Life and the Flow of Energy

William B. Rice (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480751132

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Description

Every time you eat a sandwich, an apple, or a piece of cake, it’s like you are eating a little piece of sunshine! The sun is the source of all energy on Earth and flows through all life - even through the waste of an organism. From microscopic creatures living under your couch to gigantic elephants roaming Earth, explore the interdependence of all organisms in this fact-filled science e-book. Fifth-grade readers will learn all about our amazing sun, fusing elements, photosynthesis, energy exchange in ecosystems, and more through this high-interest informational text filled with vibrant photographs. Aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards, a hands-on “Think Like a Scientist” lab activity and a “Your Turn” page at the end of the e-book support STEM Education and provide young scientists with an opportunity to apply what they’ve learned in the text. Helpful diagrams and text features, such as a glossary and index, are also included to reinforce content-area literacy and improve close reading.

Reading Level
Lexile
750L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
W
ATOS
4.8
DRA
40
Categories
Genre
Nature Science & Technology
Interest Age
Ages 9-12 Ages 13+
Grade
4th Grade 5th Grade 6th Grade 7th Grade 8th Grade
Subject
Science
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction
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