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Inspire young scientists with these introductions to concepts such as food chains, forces and motion, life cycles, states of matter, and more. With simple text structures and close photo-text matches, these readers are designed to develop nonfiction reading skills.
Discover some of the inspirational men and women who have received Nobel Prizes in Physics, Chemistry and Medicine from 1901 to the present day, among them Marie Curie, Hermann Joseph Muller and Donna Strickland. A glimpse into the often surprising lives and sometimes accidental discoveries of a group of extraordinary scientists, this fascinating collection shows that the science you learn at school really can change the world.
No matter the sport, athleticism and hard work are central to athletic performance. But there is more going on when a person runs, jumps, kicks, or throws. Physical forces and biomechanical factors help determine speed, stamina, accuracy, and more. The Science and Technology of Sports series examines the biomechanics, physics, and mathematical principles that shape athletic performance and competition. How these factors influence training and common injuries is also discussed.
Find out more about some of nature’s most colourful creatures in Science Behind the colours. Each book highlights a specific animal, detailing how and why the animal gets its colours, how so and if they change, and what purpose the colours serve. Bright, full-colour photographs complement the carefully levelled text to make reading for understanding easy and fun. Diagrams, Side Bars, Photo Labels, Activity, Glossary, Index
This series takes a in-depth look at key areas of elementary science, full of factual tidbits on sciences from geology to astronomy! Designed for students to enjoy and as a helpful resource for teachers planning science lessons, these books encourage students to ask questions and then answer them using investigations and experiments. The pages offer discussion topics and critical thinking questions, while high-impact, accessible designs and beautiful imagery provide a fresh approach to curriculum science.
Science for the Future highlights some of the latest technological advances that are changing the way people interact with the world. Each book explores the discoveries the technology was based on, the challenges scientists currently face, and the breakthroughs each technology could lead to in the future.
Amazing things happen every day in science in our world. This series gives children an introduction to early science concepts about the natural world and humans. Each book features simple text, large appealing photos, diagrams, a glossary with phonetic spelling, a table of contents, and an index. There is also a page in each book for caregivers and teachers that suggests guiding questions to help aid in reading comprehension. Downloadable Teacher's Guide available.
Amazing things happen every day in science in our world. The next level up from Science in My World: Level 1, this series gives children an introduction to higher level science concepts. Each book features simple text, large appealing photos, diagrams, a glossary with phonetic spelling, a table of contents, and an index. There is also a page in each book for caregivers and teachers that suggests guiding questions to help aid in reading comprehension. Downloadable Teacher's Guide available.
Science holds the answers to why a bird can fly through the sky and how a fish can swim so quickly through the water. The Science of Animal Movement explains how the shape of an animal’s body works with its surroundings, letting it move in its own special way.
From riding a roller coaster to riding a wave, there are many ways to have fun. Some people enjoy playing catch with friends. Others prefer zipping down a waterslide. The Science of Fun examines the science behind all your favourite activities. Whether it?s swinging at a playground or having a snowball fight during the winter, understanding the science of each activity can make both science and the activity more interesting and fun!