Raintree's Sci-Hi covers middle-school science core curriculum
topics (ages 11-14+), with a reading level of grade 4. Sci-Hi's high-impact, magazine-like design and approach, along with unique text treatments
and high-interest features, will appeal to struggling readers in this age group.
Each title takes on an area of content covered in the national science curriculum.
It delivers the information in bite-size, digestible chunks so readers will learn
the material. Books include colorful illustrations, striking photos, quizzes,
charts, graphs, and summaries, making Sci-Hi interactive and easy
Each Sci-Hi book:
- contains original text that is leveled to grade 4.
- presents middle-school core curriculum content and concepts that are essential
for passing science tests.
- carefully crafts engaging and interactive design and layout.
- is clearly ordered, accessible information allows for easy navigation.
New Titles for Spring 2013:
Aircraft, Buildings & Structures, Crime-Fighting Devices, Food Technology, Handheld Gadgets, Medical Technology
Complete list of titles: Aircraft, Buildings & Structures, Crime-Fighting Devices, Food Technology, Handheld Gadgets, Medical Technology
SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: Aircraft, Buildings & Structures, Cars and Motorcycles, Crime-Fighting Devices, Food Technology, Green Technology, Handheld Gadgets, Medical Technology
SCI-HI: EARTH AND SPACE SCIENCE: Climate Change, Earth and the Solar System, Earth's Shifting Surface, Exploring Space, Fossil Fuels, Minerals, Rocks, and Soil, Renewable Energy Sources, Science Across Cultures, Understanding Cycles and Systems
SCI-HI: LIFE SCIENCE: Cell Function and Specialization, Cells, Tissues, and Organs, Changing Life on Earth, Classification of Animals, Earth's Biomes, Ecology, Health and Wellness, Human Reproduction, Plant Reproduction, Respiration and Photosynthesis, Unicellular Organisms
SCI-HI: PHYSICAL SCIENCE: Forms of Energy, Inventions and Investigations, Light and Sound, The Particle Model of Matter
SCI-HI: SCIENCE ISSUES: Do Scientists Care About Animal Welfare?, Should Scientists Pursue Cloning?, What Are the Issues With Genetic Technology?, What Are the Limits of Organ Transplants?, What is the Controversy Over Stem Cell Research?, What Is the Threat of Invasive Species?
SCI-HI: SCIENTISTS: The Scientists Behind Earth's Processes, The Scientists Behind Energy, The Scientists Behind Living Things, The Scientists Behind Medical Advances, The Scientists Behind Space, The Scientists Behind The Environment
SCI-HI: LIFE SCIENCE: Changing Life on Earth, Classification of Animals, Earth's Biomes, Ecology, Health and Wellness, Human Reproduction