In Touch with Basic Science

Age Level: 8–9  Grade Level: 3–4

This series of books describes a variety of science topics and includes “hands on” demonstrations throughout to reinforce information given in the text. These high-interest topics encourage scientific inquiry and critical thinking as well as reading skills, and provide an understanding of basic scientific principles and experimentation. An essential library of basic science concepts.

  • High-interest topics provide an understanding of basic science
  • Hands-on activities encourage readers to experience science as they learn
  • Lots of information for report writers
  • Lively, inviting full color design and lots of photos to attract readers
  • Supports the Science curriculum and helps improve science skills for NCLB
  • 7 1/2” x 9”
  • 32pp.
  • Illus. with color photographs and illustrations
  • Contains a glossary, a further reading list, Internet addresses, and an index
  • Spring 2008
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What Are Forces and Motion?

What Are Forces and Motion?

Exploring Science with Hands-on Activities

Richard Spilsbury and Louise Spilsbury
In WHAT ARE FORCES AND MOTION? EXPLORING SCIENCE WITH HANDS-ON ACTIVITIES, readers will learn about force and motion and how they work. The book discusses Newton’s three laws of motion; simple machines such as the ramp, pulley, and lever; kinetic and potential energy; and how some types of bridges are built using force...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3095-4
Binding: Library Ed.
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What Are Solids, Liquids, and Gases?

What Are Solids, Liquids, and Gases?

Exploring Science with Hands-on Activities

Richard Spilsbury and Louise Spilsbury
Authors Richard and Louise Spilsbury examine matter in WHAT ARE SOLIDS, LIQUIDS, AND GASES? EXPLORING SCIENCE WITH HANDS-ON ACTIVITIES. Readers will find out about the atoms and molecules that make up all matter, the differences between the various states of matter, and how matter changes from solid to liquid to gas and back again...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3094-7
Binding: Library Ed.
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What Is Energy?

What Is Energy?

Exploring Science with Hands-on Activities

Richard Spilsbury and Louise Spilsbury
Authors Richard and Louise Spilsbury explore the many forms of energy in this title from the IN TOUCH WITH BASIC SCIENCE series. Readers will gain an understanding of what energy is, as well as the different types of energy such as heat, electricity, and more...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3099-2
Binding: Library Ed.
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What Is Light?

What Is Light?

Exploring Science with Hands-on Activities

Richard Spilsbury and Louise Spilsbury
In WHAT IS LIGHT? EXPLORING SCIENCE WITH HANDS-ON ACTIVITIES, authors Richard and Louise Spilsbury use simple language to explain what light is. Readers explore reflections and bending light; how our eyes work; and how lenses, mirrors, and telescopes work...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3097-8
Binding: Library Ed.
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What Is Sound?

What Is Sound?

Exploring Science with Hands-on Activities

Richard Spilsbury and Louise Spilsbury
This title in the IN TOUCH WITH BASIC SCIENCE series takes a look at many interesting aspects of sound. Readers learn what sound and sound waves are and explore resonance, music, the speed of sound, and how to reduce unwanted noise...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3098-5
Binding: Library Ed.
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