Thrilling new discoveries in science and technology are announced almost daily. Cutting-Edge Science and Technology keeps readers at the forefront of new research. Nanotechnologycovers the amazing advances scientists and engineers have made in microscopic technology, including applications in medicine, safety gear, self-cleaning surfaces, and tiny computers. High-impact photos and explanatory graphics and charts bring scientific concepts to life. Features include essential facts, a glossary, selected bibliography, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.
|Interest Level||Grade 6 - Grade 12|
|Reading Level||Grade 8|
|Subject||Science & Technology|
|Number of Pages||112|
|Title Format||Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks|
|Dimensions||9.75 x 8.5|
|ATOS Reading Level||8.3|
|ATOS Interest Level||MG+|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||196667|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||3.0|
|Features||Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Reviewed, and Table of contents|
|Online Resources||FREE! Booklinks Nonfiction Network|
Cutting-Edge Science and Technology - School Library Journal, Series Made Simple
For more dedicated students exploring future careers in high-tech science, these eye-opening surveys both lay out current areas of progress and impart a heady sense of the breathtaking pace of discovery. Along with offering broad overviews enriched with specific descriptions of relevant physical, chemical, and biological processes, each author cites specific recent experiments, research projects, and newly opened fields of inquiry. Each volume includes several sidebar profiles of renowned and/or currently active researchers and cogent discussions of issues or controversies. These titles will update and deepen science collections of any size and scope.