Coral reefs are found in tropical waters and host a variety of ocean life. Young readers will learn about how they form over time, the different ways they form, and the creatures that call coral reefs home. Blastoff! Series
Grouping things by similar characteristics is how you classify things. This title goes into great detail about the six kingdoms of all living organisms. Filled with information and interesting facts, students will love learning about this interesting scientific topic.
The tools used by scientists are addressed in this title. Beakers, scales, microscopes, scientific calculators, and other important things used to investigate and create new technology. Communicating with these tools via satellite or sensors that are being developed to warn people of tsunamis are just part of the many science tools talked about in this title.
Force and motion are introduced in this easy to understand book. Gives examples that students can relate to in their everyday lives. As with every title in this series there is a "Show What You Know" section in the back of the book which reinforces the text and allows students to answer three questions relating to the book. Brightly colored photographs enhance the text.
Matter is anything that has mass, and this title teaches students about how temperature affects the different states of matter and why. Talks about the International System of Units and measuring mass and volume.
This title explains how all forms of energy belong to one of two groups: potential or kinetic. It addresses how energy can be used in the form of water to create electricity, in the form of solar to heat our homes, and in the form of wind to turn the blades on a wind turbine.
Mixtures and solutions exist everywhere and students will learn how some materials mix easily while others won't mix at all. Gives examples students can use to make a physical mixture and gives detailed information on how different components make up different solutions.