Modern, bright photography and age-appropriate text engage young learners in an exploration of everyday materials in this new series. Using simple, colorful, familiar objects to demonstrate the characteristics of such textiles as silk, cotton, wool, and nylon, each installment encourages readers to ask and answer questions and to plan and conduct simple investigations. Based on National Science Education Standards, this series is an ideal supplement for preschool and kindergarten teachers and offers parents a unique opportunity to prepare youngsters for formal education.
Words to know, interesting facts, and fun photography help early learners explore the properties of nylon. Asking such questions as What is nylon and where do we get it? and Why is nylon slippery?, this book uses scientific inquiry to determine the characteristics that make it different from other textiles.
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Nomad Press is an educational publisher that is dedicated to sparking the interest of young readers in the fascinating world around them. With fun, hands-on projects that help kids explore the history and science behind a wide range of topics, Nomad Press's books bring the world to life in a unique way and promotes independent and interactive learning.
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