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Explore the physical world through Questions and Answers: Physical Science. Each chapter begins with a question drawn from curriculum standards and children's own interests, and then answers it with facts and fun information.
Provides an introduction to electricity and its generation, components, movement, and functions using a question and answer format.
Provides an introduction to the connection between force and motion and describes the effects of air resistance, mass, and gravity.
Provides an introduction to light, including its components, forms, and movement, as well as humans' perception of light.
Provides an introduction to magnetism and the creation, forces, and applications of magnets.
Provides an introduction to the concepts of sound waves, vibration, and energy, and presents how humans perceive and produce different sounds.
Provides an introduction to the composition of matter, its changing states, and the effects of changing between states.
"This is a series that will catch the eye of both the beginning and more advanced reader with its vibrant color pictures and writing which manages to explain in simple words and activities the beginning scientific concepts for each topic. Topics include sound, matter, electricity, light, magnetism, forces and motion. Each double-page spread has pictures of varying sizes with text that is double-spaced for reading ease. There is ample white space on the page so that the reader is not overwhelmed by the text. There is a table of contents that lists the questions and a features section that includes fast facts, a hands-on activity, and Internet sites. With a standard format for the series of asking and then answering the question related of the topic, the authors guide the students’ understanding of the concept. Scattered throughout each book are Fact! boxes that give applied examples of the concept. I found myself reading each page eager to see what hands-on activities or examples the author included. Middle school physical science teachers with challenged readers could also use this series as a resource. Bibliography. Glossary. Index. Recommended." - Library Media Connection
December 1, 2006
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