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What Are Forces and Motion?

Exploring Science with Hands-on Activities

Series: In Touch with Basic Science

By Richard Spilsbury and Louise Spilsbury

In WHAT ARE FORCES AND MOTION? EXPLORING SCIENCE WITH HANDS-ON ACTIVITIES, readers will learn about force and motion and how they work. The book discusses Newton’s three laws of motion; simple machines such as the ramp, pulley, and lever; kinetic and potential energy; and how some types of bridges are built using force. Hands-on activities are featured throughout the book to help readers understand the topics discussed.

Library Bound Book978-0-7660-3095-4$24.94$18.70

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". . . presents young readers with an introduction to these science concepts in an easy-to-read format . . . a great addition to an elementary school. The experiments could be used for science fair projects and casual experiments."

TriState Young Adult Book Review Committee, November 2008

"The layout is open and colorful, and explanations are simple and easy to read."

School Library Journal, March 2009

"It is easy to read and has an approachable format for elementary school students. This is a good book for reinforcing or teaching scientific concepts."

Highlands Regional Library Cooperative, October 6, 2008

"These volumes are geared towards upper elementary school students and provide a wonderful, easy-to-understand reference for a teacher's classroom library or a school's library."

Science Books & Films, January/February 2009

". . . this series is well designed and written . . . Teachers will find these titles a good resource and students will enjoy the experiments. The Web sites included in the bibliography are carefully chosen and appropriate."

Library Media Connection, January/February 2009

"An excellent book explaining the forces of motion."

Tucson Unified School District, October 2008

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