Using Tools to Understand Our World

Using Tools to Understand Our World

Kelli Hicks (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618103604

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Description

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.

Reading Level
Lexile
775L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
S
ATOS
5.0
DRA
40
Categories
Genre
Nature Other Science & Technology
Interest Age
Ages 6-8 Ages 9-12
Grade
3rd Grade 4th Grade
Subject
Science
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction
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