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Make it out alive in a desert

Author: Claudia Martin
Publisher: New York : PowerKids Press, 2018, 2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : Secondary (senior high) school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Blazing sunlight, brutal heat, and parched earth make the desert one of the deadliest environments on the planet. This interactive book challenges readers to plot their survival in this blistering biome. Makerspace activities encourage engineering solutions to real problems that crop up in the desert. Readers will rely on a map, a supply list, and their STEM skills to problem-solve their way to safety. Fascinating  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Nonfiction
Literature
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Claudia Martin
ISBN: 9781499434675 1499434677 9781499434736 1499434731
OCLC Number: 1002724365
Description: 48 pages : colour illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Survive the desert --
World of deserts --
Desert peoples --
Desert survivor --
Water, water --
Dig a hole --
Bag a plant --
Use the sun --
Keep cool --
Hat attack --
In the shade --
Get cooking --
Bury it --
Sunny oven --
Desert dangers --
Sliders and stingers --
Sandstorm --
Get out of there --
Attract attention --
Shine out --
Make your mark.
Responsibility: Claudia Martin.

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Blazing sunlight, brutal heat, and parched earth make the desert one of the deadliest environments on the planet. This interactive book challenges readers to plot their survival in this blistering biome. Makerspace activities encourage engineering solutions to real problems that crop up in the desert. Readers will rely on a map, a supply list, and their STEM skills to problem-solve their way to safety. Fascinating fact boxes offer intriguing information on this dangerous habitat and survival. This high-interest topic will attract readers who may be reluctant to learn STEM materials, ensuring this book will be a popular addition to any library.

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