Science Readers: Earth and Space Science Kit

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  • Grade: 3-4
  • Guided Reading Level: O-T
  • ISBN: 9780743905305
  • Language: English
Description

Stimulate exploration of science concepts while building content-area literacy skills with high-interest informational texts that teach key earth and space science concepts. Integrate language arts and science instruction with these science readers that support STEM education and teach important scientific concepts including plate tectonics, landforms, weather, the solar system, the water cycle, rocks and minerals, and more. The paired texts support one concept within a unit of study, making it easy to implement differentiated instruction. Each kit supports the 5E model of instruction and meets Common Core State Standard for integrating scientific texts.

Science Readers: Earth and Space Science Kit includes:

  • Science Readers - 16 titles, 6 copies each, 32 pages per book in print and digital formats
  • Teacher's Guide
  • 16 Data-Analysis Activities
  • The Futures Channel® videos
  • Digital resources including books, texts of readers, lab activities, and reproducibles
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Components

Series highlights include:

  • Books - 16 titles, 6 copies each, 32 pages per book in print and digital formats, and leveled pairs for differentiation
  • Teacher's Guide with reading, writing, and science objectives
  • 16 Data-Analysis Activities
  • Digital Resources including books, text of each title, lab activities, and reproducibles
  • The Futures Channel® videos
Science Readers: Earth and Space Science Kit

Books - 16 titles, 6 copies each, 32 pages per book

Paired leveled readers support one concept within a unit of study, providing students with scientific informational text at their individual reading levels. Each book will draw students' attention to essential vocabulary and offer numerous pictures, graphics, and illustrations to support the text. A lab activity awaits students at the end of each book.

Investigating Storms 6-Pack

Investigating Storms 6-Pack

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Grade: 4

Item Number: 11070


From thunderstorms to jet streams, storms come in many different forms! Learn about rainstorms, sandstorms, hailstorms, tornadoes, hurricanes, and even blizzards in this thrilling, nonfiction book.

Weather Scientists 6-Pack

Weather Scientists 6-Pack

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$40.63

Grade: 3

Item Number: 11071


Readers are introduced to some of the most important weather scientists that ever lived in this engaging book! Learn about Galileo, Gabriel Daniel Fahrenheit, Gaspard-Gustave de Coriolis, Benjamin Franklin, and Tetsuya Theodore Fujita.

The World of Rocks & Minerals 6-Pack

The World of Rocks & Minerals 6-Pack

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$40.63

Grade: 4

Item Number: 11072


What is the difference between a rock and a mineral? Readers will learn the answer to that and much more in this informational text! Igneous rock, sedimentary rock, metamorphic rock, geologists, and gemstones are some of the topics introduced.

The First Geologists 6-Pack

The First Geologists 6-Pack

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$40.63

Grade: 3

Item Number: 11073


This fascinating book will introduce readers to those who made big discoveries in geology. Readers will learn about such early geologists as James Hutton, William Smith, Alfred Wegener, Florence Bascom, and Friederich Mohs.

Inside the Water Cycle 6-Pack

Inside the Water Cycle 6-Pack

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$40.63

Grade: 4

Item Number: 11074


Explore the water cycle in this fascinating book! Readers will learn the various steps of the water cycle--including evaporation, condensation, and precipitation.

Water Scientists 6-Pack

Water Scientists 6-Pack

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$40.63

Grade: 3

Item Number: 11075


Mohammed Karaji, Edmond Halley, Henry Darcy, and Pelageia Polubarinova-Kochina are some of the most important water scientists highlighted in this nonfiction book. This book also features a captivating hands-on lab activity.

Investigating Storms 6-Pack

Weather Scientists 6-Pack

The World of Rocks & Minerals 6-Pack

The First Geologists 6-Pack

Inside the Water Cycle 6-Pack

Water Scientists 6-Pack

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Investigating Landforms 6-Pack

Investigating Landforms 6-Pack

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$40.63

Grade: 4

Item Number: 11076


Earths surface is always changing and scientists study landforms to learn about these changes. Destructive forces like earthquakes and volcanoes are discussed as well as weathering and erosion from water runoffs.

Pioneers of Earth Science 6-Pack

Pioneers of Earth Science 6-Pack

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$40.63

Grade: 3

Item Number: 11077


Gerardus Mercator, John Wesley Powell, Grove Karl Gilbert, William Morris Davis, Albrecht Penck, and Florence Bascom are some of the incredible geologists and geographers that readers will learn about in this biographical title.

Investigating Plate Tectonics 6-Pack

Investigating Plate Tectonics 6-Pack

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$40.63

Grade: 4

Item Number: 11078


In this adventurous title, readers learn all about plate tectonics! A brief history of Alfred Wegeners theory of continental drift introduces readers to the development of plate tectonics and how it helped form the Earth we know today.

Alfred Wegener 6-Pack

Alfred Wegener 6-Pack

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$40.63

Grade: 3

Item Number: 11079


In this appealing biography, children will read about the fascinating life, theories, and discoveries of Alfred Wegener. Readers will be eager to learn more about Wegeners contributions to the science of plate tectonics.

The Wonder of Our Solar System 6-Pack

The Wonder of Our Solar System 6-Pack

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$40.63

Grade: 4

Item Number: 11080


Come along and explore the wonders of our solar system in this exciting title! This book will engage readers as they learn about the sun, the eight planets in our solar system, the Milky Way Galaxy, constellations, dwarf planets, asteroids, and comets!

Astronomers Through Time 6-Pack

Astronomers Through Time 6-Pack

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$40.63

Grade: 4

Item Number: 11081


Readers will be captivated as they learn about astronomers such as Galileo Galilei, Carl Sagan, and Henrietta Swan Leavitt and how their work made impacts on the field of astronomy.

Investigating Landforms 6-Pack

Pioneers of Earth Science 6-Pack

Investigating Plate Tectonics 6-Pack

Alfred Wegener 6-Pack

The Wonder of Our Solar System 6-Pack

Astronomers Through Time 6-Pack

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The Wonder of Outer Space 6-Pack

The Wonder of Outer Space 6-Pack

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$40.63

Grade: 4

Item Number: 11082


Explore the wonders of space in this title that uses vivid images, fascinating facts, and easy-to-read text to delight and engage readers! Readers will learn all about space and the various ways people have explored and learned about astronomy for years!

From Hubble to Hubble 6-Pack

From Hubble to Hubble 6-Pack

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$40.63

Grade: 3

Item Number: 11083


Telescopes and high-tech equipment help astronomers explore deep space. This captivating title introduces readers to some of the most notable scientists who helped develop technology that allows for space exploration.

Spaceship Earth 6-Pack

Spaceship Earth 6-Pack

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$40.63

Grade: 4

Item Number: 11084


This book asks readers to imagine Earth as a spaceship with a limited amount of resources. Readers will learn about important topics like global warming, greenhouse gases, deforestation, pollution, biodiversity, and other environmental issues.

Rachel Carson 6-Pack

Rachel Carson 6-Pack

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$40.63

Grade: 3

Item Number: 11085


Rachel Carson is one of the most influential leaders of the modern environmental movement. This enlightening biography allows readers to discover the inspiring life of Carson and the impact she made on the environment.

Science Readers: Earth and Space Science  Add-on Pack

Science Readers: Earth and Space Science Add-on Pack

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$104.49

Grade: 3-4

Item Number: 11067


Add additional copies of Science Readers: Earth and Space Science to your classroom library with this add-on pack that includes one of each book from the complete kit (set of 16).

The Wonder of Outer Space 6-Pack

From Hubble to Hubble 6-Pack

Spaceship Earth 6-Pack

Rachel Carson 6-Pack

Science Readers: Earth and Space Science Add-on Pack

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$40.63

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Item Number: 11082

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Teacher's Guide

Provide teachers with a way to integrate their teaching of language arts and science while making accommodations for differences in student reading abilities and levels of understanding. Each lesson employs the 5E model of instruction, which encourages an inquiry-based learning environment.

Teacher's Guide

16 Data-Analysis Activities

Data-Analysis Activities present concepts and data related to the topic of the unit and support the content of the readers.

Digital Resources

  • Books in digital format
  • Text of readers
  • Lab activities
  • Student reproducibles

Videos

Teachers are provided eight short videos from The Futures Channel® in each kit. These videos are ideally suited to introducing concepts, activating prior knowledge, and inspiring interest in sometimes complex and abstract concepts.

Correlations to National, State, and Province Standards


FOSS Science Readers Standards


Next Generation Science Standards

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