A mathematical mystery of Shape, Space and Measures.
The Mansion Of Mazes has been burgled and you have been asked to solve the mystery. If you fail, the vilains will escape for good
Make your way through this thrilling adventure, using your math skills to decide how the plot unfolds. Complete your mission and become a math whiz at the same time Finding the answers will enable readers to advance through an exciting adventure story.
- Code with Scratch--projects like making a dog walk through the park, sending your friend a card, and devising a full-scoring game
- Build your own computer--really
- Create your own digital fortune-teller, with the Python language.
- Make your own smartphone gloves.
- Make light-up bracelets.
- Code a motion sensor that tells you when someone enters your room.
- And lots more
Studying math is often a source of great anxiety for children and also proves troublesome for parents helping with their homework.
Using uniquely accessible illustrated stress-free approach, "Help Your Kids with Math" looks at every aspect of math, from simple sums to simultaneous equations, and explains each facet in easily understandable language so that adults and kids can master the subject together.
In "Help Your Kids with Math" tricky concepts are explored and examined step-by-step, so that even the most math-phobic individual will be able to approach and solve complex problems with confidence.
2014 National Parenting Publications Silver Award Winner
Love coding? Make your passion your profession with this comprehensive guide that reveals a whole host of careers working with code.Behind the screen of your phone, tablet, computer, or game console lies a secret language that allows it all to work. Computer code has become as integral to our daily lives as reading and writing, even if you didn't know it Now it's time to plug in and start creating the same technology you're using every day. Covering everything from navigating the maze of computer languages to writing code for games to cyber security and artificial intelligence, So, You Want to Be a Coder? debugs the secrets behind a career in the diverse and state-of-the-art industry. In addition to tips and interviews from industry professionals, So, You Want to Be a Coder? includes inspiring stories from kids who are working with code right now, plus activities, a glossary, and helpful resources to put you on the path to a fun and rewarding career with computer code today
- Learn about setting the scene, what makes a good game and playability
- Discover objects, rules, and goals
- Explore hacks and tweaks, camera angles, fine-tuning and controls
- And much more Computer coding teaches kids how to think creatively, work collaboratively, and reason systematically, and is quickly becoming a necessary and sought-after skill. DK's computer coding books for kids are full of fun exercises with step-by-step guidance, making them the perfect introductory tools for building vital skills in computer programming. Add Coding Projects in Scratch and Coding Projects in Python to your collection.
Get kids building exciting computer projects, including games, music, and designs. Perfect for children ages 7-11 who are new to programming, this highly visual workbook is a fun introduction to Raspberry Pi, an affordable credit-card-size computer that is revolutionizing the world of computing and can help boost kids' computer skills in a new and innovative way.
With easy-to-follow directions and fun pixel art, DK Workbooks: Raspberry Pi Projects helps kids understand the basics of computers, programming, and how to create cool projects in Scratch, Python, and Sonic Pi through fun, hands-on learning experiences. All they need is a Raspberry Pi computer, an SD card, an HDMI cable, a USB power supply, and a standard monitor, mouse, and keyboard.
After they learn how to program their Raspberry Pi, kids can make their own music using Sonic Pi, craft amazing designs using Python, and build and play their own computer games and projects with Scratch. They can even test their coding knowledge with written vocabulary and programming quizzes at the end of each project.
Supporting STEM education initiatives, computer coding teaches kids how to think creatively, work collaboratively, and reason systematically, and is quickly becoming a necessary and sought-after skill. DK's computer coding books are full of fun exercises with step-by-step guidance, making them the perfect introductory tools for building vital skills in computer programming.
An introductory primer for kids learning about the "M" in "STEAM" Mathematics.
Math is the basic foundation upon which most of the other areas of STEAM rely. If a child aspires to be a scientist or an engineer or an architect, they need to first understand math. Little Leonardo's Fascinating World of Math introduces many mathematical concepts in a context showing their interconnectedness with so many of the things in our everyday lives.
This new series of books featuring illustrations by popular artist Greg Paprocki is the perfect way to encourage your brilliant child's interest in all facets of the educational STEAM curriculum: Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, and Mathematics. Your child will be enticed by the fun and surprising details revealed in Paprocki's cool and colorful artwork on every page.
Greg Paprocki works full-time as an illustrator and book designer. He has illustrated several Curious George books, as well as The Big Book of Superheroes for Gibbs Smith. He began his career as an advertising art director after studying fine art and graphic design at the University of Nebraska. He lives in Omaha, Nebraska.
Bob Cooper has been an editor for more than 20 years, working with everything from comic books to legal briefs. He lives near Salt Lake City.
Take the guess work out of problem solving with "Number Crunch" a new book for elementary school students who want to sharpen their math skills and boost their brain power.
Complete with a fully-functioning calculator built into the book to check answers, "Number Crunch" contains practical problems, puzzles, games, and activities to build the essential math skills needed in school including seeing patterns, checking estimates, and solving the types of math problems encountered in everyday life all while making learning math fun.
Ideal for developing reasoning skills, as well as encouraging growth in numeracy, the kid-friendly visuals complete with infographics, and themed spreads in "Number Crunch" all add up to fun.
Supports the Common Core State Standards"
Written for children ages 8-12 with little to no coding experience, this straightforward visual guide uses fun graphics and easy-to-follow instructions to show young learners how to build their own computer projects using Scratch, a popular free programming language.
With Coding Games in Scratch, kids can build single and multiplayer platform games, create puzzles and memory games, race through mazes, add animation, and more. All they need is a desktop or laptop with Adobe 10.2 or later, and an internet connection to download Scratch 2.0. Coding can be done without download on https: //scratch.mit.edu.
Essential coding concepts are explained using eight build-along game projects that guide young coders step-by-step, using visual samples, easy-to-follow instructions, and fun pixel art. The book teaches important strategies for solving problems, designing projects, and communicating ideas, all while creating games to play with their friends.
Supporting STEM education initiatives and the maker movement, computer coding teaches kids how to think creatively, work collaboratively, and reason systematically, and is quickly becoming a necessary and sought-after skill. DK's computer coding books are full of fun exercises with step-by-step guidance, making them the perfect introductory tools for building vital skills in computer programming.