Emerging Tech Careers

Set of 8 titles

Readers get acquainted with the people behind today's most cutting-edge technologies--from bright ideas to cool new products. The Emerging Tech Careers series inspires readers in grades 4-8 to consider a high-tech future career. Each title in the series introduces six exciting careers and features sidebar activities that invite readers to Imagine That! and Dig Deeper! Includes tables of contents, glossary, index, and supplementary backmatter.

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Title   ATOS Format Qty
Emerging Tech Careers (8 titles)
Careers in Artificial Intelligence
Careers in Drone Technology
Careers in Nanomedicine
Careers in Personal Space Travel
Careers in Robot Technology
Careers in Self-Driving Car Technology
Careers in Virtual Reality Technology
Careers in Wearable Electronics
Interest Level Grade 4 - Grade 8
Reading Level Grade 5
Dewey 004.167023-629.8/92023
Lexile 780-930
ATOS Reading Level
Guided Reading Level W-Y
Language English
Publisher Cherry Lake Publishing
Available Formats Reinforced book (9781534128576), Paperback (9781534131934), PDF (9781534130272), ePub (9781534136878), Hosted ebook (9781534133471), Kindle (9781534135178)
Copyright 2019
Number of Pages 32
Dimensions 7.5 x 9.5
Graphics Full-color photographs

School Library Journal

Whether it’s a career in personal space travel or in wearable electronics, this technology series features eight of today’s most cutting-edge professional fields. Within each volume, students are introduced to six occupations, their basic job duties, key ideas and developments in the field, educational requirements, and even some tips on how to get started. “Imagine It!,” one of two engaging sidebar activities per section, encourages both creativity and higher-level thinking in readers while “Dig Deeper!” invites students to pursue independent online research and even suggests specific URLs from which to begin. Each book concludes with the question “What is your big idea?” and a final inquiry-based activity that should spark readers’ imaginations, foster creative expression, and stimulate discussion. ­VERDICT A solid career resource for school and public libraries.