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Books in Science series

  • Kitchen Science : Over 50 Ingenious Experiments for a Budding Scientist

    Christopher Maynard

    Hardcover (Gardners Books, April 30, 2001)
  • Are You Living?: A Song About Living and Nonliving Things

    Laura Purdie Salas, Viviana Garofoli

    Library Binding (Picture Window Books, Jan. 1, 2009)
    Sing a song of science! You know the song Are You Sleeping? Sing along with new words that explain the differences between living and nonliving things.
  • Experiments in Forces and Motion with Toys and Everyday Stuff

    Emily Beth Sohn

    Paperback (Capstone Press, Aug. 1, 2015)
    Engaging experiments using simple toys and everyday stuff teach curious young minds all about forces and motion. Readers can take an up-close look at how gravity works, what centripetal force is, how mass and motion are related, 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!
  • Up, Down, All Around: A Story of Gravity

    Jacqui Bailey, Matthew Lilly

    Paperback (Picture Window Books, Jan. 1, 2006)
    Explains the concept of gravity by taking a trip on the space shuttle.
  • Make it Move!

    Jennifer VanVoorst

    Hardcover (Capstone Press, Sept. 1, 2003)
    Text and photographs introduce simple machines and give examples of their everyday use.
  • Cracking Up: A Story About Erosion

    Jacqui Bailey, Matthew Lilly

    Library Binding (Picture Window Books, Jan. 1, 2006)
    A rocky cliff juts out toward the ocean, its rough face jagged and worn. In a process called erosion, water, ice, and wind wear away the rock and change its shape over time. From rivers cutting deep valleys to ocean waves crashing into the shore, erosion changes the face of the earth.
  • Looking at Ants

    Eleanor Christian, Lyzz Roth-Singer

    Library Binding (Capstone Press, Sept. 1, 2000)
    Describes how to set up an ant farm, when to feed ants, and watching ants.
  • The Simple Science of Dirt

    Emily James

    Paperback (Capstone Press, Aug. 1, 2017)
    Dirt is all around us. It is found on every continent on Earth. But what is it made of? What is its purpose? Readers will learn the answers to these questions and more through easy-to-read text and vivid photographs. An experiment rounds out the book and provides a hands-on learning experience to encourage deeper understanding. Meets Next Generation Science Standards.
  • Water

    Lisa Trumbauer

    Hardcover (Capstone Press, Sept. 1, 2002)
    Text and pictures present the different forms water can take including rain, snow, ice, hail, dew, steam, and fog.
  • A Drop in the Ocean: The Story of Water

    Jacqui Bailey, Matthew Lilly

    Paperback (Picture Window Books, Jan. 1, 2004)
    Follows a drop of water as it cycles from droplet to vapor and back to water and describes its journeys in between. Includes activity.
  • Who Builds?

    Jennifer VanVoorst

    Library Binding (Capstone Press, Sept. 1, 2004)
    Text and photographs compare some of the structures that people build to those built by animals.
  • Materials

    Georgia Amson-Bradshaw

    Library Binding (PowerKids Press, July 15, 2019)
    So many materials make up our world, such as wood, glass, metal, plastic, and water. They are each composed of different kinds of matter. Engaging curricular science meets a colorful comic-book design in this cool take on the science of materials. Readers will learn how substances combine to make familiar objects and how our world would be much different without them. Fun facts, puzzles, experiments, and quiz questions will keep young scientists motivated to investigate the matter of the objects in their lives.