Longman Science

Overview

Longman Science prepares students in grades 6-12 for success in a standards-based science program with a broad overview of life, earth, and physical science. All activities are specifically geared to students in the early stages of English language acquisition, and help build content knowledge, skills, and learning strategies.

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Overview

Longman Science prepares students in grades 6-12 for success in a standards-based science program with a broad overview of life, earth, and physical science. All activities are specifically geared to students in the early stages of English language acquisition, and help build content knowledge, skills, and learning strategies.

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Features

  • For beginning to high beginning English language learners.
  • “Getting Started” unit introduces concepts of science, safety, and the scientific method.
  • Reading strategies are explicitly taught and modeled throughout the readings.
  • Science skills, such as using and interpreting visuals, charts, and graphs are taught and recycled throughout each lesson.
  • Unit Review provides additional practice, extension projects, further reading, and a Unit Experiment.
  • Vocabulary building activities and glossaries help students access and build mastery of the content.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780131930308
  • Publisher: Pearson ESL
  • Publication date: 6/17/2005
  • Pages: 246
  • Sales rank: 1,425,462
  • Product dimensions: 8.31 (w) x 10.37 (h) x 0.57 (d)

Table of Contents

Getting Started: INTRODUCTION

What Is Science?

Meet a Scientist

The Sciences

Life Science

Earth Science

Physical Science

Scientific Method

Asking Questions

Making a Hypothesis

Testing the Hypothesis

Observing

Drawing Conclusions

Safety

Practicing the Scientific Method

Experiment

Science Tools

Visuals

Science Reading Strategies

Preview

Predict

Review and Practice

Apply Science Skills

Unit 1: PLANTS

Unit Concepts

Get Ready

Lesson 1

Before You Read

Vocabulary

Science Skills

Science Reading Strategy: Main Idea and Details

Using Visuals: Diagrams

What Is a Plant?

Parts of a Plant

Roots

Stems

Leaves

Exploring: Plants in Different Places

Flowers

Review and Practice

Lesson 2

Before You Read

Vocabulary

Science Skills

Science Reading Strategy: Compare and Contrast

Using Visuals: Cycle Diagrams

How Plants Work

Photosynthesis

Making New Plants

Leaders in Science: George Washington Carver

The Plant Life Cycle

Review and Practice

Unit Review

Experiment: Do Plants Grow toward the Light?

Unit 2: ANIMALS

Unit Concepts

Get Ready

Lesson 1

Before You Read

Vocabulary

Science Skills

Science Reading Strategy: Use What You Know

Using Visuals: Photographs

What Is an Animal?

What Animals Need

Exploring: Different Birds, Different Beaks

Animal Adaptations

Review and Practice

Lesson 2

Before You Read

Vocabulary

Science Skills

Science Reading Strategy: Key Sentences

Using Visuals: Pie Charts

Invertebrates and Vertebrates

Fishes

Amphibians

Reptiles

Birds

Mammals

Leaders in Science: Jane Goodall

Review and Practice

Unit Review

Experiment: What Traits Do Animals Share?

Unit 3: ROCKS AND MINERALS

Unit Concepts

Get Ready

Lesson 1

Before You Read

Vocabulary

Science Skills

Science Reading Strategy: Ask Questions

Using Visuals: Sectional Diagrams

What Are Rocks and Minerals?

Igneous Rock

Sedimentary Rock

Metamorphic Rock

Exploring: The Rock Cycle

Review and Practice

Lesson 2

Before You Read

Vocabulary

Science Skills

Science Reading Strategy: Cause and Effect

Using Visuals: Photo Sequences

The Earth’s Changing Surface

Weathering

Erosion

Earthquakes

Volcanoes

Leaders in Science: David A. Johnston

Review and Practice

Unit Review

Experiment: How Do Rocks Change?

Unit 4: PLANETS AND STARS

Unit Concepts

Get Ready

Lesson 1

Before You Read

Vocabulary

Science Skills

Science Reading Strategy: Reread

Using Visuals: Illustrations

The Solar System

The Inner Planets

The Outer Planets

Asteroids and Comets

Exploring: An Asteroid Changes Earth

Review and Practice

Lesson 2

Before You Read

Vocabulary

Science Skills

Science Reading Strategy: Visualize

Using Visuals: Deep Space Photos

Beyond the Solar System

Constellations

Star Facts

Leaders in Science: Edwin Hubble

Review and Practice

Unit Review

Experiment: How Do You Make a Scale Model?

Unit 5: MATTER

Unit Concepts

Get Ready

Lesson 1

Before You Read

Vocabulary

Science Skills

Science Reading Strategy: Facts and Examples

Using Visuals: Micrographs

What Is Matter?

Properties

Mass

Volume

Exploring: Measurement in History

Density

Review and Practice

Lesson 2

Before You Read

Vocabulary

Science Skills

Science Reading Strategy: Idea Maps

Using Visuals: States of Matter Illustrations

States of Matter

Solids

Liquids

Gases

Changing States of Matter

Leaders in Science: Anders Celsius

Physical and Chemical Changes

Review and Practice

Unit Review

Experiment: How Can You Observe Density?

Unit 6: SOUND AND LIGHT

Unit Concepts

Get Ready

Lesson 1

Before You Read

Vocabulary

Science Skills

Science Reading Strategy: Act It Out

Using Visuals: Charts

Sound

Sound Waves

Echoes

Pitch and Frequency

Volume

Exploring: Animals and Frequencies

Sound and Matter

Review and Practice

Lesson 2

Before You Read

Vocabulary

Science Skills

Science Reading Strategy: Draw a Picture

Using Visuals: Wave Diagrams

Light

Reflection

Transparency

Colors of Light

Colors of Objects

Refraction

Prisms

Leaders in Science: Thomas Edison

Review and Practice

Unit Review

Experiment: What Factors Affect Light?

Glossary

Index

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