New Materials

Alpha, Bravo, Charlie : the complete book of nautical codes

This graphically stunning visual reference is an introduction to maritime communication through nautical flags, along with morse code, the phonetic alphabet, and semaphore signaling.

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Amazing (Mostly) Edible Science

Teaching your kids science just got better–and tastier! With awe-inspiring and accessible recipes and projects, uniting science and cooking has never been easier. Learn and appreciate projects such as exploding volcano cakes, glow-in-the-dark Jell-O, bouncy eggs, slime, molten chocolate cupcakes, disappearing peppermint pillows, and amber maple syrup crystals!


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Sew Electric : a collection of DIY projects that combine fabric, electronics, and programming

A set of hands-on LilyPad Arduino tutorials that bring together craft, electronics, and programming. The book walks you through the process of designing and making a series of quirky customizable projects.

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President Squid

Squid knows all about being president. It means living in a big house, doing all the talking–oh, and having a tie is crucial. He’s all set! In the next election, make a more informed choice. Vote for President Squid!

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A little bit of dirt : 55+ science and art activities to reconnect children with nature

Whether you’re investigating the health of your local stream, making beautiful acrylic prints with leaves and flowers, running an experiment with backyard birds, or concocting nature potions, these engaging activities encourage the use of the senses and imagination and are perfect for all ages.

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