From the Series Early Bird Energy
Where does electricity come from? How does it make a computer run or a light bulb shine? Electricity is a form of energy that can be used in many ways. Starting with the tiny particles that make up atoms—electrons, protons, and neutrons—this book highlights the basics of how electricity works and furthers understanding through a series of easy-to-do experiments.
|Interest Level||Grade 2 - Grade 5|
|Reading Level||Grade 3|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Brand||Early Bird Books|
|Imprint||Lerner Publications ™|
|Guided Reading Level||Q|
|ATOS Reading Level||4.4|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||100749|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||0.5|
|Features||Bibliography/further reading, Charts/Graphs/Diagrams, Glossary, Index, Note to adults, Reviewed, Table of contents, and Teaching Guides|
“. . . clear explanations, examples, and experiments. . . a list of book and Web resources round out this excellent introduction to a basic science topic.” —Booklist
Oneota Reading Journal
“These experiments are effective hands-on activities that can be used in the classroom with younger and older students alike to enhance their understanding of electricity.” —Oneota Reading Journal
Author: Sally M. Walker
Sally M. Walker has been a children's book writer for over 20 years. Most of her books are nonfiction and present various science topics to young readers. Fossil Fish Found Alive is the story of the hunt for the elusive fish called the coelacanth. Sally also enjoys combining science investigation with historical topics. Her book Secrets of a Civil War Submarine, which won the 2006 Robert F. Sibert Medal, tells about the history, loss, and re-discovery of the first submarine to sink an enemy ship in battle. Written in Bone: Buried Lives of Jamestown and Colonial Maryland takes readers on archaeological expeditions, where the forensic analysis of colonial settlers' bones helps us to understand their lives. Sally especially enjoys writing narrative nonfiction that captures the reader's attention with a true story. She is also the author of 2019 Orbis Pictus Honor Book Champion: The Comeback Tale of the American Chestnut.
Photographer: Andy King
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Early Bird Energy
Introduce students to basic concepts of energy and matter. Readers learn about topics such as sound and light through vivid photography, simple experiments, and short, easy-to-understand sentences. Each title in this core curriculum series helps students develop vocabulary and language… View available downloads →