Step-by-Step Experiments with Soils
Explains what soil is made from and what it contains; describes the scientific method; and includes experiments testing different soil concepts.
|Interest Level||Grade 1 - Grade 4|
|Reading Level||Grade 2|
|Genre||Nonfiction, Picture Books|
|Publisher||The Child's World, Inc.|
|Number of Pages||32|
|Graphics||Full-color photographs, Full-color illustrations|
|Dimensions||9.5 x 8|
|Guided Reading Level||I|
|Features||Author/Illustrator biography, Educational front/back matter, Glossary of key words, Index, Phonetics, Reviewed, Sources for further research, Starred, Suggested websites, and Table of contents|
- Study Soils!
- Seven Science Steps
- Critters in the Soil
- Is There Air in There?
- Heavy or Light?
- Books and Web Sites
- About the Author
Author: Gina Hagler
Illustrator: Bob Ostrom
Bob Ostrom has been illustrating children's books for nearly twenty years. A graduate of the New England School of Art and Design at Suffolk University, Bob has worked for such companies as Disney, Nickelodeon, and Cartoon Network. He lives in North Carolina with his wife Melissa and three children, Will, Charlie, and Mae.
A noteworthy review of Step-By-Step Experiments from Children's Bookwatch on May 1, 2012
A premier publisher of non-fiction ‘books in series’ specifically designed for school libraries and classrooms, one of the newest twelve volume sets and enthusiastically recommended is The Child’s World series ‘Step-By-Step Experiments’ and provides young… View →
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