Modern BombsBook - 2007
- High-low title will appeal to kids fascinated by all things military. - Series features include photos, diagrams, glossary, and resources. - Describes vividly-but does not glorify-a sophisticated and lethal weapon of destruction. - High interest in communities near military bases. - Easy-to-read text for low-level readers. Grades 5-8 Science Standards Science and Technology - Evaluate completed technological designs/products. - Communicate the process of technological design. Science in Personal and Social Perspectives - Understanding the risks of natural, chemical, biological, social & personal hazards. - Science influences society through its knowledge & world view. Grades 5-8 Standards for Social Studies Time, Continuity & Change - Identify key concepts (causality, conflict) to explain patterns of change/continuity. - Identify processes for reinterpreting past using variety of sources & weighing evidence. - Use knowledge of material from history to make decisions on public issues. Power, Authority, & Governance - Describe the ways nations respond to forces of unity and diversity affecting order and security. - Describe the role of technology in communications, transportation, weapons development as it contributes to/helps resolve conflicts. Science, Technology, & Society - Examine the influence of culture on technological choices/advancements such as warfare. Global Connections - Explore causes, effects, solutions to persistent global issues such as security.
Publisher: New York : Children's Press, 2007
Characteristics: 48 pages :,illustrations (chiefly color), map ;,23 cm