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BISAC Subject JNF051140

JUVENILE NONFICTION / Science & Nature / Physics

Going Ice Fishing: Lever vs. Screw

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Simple Machines to the Rescue

Is it easier to move ice with a lever or a screw? Readers will see how a group of kids compares two simple machines and decides which one does a better job at moving the ice. This book… Read More →

  • Lexile: 350
  • ATOS: 1.7
  • Dewey: 621.8

Hauling a Pumpkin: Wheels and Axles vs. Lever

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Simple Machines to the Rescue

Which works better to haul a pumpkin—a lever or wheels and axles? Readers will see how a group of kids compares two simple machines and decides which one does a better job at moving the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 370
  • ATOS: 1.6
  • Dewey: 621.8'11

Heating

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Changing Matter

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  • Dewey: 536'.4

Holding a Door Open: Wedge vs. Wheels and Axles

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Simple Machines to the Rescue

Which makes it easier to lift a large toy—a wedge or wheels and axles? Readers will see how a group of kids compares two simple machines and decides which one does a better job at lifting the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 410
  • ATOS: 1.5
  • Dewey: 621.8

How Big? How Heavy? How Dense?: A Look at Matter

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Exploring Physical Science

A light beach ball floats on the water. A heavy rock sinks in the mud. Matter is all around us. But what makes a beach ball different from a rock? And what properties do we use to compare… Read More →

  • Lexile: 450
  • Dewey: 530

Ice Cream

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Changing Forms

Mixing milk, vanilla, and sugar are all part of making ice cream. Simple text explains how liquid milk changes form when you mix and cool it the right way. Read More →

  • Dewey: 641.86'2

Inclined Planes and Wedges

From the Series Early Bird Physics

What is an inclined plane? How do you use a wedge? Using easy-to-understand examples and fun-to-do experiments, discover how these two simple machines work and make the work that you do easier. Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • ATOS: 3.6
  • Dewey: 621.8'11

Inventor, Engineer, and Physicist Nikola Tesla

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Have you ever tried to invent something? As a child, Nikola Tesla saw a picture of a waterfall and imagined an invention that would turn the water's energy into electricity. Later, he… Read More →

  • Lexile: 890
  • ATOS: 5.9
  • Dewey: 621.3092 [B]
Fall 2019

In Your Element: Experiments with Air & Water

From the Series Hands-On Science

Air and water are amazing stuff and lots of fun to experiment with. Both of these elements are vital to life on earth, but how much do you really know about them? Do you know what air and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 740

Key Discoveries in Physical Science

From the Series Science Discovery Timelines

How did our knowledge of matter, gravity, and electricity develop over time? Who first studied these concepts and why? And who used those early findings to expand and even change our… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1010
  • ATOS: 7.2
  • Dewey: 500.209

Key Questions in Physical Science (Alternator Books ™) — eBook Set

From the Series Key Questions in Physical Science (Alternator Books ® )

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What kinds of questions did Edison, Tesla, and others ask before they made their big breakthroughs? This high-interest informational series helps readers learn about physical science topics… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $255.90
  • Your Price: $191.93
  • 6 titles

Key Questions in Physical Science (Alternator Books ™) — Library Bound Set

From the Series Key Questions in Physical Science (Alternator Books ® )

Set

What kinds of questions did Edison, Tesla, and others ask before they made their big breakthroughs? This high-interest informational series helps readers learn about physical science topics… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $167.94
  • Your Price: $125.96
  • 6 titles

Let's Explore Gases

From the Series Bumba Books ® — A First Look at Physical Science

Did you know there are gases all around us, but they're invisible? There are gases in the air that we breathe! With age-appropriate critical thinking questions and carefully leveled text… Read More →

  • Lexile: 360
  • ATOS: 1.5
  • Dewey: 530.4/3

Let's Explore Gravity

From the Series Bumba Books ® — A First Look at Physical Science

The earth is round, so why don't some people hang upside down? The answer is gravity! With age-appropriate critical thinking questions and carefully leveled text, young readers will learn all… Read More →

  • Lexile: 400
  • ATOS: 1.5
  • Dewey: 531/.14

Let's Explore Light

From the Series Bumba Books ® — A First Look at Physical Science

Did you know that light has energy? It helps us see in the dark, it brings color to our world, and it moves through the air faster than sound! With age-appropriate critical thinking questions… Read More →

  • Lexile: 310
  • ATOS: 1.3
  • Dewey: 535

Let's Explore Liquids

From the Series Bumba Books ® — A First Look at Physical Science

Did you know that liquids flow and take the shape of whatever container they're poured into? Learn more about liquids! With age-appropriate critical thinking questions and carefully leveled… Read More →

  • Lexile: 370
  • ATOS: 1.6
  • Dewey: 530.4/2

Let's Explore Solids

From the Series Bumba Books ® — A First Look at Physical Science

What kinds of solids can you see right now? Solids are a type of matter that is all around us. They can be heavy or weigh almost nothing. With age-appropriate critical thinking questions and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 350
  • ATOS: 1.5
  • Dewey: 530.4/1

Let's Explore Sound

From the Series Bumba Books ® — A First Look at Physical Science

Sound is made up of tiny vibrations. Learn how different vibrations create different sounds! With age-appropriate critical thinking questions and carefully leveled text, young readers will… Read More →

  • Lexile: 400
  • ATOS: 1.5
  • Dewey: 534

Levers

From the Series Early Bird Physics

Do you know what a lever is? How can a lever help you? Through simple experiments and clear explanations, understand how this simple machine functions and how it can make the work that you do easier. Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.3
  • Dewey: 621.8'11

Light & Dark

From the Series Science in Action: How Things Work

How does light bend? Why do we see shadows? How far can you see? Find out the answers to these questions and more with fun experiments that show you how and why light and dark works!… Read More →

  • Lexile: 560
  • ATOS: 3.7
  • Dewey: 530

Lightning Bolt Books ™ — Exploring Physical Science Audisee® eBooks with Audio Bundle (Multi-User) — Audisee® eBook with Audio Set

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Exploring Physical Science

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This informative series introduces young readers to basic physics concepts, from gravity and friction to floating and sinking. Bright photos and accessible text clarify each concept and bring… Read More →

  • Audisee® eBook with Audio
  • List Price: $559.80
  • Your Price: $419.85
  • 12 titles

Lightning Bolt Books ™ — Exploring Physical Science — eBook Set

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Exploring Physical Science

Set

This informative series introduces young readers to basic physics concepts, from gravity and friction to floating and sinking. Bright photos and accessible text clarify each concept and bring… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $511.80
  • Your Price: $383.85
  • 12 titles

Lightning Bolt Books ™ — Exploring Physical Science — Interactive Books Set

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Exploring Physical Science

Set

This informative series introduces young readers to basic physics concepts, from gravity and friction to floating and sinking. Bright photos and accessible text clarify each concept and bring… Read More →

  • Interactive Book
  • List Price: $239.88
  • Your Price: $215.89
  • 12 titles

Lightning Bolt Books ™ — Exploring Physical Science — Library Bound Set

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Exploring Physical Science

Set

This informative series introduces young readers to basic physics concepts, from gravity and friction to floating and sinking. Bright photos and accessible text clarify each concept and bring… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $251.91
  • Your Price: $188.93
  • 9 titles