The study of the composition, structure, properties and change of matter.
Kids' fundamental interests matter most in this simple, clear introduction to materials and their properties. The books explore where the material comes from natural and manmade versions, how the material is made, and how it is made into other things. This title explores what metals are like, how they ...Show more
This title features 13 easy-to-follow experiments for learning fun. It is all about the amazing substances in the world! It introduces younger readers to science in a structured but interesting way. You can discover which materials are hard or soft, smooth or rough, strong or stretchy, and much more. It ...Show more
Ages 9 to 12 years. Most of the materials around us contain blends of more than one substance. These are mixtures and solutions. Seawater, for example, is a solution of salt and water.
This title contains real-life application of science topics affecting our everyday world. These books use headlines from the media to capture interest and provide the answer for 'why study this?' The topics reinforce core science through the everyday application of concepts such as plate tectonics and f ...Show more
This book is suitable for readers of ages 10-14. From its origins in China through to the development of major medieval cities as centres of its production, silk has for centuries been highly valued and considered among the most important of trade goods. Vibrant photographs and text also tell how silk i ...Show more
This book is suitable for readers of ages 10-14. Coffee beans are the second most valuable commodity traded in the world. Young readers will be fascinated to learn how this popular product is grown, harvested, processed, and sold. Find out where coffee plants originated from and how coffee was spread ar ...Show more
Encourage reluctant and struggling readers to read and learn important physical science content with Sci-Hi. With a magazine look and feel that appeals to teens, each title takes on a key area of content found in U.S. national science content curriculum standards and delivers that information using colo ...Show more