Science Ideas in 30 Seconds
From the Series Kids 30 Seconds
In this perfect book for smartypants and eggheads everywhere, great science ideas from ancient Greece to the present day are introduced and explained. Ideas about motion, gravity, DNA, nuclear energy, antimatter, and more are concisely covered across 30 key topics. In six themed sections-each with its own glossary-each idea is presented in neat 30-second soundbites and supported by 3-second flash summaries and stylish explanatory artwork. Fun 3-minute activities throughout challenge readers to test facts or find out more. The attention-grabbing format conveys these clever concepts neatly, making this book an engaging introduction to science and scientific thinking for readers aged from 8 up.
|Interest Level||Grade 3 - Grade 6|
|Reading Level||Grade 4|
|Publisher||Quarto Publishing Group USA|
|Imprint||Ivy Kids — Quarto Library|
|Number of Pages||96|
|Dimensions||7 x 9|
|ATOS Reading Level||6.3|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||186378|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||1.0|
|Features||Activities, Bibliography/further reading, Glossary, Index, and Table of contents|
Author: Mike Goldsmith
Dr. Mike Goldsmith is a qualified astrophysicist and established children's science author and consultant. Twice nominated for the Junior Aventis Science Prize, he has written for Scholastic, Kingfisher, and Hodder Wayland, amongst others.
Illustrator: Melvyn Evans
Melvyn Evans is an illustrator and printmaker whose distinctive artwork has appeared in a range of media, from advertising to children's books.