Making a Salad
Wedge vs. Inclined Plane
From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Simple Machines to the Rescue
Is it easier to move heavy box with an inclined plane or wheels and axles? Readers will see how a group of kids compares two simple machines and decides which one does a better job at transporting the box. This book supports engineering design standards for primary grades in the Next Generation Science Standards.
|Interest Level||Kindergarten - Grade 2|
|Reading Level||Grade 1|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Brand||First Step Nonfiction|
|Imprint||Lerner Publications ™, LernerClassroom|
|Number of Pages||24|
|BISACS||JNF051110, JNF051130, JNF051140|
|Dimensions||6.25 x 7|
|Guided Reading Level||K|
|ATOS Reading Level||1.8|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||178009|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||0.5|
|Features||Glossary, Glossary words bolded within text, Index, Photo captions, Reviewed, Table of contents, Teaching Guides, and eSource|
School Library Journal, Series Made Simple
“Suitable STEM selections for the youngest scientists.”—School Library Journal, Series Made Simple
Author: Mari Schuh
Mari Schuh is the author of more than 300 nonfiction books for beginning readers, covering topics from tomatoes to tornadoes. She lives with her husband in her hometown of Fairmont, Minnesota.
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First Step Nonfiction — Simple Machines to the Rescue
This series allows readers to compare simple machines to see which one works best in a particular situation. Each book sets up a problem. The kids test two simple machines and determine a winner. View available downloads →