How to Talk to Your Computer

How to Talk to Your Computer

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Author/Contributor(s): Simon, Seymour ; Lowery, Mike
Publisher: HarperCollins
Date: 02/26/2019
Binding: Hardcover
Condition: NEW

Read and find out about the basics of computer language in this colorfully illustrated nonfiction picture book.

Have you ever wondered how to get a computer to do something? First you need to speak in a way it can understand! Read and find out all about how to talk to your computer in this updated edition with new illustrations and simple engaging text that introduces conditions, loops, and functions.

How to Talk to Your Computer comes packed with visual aids like charts, sidebars, an infographic, and a computer-less coding activity. This updated 2019 edition was vetted by Dr. Justin Solomon, Assistant Professor at Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

This is a clear and appealing science book for early elementary age kids, both at home and in the classroom. It's a Level 2 Let's-Read-and-Find-Out, which means the book explores more challenging concepts for children in the primary grades. The 100+ titles in this leading nonfiction series are:

    hands-on and visualacclaimed and trustedgreat for classrooms

Top 10 reasons to love LRFOs:

    Entertain and educate at the same timeHave appealing, child-centered topicsDevelopmentally appropriate for emerging readersFocused; answering questions instead of using survey approachEmploy engaging picture book quality illustrationsUse simple charts and graphics to improve visual literacy skillsFeature hands-on activities to engage young scientistsMeet national science education standardsWritten/illustrated by award-winning authors/illustrators & vetted by an expert in the fieldOver 130 titles in print, meeting a wide range of kids' scientific interests

Books in this series support the Common Core Learning Standards, Next Generation Science Standards, and the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) standards. Let's-Read-and-Find-Out is the winner of the American Association for the Advancement of Science/Subaru Science Books & Films Prize for Outstanding Science Series.