Motion and forces (Science Made Simple (Rosen)) (#0208KJ1)

by Orr, Tamra

2 full-text reviews

Hardcover (library binding) Rosen Central, 2011
Price: USD 26.64
Description: 64 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 25 cm.
Dewey: 531; Int Lvl: 5-8; Rd Lvl: 8.6
DRA 70; GR Z


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Paperback Rosen Central, 2011

USD 11.06

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Learning Focus

Forces & Motion

Library Classifications

Force and energy. Motion.

Common Genres & Topics

Physics (Juvenile Nonfiction; Science & Nature)

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These topically written, introductory-level books serve as a primer of the fundamental concepts of chemistry, physics, and biology. This series is geared to stimulate readers' interest and curiosity in science early on to excite and prepare them for more advanced concepts in the coming grades. Sidebars, color photos, and illustrations are engaging and provide straightforward examples that support the text.

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From Follett

Includes bibliographical references (page 55-62) and index. An exploration of motion and forces that discusses the laws of motion, experiments and controversies related to them, magnetic fields and poles, and the physics of amusement park rides.

From the Publisher
Give readers an accessible and comprehensible survey of the basic laws of motion and forces, enlivened by engaging and exciting real world examples of theoretical principles at work. The laws of motion are outlined in uncomplicated prose, and practical illustrations of them are provided by student-friendly activities like baseball and amusement park rides. The greatest thinkers and formulators of the laws of motion and forces are profiled, and the latest cutting-edge developments in the study and application of motion and forces are detailed. Fact-filled and fun sidebars support the narrative and a rich resource section is included for further exploration.

Product Details
  • Publisher: Rosen Central
  • Publication Date: January 15, 2011
  • Format: Hardcover (library binding)
  • Series: Science made simple
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Dewey: 531
  • Classifications: Nonfiction
  • Description: 64 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 25 cm.
  • ISBN-10: 1-44881-232-1
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-44881-232-5
  • LCCN: 2010-020535
  • Follett Number: 0208KJ1
  • Interest Level: 5-8
  • Reading Level: 8.6
  • DRA: 70
  • Guided Reading Level: Z

Full-Text Reviews
Library Media Connection (October 2011)
This series covers concepts in chemistry, biology, and physics. There are photographs, diagrams, and sidebars to help explain some concepts, yet the set lacked the visual appeal needed to engage students. All of the links from the publisher's web portal were active at the time of this review and linked to high quality, age appropriate sites. Bibliography. Glossary. Websites. Table of Contents. Index. Lynn M. Weeks, Library Media Specialist, Bourne (Massachusetts) Middle School [Editor's Note: Available in e-book format.] ADDITIONAL SELECTION

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