Science Readers: Life Science Kit

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  • Grade: 3-4
  • Guided Reading Level: M-Q
  • ISBN: 9780743905312
  • Language: English
Description

Stimulate exploration of science concepts while building content-area literacy skills with high-interest informational texts that teach key life science concepts. Integrate language arts and science instruction with these science readers that support STEM education and teach important scientific concepts including cell biology, ecosystems, biomes, plants, genetics, the human body, and much 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: Life 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: Life 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.

Looking Inside Cells 6-Pack

Looking Inside Cells 6-Pack

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Grade: 4

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Readers will learn about the various parts of animal and plant cells, including the cell membranes, cytoplasm, nucleus, chromosomes, chloroplasts, endoplasmic reticulum, vacuoles, and lysosomes.

Cell Scientists 6-Pack

Cell Scientists 6-Pack

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$40.63

Grade: 3

Item Number: 11103


Readers will learn about scientists whose cell research has made an impact on the world of science, including Robert Hooke, Joan Wright Goodman, Mathias Schleiden, Hans Krebs, Gerty and Carl Cori, Rita Levi-Montalcini, Stanley Cohen, and Elaine Fuchs.

All About Mitosis and Meiosis 6-Pack

All About Mitosis and Meiosis 6-Pack

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Grade: 4

Item Number: 11104


What is the difference between mitosis and meiosis? Children will learn the answer through this stimulating book that features stunning images and photos, captivating facts, engaging sidebars, and easy-to-read text.

Pioneers in Cell Biology 6-Pack

Pioneers in Cell Biology 6-Pack

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$40.63

Grade: 3

Item Number: 11105


Explore the lives and work of incredible cell biologists in this captivating book! From Gregor Mendel to Rita Levi-Montalcini, Anton van Leeuwenhoek to August Weismann, readers will be amazed at the things these incredible scientists discovered!

Investigating Simple Organisms 6-Pack

Investigating Simple Organisms 6-Pack

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$40.63

Grade: 4

Item Number: 11106


Explore microorganisms in this book about bacteria, archaea, protista kingdoms, and fungi. With a brief history of how microorganisms were discovered, vibrant images and charts, and easy-to-read text, this book is a dynamic resource.

Louis Pasteur and the Fight Against Germs 6-Pack

Louis Pasteur and the Fight Against Germs 6-Pack

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Grade: 3

Item Number: 11107


Learn all about Louis Pasteur, the scientist who first began pasteurization. Readers will discover the incredible accomplishments of Pasteur and how he dedicated his life to studying various molds, bacteria, and yeast, forever changing science.

Looking Inside Cells 6-Pack

Cell Scientists 6-Pack

All About Mitosis and Meiosis 6-Pack

Pioneers in Cell Biology 6-Pack

Investigating Simple Organisms 6-Pack

Louis Pasteur and the Fight Against Germs 6-Pack

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The World of Plants 6-Pack

The World of Plants 6-Pack

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Grade: 4

Item Number: 11108


This fascinating title teaches readers all about plants and how they adapt to their surroundings in order to survive. Children will learn some of the most important aspects of plant life, including photosynthesis and the water cycle.

George Washington Carver 6-Pack

George Washington Carver 6-Pack

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$40.63

Grade: 3

Item Number: 11109


Readers will discover the captivating life of George Washington Carver, a skilled botanist who worked with peanuts and other plants. Children will learn all about his work with plants and how he changed the way people used them.

Inside Ecosystems and Biomes 6-Pack

Inside Ecosystems and Biomes 6-Pack

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Grade: 4

Item Number: 11110


Readers will be enthralled as they learn about such ecosystems and biomes as the tundra, grassland, desert, temperate forests, rainforests, and even riparian and pelagic biomes.

Pioneering Ecologists 6-Pack

Pioneering Ecologists 6-Pack

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Grade: 3

Item Number: 11111


This book will give readers a chance to learn about some ecologists who have made big impacts on the world of science and ecology, including John Woodward, Aldo Leopold, Ruth Patrick, Eugene Odum, Jane Lubchenco, Neo Martinez, and Marie Lynn Miranda.

The World of Animals 6-Pack

The World of Animals 6-Pack

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Grade: 4

Item Number: 11112


Animals come in all shapes and sizes! Readers will discover the various kingdoms and classes of the animal world including echinoderms, arthropods, chordates, amphibians, birds, and mammals.

Jane Goodall 6-Pack

Jane Goodall 6-Pack

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Grade: 3

Item Number: 11113


Jane Goodall is the worlds leading authority on chimpanzees. This inspiring biography will have readers engaged and delighted as they learn about Goodalls life as a primatologist amongst the chimps.

The World of Plants 6-Pack

George Washington Carver 6-Pack

Inside Ecosystems and Biomes 6-Pack

Pioneering Ecologists 6-Pack

The World of Animals 6-Pack

Jane Goodall 6-Pack

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Investigating the Human Body 6-Pack

Investigating the Human Body 6-Pack

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$40.63

Grade: 4

Item Number: 11114


Readers will learn about the way our body works to keep us moving and healthy in this stimulating book that features a variety of colorful, vivid images, easy-to-read text, a helpful glossary and index, and fascinating facts.

Hippocrates 6-Pack

Hippocrates 6-Pack

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Grade: 3

Item Number: 11115


This captivating biography highlights the life and accomplishments of Hippocrates and how he had a major impact on the world of medicine. Readers will learn about his belief in the four humors, his discovery of pneumonia, and the Hippocratic Oath.

The World of Genetics 6-Pack

The World of Genetics 6-Pack

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Grade: 4

Item Number: 11116


Readers will discover the way genetics makes people, animals, and plants look the way they do in this intriguing and stimulating book! This book discusses DNA, recessive and dominant traits, chromosomes, alleles, and more!

Gregor Mendel 6-Pack

Gregor Mendel 6-Pack

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Grade: 3

Item Number: 11117


This appealing biography will engage and inspire children as they learn about Gregor Mendel and his discovery of how genetics works. A stimulating lab activity is featured to further excite readers about the fascinating world of genetics!

Science Readers: Life Science  Add-on Pack

Science Readers: Life Science Add-on Pack

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$104.49

Grade: 3-4

Item Number: 11069


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

Investigating the Human Body 6-Pack

Hippocrates 6-Pack

The World of Genetics 6-Pack

Gregor Mendel 6-Pack

Science Readers: Life Science Add-on Pack

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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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