Scientific Method in the Real World

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Explore the scientific method! This book uses real-world examples to bring the concept of the scientific method to life in an approachable way. Clearly-written text draws in readers with concrete examples involving familiar, everyday things. The book covers the history of and key figures in the understanding of the scientific method, including Aristotle, Galileo, Isaac Newton, and Charles Darwin. Major concepts covered include the four steps of the scientific method (observe, explain, experiment, share), forming a hypothesis, Ockham's razor, theories, variables, controls, and bias. 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
Item No
ISBN 9781617837432
Title Format Reinforced Hardcover
Dewey 507.2
Lexile 770
Guided Reading Level T
ATOS Reading Level 5.9
ATOS Interest Level MG
Accelerated Reader® Points 1.0