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On Water

Nellie Wilder (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480751422

Learn all about water in this fascinating, fun science reader! Water covers most of the earth and is in oceans, lakes, ponds, swamps, rivers, and streams. Readers will see that water is all around us! The vibrant images and easy-to-read text in this science reader will keep students engaged from cover to cover! This reader also includes instructions for an engaging science activity and practice problems to further students' understanding of water. A helpful glossary and index are also included for additional support.

Too Much Trash!

Dona Herweck Rice (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480751439

Learn how to keep Earth clean of trash in this informative science reader! Students will learn that trash can be very harmful, causing pollution that harms the water, land, air, birds, fish, and people. Readers will be encouraged not to pollute and to keep the planet clean! The vibrant images and easy-to-read text in this science reader will keep students engaged from cover to cover. This reader also includes instructions for an engaging science activity and practice problems to further students' understanding. A helpful glossary and index are also included for additional support.

Sort It!

Dona Herweck Rice (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480751446

Learn how to sort like a scientist! Sort items by their look, smell, taste, touch, sound, and more! This dynamic science e-book will help kindergarten students make connections, categorize items, and identify similarities and differences. With a hands-on “Let's Do Science” lab activity that is aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards, this is a perfect tool to develop students' scientific practices and support STEM Education. Including a glossary and index, the helpful text features in this easy-to-read informational text support the development of content-area literacy while vibrant images keep readers engaged from cover to cover.

What Do Living Things Need?

Elizabeth Austen (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480751323

What do living things need to survive? Find out in this colorful science reader! Discover that living things need light, food, water, air, space, homes, protection, and more! The easy-to-read text and vibrant images will keep young readers engaged from start to finish. This reader also includes a fun science activity and practice problems to give students additional practice in sorting living and not living things. A helpful glossary and index are also included for support.

Growing Up

Dona Herweck Rice (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480751330

Learn all about what it means to grow up! Every living thing grows up. Some things get bigger, some get faster, some get hairier, and more. Discover how various living things grow up with the help of easy-to-read text and vibrant images. This e-book also includes instructions for an engaging science activity and practice problems to further understanding. A helpful glossary and index are also included for additional support.

I Spy

Anne Montgomery (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480751347

Learn how to sort with this engaging, colorful science e-book! Follow along as children play "I Spy" to identify objects by color, shape, and more. See how they sort a blue square by color, then by shape. This e-book includes more fun and easy examples to help guide young readers into understanding sorting and categorizing everyday items. With the help of vibrant images and easy-to-read text, students will be engaged from cover to cover! This e-book also includes instructions for an engaging science activity and practice problems to give students additional practice in sorting objects. A helpful glossary and index are also included for support.

Tell Me About It

Anne Montgomery (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480751354

Teach young students how to describe things with the help of this science reader! Describe familiar objects by their texture, temperature, shape, speed, size, age, and more! The easy-to-read text and vibrant images will keep young readers engaged from start to finish. This reader also includes instructions for a fun science activity and practice problems to give students additional practice in describing things. A helpful glossary and index are also included for support.

Solid or Liquid?

Anne Montgomery (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480751361

Identify what is a solid and what is a liquid with this science reader! Students will see images of familiar objects and the easy-to-read, clear text will help them learn how to identify solids and liquids. Learn how some solids can turn into liquids! This reader includes instructions for an engaging science activity and practice problems to give students additional practice in identifying solids and liquids. A helpful glossary and index are also included for support.

Nature Made

Anne Montgomery (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480751378

Learn about all the things we use from nature! We use trees for wood, the sun for energy, sand for bricks, metal for tools, and more. We even eat the plants that nature gives us! With vibrant images and easy-to-read text, this science reader will keep students engaged from cover to cover! This reader also includes instructions for an engaging science activity and practice problems to further understanding. A helpful glossary and index are also included for additional support.

Here Comes the Sun

Dona Herweck Rice (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480751385

Learn about the sun and all that it does for us! The sun shines, gives us light, keeps us warm, helps plants grow, gives us energy, and more. We really need the sun. The vibrant images and easy-to-read text in this science reader will keep students engaged from cover to cover! This reader also includes instructions for an engaging science activity and practice problems to give students further understanding of the sun. A helpful glossary and index are also included for additional support.

What Is the Weather?

Nellie Wilder (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480751392

Learn all about different types of weather in this vibrant, fun reader! Students will learn about weather and how it makes people feel. Sunny weather makes people warm, while windy weather makes people chilly. The clear, easy-to-read text and bright images help readers easily understand various types of weather and their effects on people. This reader also includes instructions for an engaging science activity and practice problems to further students' understanding of the weather. A helpful glossary and index are also included for additional support.

Chemical Reactions

Jenna Winterberg (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480751224

Dynamite is highly explosive. This is because it’s a chemical reaction waiting to happen. Chemical reactions happens all the time - even inside us! Reactants change to make new products. Explore physical and chemical properties of the substances that surround us in this explosive physical science e-book. From decomposition to acid-base reactions, fifth-grade readers will learn about six types of chemical reactions; activation energy and hopping electrons; reactivity, catalysts, and inhibitors; physical changes of mixtures; 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 and a “Your Turn” page at the end of the e-book support STEM Education and provide young scientists 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 reinforce content-area literacy and improve close reading.

The Four Spheres of Earth

Paul Larson (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480751231

Geosphere, hydrosphere, atmosphere, and biosphere—each of these spheres make up planet Earth. From deep below Earth's surface where metals are made to the thermosphere that protects our planet from harmful sunrays, travel through each layer of these spheres to see how every living thing is connected. In this engaging science e-book, fifth-grade readers will learn about the lithosphere, mantle and core of Earth's interior; five zones of the hydrosphere; groundwater and surface water; the entire world's ecosystem; 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 and a "Your Turn" page at the end of the e-book support STEM Education and provide young scientists 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 reinforce content-area literacy and improve close reading.

The Powerful Ocean

Shelly Buchanan (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480751248

Out of all the water on Earth, 96 percent of it is found in the ocean. And yet, we know more about space than the dark depths of our own ocean. Dive into the wild waters of the hydrosphere to explore discoveries about our ocean’s habitats, life, and zones in this engaging science e-book. From the abyssal plain to the continental shelf, fifth-grade readers will learn all about underwater land features, tectonic plates, currents and waves, the hydrologic cycle, the ocean’s effects on climate, 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 and a “Your Turn” page at the end of the e-book support STEM Education and provide young scientists 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 reinforce content-area literacy and improve close reading.

The Milky Way: A River of Stars

Suzanne Sherman (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480751255

Amidst more than 200 billion stars in a galaxy measuring 100,000 light years across, life has been discovered only in one place in the Milky Way: planet Earth. Yet the Milky Way is only one of many galaxies in the vast universe. While extraterrestrial life remains a mystery, explore discoveries about the stars and galaxies we see in the night sky with this engaging science e-book. Fifth-grade readers will launch into learning about types of galaxies, Earth’s place in the universe, properties of the Milky Way, astronomical tools, 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 and a “Your Turn” page at the end of the e-book support STEM Education and provide young scientists with an opportunity to apply what they’ve learned in the text. Helpful diagrams, a timeline of major space science discoveries from 1610 to 2010, and text features, such as a glossary and index, are also included to reinforce content-area literacy and improve close reading.

Stars

Shelly Buchanan (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480751262

Stars light up the sky on a clear night. They may look the same from Earth, but they come in many sizes and colors. From the balanced forces of nuclear fusion and gravity keeping a star stable to their potentially violent “deaths,” explore why these huge balls of burning gas have captivated ancient and modern astronomers alike in this dynamic science e-book. Fifth-grade readers will launch into learning about the composition and classification of stars, the “life cycle” of these nonliving luminaries, galaxies, our solar system, 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 and a “Your Turn” page at the end of the e-book support STEM Education and provide young scientists with an opportunity to apply what they’ve learned in the text. Helpful diagrams, including a Venn diagram of the three types of galaxies, and text features, such as a glossary and index, are also included to reinforce content-area literacy and improve close reading.

Global Warming

Shelly Buchanan (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480751279

While Earth is constantly changing, evidence shows that humans are speeding up the process of the greenhouse effect. Extreme weather, plant and animal extinction, and reshaping of our coastlines are harmful effects of rising temperatures. Understand the causes of global warming and explore ways we can reduce our carbon footprint and impact on the planet in this dynamic science e-book. Teach fifth-grade readers about climate and weather, the carbon cycle, deforestation, melting ice caps, renewable energy, 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 and a “Your Turn” page at the end of the e-book support STEM Education and provide young scientists 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 reinforce content-area literacy and improve close reading.

What the Evidence Shows

Dona Herweck Rice (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480751286

Science is not all about the facts. It’s about the evidence! Scientists often launch into unexpected directions as they follow where the evidence leads. Learn how to navigate through the scientific inquiry journey and analyze evidence to discover truth in this dynamic science e-book. Fifth-grade readers will learn all about authentic scientific evidence and its role in each of the eight main science practices 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 and a “Your Turn” page at the end of the e-book support STEM Education and provide young scientists 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 reinforce content-area literacy and improve close reading.

Living!

Elizabeth Austen (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480751293

Can you spot whether something is living or not living? Learn all about living things and inanimate objects in this colorful, engaging science reader! With clear, easy-to-read text combined with familiar images, young readers will be able to comprehend these examples and master an understanding of things that are living and not living. This reader also includes a fun science activity and practice problems to give students additional practice in sorting living and not living things. A helpful glossary and index are also included.

Seeds

Elizabeth Austen (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480751316

Learn all about seeds and how they grow! The vibrant images and simple text engage students while helping them easily comprehend the cycle of how seeds grow into plants that grow new seeds. Discover how seeds come in many shapes and sizes, what seeds need to grow, how seeds are spread, and more! Instructions for a fun science activity are also included to give students additional practice in identifying baby animals. A helpful glossary and index offer additional support.

Life and the Flow of Energy

William B. Rice (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480751132

Every time you eat a sandwich, an apple, or a piece of cake, it’s like you are eating a little piece of sunshine! The sun is the source of all energy on Earth and flows through all life - even through the waste of an organism. From microscopic creatures living under your couch to gigantic elephants roaming Earth, explore the interdependence of all organisms in this fact-filled science e-book. Fifth-grade readers will learn all about our amazing sun, fusing elements, photosynthesis, energy exchange in ecosystems, 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 and a “Your Turn” page at the end of the e-book support STEM Education and provide young scientists 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 reinforce content-area literacy and improve close reading.

Life and Non-Life in an Ecosystem

William B. Rice (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480751149

Earth is a unique place to live. Being just the right size and distance from the sun to maintain life is remarkable! Life depends on non-life in order to live. Explore the interdependence of living and nonliving things in ecosystems with this dynamic science e-book. Fifth-grade readers will learn about the definition of life, the importance of soil, the nitrogen and oxygen cycles, 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 and a “Your Turn” page at the end of the e-book support STEM Education and provide young scientists 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 reinforce content-area literacy and improve close reading.

Digestion and Using Food

Wendy Conklin (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480751156

You eat food every day. In fact, every living organism can’t live without it. Digestion is a complex, sometimes gross, process by which our bodies turn a meal into energy. From humans to birds and herbivores to decomposers, find out what happens after food enters the body in this dynamic science e-book. You’ll be amazed to learn that you really are what you eat. Fifth-grade readers will learn about the digestive systems of humans and animals, photosynthesis, organ structure and function, 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 and a “Your Turn” page at the end of the e-book support STEM Education and provide young scientists 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 reinforce content-area literacy and improve close reading.

Cells

Stephanie Herweck Paris (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480751163

The human body is made of up trillions of cells! Without cells and their remarkable abilities, there would be no life. Layer by layer, you’ll journey into animal and plant cells to discover what these building blocks of life look like and how they function in this fact-filled life science e-book. From prokaryotes to eukaryotes, fifth-grade readers will learn all about cell theory, cell function, mitosis and meiosis, organelles in plant and animal cells, 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 and a “Your Turn” page at the end of the e-book support STEM Education and provide young scientists 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 reinforce content-area literacy and improve close reading.

DNA

Wendy Conklin (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480751170

DNA is known as the blueprint for life! Found in every cell of every living thing, DNA strands are packed inside a cell’s nucleus carrying instructions and genetic information. Climb the double helix ladder and crack the DNA code in this fact-filled life science e-book to explore genetics and why parts of you may appear identical to your great, great, great grandparent. Fifth-grade readers will learn about DNA structure and replication, proteins and genes, chromosomes, inherited traits and alleles, cloning, 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 and a “Your Turn” page at the end of the e-book support STEM Education and provide young scientists with an opportunity to apply what they’ve learned in the text. Helpful diagrams, a timeline of genetic discoveries, and text features, such as a glossary and index, are also included to reinforce content-area literacy and improve close reading.