Electricity in the Real World

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Electricity is everywhere! This book uses real-world examples to bring the concept of electricity to life in an approachable way. Clearly-written text draws in readers with concrete examples involving familiar, everyday things, such as how electricity is used in the home. The book covers both the history and future of electricity, as well as key figures in its development, such as Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Edison, Michael Faraday, and Nikola Tesla. Major concepts covered include current, circuits, electromagnets, electrical signals in the body, electrons, voltage, batteries, and safety. Full-color photos, a glossary, an index, sidebars, primary source documents, and other creative content enhance the book. It also includes prompts and activities that directly engage students in developing the reading, writing, and critical thinking skills promoted by the Common Core standards. This well-researched title has a credentialed content consultant and aligns with Common Core and state standards.

Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Core Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Interest Level Grade 4 - Grade 8
Reading Level Grade 4
BISACS JNF051090, JNF051110, JNF051120
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Science & Technology
Copyright 2013
Division Abdo Publishing
Imprint Core Library
Language English
Number of Pages 48
Season 2013-01-01
ISBN 9781617837388, 9781617837883, 9781624010422
Title Format Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Paperbacks, Anywhere eBooks
Dewey 537
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 7.25 x 9.25
Lexile 800
Guided Reading Level S
ATOS Reading Level 5.7
ATOS Interest Level MG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 157604
Accelerated Reader® Points 1.0
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Science in the Real World - School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

Finely tuned to the needs and methods of a CCSS-based curriculum, these explanations of some aspect of the physical world intersperse a main text with recaps and review or study questions every few pages. The narratives are divided into easily manageable sections, and the clean design incorporates informative, crisply reproduced, captioned photos; reproductions; diagrams; and graphics. Sidebars often include short but substantial passages from primary-source documents with the requisite analytical glosses and questions to test comprehension. The volume on the history and uses (in and outside the lab) of the scientific method are particularly valuable.

Author: Sarah E. Ward