Experiment with What a Plant Needs to Grow

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Plant Experiments

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

Sunlight, air, water, and minerals help keep plants alive. But do you know how much water is needed for a seed to sprout? Or what a plant will do to find the light it needs? Let’s experiment to find out! Simple step-by-step instructions help readers explore key science concepts.

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978-1-46775-730-0
$27.99 $20.99
978-1-46776-077-5
$8.99 $8.99
978-1-46776-247-2
$42.65 $31.99
978-1-51241-676-3
$39.99 $39.99
978-1-51246-711-6
$46.65 $34.99
Interest Level Grade 1 - Grade 3
Reading Level Grade 2
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Makerspace, Science, STEM
Copyright 2015
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Brand Lightning Bolt Books ®
Imprint Lerner Publications ™, LernerClassroom, Lerner Digital ™
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2015-01-01
Reading Counts! Level 3.3
BISACS JNF051060, JNF051110, JNF037030
Dewey 571.8'2
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 7.75 x 10.25
Lexile 580
Guided Reading Level M
Features Awards, Bibliography/further reading, Experiments, Glossary, Index, Photo captions, Reviewed, Table of contents, Teaching Guides, and eSource

Awards

  • AAAS/Subaru SB&F Prize for Excellence in Science Books Finalist, Short-listed, 2015

Reviews

Booklist

“Everything a plant needs to grow…is covered in this short yet informative offering. Each of the four experiments starts with basic information about what a plant needs before heading into materials and clearly written instructions. Full-color photographs demonstrate exactly what a budding young scientist needs to do to carry out the experiment….”―Booklist

Author: Nadia Higgins

Nadia Higgins is the author of 50-plus books for the school library market. She also worked as an editor in the industry for almost ten years. Many of her books have a science bent, though she's also written about pop stars, car art, and zombies. Nadia lives in Minneapolis with her husband and two young daughters.

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Lightning Bolt Books ® — Plant Experiments

Young scientists will conduct simple experiments to answer key questions about plants. Each book provides step-by-step instructions; captioned photos help students follow along. Students analyze their results to build understanding of science concepts. View available downloads →