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Zookeeper for a Day
Firefighters, zookeepers, astronauts, deep-sea divers, paleontologists, and archaeologists- everyone uses math! This series gives young readers a chance to learn about each of these exciting jobs, and use their math skills along the way. Each book offers a variety of problems that teach math concepts and help readers understand the connection between math skills and daily ...more
Published January 1st 2007 by Gareth Stevens Publishing
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Demonstrating the practical application of math in an interesting occupation, Zookeeper for a Day invites early readers to interact with the text by taking out “paper, a pencil, and a ruler, and don’t forget to wear your rubber boots. Let’s go!” A plethora of math problems encompass figuring out how many zookeepers it takes to clean the giraffe area to calculating how many pounds of fruit will be needed to feed an orangutan family. Besides describing actual situations requiring arithmetic ...more