotic, vibrant community whose workings can seem quite mysterious. How did people create subways? How does the water get to the very top of a skyscraper? Is there any organization to...


Timekeeping: Explore the History and Science of Telling Time with 15 Projects

by Linda Formichelli, W Eric Martin & Sam Carbaugh Nomad Press (October 25, 2012)

Timekeeping: Explore the History and Science of Telling Time travels through the past and into the future to explore how humans have measured the passage of time. From ancient civilization’s earliest calendars...


Cotton

by Nomad Press Nomad Press (September 01, 2011)

Modern, bright photography and age-appropriate text engage young learners in an exploration of everyday materials in this new series. Using simple, colorful, familiar objects to demonstrate the characteristics...


Silk

by Nomad Press Nomad Press (September 01, 2011)

Modern, bright photography and age-appropriate text engage young learners in an exploration of everyday materials in this new series. Using simple, colorful, familiar objects to demonstrate the characteristics...


Nylon

by Nomad Press Nomad Press (September 01, 2011)

Modern, bright photography and age-appropriate text engage young learners in an exploration of everyday materials in this new series. Using simple, colorful, familiar objects to demonstrate the characteristics...


Wool

by Nomad Press Nomad Press (September 01, 2011)

Modern, bright photography and age-appropriate text engage young learners in an exploration of everyday materials in this new series. Using simple, colorful, familiar objects to demonstrate the characteristics...


Climate Change: Discover How It Impacts Spaceship Earth

by Joshua Sneideman, Erin Twamley & Mike Crosier Nomad Press (April 07, 2015)

For more than 200 years, scientists have been observing, measuring, and analyzing information about our planet’s climate. Studies show that the earth is in constant transition and humans have an effect on...


The Brain: Journey Through the Universe Inside Your Head

by Carla Mooney & Tom Casteel Nomad Press (July 20, 2015)

Why do we do and say the things we do and say? The Brain: Journey Through the Universe Inside Your Head introduces students to the fascinating world of the human brain and its effect on behavior. Readers learn...


Explore Honey Bees!: With 25 Great Projects

by Cindy Blobaum & Bryan Stone Nomad Press (June 22, 2015)

What did you have for breakfast this morning? Toast, cereal, juice, and fruit? Thank the honey bees! About one out of every three mouthfuls we eat is affected by honey bee pollination. In Explore Honey Bees!...


Explore Gravity!: With 25 Great Projects

by Cindy Blobaum & Bryan Stone Nomad Press (January 07, 2014)

How can something that grounds us and keeps us here on this earth be so invisible and mysterious? We’re not talking about anything abstract and undetectable. We’re talking about GRAVITY! Gravity is a force...