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It's Electric! Currents

Carla Mooney (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627179829

Expanding on our popular Lets Explore Science series, this book focuses on electricity! We depend on electricity to light our homes, power our computers, and so much more. It all starts with atoms, and this book explains just how these tiny building blocks are at the center of electrical currents. Conductors, insulators, and electrical safety tips are all discussed to make this topic come together. So, turn on the light and read this interesting book on electricity! This book will allow students to make observations to provide evidence that energy can be transferred from place to place by sound, light, heat, and electric currents.

Hypothesis, Theory, Law

Shirley Duke (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627179782

Expanding on our popular Lets Explore Science series, this book focuses on Hypothesis, Theory, and Law. All three of these are important in the process of scientific inquiry, which is the way scientists study the natural world. As they explore, they develop explanations based on what they learn from their work. By forming a hypothesis, testing and evaluating theories, and describing the laws that exist in chemistry and physics, students will learn all about this important science topic. This book will allow students to learn that cause and effect relationships are routinely identified and used to explain change.

What Happens When You Flush?

Kelli Hicks (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627178907

Have you ever thought about what really happens when you flush a toilet? In this book, students will learn all about this quirky subject and the different parts of this simple machine. From the bowl, the tank, the handle, and stopper, students will learn about something we all do on a daily basis but dont really ever think about. So, next time you flush, youll know exactly what happens! This book will allow students to develop a simple sketch, drawing, or physical model to illustrate how the shape of an object helps it function as needed to solve a given problem.

Microwave Ovens

Cristie Reed (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627178884

Did you know the microwave oven was actually invented by mistake? That mistake led to the technology that has made cooking faster, more convenient, and more popular than conventional cooking. This book addresses the differences between a standard oven and a microwave oven. So, pop in a snack, set the timer, and in a few seconds youll be ready to enjoy! This book will allow students to plan and conduct an investigation to determine the effect of placing objects made with different materials in the path of a beam of light.

Escalators

Kelli Hicks (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627178891

An escalator is a moving staircase with steps that go up or down. This book discusses how an escalator is based off a conveyor system, moving objects up and down using gears. This form of transportation has made it more convenient to go from one floor to another without walking up flights of stairs. So, next time you have a chance to ride an escalator, hold on to the handrails and get a free moving staircase ride! This book will allow students to analyze data to determine if a design solution works as intended to change the speed or direction of an object with a push or a pull.

Bluetooth

Cristie Reed (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627178877

Bluetooth devices use radio waves to connect. It makes the things we do every day so much more convenient. No wires, cables, or cords, allows you to take computers, game controls, and many other objects from room to room. But how does it work? Learn about the signals these devices send to talk to each other and make your technology easier to use. This book will allow students to use tools and materials to design and build a device that uses light or sound to solve the problem of communicating over a distance.

TV Remotes

Robin Koontz (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627178846

Can you imagine having to actually get up to change the channel on your TV? Well, before the remote control was invented, thats exactly what you had to do. A remote control can actually turn your lights on and off, change the temperature in a room, and even lock your doors! But, be sure not to lose it or YOU might actually have to get up and do it for yourself! This book will allow students to ask questions to determine cause and effect relationships of electric or magnetic interactions between two objects not in contact with each other.

The Internet

Meg Greve (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627178853

Where would we be without the Internet? How would you research a school project or look for things you want to read about or buy online? This book details just what the Internet is, how it works, and how to be responsible when using it. So, be safe and happy surfing! This book will allow students to ask questions, make observations, and gather information about a situation people want to change to define a simple problem that can be solved through the development of a new or improved object or tool.

Speakers

Meg Greve (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627178860

Speakers have only one job. To deliver sound! Whether its your iPod, radio, or television, without speakers you wouldnt be able to hear anything. From currents, to magnets, coils and cones, and amplification and volume, all the intricate parts of a speaker are addressed to show how they make sound possible. So, put your headphones on and start listening to your favorite sounds! This book will allow students to plan and conduct investigations to provide evidence that vibrating materials can make sound and that sound can make materials vibrate.

Computer Mouse

Robin Koontz (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627178839

What kind of mouse has no ears, nose, or feet? A computer mouse! This book teaches students how a mouse and a computer work together. When you move your mouse, the cursor on your screen moves, making it quicker and easier to perform tasks on your computer. All the components of a computer mouse are outlined and give a better understanding of this important and useful computer tool. And, they dont squeak or have fur! This book will allow students to make observations and/or measurements of an objects motion to provide evidence that a pattern can be used to predict future motion.

Weather in Fall

Mari Schuh (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624960796

What do people do in the changing weather of fall? Color photos and easy-to-read text tell kids all about how people adapt to the season of changing weather.

Tasting

Martha E. H. Rustad (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624961854

In Tasting, early readers will learn about our sense of taste, and the different types of tastes we discover in our food. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage emergent readers as they explore one of the five senses. A labeled diagram helps readers identify the parts of the tongue, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about tasting online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Tasting also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index. Tasting is part of Jump!'s Senses in My World series.

Touching

Martha E. H. Rustad (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624961861

In Touching, early readers will discover how the brain senses touch, and how we use this sense to learn about our surroundings. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage emergent readers as they explore one of the five senses. A labeled diagram helps readers identify the parts of the skin, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about touching online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Touching also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index. Touching is part of Jump!'s Senses in My World series.

Hearing

Martha E. H. Rustad (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624961823

In Hearing, early readers will discover how hearing works and how we use this sense to learn about our surroundings. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage emergent readers as they explore one of the five senses. A labeled diagram helps readers identify the parts of the ear, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more online about hearing by using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Hearing also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index. Hearing is part of Jump!'s Senses in My World series.

Seeing

Martha E. H. Rustad (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624961830

In Seeing, early readers will discover how seeing works and how we use this sense to learn about our surroundings. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage emergent readers as they explore one of the five senses. A labeled diagram helps readers identify the parts of the eye, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about seeing online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Seeing also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index. Seeing is part of Jump!'s Senses in My World series.

Smelling

Martha E. H. Rustad (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624961847

In Smelling, early readers will discover how we smell odors, and how we use this sense to learn about our surroundings. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage emergent readers as they explore one of the five senses. A labeled diagram helps readers identify the parts of the nose, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about smelling online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Smelling also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index. Smelling is part of Jump!'s Senses in My World series.

Amazing Magnets!

Caroline Hutchinson (author), NA (illustrator)

Publisher: Newmark Learning ISBN: 9781607193036

Do you know how to make a paper clip dance? Read this book to find out!

I Can Move Things

Caroline Hutchinson (author), NA (illustrator)

Publisher: Newmark Learning ISBN: 9781607192961

Can you push things? Can you pull things? Can you lift things? You can! You can move things

The Sounds We Hear

Caroline Hutchinson (author), NA (illustrator)

Publisher: Newmark Learning ISBN: 9781607192978

The sound of a whisper is soft. The sound of a shout is loud. Read this book about many different sounds.

The States of Matter

Caroline Hutchinson (author), NA (illustrator)

Publisher: Newmark Learning ISBN: 9781607192930

Solids, liquids, and gases are all around you! In this book, you'll see the states of matter at parties!

What Is Solid?

Caroline Hutchinson (author), NA (illustrator)

Publisher: Newmark Learning ISBN: 9781607190325

Solids are all around. Solids can be made of many materials. Can you spot a solid?

What Can the Wind Blow?

Caroline Hutchinson (author), NA (illustrator)

Publisher: Newmark Learning ISBN: 9781607190318

A powerful wind can be good or bad. Do you like the wind?

Look and See

Tess Samson (author), Illustrator (illustrator)

Publisher: Newmark Learning ISBN: 9781607196143

We see with our eyes. What places have you seen?

Elements and Compounds

Lynnette Brent (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778789642

This entertaining and insightful book will show young readers about the chemical compounds that make up the world around them. Colorful illustrations encourage interest in this vital basic science, giving readers knowledge of the periodic table and the importance of chemical compounds in their lives.

Mixtures and Solutions

Molly Aloian (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778789659

Almost everything around us is a combination of different things. These are mixtures and solutions. Seawater, for example, is a solution of salt and water. The engaging text and vivid illustrations in this book will help readers understand how mixtures and solutions form, and how they apply to everyday life.