Unit E: Matter

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Leveled Independent Science Books

Extra Support

Now You See It, Now You Don't
Summary: Mixtures and solutions can be made at home with household materials.

On Level

The Mystery of the Blue Box
Summary: At a birthday party, children solve some mysteries about matter.


Kitchen Science
Summary: See common physical and chemical changes that occur in the kitchen.



Solids, Liquids, and Gases: From Ice Cubes to Bubbles
Discover the different states of matter.
What's the Matter in Mr. Whisker's Room?
An extraordinary science teacher makes learning about matter fun.
Solids and Liquids: Science Facts and Experiments
Use this book to learn how matter changes state.


Kitchen Science
Mixtures, solutions, emulsions, and colloids are demonstrated.
Matter and Materials: Hands-On Science
Learn about matter and separating mixtures in this experiment-packed book.
I Wonder Why Soap Makes Bubbles and Other Questions About Science
Explore the answers to intriguing questions about matter and mixtures.