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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, dia
Having a solid understanding of credit and debt, saving and investing, and how to pay for college is essential knowledge for today's teens. The Teen Guide to Finances series walks teens through these and other topics (including how to start a business) in clear, straightforward language. All volumes feature real-world anecdotes; quotes; and listings of informative books, online tools, and apps to further a young person's knowledge of money and finances.
Today's teens face and are expected to deal with a wide array of personal, social, and other issues involving home-life, school, dating, body image, sexual orientation, major life transitions, and in some cases physical and mental problems, including eating disorders and depression. This volume examines how many teens have learned to cope with and survive these often stressful trials and tribulations of modern youth.
Teen Guide to Sports introduces the worlds of basketball, hockey, football, soccer, and baseball to high school athletes. Readers will learn about tryouts, exercises and drills, what coaches are looking for in players, and what life is like in collegiate and professional sports.
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 learn
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.
A lot of teens have no idea how to dress for a job interview or how to arrange for utilities in a newly rented apt or how to avoid running up a huge credit card bill. The Teen Life Skills series provides teens with a solid and practical introduction to, well, real life. Real-world examples, relevant facts, and fully documented quotes from teens and experts bring concepts to life for a down-to-earth look at topics including managing money, living on your own, and getting a job.
The teenage years are a time of exploration and change. These years can be challengingùeven more so when a young person has a mental condition or illness. Eating Disorders, Phobias, and OCD are among the mental disorders discussed in the Teen Mental Health series. Every book explains what the illness is, what causes it, how it affects daily life, possible treatments, and how people overcome it or learn to live with it.
The number of young people who practice vaping-the use of e-cigarettes-continues to grow in the United States. Experts are divided about whether vaping is a desirable alternative to smoking cigarettes or is itself a serious health concern. Teens and Vaping takes a critical look at this phenomenon and its impact on public health.