Sam the Landscape Architect

Sam the Landscape Architect

by Madeline Peck

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Overview

Sam loves to design things! She plans to be a landscape architect—to make the world green. Follow along as she designs parks, gardens, and more to improve her community.

Sam is full of ideas and uses her imagination to solve problems in her city. Part of a STEAM career-themed picture book series, Sam the Landscape Architect shows kids how they can take something they love and are passionate about and use it to make the world a better place. Perfect for encouraging critical and creative thinking! Spatial analysis and critical thinking skills in K-12 students better prepare them for success, especially in science, engineering, and mathematics.

For grades 1-5. Includes a glossary.

The STEAM at Work! series brings awareness to exciting, fun STEAM careers and opens children up to new ideas for channeling their passions. Each book demonstrates different environmental and social issues the characters use their skills to solve, encouraging critical and creative thinking about the world. Like its characters, readers will be inspired to make a positive difference in their community now and in their future careers. 

BONUS:

Download free fun activity pages, teaching materials, and more at STEAMatWork.com.

Copyright © Bolton & Menk,Inc.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781589486423
Publisher: Esri Press
Publication date: 10/06/2020
Series: STEAM at Work! Series , #3
Pages: 24
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.20(d)
Lexile: 500L (what's this?)
Age Range: 6 - 10 Years

About the Author

Madeline Peck is a landscape architect for the regional infrastructure engineering firm Bolton & Menk, Inc. She creates high-quality plans that reflect each community’s unique needs and promotes a positive, engaged process. Her creative approach to public engagement has led multiple communities to develop collaborative, community-based design solutions for transportation, pedestrian, and downtown-focused projects. Madeline authored Parker the Planner as a part of Bolton & Menk’s children book series to show future planners what is possible when they are passionate about improving their communities.

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