Science Readers: Physical Science Kit

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  • Grade: 3-4
  • Guided Reading Level: O-T
  • ISBN: 9780743905329
  • Language: English
Description

Stimulate exploration of science concepts while building content-area literacy skills with high-interest informational texts that teach key life physical concepts. Integrate language arts and science instruction with these science readers that support STEM education and teach important scientific concepts including matter, atoms, elements, energy, electromagnetism, mechanical engineering, forces and motion, light and sound, 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: Physical 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: Physical 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.

Inside the World of Matter 6-Pack

Inside the World of Matter 6-Pack

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Grade: 4

Item Number: 11086


Readers will learn about the basics of matter, including the three states of matter--solid, liquid, and gas--as well as atoms and elements, the periodic table of elements, compound elements, and mixtures.

Max Planck 6-Pack

Max Planck 6-Pack

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Grade: 3

Item Number: 11087


Max Planck is one of the most well-known physicists of all time! This interesting biography highlights his incredible life and what he did to make strides in the field of physics.

Investigating the Chemistry of Atoms 6-Pack

Investigating the Chemistry of Atoms 6-Pack

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$40.63

Grade: 4

Item Number: 11088


In this fascinating book on physical science, readers will discover some of the basics of physics, including matter, Atomic Theory, alchemy, electrons, neutrons, protons, nucleus, and radioactivity.

Marie Curie 6-Pack

Marie Curie 6-Pack

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$40.63

Grade: 3

Item Number: 11089


Readers will learn all about Marie Curies incredible life and how she discovered and worked with radium for many years in this fascinating biography. Learn about her Nobel Prize and how radiation helps people all over the world.

All About Energy 6-Pack

All About Energy 6-Pack

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$40.63

Grade: 4

Item Number: 11090


From kinetic to heat, readers will explore energy, how it works, and the various kinds in this stimulating book! Fossil fuels, potential energy, nuclear energy, wind and wave energy, and recycling are some of the topics that are discussed.

Albert Einstein 6-Pack

Albert Einstein 6-Pack

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$40.63

Grade: 3

Item Number: 11091


Albert Einstein is probably the most well-known physicists who ever lived. Learn about Einstein's life as a scientist and his many accomplishments--from explaining photoelectric effect to Brownian motion and his theories of relativity--in this biography.

Inside the World of Matter 6-Pack

Max Planck 6-Pack

Investigating the Chemistry of Atoms 6-Pack

Marie Curie 6-Pack

All About Energy 6-Pack

Albert Einstein 6-Pack

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Investigating Forces and Motion 6-Pack

Investigating Forces and Motion 6-Pack

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$40.63

Grade: 4

Item Number: 11092


Force and motion are all around us and help us move and do great things! In this book, learn all about gravity, equilibrium, acceleration, deceleration, electromagnetic fields, pressure, kinetic energy, and inertia.

Isaac Newton and the Laws of the Universe 6-Pack

Isaac Newton and the Laws of the Universe 6-Pack

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$40.63

Grade: 3

Item Number: 11093


Learn about the incredible life of Isaac Newton in this biography. Colorful photos, supportive text, and engaging sidebars will captivate readers as they learn how Newton researched gravity, acceleration, deceleration, motion, and light spectrum.

Investigating Electromagnetism 6-Pack

Investigating Electromagnetism 6-Pack

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$40.63

Grade: 4

Item Number: 11094


Electromagnetics are everywhere--inside our homes, in our computers, even our televisions! Readers will explore the history of electromagnetics and how they work through numerous images and supportive text.

Thomas Edison and the Pioneers of Electromagnetism 6-Pack

Thomas Edison and the Pioneers of Electromagnetism 6-Pack

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Grade: 4

Item Number: 11095


Thomas Edison is one of the most famous inventors of all time. This appealing biography will have readers enthralled as they discover some of Edisons most incredible inventions, including the light bulb and the phonograph.

All About Mechanical Engineering 6-Pack

All About Mechanical Engineering 6-Pack

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Grade: 4

Item Number: 11096


Learn about how mechanical engineering is used all around us. Readers will discover velocity, acceleration, rotation, dimensions, measurements used, and Newtons Laws.

Making It Go 6-Pack

Making It Go 6-Pack

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$40.63

Grade: 3

Item Number: 11097


Robert Fulton is best known for inventing the steamboat, but he accomplished much more than that! Readers will learn about all the incredible things that Fulton invented and accomplished in this fascinating biography.

Investigating Forces and Motion 6-Pack

Isaac Newton and the Laws of the Universe 6-Pack

Investigating Electromagnetism 6-Pack

Thomas Edison and the Pioneers of Electromagnetism 6-Pack

All About Mechanical Engineering 6-Pack

Making It Go 6-Pack

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All About Light and Sound 6-Pack

All About Light and Sound 6-Pack

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$40.63

Grade: 4

Item Number: 11098


Light and sound help us recognize objects and noises! This fascinating book will allow readers to understand how vibrations, radiant energy, wavelength, frequency, amplitude, reflection, optics, and sound waves help us to see and hear the world around us.

Pioneers of Light and Sound 6-Pack

Pioneers of Light and Sound 6-Pack

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Grade: 3

Item Number: 11099


Discover some amazing scientists and engineers that paved the way for modern machines in this fascinating book! Readers will learn about the accomplishments of Thomas Edison, Louis-Jacques-Mande Daguerre, George Eastman, and Alexander Graham Bell.

The World of Elements and Their Properties 6-Pack

The World of Elements and Their Properties 6-Pack

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Grade: 4

Item Number: 11100


From compounds to chemical reactions, readers will learn all about elements, their properties, and how they react with other elements in this stunning book that features colorful images and intriguing facts!

Antoine Lavoisier 6-Pack

Antoine Lavoisier 6-Pack

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$40.63

Grade: 3

Item Number: 11101


In this biography, readers will discover how Antoine Lavoisiers work led to his discovery of the Conservation of Mass, naming 33 of the elements, being the first person to discover the existence of oxygen, and creating a way of naming compounds!

Science Readers: Physical Science  Add-on Pack

Science Readers: Physical Science Add-on Pack

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$104.49

Grade: 3-4

Item Number: 11068


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

All About Light and Sound 6-Pack

Pioneers of Light and Sound 6-Pack

The World of Elements and Their Properties 6-Pack

Antoine Lavoisier 6-Pack

Science Readers: Physical 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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