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Books in this series will each examine Canadian technology as it relates to sustainability and stewardship. Books will describe what is happening in Canada today as well as provide a look forward into the future of these technologies.
Capital Central High School, or Cap Central as the students like to call it, is in the northeast quadrant of Washington, D.C. Any urban school faces broad challenges, and Cap Central is no different. But some tight-knit juniors meet the difficulties head-on with courage, friendship, determination, and hard work.
Figuring out what career to pursue is no easy feat but here's one way to go about it: Follow your passion. The Career Discovery series shows students how their passions can play a big role as they ponder future careers. All books in the series profile a variety of jobs and career fields that are well-suited to particular interests. Included in every book are comments from industry insiders; information about pay and job prospects; a Q&A interview; and a list of sources for more information.
The Career Files explore 10 high-interest fields and give readers a behind-the-scenes look at what it takes to work in those areas. Each book shows readers some promising job options, how to get started in the field, and what skills they'll need in order to succeed.
Engineering is a top career field but differentiating between one engineering discipline and another is not always easy. The Careers in Engineering series provides easy-to-use guides for teens who are trying to understand the differences between various engineering careers and which of these careers might match their interests, skills, and talents. Each book focuses a single discipline, such as biomedical engineering or electrical engineering, among others. What the job entails, what it pays, an
Honeybees are a crucial part of our food chain. As they gather nectar from flowers to make sweet honey, these bees also play an important role in pollination, helping some plants produce fruit. But large numbers of honeybees are disappearing every year... and no one knows why. Is a fungus killing them? Could a poor diet be the cause? What about changes to bees' natural habitat? In this real-life science mystery, scientists and beekeepers are working to answer these questions... and save the worl
Little brown bats do us a big favour. They eat huge numbers of insects! That helps limit the spread of diseases and the damage that insects do to farm crops. But in recent years, large populations of little brown bats have been dying off each winter. Is a virus killing them? Could climate change or pesticides be the cause? Or is it something else? Follow a team of dedicated scientists working to save the little brown bats in this real-life science mystery.
The Cause & Effect: Ancient Civilizations series examines causes and effects of historical events and time periods. Every book in the series includes thoughtful discussion of questions like these—supported by facts, examples, and a mix of fully documented primary and secondary source quotes. Each title also includes an overview of the civilization so that readers have a broad context for understanding the more detailed discussions of specific causes and their effects.
The Cause & Effect: Modern Wars series examines causes and effects of events that occur within the context of war. Every book in the series includes thoughtful discussion of questions like these—supported by facts, examples, and a mix of fully documented primary and secondary source quotes. Each title also includes an overview of the war so that readers have a broad context for understanding the more detailed discussions of specific causes and their effects.
Bring about a deeper understanding of history through the cause-and-effect analysis of well-known disasters. What decisions were made, what shortcuts were taken, and what heroic acts led to the outcomes? Even the most reluctant readers will engage with the story of each disaster, told in you-are-there prose alongside gripping visuals and photos. Cause-and-effect diagrams and sidebars strengthen key curriculum skills of critical thinking and inference.