Raising a Bag of Toys

Pulley vs. Inclined Plane

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Simple Machines to the Rescue

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

Is it easier to lift a bag full of toys with an inclined plane or a pulley? Readers will see how a group of kids compares two simple machines and decides which one does a better job at lifting the bag. This book supports engineering design standards for primary grades in the Next Generation Science Standards.

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978-1-4677-8024-7
$23.99 $17.99
978-1-4677-8298-2
$6.99 $6.99
978-1-4677-8299-9
$35.99 $26.99
Interest Level Kindergarten - Grade 2
Reading Level Grade 1
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Science
Copyright 2016
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Brand First Step Nonfiction
Imprint Lerner Publications ™, LernerClassroom
Language English
Number of Pages 24
Publication Date 2015-08-01
BISACS JNF051110, JNF051130, JNF051140
Dewey 621.8
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 6.25 x 7
Lexile 320
Guided Reading Level H
ATOS Reading Level 1.3
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 178011
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Glossary, Glossary words bolded within text, Index, Photo captions, Reviewed, Table of contents, Teaching Guides, and eSource

Reviews

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.

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!

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 →