This book introduces the concept of sound waves in a relatable, child-centered way. Readers will discover that matter must vibrate to make sound and that sound can make matter vibrate. They will also learn how sound waves are used for communication and be able to demonstrate this knowledge by creating their own sound devices.
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.