Let's Learn About Matter

Age Level: 5–9  Grade Level: K–4

Matter can be something we can see or touch, like a bicycle or a glass of juice, but it can also be invisible, like the air we breathe. With easy-to-follow text and simple definitions, this series introduces readers to the basics of matter: what it is, what it's made of, and what forms it takes. With clear explanations and real-life examples, each book examines a specific property of matter and how that property appears in a solid, liquid, and gas. Full-color photographs, fast facts, and a supplementary activities help to provide a fun first look at the essential properties of matter. Features include: Correlates directly with the expectation for students to know how to "classify different kinds of materials by their observable properties" in grade 2, as specified in the Next Generation Science Standards. Fresh and engaging spread design in which full-color images enhance the texts. Activities introduce readers to the importance of experimentation in science. Fact boxes offer extra tidbits of interesting information.

  • Fall 2019
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    Chemical Changes

    Chemical Changes

    Rebecca Kraft Rector
    A burning log, a rotting banana, and a rusting bicycle. These are examples of chemical changes. With this accessible narrative, readers are introduced to the basics of chemical changes. Easy-to-follow explanations cover matter, forms, properties, and changes...Read More

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    ISBN: 9781978509030
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    Color

    Color

    Rebecca Kraft Rector
    Children learn about color at a very young age, but there is a lot more to red, yellow, and blue than meets the eye. This simple, engaging book introduces readers to basic forms and properties of color, including kinds of colors, how color changes, and what those changes might mean...Read More

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    ISBN: 9781978509054
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    Flexibility

    Flexibility

    Rebecca Kraft Rector
    Some things bend while other things break. With this accessible narrative, readers are introduced to the property of flexibility and how it relates to the different forms of matter. Colorful images accompany real-life examples that explain what is flexible and how flexibility changes with heat, cold, and wetness...Read More

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    ISBN: 9781978509092
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    Hardness

    Hardness

    Rebecca Kraft Rector
    Some objects can be scratched or dented easily. Others can take a beating and still look as good as new. This may be one sign of hardness. This accessible narrative introduces basic concepts about the property of hardness of matter...Read More

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    ISBN: 9781978509122
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    Physical Changes

    Physical Changes

    Rebecca Kraft Rector
    A plate breaks, an ice cube melts, a room is painted. Each of these is an example of a physical change. Readers are introduced to physical changes in matter. Simple explanations cover forms of matter, properties, and changes...Read More

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    ISBN: 9781978509153
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    Texture

    Texture

    Rebecca Kraft Rector
    Soft, slippery, rough, or prickly. All day long, we encounter objects with different textures. Readers are introduced to fundamental concepts of matter and texture. The connection between texture and touch is explored, as well as specific examples of texture in solids and liquids...Read More

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    ISBN: 9781978509184
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