Longman Science

Longman Science

by Pearson Education, Longman Staff

Paperback

$65.13

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780131930308
Publisher: Pearson ESL
Publication date: 06/17/2005
Pages: 246
Product dimensions: 8.31(w) x 10.37(h) x 0.57(d)
Age Range: 11 - 17 Years

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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