Books for Science (non-fiction and fiction)

Books for Science (non-fiction and fiction)

Hi everyone,

Here are some books that you can look for.  Some you can find at the public library if it is under that heading others you can buy at a book store. I will update the list as we go through the units.

-Ms. Reid


Topic: A --- Waste and our World
Topic: B --- Wheels and Levers
Topic: C --- Building Devices and Vehicles that move 
Topic: D --- Light and Shadows 
Topic: E --- Plant Growth and Changes

Grade 4 - Topic: A --- Waste and our World
– Recognize that human activity can lead to the production of wastes, and identify alternatives for the responsible use and disposal of materials.

Books you can buy:

 Public library books

library search topic: waste children OR recycle children

Round and round again
  Van Laan, Nancy.

J 268. 432 STO
Save it! : 52 crafts from recyclable items
  Stohs, Anita Reith.

Stuff! : reduce, reuse, recycle
  Kroll, Steven.

J 577 EAR
Earth matters : [an encyclopedia of ecology]
  Rothschild, David de.

J 745. 5 BUL
Make it! : don't throw it away-- create something amazing  1st American ed.
  Bull, Jane, 1957-

Grade 4 - Topic: B --- Wheels and Levers
– Demonstrate a practical understanding of wheels, gears and levers by constructing devices in which energy is transferred to produce motion.

Books you can buy:

·         Science Chapters: Lever, Screw, and Inclined Plane: The Power of Simple Machines

Public Library Books

library search topic: simple machine



J 621. 882 THA
Screws to the rescue
  Thales, Sharon.

J 621. 8 THA
Pulleys to the rescue
  Thales, Sharon.

J 621. 811 THO
Lever, screw, and inclined plane : the power of simple machines

 Thompson, Gare.

J 621. 8 SOL
Castle under siege! : simple machines
  Solway, Andrew.

J 621. 811 LEV
Mighty machines
  Levine, Shar, 1953-

J 621. 811 FRO
What are levers?
  Frost, Helen, 1949-

J 621. 811 ROY
Pulleys and gears
  Royston, Angela.

J 621. 811 ROY
  Royston, Angela.