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Gravity (A True Book: Physical Science) (Library Edition)

Gravity (A True Book: Physical Science) (Library Edition)

by Alexa Kurzius

Hardcover(Library Edition)

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Gravity is one of the most important forces in the universe - invisible, but vital to our existence.. But how does it work?

A True Book: Physical Science allows readers to find answers to puzzling questions as well as discover how people have used physical science to make countless innovations throughout history. This series includes an age appropriate (grades 3-5) introduction to curriculum-relevant subjects and a robust resource section that encourages independent study.Readers will learn how gravity affects all matter, what effects changing gravity can have on human bodies, and how gravity interacts with other forces. They will also conduct gravity-related experiments to see this force in action.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780531131398
Publisher: Scholastic, Inc.
Publication date: 02/01/2019
Series: A True Book: Physical Science
Edition description: Library Edition
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 7.25(w) x 8.38(h) x (d)
Age Range: 7 - 9 Years

Table of Contents

Think About It! 7

1 Understanding Gravity: How did scientists develop a theory about gravity? 11

2 Extreme Gravity on Earth: Does gravity's force ever change on our planet? 23

3 Putting Theories Together: What did Albert Einstein do to our understanding of gravity? 27

The Big Truth!

Living in Zero Gravity: What happens to astronauts in space? 30

4 Gravity in Space: How do astronauts learn how to deal with gravity 33

Activity 1: How Does Gravity Work? 40

Activity 2: How Much Do You Weigh? 42

True Statistics 44

Resources 45

Important Words 46

Index 47

About the Author 48

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