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Rosling, Hans

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: "When asked simple questions about global trends--what percentage of the world's population live in poverty; why the world's population is increasing; how many girls finish school -- we systematically get the answers wrong. So wrong that a chimpanzee choosing answers at random will consistently outguess teachers, journalists, Nobel laureates, and investment bankers. Professor and TED presenter...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Flatiron Books 2018

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Summary: "Kids will develop their thinking skills while learning about everything from music and dance, to books, clothing, pets and more! This pack features app-friendly activities from Highlights, one of the best-selling kids' magazines. Improve critical thinking skills; Develop a love of reading; Explore new ways to solve problems; Strengthen hand-eye coordination."--

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Youth Desk, Call number: J LAUNCHPAD ALL

Summary: "These science, technology, engineering, art, and math challenges will inspire the way kids think about everything from outer space to the human body. This SuperPack contains 2X as many apps as the standard Launchpad. Discover space and the galaxy; Explore the basics of digestion; Learn about the environment and different plant species."--

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2018

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Summary: "Kids learn about the world through a scientific lens with these award-winning stories, challenges, and games that encourage them to explore science, technology, engineering, art, and math.This pack includes apps that have won industry awards including Children's Technology Review: Editor's Choice, National STEM Game Competition, and a Webby. Learn about the solar system; Master math skills at...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2018

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Summary: "Kids will develop their critical thinking skills, solve complicated puzzles, and advance their thinking with these brain games and challenges. Increase problem solving speed; Improve critical thinking skills; Solve complex challenges; Learn the fundamentals of programming"--

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC. 2017

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Summary: "These math-focused games and puzzles will make it fun for kids to develop basic math skills from number and shape identification to matching, sorting, counting and more. Practice sorting by shape, size, and color; Learn numbers and develop counting; Explore spatial direction; Improve memory and hand-eye coordination."--

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2018

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Summary: "Middle schoolers will learn all about the world around them and discover their personal edge with these games, challenges, and puzzles revolving around science, technology, engineering, art, and math. This SuperPack contains 2X as many apps as the standard Launchpad; Discover the periodic table; Make your own comic books; Learn about the solar system."--

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2018

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Summary: "Kids will develop confidence while solving elementary math problems and advancing from basic skills through multiplication, geometry, and more. This pack includes apps that have won industry awards including Academics Choice Award, Children's Technology Review: Editor's Choice, Family Choice, and many more. Learn basic addition and subtraction; Explore place values; Develop critical thinking...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2019

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Levitin, Daniel J.

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: A primer to the critical thinking that is more necessary now than ever. We are bombarded with more information each day than the mind can process--especially in election season. It's raining bad data, half-truths, and even outright lies. New York Times bestselling author Daniel Levitin shows how to recognize misleading announcements, statistics, graphs, and written reports, revealing the ways...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 153 LEV

Summary: "Kids will play and strategize their way through games and challenges focused on science, technology, engineering, art, and math! Explore the concept of weight; Develop problem solving accuracy and speed; Explore basic physics concepts; Test math and logic skills."--

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2016

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Summary: "Kids will develop confidence while solving elementary math problems and advancing from basic skills through multiplication, geometry, and more. This pack includes apps that have won industry awards including Academics Choice Award, Children's Technology Review: Editor's Choice, Family Choice, and many more. Learn basic addition and subtraction; Explore place values; Develop critical thinking...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2018

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Summary: "Kids will explore, build, and experiment their way through games and challenges that encourage them to develop their creative problem-solving and strategic thinking skills. Improve math and problem-solving skills; Explore imagination and invention; Learn about healthy eating habits; Build confidence around creative thinking."--

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Youth Desk, Call number: J LAUNCHPAD PRO

Summary: "Kids will strategize and play their way through science, technology, engineering, art, and math challenges designed to change the way they think. Train your attention, memory, accuracy, and logic skills; Learn basic programming skills; Discover interesting facts about space; Practice Common Core math."--

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Youth Desk, Call number: J LAUNCHPAD PRO

Summary: "Open young minds up to the world around them with these interactive art, science, technology, engineering and math-based games. Strengthen math skills; Explore light and its characteristics; Develop fine motor skills; Strengthen problem-solving and critical thinking skills."--

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2016

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Summary: "Kids will strengthen their knowledge about nature and the environment and develop their critical thinking skills as they complete puzzles, solve riddles, find hidden objects and more! Learn how to take care of the environment; Discover the solar system; Develop visual awareness; Improve problem-solving."--

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Summary: "Kids will learn new concepts and how to think in unconventional ways with these challenges and stories centered around science, technology, engineering, art, and math. Read informational books; Practice measurement down to the decimal; Solve complex challenges; Learn about recycling"--

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Youth Desk, Call number: J LAUNCHPAD LIF

Fleischman, Paul

Summary: A summary of today's environmental challenges also counsels teens on how to decode conflicting information, explaining the role of vested interests while identifying the sources behind different opinions, helping teens make informed choices.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 363.7 FLE

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 363.7 FLE

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 363.7 Fleischman 2014

Morrow, David R.

Summary: Giving Reasons prepares students to think independently, evaluate information, and reason clearly across disciplines. Accessible to students and effective for instructors, it provides plain-English exercises, helpful appendices, and a variety of online supplements.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2017

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1 available in Consider This, Call number: 153.4 MOR

White, David A.

Summary: This offers young people (from 10 up) the opportunity to become acquainted with the wonders of philosophy. Forty questions--arranged under Values, Knowledge, Reality, and Critcal Thinking--invite kids to think about questions that philosophers have been discussing since the time of the ancient Greeks. Each question includes a fun activity that allows kids to increase their understanding of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Prufrock Press 2001

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 100 WHI

Summary: Physicist and cosmologist Stephen Hawking poses enduring scientific questions to teams of non-scientists to test their problem solving skills and summon their inner-genius, covering topics such as time travel, the existence of life on other planets, how the universe came to be, and the origins of life.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by PBS Distribution 2016

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV GEN

Rosling, Hans

Summary: When asked simple questions about global trends -- what percentage of the world's population live in poverty; why the world's population is increasing; how many girls finish school -- we systematically get the answers wrong. So wrong that a chimpanzee choosing answers at random will consistently outguess teachers, journalists, Nobel laureates, and investment bankers. Professor and TED presenter...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

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Brooke, Jasmine

Summary: "Too hot! Too cold! Goldilocks is one picky eater. In this retelling of Goldilocks classic conundrums, readers will use science, technology, engineering, and math to solve problems such as finding that perfect porridge temperature! This unique story-driven format is just right for readers who are reluctant to learn STEM materials. They'll love engineering their way to a happily ever after using...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E Bro

Brooke, Jasmine

Summary: "To prove her royalty, the princess must pass an impossible test: to feel a single pea under layers of mattresses! In this innovative retelling of the classic fairy tale, readers will problem-solve the princess out of her predicament! Fun activities introduce key science, technology, engineering, and mathematics concepts and challenge readers critical thinking. Readers will build confidence in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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White, Curtis

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperSanFrancisco 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 303.372 WHI