Playing a Game
Inclined Plane vs. Lever
From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Simple Machines to the Rescue
These kids are playing a game, trying to move a person with a simple machine. Which will work better—an inclined plane or a lever? Readers will see them compare the simple machines to decide. 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||LernerClassroom, Lerner Publications ™|
|Number of Pages||24|
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 →