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Gravity

Don Herweck (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480750883

What goes up must come down! How often have you heard this saying? This typically refers to the effects that gravity has on objects. Without gravity our lives and surroundings would be very strange! Let this physical science e-book pull you into learning about the power of gravity both on Earth and out of this world. Teach third-grade students about mass, weight, inertia, gravity, and more with the colorful images and fun facts in this high-interest informational text. Featuring a hands-on “Think Like a Scientist” lab activity that is aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards, this e-book helps students apply what they've learned in the text and supports STEM instruction. Helpful diagrams and text features, such as a glossary and index, are also included to improve content-area literacy.

Electromagnetism

Jenna Winterberg (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480750890

If you’ve worn headphones, watched TV, worked on a computer, or ridden in a car, then you have experienced the power of electromagnetism. Learn all about electricity, magnetism, the link between these forces: electromagnetism, and how these forces impact our lives. Teach third-grade students about atoms, currents, circuits, magnetism, and more with the colorful images and fun facts in this high-interest informational text. Featuring a hands-on “Think Like a Scientist” lab activity that is aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards, this e-book supports STEM instruction and helps students apply what they've learned in the text. Helpful diagrams and text features, such as a glossary and index, are also included to improve content-area literacy.

Balanced and Unbalanced Forces

Jenna Winterberg (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480750906

Playing Tug-of-War, pedaling a bike, jumping rope - these actions all require force! We typically don't notice most of the forces around us, but they surround us all the time. Find out how force works, and then harness your knowledge to design and build like an engineer! Third-grade students will enjoy learning about inertia, tension and gravity, lift and air resistance, electric and magnetic forces, combined forces, 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 is included at the end of this e-book to provide students 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 improve content-area literacy and support STEM instruction.

Extreme Weather

Torrey Maloof (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480750913

People experience extreme weather all over the world every day. From blizzards that pack cities with snow to thunderstorms that create terrifying tornadoes, this wild weather can be very dangerous and people must learn to be well prepared when it strikes! Teach students about meteorologists, the Fujita scale, condensing water vapor that may form a hurricane, dust storms, and more in this exciting informational text. Colorful images and fun facts paired with age-appropriate text will keep third-grade students engaged from the beginning to the end of this e-book! Featuring a hands-on “Think Like a Scientist” lab activity that is aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards, this e-book helps students apply what they've learned in the text and supports STEM instruction. Helpful diagrams and text features, such as a glossary and index, are also included to improve content-area literacy.

Tracking the Weather

Monika Davies (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480750920

Will you need a jacket today? You would if it’s going to be like the coldest day on record: -134°F! We depend on the weather forecast to help us make choices every day. But how do meteorologists make their predictions? Join storm chasers and explore the tools they use to measure and track invisible patterns in the sky in this exciting e-book. Teach third-grade students about measuring temperature, wind speed, air pressure, rain, and more with the colorful images and fun facts in this high-interest informational text. Featuring a hands-on “Think Like a Scientist” lab activity that is aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards and instructions for making tools such as a thermometer, barometer, and anemometer, this e-book helps students apply what they've learned in the text and supports STEM instruction. Helpful diagrams and text features, such as a glossary and index, are also included to improve content-area literacy.

Climate

Torrey Maloof (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480750937

Don't get caught wearing flip flops in the snow! Knowing about the climate of different places will prepare you for any kind of weather. Take a trip from the equator to the polar regions of Earth and learn about the different climate zones in this exciting e-book. Teach third-grade students about the distinct features of climate zones categorized by latitudinal location. In this high-interest informational text filled with engaging photographs, students will enjoy exploring nonliving features that affect climate development, climate's effects on living things, and the patterns of climate change recently identified by scientists. Aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards, a hands-on “Think Like a Scientist” lab activity is included at the end of this e-book, providing students 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 improve content-area literacy and support STEM education.

People and the Planet

Torrey Maloof (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480750944

The way we live affects our home - Earth. While people have lived on Earth for a long time, we are just beginning to see the impact of our actions on our planet. From pollution to thoughtful farming, explore the harmful and beneficial ways we use natural resources so that we can become conservationists that protect our planet. Teach third-grade students about deforestation, desertification, the greenhouse effect, terracing that prevents land erosion, and more with the vibrant photographs in this high-interest informational text. Featuring a hands-on “Think Like a Scientist” lab activity that is aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards, this e-book helps students apply what they've learned in the text and supports STEM instruction. Helpful diagrams and text features, such as a glossary and index, are also included to improve content-area literacy.

Weathering and Erosion

Torrey Maloof (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480750784

The Earth's surface is always changing. Learn how weathering and erosion constantly reshapes the earth through wind, water, and more! Even people can drastically change the earth's surface. With the help of easy-to-read text and bright, colorful images, this reader simplifies challenging scientific topics while keeping students engaged from cover to cover. This reader also includes instructions for an engaging science activity where students can see what happens when land erodes. A helpful glossary and index are also included for additional support.

Water Cycle

Torrey Maloof (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480750791

Water moves and changes from liquid, to solid, to vapor! Learn about the different states of water, the water cycle, all the ways we use water, and how we can save water in this informative science reader. Easy-to-read text paired with vibrant images keep students engaged from cover to cover. This reader also includes instructions for an engaging science activity where students can observe the water cycle over time. A helpful glossary and index are also included for additional support.

Life Cycles

Wendy Conklin (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480750814

Plants, insects, snakes, salmon, eagles, elephants, humans; these living things all pass through a life cycle from birth to adulthood. Examine moth cocoons, the feather gills of a salamander larva, beaver yearlings, and more to discover how each life cycle is different and unique! Colorful images and fun facts paired with age-appropriate text will keep third-grade students engaged from the beginning to the end of this e-book! Featuring a hands-on “Think Like a Scientist” lab activity that is aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards, this e-book helps students apply what they've learned in the text and supports STEM instruction. Helpful diagrams and text features, such as a glossary and index, are also included to improve content-area literacy.

Food Webs

Lisa Perlman Greathouse (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480750821

What are food webs and how do they affect our environment? Discover the ways in which energy is transferred through interdependent living things in this engaging e-book! Third-grade students will enjoy learning about producers, consumers, and decomposers through this high-interest informational text filled with fun facts and colorful images. Aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards, a “Think Like a Scientist” lab activity is included at the end of the e-book to provide students 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 improve content-area literacy and support STEM education.

Traits for Survival

Dona Herweck Rice (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480750838

Adapt or die. From migration to camouflage, species’ traits have adapted over time to make life livable in the harshest of environments. Explore common, uncommon, and just plain weird survival traits that enable animals to live, thrive, and survive! Colorful images and fun facts paired with age-appropriate text will keep third-grade students engaged from the beginning to the end of this e-book! Featuring a hands-on “Think Like a Scientist” lab activity that is aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards, this e-book helps students apply what they've learned in the text and supports STEM instruction. Helpful diagrams and text features, such as a glossary and index, are also included to improve content-area literacy.

Photosynthesis

Torrey Maloof (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480750845

Have you ever seen a tree at the grocery store buying dinner? Probably not! Discover how plants harness solar energy and other elements to make their own food through photosynthesis, a crucial process upon which all living things depend. Third-grade students will enjoy learning about photosynthesis and plant structures through this high-interest informational text filled with fun facts and colorful images. Aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards, a hands-on “Think Like a Scientist” lab activity is included at the end of the book, providing students with an opportunity to apply what they've learned in the e-book. Helpful diagrams and text features, such as a glossary and index, are also included to improve content-area literacy and support STEM education.

The Right Environment

Debra J. Housel (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480750852

Home sweet home. Organisms must live in the right habitat to survive. And when their needs are met, the right environment enables plants and animals to thrive. From the desert to the tundra, learn about food webs, animal niches, climates, and other features of various biomes and their ecosystems in this life science e-book. The colorful images and fun facts in this high-interest informational text will get third-grade students excited about exploring different types of biomes and the living and nonliving elements of the ecosystems found within them. Featuring a hands-on “Think Like a Scientist” lab activity that is aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards, this e-book helps students apply what they've learned in the text and supports STEM instruction. Helpful diagrams and text features, such as a glossary and index, are also included to improve content-area literacy.

Changing Matter

Karen Larson (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480750869

Matter is all around us! Everything we see is made up of matter - including this e-book and even our bodies. Explore the different states of matter, its properties, how it changes, and much more in this fact-filled e-book! Third-grade students will enjoy learning about solids, liquids, gases, and plasma as well as physical and chemical changes 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 is included at the end of the e-book, providing students 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 improve content-area literacy and support STEM education.

Environment: A World of Change

Dona Herweck Rice (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480750692

The land, water, and air on our planet are always changing! Learn about the water cycle, the rock cycle, volcanoes and earthquakes, fires and floods, adaptation, and more. The earth is always changing, but it is just a part of life. Vibrant images pair with easy-to-read text to keep students engaged from cover to cover. This reader also includes instructions for an engaging science activity where students can plant some seeds to see how living things change. A helpful glossary and index are also included for additional support.

The Nature of Matter

Debra J. Housel (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480750708

Everything is made of matter! Learn all about matter of solids, liquids, and gasses in this informative science reader. Vibrant images pair with easy-to-read text to keep students engaged from cover to cover. This reader also includes instructions for an engaging science activity where students can observe states of matter. A helpful glossary and index are also included for additional support.

Forces

Debra J. Housel (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480750715

Forces are all around us! A force can make something move or stop moving. Even though we can not see them, forces are always at work. Learn about gravity, friction, and magnetism and how these forces affect our daily lives. Colorful images pair with easy-to-read text to keep students engaged from cover to cover. This reader also includes instructions for an engaging science activity to further students' understanding of forces. A helpful glossary and index are also included for additional support.

Energy

Suzanne Barchers (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480750722

Energy comes from many sources. It comes from the sun, wind, water, and more. Learn all about energy and how it works in daily life. Colorful images pair with easy-to-read text to keep students engaged from cover to cover. This reader also includes instructions for an engaging science activity to show children how energy transfers. A helpful glossary and index are also included for additional support.

Friction

Suzanne Barchers (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480750739

We experience friction all around us! When you move, you use kinetic energy. Friction slows down kinetic energy. Learn how friction helps us every day. Vibrant images pair with easy-to-read text to keep students engaged from cover to cover. This reader also includes instructions for an engaging science activity to further students' understanding of friction. A helpful glossary and index are also included for additional support.

Motion

Debra J. Housel (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480750746

Learn the science behind motion in this informative, fascinating science reader. This book covers friction, drag, forces, Newton's Laws of Motion, and more! Keep students engaged from cover to cover and simplify confusing scientific topics with the help of easy-to-read text paired with vibrant, familiar images. This reader also includes instructions for an engaging science activity to give children practice in observing motion. A helpful glossary and index are also included for additional support.

Landforms

William B. Rice (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480750753

Learn all about the beautiful landforms that cover the earth. This book covers mountains, hills, plateaus, mesas, canyons, valleys, coastlines, peninsulas, bays, gulfs, seas, and more! Vibrant images pair with easy-to-read text to keep students engaged from cover to cover. This reader also includes instructions for an engaging science activity where students can make clay and create landforms. A helpful glossary and index are also included for additional support.

Water Bodies

Dona Herweck Rice (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480750760

Learn about the water bodies that cover the earth, including ponds, rivers, oceans, seas, lakes, ponds, wetlands, rivers, and more! Readers will also learn about manmade water bodies. Learn how all of these water bodies form and what differentiates them. Vibrant images pair with easy-to-read text to keep students engaged from cover to cover. This reader also includes instructions for an engaging science activity where students can see how water bodies change. A helpful glossary and index are also included for additional support.

Rocks and Minerals

Torrey Maloof (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480750777

Learn all about rocks and minerals and how we study them. Almost all rocks are made of minerals. Learn about the three different types of rocks: igneous rocks, sedimentary rocks, and metamorphic rocks. A rock can even transform over millions of years from one type of rock to another during the rock cycle. Easy-to-read text paired with vibrant images keep students engaged from cover to cover. This reader also includes instructions for an engaging science activity where students can see how crystals form. A helpful glossary and index are also included for additional support.

We Recycle

Torrey Maloof (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480750630

Learn all about the importance of recycling in this informative science reader! People throw away a lot of trash, but it is important to recycle to make sure the earth stays clean and isn't covered in trash. Readers will learn how to reduce, reuse, and recycle to do their part in helping our planet! Vibrant images pair with easy-to-read text to keep students engaged from cover to cover. This reader also includes instructions for an engaging science activity where students will learn how they can reuse old containers and reduce waste. A helpful glossary and index are also included for additional support.