In this newly updated directory, the latest in cutting-edge audio equipment is provided, including how to choose the best audio equipment on a budget, how to get the best sound for the money, and how to set up a system for maximum performance. Revised and expanded to include all the latest audio technologies, this book is packed with expert advice how to make speakers sound up to 50 percent better at no cost, avoid the most common system set-up mistakes, and how to choose the one speaker in 50 worth owning. Among the new topics covered are computer-based music servers, wireless streaming of audio, high-resolution digital audio, internet downloads, HD radio, Blu-ray Disc, and the new high-resolution surround-sound formats. A short course on listening-room acoustics is presented and additional information on audio for home theater, multichannel audio, system set-up secrets, and what each component's specifications and measurements mean is also provided.
Math in a Minute for grade 5 includes essential math skills such as finding factors and multiples, analyzing patterns and relationships, and understanding the place value system. This 96-page workbook also includes adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing multi-digit whole numbers, identifying equivalent fractions and converting customary and metric measurements and more. Math in a Minute has fun math activities with pages separated by skill, theme, and completion time. Activities range in complexity from 1 minute to 10 minutes depending on the grade level. This allows children to gradually build their way up to more and more intense work. The repetition gives children an opportunity to reinforce basic skills and concepts. Beat the clock for fast-paced math practice!
Under the algae that carpets the swamp, near the duck who paddles in ooze, close to the turtle who takes a snooze . . . hides a gator! Still as a log, only his watchful eyes can be seen. But when gator moves, he really moves! What happens to the duck, the turtle, the egret, the deer, and the many other critters of the swamp when gator makes his move?
Clara Barton is one of the most selfless humanitarians that America has ever known. She bravely nursed thousands of wounded soldiers, from both sides, during the Civil War. Clara even founded the American Red Cross! Read more about Clara Barton, one of my favorite heroines. These popular readers include easy-to-read information, fun facts and trivia, humor, activities and a whole lot more. They are great for ages 7-12 (grades 2-6), because although simple, these readers have substance and really engage kids with their stories. They are great for social studies, meeting state and national curriculum standards, individual and group reading programs, centers, library programs, and have many other terrific educational uses.
When Avery, Ella, and Evan visit Yellowstone National Park, they just assume grizzlies are big bad bears. However, after a trip to a center that rescues orphaned grizzly cubs, where they learn how humans don’t always play fair with wildlife, they begin to see a different side of the story. Mystery ensues, and the kids use high-tech STEM skills and high-tech gear to try to discover who or what is breaking into cabins across the region. Can they help without getting entangled in terrifying bear teeth?! This mystery incorporates history, geography, culture and cliffhanger chapters that keep kids begging for more! The Wildlife Mysteries will have an assigned Accelerated Reader reading levels, points and quiz numbers, Lexile Measures, Fountas & Pinnell level and a Developmental Reading Assessment.
Use Dr. Seuss stories to develop language arts and thinking skills and to encourage a love for reading. Each literature-based unit includes background information about Dr. Seuss and one of his stories, extended thinking and writing exercises, and special imaginative activities.
There are about as many people who know the remarkable history behind our national anthem as can actually sing it. Take your students back to the battle at Fort McHenry and reveal the true meaning and importance of this famous poem. Includes crosswords, mapping activities and comprehension Q and As.
This picture book shows children 4 to 8 how to live in harmony with all around us. The fourteenth book in the award winning Howard B. Wigglebottom series. Educator and Counselor approved. Tips and lessons are included. Reviews and support resources are available at wedolisten.org