From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — How Does Energy Work?
Electricity powers lights, computers, and television sets. But have you seen how electricity can make objects stick together? Or make other objects pull apart? Now you can! Explore electricity with the fun experiments you’ll find in this book. As part of the Searchlight Books™ collection, this series sheds light on a key science question―How Does Energy Work? Hands-on experiments, interesting photos, and useful diagrams will help you find the answer!
|Interest Level||Grade 3 - Grade 5|
|Reading Level||Grade 3|
|Category||5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Traditional Nonfiction, Makerspace, Makerspace: Science/Experiments/Activities|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Brand||Searchlight Books ™|
|Imprint||Lerner Publications ™, LernerClassroom|
|Number of Pages||40|
|Reading Counts! Level||3.3|
|Dimensions||7 x 9|
|Guided Reading Level||Q|
|ATOS Reading Level||4.2|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||143844|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||0.5|
|Features||Bibliography/further reading, Glossary, Index, Photo captions, Reviewed, Starred Reviews, Table of contents, and Teaching Guides|
The Horn Book Guide
“Clear explanations, relatable examples, and effective visuals.” —The Horn Book Guide
Library Media Connection
“The series is a great beginning science unit for middle aged learners.” —Library Media Connection
School Library Journal, Series Made Simple
“This series is well organized and written in clear, concise language.” —School Library Journal, Series Made Simple
“This series would be a great addition to any classroom science library or teacher resource room.” —NSTA
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.
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Searchlight Books ™ — How Does Energy Work?
Spark interest in energy, including electricity, heat, light and more. Clear and simple text delivers the background information students need to understand each form of energy. View available downloads →