Unit F: Energy and Motion

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Leveled Independent Science Books

Extra Support

Rube Goldberg's Machines
Summary: Rube's cartoons were famous for showing machines that do easy work the hard way.

On Level

How Did the Lights Go Out?
Summary: This book explores the causes and effects of a blackout.

Challenge

Lights On!
Summary: Find out how much Thomas Edison's inventions have changed our lives.

STUDENT BIBLIOGRAPHY

CHAPTER 14

Sound
Explore how sounds are made by investigating vibration and volume.
Energy
Learn about different kinds of energy, how they change form, and energy conservation.

CHAPTER 15

Awesome Experiments in Electricity and Magnetism
This book contains over 70 safe experiments about electricity.
Magnetism: From Pole to Pole
The steps of the scientific process help explain the principles of magnetism.

CHAPTER 16

Experiments with Simple Machines
Nine experiments demonstrate simple machines found around the home.
Experiments With Friction
Ten experiments with everyday objects help the reader understand friction.