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Alkire, Jessie

Summary: Read all about seismology in Super Simple Earthquake Projects. Kids will learn about what causes earthquakes and how they affect Earth. Discover how scientists study and help people prepare for them. Then, build an earthquake-proof structure, create a tsunami in a bottle, and more.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Super Sandcastle 2018

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Non Fic Series, Call number: J 507.8 ALK

Alkire, Jessie

Summary: Read all about mineralogy in Super Simple Mineral Projects. Kids will learn about different types of minerals and their structures. Discover how scientists study minerals and why. Then, experiment with minerals, grow your own minerals, and more. Each project has color photos and easy‑to‑follow instructions.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Super Sandcastle 2018

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Non Fic Series, Call number: J 507.8 ALK

Alkire, Jessie

Summary: Makerspaces are places designed to inspire creativity and collaboration. In Construct It! Architecture You Can Build, Break, and Build Again, kids will build a working wrecking ball, pulley elevator, bridge, and more! Colorful step-by-step photos bring each project to life. Techniques and tips help troubleshoot and use the materials within the makerspace.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Checkerboard Library 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 620.1 ALK

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Non Fic Series, Call number: J 620.1 ALK

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 620.1 Set Alkire 2018

Alkire, Jessie

Summary: This title takes readers to narwhal habitats to understand why narwhals are at risk, what humans are doing to make matters worse, and the ways humans can help to save narwhals and ultimately, Earth.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Checkerboard Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 599.543 ALK

Alkire, Jessie

Summary: Read all about meteorology in Super Simple Weather Projects. Kids will learn about the difference between weather and climate. Discover how scientists study the weather and try to predict what it will be like in the future. Then, build a barometer, create a tornado, and more.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Super Sandcastle 2018

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Non Fic Series, Call number: J 507.8 ALK

Alkire, Jessie

Summary: "Kids will explore one of Earth's important energy resources with Biofuel Energy Projects. They'll read about the history of biofuel, where it comes from, and how we use it. They'll make candles out of butter, create ethanol from different types of sugar, and more. Projects include color photos and easy-to-follow instructions. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Super Sandcastle, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 333.95 ALK

Alkire, Jessie

Summary: Read all about volcanology in Super Simple Volcano Projects. Kids will learn about different kinds of volcanoes and how they form. Discover how scientists study volcanoes and try to predict when they will erupt. Then, build an erupting volcano, create a volcano landscape, and more.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Super Sandcastle 2018

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Non Fic Series, Call number: J 507.8 ALK

Alkire, Jessie

Summary: This title takes readers to harp seal habitats to understand why harp seals are at risk, what humans are doing to make matters worse, and the ways humans can help to save harp seals and ultimately, Earth.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Checkerboard Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 599.748 ALK

Alkire, Jessie

Summary: This title takes readers to musk ox habitats to understand why musk oxen are at risk, what humans are doing to make matters worse, and the ways humans can help to save musk oxen and ultimately, Earth. Sidebars, maps, and a glossary enhance readers' understanding of this topic.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abdo Publishing 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 599.6478 ALK

Alkire, Jessie

Summary: Kids will explore one of Earth's important energy resources with Wind Energy Projects from the history of wind energy, to how we use it today. They'll move a car with a balloon, use wind to play a music box, and more. Each project includes color photos and easy to follow instructions. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Applied to STEM Concepts of Learning...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Super Sandcastle 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 333.9 ALK

Alkire, Jessie

Summary: Makerspaces are places designed to inspire creativity and collaboration. In Code It! Programming and Keyboards You Can Create Yourself, kids will make a computer key out of a banana and use popular software programs to code music, game characters, and more! Step-by-step photos bring each project to life. Techniques and tips help troubleshoot and use the materials within the makerspace.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Checkerboard Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2018

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Non Fic Series, Call number: J 005.1 ALK

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 005.1 Set Alkire 2018

Alkire, Jessie

Summary: "Meet Scott Kelly, who lived for a year in space! Follow Kelly's story as he moves from a career as a volunteer Emergency Medical technician to his service in the United States Navy and on to NASA where, with his identical twin brother Mark, spent one year on the International Space Station and part of the Twins Study. Infographics, historic photos, and a glossary enhance readers' understanding...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Checkerboard Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 KEL

Alkire, Jessie

Summary: Read all about paleontology in Super Simple Fossil Projects. Kids will learn about how fossils are created. Discover how scientists study fossils to learn about plants and animals that lived thousands of years ago. Then, make plaster fossils, practice excavating fossils, and more.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Super Sandcastle 2018

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Non Fic Series, Call number: J 507.8 ALK

Alkire, Jessie

Summary: Read all about petrology in Super Simple Rock Cycle Projects. Kids will learn about different types of rocks and how they can change over time. Discover how scientists study rocks to learn about Earth's history. Then, build a sediment jar, make eggshell geodes, and more.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Super Sandcastle 2018

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Non Fic Series, Call number: J 507.8 ALK

Alkire, Jessie.

Summary: "Meet Buzz Aldrin, part of the first moon landing! Follow Aldrin's story as he graduates from West Point, served in the United States Air Force during the Korean War, develops a rendezvous program for the Gemini and Apollo missions, and flies to the moon on the Apollo 11 mission. Infographics, historic photos, and a glossary enhance readers' understanding of this topic. Additional features...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Checkerboard Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 ALD