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Experiments in Earth Science and Weather with Toys and Everyday Stuff
Experiments in Earth Science and Weather with Toys and Everyday Stuff
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First Facts

Experiments in Earth Science and Weather with Toys and Everyday Stuff

Engaging experiments using simple toys and everyday stuff teach curious young minds all about Earth Science. Readers can take an up-close look at how tornadoes develop, why wind is sometimes cold, how the water cycle works, and so much more. With low-level text and step-by-step photos, connecting young readers with science concepts and supporting the Next Generation Science Standards has never been simpler!

Reading LevelGrades 1-2
Interest LevelGrades 1-3
Lexile Level610L
Text TypeProcedural Text
Text SubtypeSequence, Cause & Effect
PublisherCapstone Press
BrandFirst Facts
Page Dimensions8 1/8" x 8"
Page Count24
BindingReinforced Library Binding
List Price: $27.99 School/Library Price



School Library Connection - Shiela Martina Keaise, Children’s Librarian, Colleton County Memorial Library, W

"In this series of first facts, readers will enjoy science using everyday materials. Children will see how these concepts work through easy experiments that mostly include toys and things used around the house. . . .These are perfect books to introduce science to young readers." - School Library Connection

May 1, 2016

School Library Journal - Audrey Sumser, Kent State University Tuscarawas, New Philadelphia, OH

"Vibrant photos and straightforward language are the backbone of this series that introduces young readers to scientific experimentation. Using everyday objects, each activity takes readers through three to five steps in simple, clear sentences." - School Library Journal

November 1, 2015

Emily Sohn

Emily Sohn

Emily Sohn is a freelance journalist in Minneapolis, who covers mostly health, science, environment and adventure for both kids and grown-ups. Among other publications, her work has appeared in U.S. News & World Report, the Los Angeles Times, Smithsonian, Backpacker and Science News for Kids, and she is a contributing writer for Discovery News. Assignments have taken Emily to exotic locations around the globe, including Cuba, Fiji and the Peruvian Amazon.

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