Unit F: Energy, Forces, and Motion

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Leveled Independent Science Books

Extra Support

Elijah McCoy
Summary: Tells the life story of an inventor who changed railroad technology.

On Level

The Physics of Flying
Summary: Explains how airplanes get off the ground and stay in the air.

Challenge

Waves and Rays
Summary: Describes the properties of waves in the electromagnetic spectrum.

STUDENT BIBLIOGRAPHY

CHAPTER 16

Solar Energy
Solar energy and thermal energy conversion are discussed.
Fully Charged: Electricity
The author explains electrical energy.

CHAPTER 17

Light and Lasers
Covered are light, lenses, and lasers.
Science Experiments with Light
Using common materials, the reader can explore light.

CHAPTER 18

Janice VanCleave's Gravity
To explore gravity, the author offers twenty projects.
Discovering Nature's Laws
This biography reveals how Newton discovered the law of gravity.

CHAPTER 19

Force and Motion: From Push to Shove
Addresses the laws of motion and includes experiments.
Eyewitness: Force and Motion
Explains developments in the study of force and motion.