What happens when light is blocked? How can we redirect light? Readers will discover the answers to these questions and more in this fact-filled title. Readers will explore the properties of transparent, translucent, opaque, and reflective materials, and learn how to redirect light beams and create shadows.
Describes the scientific concepts of heat, melting, freezing, and boiling using everyday cooking examples. Includes experiments.
The human body produces sweat to keep itself at a healthy temperature of 98.6 degrees Fahrenheit. Young readers will discover hot and cold and learn the effects of temperature. Blastoff! Series
Earth is a huge magnet with two magnetic poles. A magnet has an invisible force called magnetism. Children will discover what magnetism is and learn how magnets work. Blastoff! Series
Gases, liquids, and solids are all matter. Everything that has mass and takes up space is matter. This book instructs eager learners about the different forms of matter and explains how matter can change forms. Blastoff! Series
Movements called vibrations produce sound. Small vibrations make a quiet sound. Big vibrations make a loud sound. This book teaches children what sound is and how it can be measured. Blastoff! Series
This innovative title supports both math and science standards. Readers learn to identify different tools used to measure matter, such as balances, rulers, and thermometers. Easy to follow text helps readers gain hands-on experience measuring, collecting and recording data, and graphing their results.