Welcome to our Kids' Science Section
We recommend the following science books for kids:
25 Science Mini-Books for Emergent Readers
(Grades K-1) by Carol Pugliano-Martin, Paperback:
64 pages, Publisher: Scholastic Professional Books
Build Literacy With Easy and Adorable Reproducible Mini-Books on Favorite Science Topics "Home, Sweet, Home," "A Butterfly Grows Up," "My Five Senses" — young readers will love learning about animal bones, life cycles, the human body, weather, plants and seeds, and other favorite science topics with these irresistible mini books. Rhymes, repetition, and predictable language help build young children's confidence in reading. Includes easy how-to's and hands-on activities to extend learning.
Science in Seconds for Kids : Over 100 Experiments You Can Do in Ten Minutes or Less by Jean Potter, Reading level: Ages 8-12, Paperback: 144 pages, Pub: Wiley
Experience the magic of science with these quick, easy experiments and activities from Jean Potter. Clear, step-by-step instructions and illustrations help you get it right every time. You can complete each activity in ten fun-filled minutes or less. The projects help you learn about everything from why eggs aren't round to how submarines surface and submerge. You will find most of the required materials already in your home, backyard, or neighborhood, and you can perform the experiments practically anywhere. The 108 activities in this book cover twelve different subject areas, including air, animals, energy, gravity, magnetism, light, the human body, and much more. You'll make a rainbow right on your floor, pop a balloon with a magnifying glass, make a coffee can roll back to you after you've pushed it away, and bend water as it streams from your faucet—all with the help of a leading educator. Children Ages 8–12.
The Everything Kids' Science Experiments Book: Boil Ice, Float Water, Measure Gravity-Challenge the World Around You! by Tom Robinson, Reading level: Ages 9-12, Paperback: 133 pages, Pub: Adams Media
Gather a few household items and you can recreate dozens of fun, educational, kid-tested science experiments. High school science teacher Tom Robinson shows you how to expand your scientific horizons - from biology to chemistry to physics to outer space.
My Big Science Book (Smart Kids) by Roger Priddy, Reading level: Ages 4-8, Paperback: 80 pages (Spiral-bound), Pub: Priddy Books
Over 40 experiments to try with step-by-step instructions that are easy to follow. Explains the relevance of the experiments to real life by using everyday materials. Spiral bound so the book can lie flat, making it easy to use.