Unit E: Kinds of Matter

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Leveled Independent Science Books

Extra Support

Marie Curie
Summary: Recounts the life story of Marie Curie and her scientific discoveries.

On Level

Marvelous Metals
Summary: Describes the processes used to fashion metals into jewelry.

Challenge

It's in the Air
Summary: Analyzes Earth's atmosphere and the elements of which it is composed.

STUDENT BIBLIOGRAPHY

CHAPTER 12

Matter and Materials
Numerous easy experiments help students learn about solids, liquids, and gases.
The Periodic Table
The elements that make up the Periodic Table are explained here.

CHAPTER 13

Matter and Energy: Principles of Matter and Thermodynamics
Explains the concepts of gravity, energy, and matter.
Chemicals
Easy-to-follow experiments explore the principles of chemicals.

CHAPTER 14

States of Matter
Explains density, melting point, and tensile strength.
Solids, Liquids, and Gases
Facts about the states of matter are followed by experiments.