DK findout! Science

DK findout! Science

by DK Publishing

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From the creators of DK findout!, the free online resource for kids, comes an exciting new book series full of amazing images, incredible quizzes, and cutting-edge information kids need to know. The DK findout! series helps kids become experts on their favorite subjects-from dinosaurs to space. Learning doesn't get more fun.

Jump into the exciting world of science with DK findout! Science.

Learn the differences between atoms, molecules, mixtures, and compounds; find out how plants work; and see the water cycle in action. Sure to inspire the next amazing science fair project, DK findout! Science breaks down what science is and how it works.

Find out what makes up matter, how the food chain is stacked, and how the weather works. Read about electricity and magnetism to discover how they affect our daily lives. Follow up with your own experiments, including how to make a rainbow!

Perfect for young scientists who can't get enough STEAM, DK findout! Science is filled with bright photography and quirky facts that make learning a blast.

Learn more about science-or anything else!-at, a free educational website for kids to have fun with information and to expand their knowledge.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781465457974
Publisher: DK
Publication date: 09/06/2016
Series: DK Find Out! Series
Sold by: Penguin Group
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 64
Sales rank: 708,856
File size: 42 MB
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Age Range: 6 - 8 Years

About the Author

Author and consultant Dr. Emily Grossman is a science communicator, broadcaster, and educator, as well as an expert in molecular biology and genetics.

Trusted by parents, teachers, librarians, and kids across the world, DK is an award-winning publisher of visual reference books for children, including the DK Eyewitness Books, DK findout!, and Maker Lab series. DK books combine clear photography and illustration with expert text to show you what others only tell you.

Table of Contents

What is science? 4

What is matter? 6

What is a material? 8

Mixtures 10

Changes 12

The water cycle 14

Forces 16

Laws of Motion 18

Friction 20

Gravity 22

Simple machines 24

Energy 26

Heat 28

Sound 30

Light 32

Rainbows 34

Electricity 36

Electrical circuits 38

Magnets 40

Meet the expert 42

Living things 44

Plants 46

Spreading seeds 48

Animals 50

Being human 52

Great scientists 54

Science in action 56

Science facts and figures 58

Glossary 60

Index 62

Acknowledgments 64

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