Unit A: Plants, Animals, and People

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Leveled Independent Science Books

Extra Support

People Parts
Summary: Readers discover how their body parts help them do things.

On Level

A Trip to the Zoo
Summary: Readers learn about characteristics of animal groups through a visit to the zoo.

Challenge

Antonia Novello, Doctor for the Nation
Summary: Readers learn how Antonia Novello became the U.S. Surgeon General.

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CHAPTER 1

Flowers, Trees, and Fruits
Easy activities accompany basic information about plant structure and growth.
Are Trees Alive?
Readers discover how trees take in nutrients, grow, and adapt to change.

CHAPTER 2

Ducks Have Ducklings
Readers follow a duck from birth to adulthood. See others in the Animals and Their Young series.
What Do You Do with a Tail Like This?
Readers learn about the amazing things that animals can do with their body parts.

CHAPTER 3

The Cycle of Your Life
Readers learn about things people do at different stages of the life cycle.
Me and My Amazing Body
A girl explains how her lungs, heart, and other body parts function.