Lisa Campbell Ernst fastened onto the inspiring notion that "amazingness is going on around us every nanosecond of the day" and invites kids to marvel at things as close to home as - their own house! Learn about thermal heat and how there once was a Bureau of Missing Socks, the non-pig origins of piggy banks, and why dirt and oil are no match for soap. Discover the nifty amazingness all around us, and especially right where we live.
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.
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.
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 Introduces Students To The Basic Concept Of Sounds. How Sounds Can Be Heard But Not Seen. How Sound Is A Form Of Energy That Is Transmitted Through Sound Waves Which Travel Through Your Eardrum To Be Heard. How Sound Travels Through Air And At What Rate Of Speed. Useful Examples Are Given Throughout To Help Students Understand The Concept.
Experiments Are The Focus Of This Title. How They Are Conducted By Using The Scientific Method Of Forming A Hypothesis And Collecting Data To Prove Or Disprove Their Theory. The Periodic Table Is Introduced As Well As Mixtures, Solutions, And Compounds.
This Title Teaches Students That Everything Is Made Of Matter, And That Physical Changes Create Different Forms Or States Of Matter. Gives Examples Of These Different States In Easy To Understand Text And Introduces Students To The Law Of Conservation Of Mass.