Looking for Landmarks
Computer Science for the Real World
Computer science is all around us, at school, at home, and in the community. This book gives readers the essential tools they need to understand the computer science concept of parallelization. Brilliant color photographs and accessible text will engage readers and allow them to connect deeply with the concept. The computer science topic is paired with an age-appropriate curricular topic to deepen readers' learning experience and show how parallelization works in the real world. In this book, a class splits up to look for landmarks in a city-wide scavenger hunt. This nonfiction book is paired with the fiction book My Trip to Boston (ISBN: 9781508137702). The instructional guide on the inside front and back covers provides: Vocabulary, Background knowledge, Text-dependent questions, Whole class activities, and Independent activities.