Science at Work
Science is at work all around us! Each title in the appealing Science at Work series introduces young readers to a physical science concept. A high-impact design and engaging visuals help bring these important concepts to life as readers learn all about science in the real world. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Applied to STEM Concepts of Learning Principles. Sandcastle is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.
- Fall 2020
- Spring 2020
|Interest Level||Preschool - Grade 3|
|BISACS||JNF051120, JNF051090, JNF051110|
|Subject||Science & Technology|
|Number of Pages||24|
|Title Format||Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks|
|Dimensions||6.5 x 7.5|
|Features||Glossary of key words, Reviewed, and Table of contents|
Science at Work – School Library Connection
In this series readers will see how science plays an important part in the use of everyday materials. Children will enjoy seeing themselves in the easy reader nonfiction books. Each book explains the key physical science topics—electricity, elements, light, magnetism, mass, and temperature. The authentic photographs will keep the attention of young readers. Major parts covered include About the Topic and Think About It sections. Children are encouraged to “look around” their environment and find where each topic is seen and used. These are excellent books to introduce science to young readers. Recommended.
Science at Work – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple
Geared toward young readers, this series attempts to simplify science concepts with an emphasis on how they apply to daily life. Electricity, temperature, and light will be relatively familiar concepts for the audience while mass, magnetism, and the elements may be new. The page layouts feature one to three sentences per page and a bright photo. The text provides brief facts, some of which elucidate the topic while others are supplementary. Overall these are accurate. . .introductions.
Magnetism at Work (Science at Work) – Booklist
The Science at Work series gives pint-size readers their first glimpse of the different ways science functions in the world around them, with this volume tackling magnetism. Each page is adorned with one to two short sentences and a color photo illustration, most often a magnet attracting or repelling something or an object utilizing magnetism, such as a compass or crane