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From the tiniest specks of dust to entire planets, everything is made of matter. Readers will learn about the properties of matter, from the forms it can take to its structure. They will also find out how scientists study matter and how different types of matter interact with each other. Intriguing experiments provide real-world examples on how changes in matter affect our surroundings. Features include eye-catching sidebars; experiments and activities to encourage hands-on learning; glossaries; charts, diagrams and more.
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Written by Ann O. Squire
ISBN 978-0-531-13141-1
Key Features
  • Find the Truth! feature starts each book with two statements—one true and one false—which begins the inquiry process by engaging readers to think proactively
  • Introductory Think About It! Chapter encourages readers to think about scientific principles in a real-life context
  • Content aligned with Next Generation Science Standards
  • Detailed sidebars offer in-depth explorations of key topics
  • Experiments and activities encourage hands-on science learning
  • Eye-catching images allow readers to see physical science in action
  • Charts, diagrams, and infographics help clarify complex topics
  • Glossaries explain difficult terms in a way that makes them easy to understand
  • Digital content for further learning on this subject available at
Fiction / Nonfiction Nonfiction
Item # 681694
Imprint Children's Press
Copyright 2019
Format Reinforced Library Binding
Trim Size 7 1/4 x 8 3/8
Pages 48
Ages 8, 9, 10
Dewey 530.4
Grades 3 - 5
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