Unit E: Matter and Energy

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Leveled Independent Science Books

Extra Support

What's This Matter?
Summary: Objects that are solids are described.

On Level

It Must Be Clay
Summary: The properties of clay and the pottery process are described.


How Does This Sound?
Summary: A child identifies and describes a variety of sounds in his environment.



Matter: See It, Touch It, Taste It, Smell It
Solids, liquids, and gases are introduced in an accessible way.
Solids and Liquids
Facts and experiments invite children to investigate the properties of solids and liquids.
Readers learn about the states of matter and how matter changes states.
What Is the World Made Of? All About Solids, Liquids, and Gases
This look at matter explains each state's attributes and provides examples and simple activities.


Sounds All Around
This introduction to the world of sound presents information in an engaging, accessible way.
Hands-On Science: Sound and Light
Fun, straightforward experiments related to sound are presented.
A look at the science of sound includes information about eardrums, vibrations, and volume.
Experiments With Sound
Easy experiments help children extend their knowledge about sound.