Forces and Motion in the Real World

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Forces and motion are everywhere! This book uses real-world examples to bring the concepts of force and motion to life in an approachable way. Clearly-written text draws in readers with concrete examples involving familiar, everyday things, from the Hubble Telescope to a game of tug-of-war. The book covers the history of and key figures in the understanding of force and motion, including Galileo, Albert Einstein, and Stephen Hawking. Major concepts covered include Newton's Laws of Motion, friction, gravity, electromagnetism, weight, and momentum. 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
Genre Nonfiction
Copyright 2013
Division Abdo Publishing
Imprint Core Library
Language English
Number of Pages
Season 2020-12-01
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ISBN 9781617837401
Title Format Reinforced Hardcover
Dewey 531
Lexile 830
Guided Reading Level S
ATOS Reading Level 5.6
ATOS Interest Level MG
Accelerated Reader® Points 1.0