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Watch TV? Nah, watch Netflix. Watch actors in a movie? Nope, watch digitally animated Pixar and Dreamstime characters. Buy a CD? What is this-the ?90s? Stream it on Pandora and Spotify! From movies and TV to games and sports, the Internet and technology completely changed the world of entertainment and information. This series focuses on a group of companies-also including YouTube and GoPro, and featuring a title on the rise of Esports-that are changing the way we read, watch TV and movies, and create new stories to tell, as well as how we experience those stories. With this information, readers might be inspired themselves to make tomorrow?s new technology come to life!
Technology plays a part in just about every aspect of modern existence, perhaps nowhere more clearly than in social media. Companies such as Facebook, Instagram, and SnapChat have changed the way that people in every generation communicate. This series focuses on those and other companies that are changing the way we connect, relate, and stay informed, and in telling the growth stories of those companies, reflects on where they will take us next.
Some of the greatest inventions that changed the modern world have been based on nature. From robots to bullet trains, readers will discover how these inventions were inspired by the natural abilities of plants and animals. Focused on 21st Century content, the Tech from Nature series encourages readers to ask questions, think more critically and creatively, and use their problem-solving skills.
Young readers are fascinated by technological innovation, and the series Technology Breakthroughs explores key advances that have shaped history and society. Each book features 12 of the most influential technology breakthroughs in a particular arena, covering the major players in each breakthrough, its main turning points, and how it changed the way we live. This informative series offers a fresh perspective on life-changing technological advancements throughout history and today.
Technology breakthroughs change history and society when they happen, and they are happening at a faster pace than ever. This series helps young readers gain perspective on developments in technology. Each book covers the context, contributing factors, key players, and effects of a major technology breakthrough. Good STEM connection.
Technology Inspired by Nature explores innovations in technology across a variety of industries that were inspired by animals and plants. Through readable text, informative side bars, and an ôInspire Me!ö special feature, readers will learn about past discoveries in the intersection of technology and nature as well as cutting-edge technologies that are still to come.
Technology's Impact explores how cutting-edge technologies will affect our society in the future-both positively and negatively. Readers will learn how these technologies work, how they are already affecting today?s world, and how researchers are working to unlock the opportunities of these advances while avoiding the potential pitfalls. The books look ahead to the future, charting the likely future paths of these technologies. Each volume includes callout definitions for subject vocabulary, diagrams to enhance readers? understanding of complex concepts, source notes, and an annotated bibliography to facilitate deeper research.
TERL Boosters offer expansion opportunities for your Teen Emergent Reader Libraries. Unlike the libraries, Booster titles are sold individually. Each Booster level supports a TERL library. Boosters can also stand alone and are excellent hi-lo classroom books. There are six Booster titles supporting each level of TERL. STEM Boosters offer a unique way to delve into science, technology, engineering, and math for emergent readers. Verse Boosters introduce readers to the versatility of contemporary poetry.
The student-led March For Our Lives movement, formed in the wake of the mass shooting at Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida, captured widespread attention. Teen Guide to Student Activism features stories about teens who are making a difference and shows other teens how they can do the same. The book discusses organizing, reaching out, and student rights. It also features insights from student activists about the challenges of balancing school and activism and the many lessons learned from their own activities and from earlier activists. The book includes many fully documented quotes from teens as well as an annotated list of Resources for Student Activists.
Teen Health and Safety explores important issues that teens face today. Readers will explore the underlying causes of these issues, the ways in which the issues affect teens, and strategies teens can use to protect themselves or get help if they encounter the issues in their own lives. Each volume includes diagrams to enhance readers? understanding of complex concepts, source notes, and an annotated bibliography to facilitate deeper research.