Light at Work

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From color to reflecting to absorbing, science is at work all around us! Light at Workintroduces young readers to a physical science concept. A high-impact design and engaging visuals help bring this important concept to life as readers learn all about light 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.

Interest Level Preschool - Grade 3
Reading Level Grade 1
BISACS JNF051120, JNF051040, JNF051110
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Science & Technology
Copyright 2017
Division Abdo Publishing
Imprint Sandcastle
Language English
Number of Pages 24
Season 2016-08-15
ISBN 9781680781410, 9781680775846
Title Format Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 6.5 x 7.5
Lexile 440
Guided Reading Level H
ATOS Reading Level 1.6
ATOS Interest Level LG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 183027
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
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.

Author: Lauren Kukla