Searching the Sky

 
Cover: Searching the Sky
 
 

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Summary

The ability to use the NextGen science process is key to carrying out experiments, taking measurements, or performing technical tasks. In this book, readers in real-world situations are tasked with following clues and using the scientific method to find out what happens when a meteor comes close to earth. Informational text presents evidence and facts in the form of clues and side-bar details to help children develop critical thinking skills. A summary of the situation is included to show how each chapter contributes to the whole and for a solid understanding of the topic.

Specifications

  • Level: Grade 4 - Grade 8
  • Dewey: 523.5/1
  • Graphics: Full-color photographs, Full-color illustrations
  • Reinforced book (9781624317828): 7.5 x 9.5, 32 pages, © 2014
  • Paperback (9781624317927): 7.5 x 9.5, 32 pages, © 2014
  • PDF (9781624318023): 7.5 x 9.5, 32 pages, © 2014
  • Hosted ebook (9781624318122): 7.5 x 9.5, 32 pages, © 2014
  • Series: Science Explorer
  • Subseries: Follow the Clues

Leveling

  • Lexile® Measure: 810
  • Guided Reading Level: T

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Contributors

Author: Tamra B. Orr

Tamra Orr is a full-time writer and author living in the gorgeous Pacific Northwest. She loves her job because she learns more about the world every single day and then turns that information into pop quizzes for her patient and tolerant children (ages 16, 13, and 10). She has written more than 80 nonfiction books for people of all ages, so she never runs out of material and is sure she’d be a champion on Jeopardy!

 

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