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JUVENILE NONFICTION / Science & Nature / Physics

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

Lightning Bolt Books ™ — Exploring Physical Science — Paperback 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 →

  • Paperback
  • List Price: $102.49
  • Your Price: $102.49
  • 12 titles

Liquids

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Kinds of Matter

In this book, kids will explore common liquids, from the milk poured on their cereal to water trickling from a faucet. Read More →

  • Dewey: 530.4'2

Liquids and Gases: Principles of Fluid Mechanics

From the Series Secrets of the Universe

Do you know why a 10-ton boat floats but a tiny pebble sinks? Or why a hot air balloon will rise, but when you inflate a balloon it drops to the ground? From Archimedes and Boyle to Pascal… Read More →

  • ATOS: 6.5
  • Dewey: 532

Loud or Soft? High or Low?: A Look at Sound

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Exploring Physical Science

Fireworks crackle and boom in the sky. Your friend laughs at a joke. Sounds are all around you. But what exactly is sound? And how does sound reach your ears? Read this book to find out! Read More →

  • Lexile: 600
  • ATOS: 3.2
  • Dewey: 534
Fall 2019

Make Waves: Experiments with Light, Energy & Sound

From the Series Hands-On Science

Energy is all around us—it's the power we need to keep on moving. Energy takes loads of different forms, most of which we can't even see—even though we encounter them every day! Do you know… Read More →

  • Lexile: 730

Making a Salad: Wedge vs. Inclined Plane

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

Is it easier to move heavy box with an inclined plane 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… Read More →

  • Lexile: 430
  • ATOS: 1.8
  • Dewey: 621.8

Many Kinds of Matter: A Look at Solids, Liquids, and Gases

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Exploring Physical Science

Ice cubes clink in a glass. Steam rises from a pot of boiling water. Solids, liquids, and gases are all around you. But what exactly are solids, liquids, and gases? And how do you tell them… Read More →

  • Lexile: 500
  • ATOS: 3.2
  • Dewey: 530.4

Many Ways to Move: A Look at Motion

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Exploring Physical Science

An airplane soars through the sky. A wind gust blows through the leaves. Objects are in motion all around you. But what makes objects move? And what are some different ways that objects move?… Read More →

  • Lexile: 530
  • Dewey: 531'.11

Matter and Energy: Principles of Matter and Thermodynamics

From the Series Secrets of the Universe

Have you ever seen a magician make something disappear and question if anything could really just vanish? Do you know why the periodic table is set up the way it is? From Lavoisier and Joule… Read More →

  • ATOS: 7.0
  • Dewey: 530.11

Mixing

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Changing Matter

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  • Dewey: 530.4
Fall 2019

MOVE IT!: 7 Creative STEM Projects for Budding Engineers—Movement Edition

From the Series Build It!

Learn about forces and motion in this hands-on introduction to key STEAM topics, sure to engage aspiring scientists and engineers. Create 7 fun projects including a marble run challenge, a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 870
Fall 2019

Movin' and Shakin' Projects: Balloon Rockets, Dancing Pepper, and More

From the Series Unplug with Science Buddies ®

Learn about energy by building a balloon rocket or discover how temperature affects motion by making a hot-air balloon. Readers will forget about their screens with these fun projects—and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 700
  • Dewey: 531/.6078

Nuclear Physicist Chien-Shiung Wu

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Do you enjoy performing experiments or studying how the universe works? Growing up in China, Chien-Shiung Wu enjoyed learning about science. As an adult, she earned her PhD in physics and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • ATOS: 5.9
  • Dewey: 530.092

Objects in Motion: Principles of Classical Mechanics

From the Series Secrets of the Universe

Have you ever wondered why things drop to the ground instead of float or fly? Or how a heavy satellite can orbit Earth without crashing into it? From Copernicus and Kepler to Galileo and… Read More →

  • ATOS: 7.3
  • Dewey: 531

Ordinary Genius: The Story of Albert Einstein

From the Series Trailblazer Biographies

What do you think of when you hear the name Albert Einstein? Perhaps you picture an old man with rumpled clothing, a halo of wild white hair, and an impish grin. You might know that he… Read More →

  • Lexile: 880
  • ATOS: 6.4
  • Dewey: 530'.092

Paper Airplanes: Models to Build and Fly

Emery J. Kelly takes readers beyond the basic paper airplanes and presents a dozen models that you can make in minutes using ordinary materials like paper, tape, pipe cleaners, and paper… Read More →

  • Dewey: 745.592

Playing a Game: Inclined Plane vs. Lever

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

These kids are playing a game, trying to move a person with a simple machine. Which will work better—an inclined plane or a lever? Readers will see them compare the simple machines to decide… Read More →

  • Lexile: 390
  • ATOS: 1.4
  • Dewey: 621.8'11

Popcorn

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Changing Forms

Putting kernels in a pot, heating them, and adding salt are all part of making popcorn. Simple text explains how kernels change form when you heat them in a pan. Read More →

  • Dewey: 641.3'5677

Popsicles

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Changing Forms

Pouring juice, freezing it, and adding craft sticks are all part of making popsicles. Simple text explains how juice changes form when you put it in a freezer. Read More →

  • Dewey: 641.86'3
Fall 2019

Pull and Push

From the Series Science All Around Me (Pull Ahead Readers — Nonfiction)

See what pulls and pushes can do through several examples of forces and motion in everyday life. Pair this photo-driven nonfiction title with its illustrated fiction companion book, Milo and the Ball. Read More →

  • Lexile: 50
  • Dewey: 531/.6

Pulleys

From the Series Early Bird Physics

How does a pulley work? What is it? Colorful diagrams and fun-to-do experiments help you explore the many ways this simple machine can help make work easier and faster. Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.6
  • Dewey: 621.8'11

Pushes and Pulls

From the Series Science in Action: How Things Work

Why does air escape from an untied balloon? What stops us from floating away? Find out the answers to these questions and more with fun experiments that show you how and why different… Read More →

  • Lexile: 610
  • ATOS: 3.6
  • Dewey: 530

Put Inclined Planes to the Test

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — How Do Simple Machines Work?

What do staircases, dump truck beds, and ramps have in common? All of them are inclined planes! Inclined planes are simple machines. They help us to do jobs more easily. But don't take our… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • Dewey: 621.8