Designed by leading experts in the field of science education, this hands-on science workbook provides aspiring scientists, in fifth and sixth grade, the tools they need to become actively involved with science. Science Essentials leads children through the processes of observation and experimentation, prediction and drawing conclusions. It covers all the essential science topics like the scientific method, the animal kingdom, the human body, genetics, animal and plant cells, plants, food chains and webs, environment, geology, meteorology, the solar system, elements, electricity, sound, and simple and compound machines. Step-by-step lessons and hands-on experiments are provided in an exciting and easy-to-follow way. A periodic table of the elements poster with stickers of the individual elements are included.
Science Essentials is the most complete book that offers:
Challenging and motivating science investigations.
Hands-on approach to science learning.
Complete directions and examples to encourage independent study.
Vivid, full-color illustrations to spark the learner's interest.
An answer key to measure student performance.