Drink it. Spill it. Splash it. Water is wet. But water changes as it warms up and cools down. This simple, colorful book teaches kids about the three forms of water.
What is electricity? How is it made? How does it end up in your house? This simple, colorful book teaches kids about the force that powers our world.
Amazing magnets are everywhere--on the refrigerator and inside machines and toys. Even Earth is a giant magnet! A magnet can be strong enough to lift a car. But magnets work only in a certain way. This simple, colorful book explores the attractive power of magnets.
What makes a shadow? Why do some things make shadows and others don't? How do shadows change? This simple, colorful book inspires children to think in a new way about the shadows around them.
Scoop up some dirt. It's made of many things. What are dirt's ingredients? How is it made? What happens inside it? This simple, colorful book will make kids think differently about the dirt beneath their feet.
Air may be invisible, but it's a powerful force all around us. Air makes wind. It carries sound and smells. It lets us breathe. This simple, colorful book teaches kids all about amazing air.
Flowers bloom and start producing seeds. Trees covered with fresh green leaves are making food for themselves. Young animals born in the spring are striking out on their own. The days are long and sunny, and kids head back outdoors after supper to play. It's summertime! This colorful, fact-filled title gives readers a chance not only to learn about summer, but also to develop their powers of observation and critical thinking. Fun activities, such as recording changes in temperature, precipitation, and the length of days in a weather notebook, give readers a chance to gain insights beyond just facts and figures. Expertly crafted to meet early elementary reading and science curriculum standards, How Do You Know It's Summer? introduces young readers to science concepts and the two fundamental components of scientific inquiry--making observations, and drawing inferences from those observations.