Military Robots

Military Robots

Book - 2007
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- High-low title to appeal to kids fascinated by all things military. - Series features include photos, diagrams, glossary, and resources - Describes vividly-but does not glorify-a sophisticated and lethal weapon of destruction. - High interest in communities near military bases. - Easy-to-read text for low-level readers. Curriculum standards: Grades 5-8 Science Standards Science and Technology - Evaluate completed technological designs/products - Communicate the process of technological design Science in Personal and Social Perspectives - Understanding the risks of natural, chemical, biological, social & personal hazards - Science influences society through its knowledge & world view Grades 5-8 Standards for Social Studies Time, Continuity & Change - Identify key concepts (causality, conflict) to explain patterns of change/continuity - Identify processes for reinterpreting past using variety of sources & weighing evidence - Use knowledge of material from history to make decisions on public issues Power, Authority, & Governance - Describe the ways nations respond to forces of unity and diversity affecting order and security - Describe the role of technology in communications, transportation, weapons development as it contributes to/helps resolve conflicts Science, Technology, & Society - Examine the influence of culture on technological choices/advancements such as warfare Global Connections - Explore causes, effects, solutions to persistent global issues such as security
Publisher: New York : Children's Press, 2007
ISBN: 9780531120927
Characteristics: 48 p. : col. ill. ; 22 cm


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