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BISAC Subject JNF051140

JUVENILE NONFICTION / Science & Nature / Physics

Wheels and Axles

From the Series Early Bird Physics

Of the six simple machines, the wheel and axle is probably the most recognized. But how does it help you work? Simple and fun experiments illustrate the basic concepts explained in the text… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.3
  • Dewey: 621.8'11

Why Do Moving Objects Slow Down?: A Look at Friction

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Exploring Physical Science

A baseball player slides on the ground to tag a base. A toy car's wheels rub against the floor and slow the toy car down. Friction is at work all around you. But what exactly is friction? And… Read More →

  • Lexile: 530
  • Dewey: 531'.4

Why Do Puddles Disappear?: Noticing Forms of Water

From the Series Cloverleaf Books ™ — Nature's Patterns

Do you know what happens to water when it evaporates? Or how cold the air needs to be for water to freeze? Join Ms. Ling's class as they become science detectives and solve some of nature's… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • ATOS: 2.8
  • Dewey: 551.3'5

Work

From the Series Early Bird Physics

What is work? You may think work is doing chores or going to a job, but you do work every time you move something from one place to another. With experiments that demonstrate these… Read More →

  • ATOS: 2.8
  • Dewey: 531'.6