reading books for 8th grade


How to Read an Rpm Gauge

The rpm (revolutions per minute) gauge is an integral part of most vehicles. Whether you are operating your vehicle in a standard fashion or you are attempting to troubleshoot a problem, the rpm gauge can come in handy. Revolutions per minute refers to how many full revolutions something has made, such as an engine in […]



How to Know If You Need Eye Glasses

Knowing whether you need eyeglasses can be challenging if you do not know the signs to look for. If you have trouble seeing or difficulty focusing, it may be time to consider whether you need eyeglasses. But there are more subtle signs you may not know about that can help let you know if you […]



How to Read a Caliper in Inches

Calipers are measuring tools that are designed for extremely accurate and precise measurements. They are used for metal working, medicine, woodworking, making guns and other fields in which incredibly accurate measurements are necessary. Calipers are specially designed to measure things using two different tools, the main caliper and the vernier scale, which measures very small […]



How to Read pH in an Antifreeze Test

Antifreeze is specifically designed to protect a car’s engine from overheating and corrosion. The antifreeze removes heat from the car engine to prevent overheating. Antifreeze also has an agent that protects the engine against corrosion. Monitoring the pH of the antifreeze makes sure that the antifreeze is still protecting the engine. A too-low pH causes […]



How to Read Body Language

Learn all about body language signals for lying, confidence, flirting, and insecurity and how to read other body language in this free video series on body language communication skills. Series Summary Body language is a curious thing. We humans move our bodies and send and receive signals we are often unaware of. This language of […]



How to Use a DVD Player to Read Computer Files

Since DVD-writing programs create ISO files, or disc image files, from the media files that are loaded into the program before burning the files to disc, the disc created in the programs can be played in most DVD players that accept DVD-Rs. To use a DVD player to read data files that are stored on […]



How to Fix a GameCube Read Disk Error

A GameCube Read Disk Error usually happens when the laser lens, which reads the game disk, becomes dirty. Once the laser lens accumulates dust, it becomes harder for the system to read and process information on the game disk. Luckily, you don’t need to take apart the GameCube to clean the laser lens. However, one […]



How to Use RSS Feeds

RSS feeds provide any user of the Web with a way of easily storing and finding their favorite websites and blogs, making bookmarking much easier and totally web-based. By using an RSS reader, everything you store is web-based and can be opened from any computer. Open a free account with any one of a number […]



How to Read Clarinet Notes

The clarinet is a long woodwind instrument with a mellow tone. Sound is produced by blowing air into the clarinet over a mouth reed. Different notes are achieved by opening and closing holes along the clarinet's body with the musician's fingertips in various combinations. A clarinetist is only able to play one note at a […]



How to Read Tennis Scores

Tennis has a history that is centuries old, and it is a sport popular in many countries around the world. The four major tournaments of the tennis year, the Australian Open, the French Open, Wimbledon, and the U.S. Open, are the most highly televised and famous of the tennis tournaments. While most of us are […]



How to Take an Infant’s Blood Pressure Reading

If your child was born premature, had a stay in the Newborn Intensive Care Unit or has had RSV or any other illness that can affect his blood pressure level, you may be asked to measure your baby’s blood pressure. Taking a baby’s blood pressure can be hard because babies squirm and the process is […]



How to Read an Engineer’s Elevation Pole

An engineer’s elevation pole, better known as a grade rod, has large marks indicating feet and inches, making it easy to read from a distance. You can also extend them for taking readings at elevations much lower than where the builder’s level is set. The task of finding elevations is relative in nature, which means […]



How to Use a Dwell Meter Reading

A dwell meter measures the amount of time that the points remain closed or “dwell together” when an engine is running. These specifications only apply to vehicles that were made using the old points/plug/condenser ignition. Modern vehicles that use electronic ignition no longer have points, so these steps are not applicable. Dwell figures for any […]



How to Read a TB Test

The tuberculosis or TB skin test, also known as a PPD test, is used to determine if someone has developed an immune response to the bacterium that causes TB. A response to the test can occur if someone has TB or if the person was exposed to it in the past. Schedule an appointment with […]