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

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

by Jo S. Kittinger

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Light allows us to see and keeps plants alive. But did you know that it can also cut diamonds or metal, measure a moving object's speed, and read CDs and DVDs?

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 all about light, from what it is and how it moves through space, to how people have learned to harness its power. They will also discover how people use light to see and conduct experiments to explore how light can be moved and manipulated.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780531131404
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

About the Author

Kittinger, while teaching her own children to read, she realized the critical role of emergent readers.

Table of Contents

Think About It! 7

1 It's More Than Bright: What is light? Where does it come from, and what does it do? 11

2 From Here to There: How does light move from its source to us? 17

3 In Full Color: How does light affect what we see? 25

The Big Truth!

Living Lights: What are bioluminescent animals? 30

4 Invisible Light: Are there light waves beyond what we can see? 33

5 Weird and Wonderful: What are some natural occurrences that produce light shows? 37

Activity 1: Bouncing Light 40

Activity 2: Waterfall of Light 42

True Statistics 44

Resources 45

Important Words 46

Index 47

About the Author 48

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