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Wheels Make the World Go Round

Wheels Make the World Go Round

Simple Machines for Kids

If you were designing a wheelbarrow, how would you make it move easily when you pushed it?  Skis? Stilts? Springs? In Wheels Make the World Go Round: Simple Machines for Kids, readers ages 5 to 8 learn how wheels work along with axles and how they use mechanical advantage to make it easier to move heavy

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Wedges Make a Point

Wedges Make a Point

Simple Machines for Kids

How do you keep a truck from rolling? A door from closing? And how do you cut through banana bread? In Wedges Make a Point: Simple Machines for Kids, readers ages 5 to 8 learn how a wedge’s shape makes it perfect at stopping something heavy from moving, and separating material to split something—like banana bread—apart.

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Levers Lessen the Load

Levers Lessen the Load

Simple Machines for Kids

Have you ever played on a seesaw? You were using a lever! In Levers Lessen the Load: Simple Machines for Kids, readers ages 5 to 8 learn how levers and fulcrums can help us move far more weight than we can on our own by using mechanical advantage.

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Inclined Planes Ramp It Up

Inclined Planes Ramp It Up

Simple Machines for Kids

How does a dump truck dump all the dirt out of its truck bed? It turns that bed into a ramp! In Inclined Planes Ramp It Up: Simple Machines for Kids, readers ages 5 to 8 learn how inclined planes are sloping surfaces that make it easier to move heavy things from lower ground to higher

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Screws Keep Things Secure

Screws Keep Things Secure

Simple Machines for Kids

Build your treehouse with screws! Screws are one of the simple machines that are designed to make different kinds of work easier! In Screws Keep Things Secure: Simple Machines for Kids, readers ages 5 to 8 learn how a screws shape can pull things together or push things apart or even move heavy objects from one

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Pulleys Pull Their Weight

Pulleys Pull Their Weight

Simple Machines for Kids

What if an elephant sat on your book and refused to move. How could you lift it? Very carefully! In Pulleys Pull Their Weight: Simple Machines for Kids, readers solve the problem of a heavy elephant by learning about forces and how we can increase the amount we can lift simply by using a pulley.

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Gravity

Gravity

Mass, Energy, and the Force that Holds Things Together with Hands-On Science Activities for Kids

What’s up? What’s down? What’s keeping you steady? In Gravity: Mass, Energy, and the Force that Holds Things Together with Hands-On Science Activities scientists ages 8 to 12 explore the invisible but powerful force that is responsible for keeping the entire universe in place—including you! Gravity is the natural phenomenon that makes everything in the universe

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Electricity

Electricity

Circuits, Static, and Electromagnets with Hands-On Science Activities for Kids

It’s everywhere. In our homes, schools, offices, on the train, in our cars—even inside our bodies! Electricity: Circuits, Static, and Electromagnets with Hands-On Science Activities explores the science of electricity and the technology we’ve developed to harness the energy to power our lives. By diving into the topics of static electricity, currents, circuits, electromagnetism, motors, and

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The Physics of Fun

The Physics of Fun

Why are you able to jump higher from a trampoline than from the ground? What forces are at work when you do an ollie on a skateboard? The answer is: physics! In The Physics of Fun, kids ages 12 to 15 explore the science behind awesome activities that kids love. From Newton’s laws of motion

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Fairground Physics

Fairground Physics

Motion, Momentum, and Magnets with Hands-On Science Activities

Where can you experience the laws of motion, the fun of physics, and the chemistry of cotton candy? The fair! In Fairground Physics: Motion, Momentum, and Magnets with Hands-On Science Activities, readers ages 9 to 12 learn about the forces that rule our world and everything in it by examining the rides, games, and even food you

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Waves

Waves

Physical Science for Kids

This installment in Picture Book Science, a set of books about physical science for kids ages 5 to 8, encourages readers to observe lots of different kinds of waves, including those found in water, wheat, a baseball stadium, and even invisible waves! By combining children’s natural curiosity with prompts for keen observations and quick experiments,

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Matter

Matter

Physical Science for Kids

In Matter: Physical Science for Kids, readers ages 5 to 8 discover the basic building block of most of the material they come in contact with every day, including themselves-matter! Children are introduced to the study of physical science through detailed illustrations paired with a nonfiction narrative that uses fun language to convey familiar examples

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Energy

Energy

Physical Science for Kids

In Energy: Physical Science for Kids, readers ages 5 to 8 discover different forms of energy, including heat, light, and chemical energy, that keep the world working and moving. Children are introduced to physical science through detailed illustrations paired with a nonfiction narrative that uses fun language to convey familiar examples of real-world connections.

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Forces

Forces

Physical Science for Kids

In Forces: Physical Science for Kids, readers ages 5 to 8 observe different types of forces, including gravity, magnetism, pulling, pushing, and friction. By combining children's natural curiosity with prompts for keen observations, quick experiments, and beautiful, detailed illustrations, Forces provides a useful and fun introduction to physical science for kids!

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Explore Atoms and Molecules!

Explore Atoms and Molecules!

With 25 Great Projects

If everything is made out of atoms and molecules, why do people look different from dogs? In Explore Atoms and Molecules! With 25 Great Projects, readers ages 7 to 10 investigate atoms and molecules and learn how they connect with each other in different ways to form many different materials.

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Explore Light and Optics!

Explore Light and Optics!

With 25 Great Projects

What is light? Why are optics important? In Explore Light and Optics! With 25 Great Projects, readers ages 7–10 discover how light works, how it shapes our world, and why we depend on it for survival.

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Explore Forces and Motion!

Explore Forces and Motion!

With 25 Great Projects

Kids run around the playground, cars drive on the road, and balls fly through the air-forces move everything! In Explore Forces and Motion! With 25 Great Projects, readers ages 7 to 10 explore physics through interactive activities using simple machines such as levers, pulleys, and wedges.

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Technology

Technology

Cool Women Who Code

Do you listen to music with an MP3 player or read books on a tablet? Do you play multiplayer video games with people on the other side of the world? Do you have a robot cleaning your kitchen? Maybe not yet, but someday! In Technology: Cool Women Who Code, kids in grades four through six learn

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Explore Gravity!

Explore Gravity!

With 25 Great Projects

What's getting you down? If it's trying to understand gravity, Explore Gravity! can provide the lift you need! With 25 hands-on activities that include connections to toys, sports, and everyday items like scales, elevators, and water towers, young scientists will explore the invisible but powerful force that is responsible for keeping the entire universe in

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Explore Flight!

Explore Flight!

With 25 Great Projects

Who invented the airplane? How do these machines work? And why do planes have wings? Answer these questions by jumping into the cockpit, putting on your goggles, and soaring into Explore Flight! The 25 projects are designed to inspire young readers ages 6-9 to have fun while learning about people's quest to fly. Kids will

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Explore Electricity!

Explore Electricity!

With 25 Great Projects

Electricity is part of our modern-day lives in ways that Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Edison could never have imagined. Lights, computers, televisions, phones, toys, medicine-our world revolves around electricity. Explore Electricity! introduces readers ages 6-9 to the workings of batteries, simple circuits, conductors and insulators, motors and generators, and magnetism, and the ways we're working

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Food

Food

25 Amazing Projects Investigate the History and Science of What We Eat

From the minute life begins, food makes you strong, helps you grow, and gives you energy. But do you take that ham sandwich for granted? You might not give a lot of thought to where your food comes from, how it got to you, what's really in it, or what it does for you. Food:

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Energy

Energy

25 Projects Investigate Why We Need Power & How We Get It

Energy is a vital part of our lives. It powers our computer, lights our home, and moves our car. It also costs a lot of money and pollutes our environment. In Energy: 25 Projects Investigate Why We Need Power and How We Get It kids ages 9-12 learn about the history and science of the

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Physics

Physics

Investigate the Mechanics of Nature

Have you ever noticed that the physical world works in certain ways? When you push an object it moves. Skateboarders use force and motion to perform tricks. If you jump up as high as you can, you'll quickly fall back to the ground. Baseball players use gravity to bring the ball back down when they

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Explore Solids and Liquids!

Explore Solids and Liquids!

With 25 Great Projects

For a kid, watching a solid turn into a liquid or a liquid into a gas is nothing short of magic. In Explore Solids and Liquids! With 25 Great Projects kids experience the wonder of different states of matter. They'll learn what matter is made of, how it can change, and how these interactions really

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