How Big? How Heavy? How Dense?

A Look at Matter

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Exploring Physical Science

  • Interest Level: Grade 1 - Grade 3   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 2

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 matter? Read this book to find out!

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978-0-76136-095-7
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978-0-76137-105-2
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978-0-76137-223-3
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Interest Level Grade 1 - Grade 3
Reading Level Grade 2
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Science
Copyright 2011
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Brand Lightning Bolt Books ®
Imprint Lerner Publications ™, LernerClassroom, Lerner Digital ™
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2011-01-01
Reading Counts! Level 2.3
BISACS JNF051140
Dewey 530
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 7.75 x 10.25
Lexile 450
Guided Reading Level M
Features Activities, Bibliography/further reading, Glossary, Index, Photo captions, Table of contents, Teaching Guides, and eSource

Author: Jennifer Boothroyd

Jennifer Boothroyd taught elementary school for many years. She currently helps visitors explore the outdoors at a local nature center. Jennifer enjoys spending time with her family, taking pictures, and traveling. She is a huge Disney geek and loves planning trips to Walt Disney World for her friends and family.

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Lightning Bolt Books ® — Exploring Physical Science

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 curricular topics to life. View available downloads →