Experiment with a Plant's Roots

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Plant Experiments

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

Roots help keep plants alive. They take in water and minerals. But do you know how much of a plant is made up of its roots? Or whether roots always grow down? Let’s experiment to find out!

Learn more about plants in the Plant Experiments series—part of the Lightning Bolt Books™ collection. With high-energy designs, exciting photos, and fun text, Lightning Bolt Books™ bring nonfiction topics to life!

Format List Price Your Price Qty
978-1-46776-073-7
$8.99 $8.99
978-1-46776-243-4
$42.65 $31.99
978-1-51241-672-5
$39.99 $39.99
978-1-51246-703-1
$46.65 $34.99
Interest Level Grade 1 - Grade 3
Reading Level Grade 2
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Makerspace, Makerspace: Gardening/Plants, Science, STEM, STEM: Life Science/Plants
Copyright 2015
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Brand Lightning Bolt Books ®
Imprint LernerClassroom, Lerner Publications ™, Lerner Digital ™
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2015-01-01
Reading Counts! Level 3.4
BISACS JNF051060, JNF051110, JNF037030
Dewey 581.4'98
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 7.75 x 10.25
Lexile 610
Guided Reading Level M
Features Bibliography/further reading, Experiments, Glossary, Index, Photo captions, Table of contents, Teaching Guides, and eSource

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.

Lerner eSource™ offers free digital teaching and learning resources, including Common Core State Standards (CCSS) teaching guides. These guides, created by classroom teachers, offer short lessons and writing exercises that give students specific instruction and practice using Common Core skills and strategies. Lerner eSource also provides additional resources including online activities, downloadable/printable graphic organizers, and additional educational materials that would also support Common Core instruction. Download, share, pin, print, and save as many of these free resources as you like!

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 →