Energy Investigations

From the Series Key Questions in Physical Science (Alternator Books ® )

  • Interest Level: Grade 3 - Grade 6   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 4

You’ve probably heard lots of things about energy. You may know that your body needs energy or that there’s energy in sunlight. But what exactly is energy? Where does it come from and where does it go? How do plants, people, and machines use energy? Scientists have wondered about these things too. They conducted experiments to learn the answers to their questions. How do cells get energy from food? What is nuclear energy? How does a roller coaster move? Find out what scientists have discovered about energy and how we use different forms of energy every day.

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978-1-5124-4003-4
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978-1-5124-4956-3
$43.99 $32.99
Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Science, STEM, STEM: Physical Science
Copyright 2018
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Brand Alternator Books ®
Imprint Lerner Publications ™
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2017-08-01
Reading Counts! Level 7.4
BISACS JNF051000, JNF051110, JNF051120
Dewey 530
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 7 x 9
Lexile 950
Guided Reading Level Y
Features Bibliography/further reading, Charts/Graphs/Diagrams, Experiments, Glossary, Glossary words bolded within text, Index, Sidebars, Table of contents, Teaching Guides, and eSource

Author: Karen Latchana Kenney

Karen Latchana Kenney was born near the rainforests of Guyana, but moved far north to Minnesota at a young age. She graduated from the University of Minnesota with a bachelor's degree in English and has been writing and editing since. She has worked as an editor at an educational publishing company, but is now a full-time freelance writer and editor in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She has written more than 70 books on all kinds of subjects: from arts and crafts to biographies of famous people. Her books have received positive reviews from Booklist, Library Media Connection, and School Library Journal. When she's not busy writing, she loves biking and hiking with her husband and young son in the many beautiful parks of the state. Visit her online at http://latchanakenney.wordpress.com/.

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Key Questions in Physical Science (Alternator Books ® )

What kinds of questions did Edison, Tesla, and others ask before they made their big breakthroughs? This high-interest informational series helps readers learn about physical science topics through questions that model scientific inquiry. Clear text, photos, and diagrams cover core… View available downloads →