Supporting STEM-based learning, this fact-filled book for kids ages 6-9 is the ultimate guide to the scientific building blocks that shape our world, entertaining and educating young readers through a combination of close-up images, quirky trivia facts, quiz questions, and fascinating tidbits. From matter and mixtures to the laws of motion, kids will discover how different forces and phenomena affect our daily lives.
Why do only some things stick to magnets? What is the hardest material on Earth? Why do rainbows only appear in the morning or late afternoon? Find out the answers to these questions and more in DKfindout! Science, which explains what science is and why it's so important. Each page features photographs of lab experiments and illustrative examples of basic scientific principles like air resistance, state changes, and gravity. The book also serves as an introduction to famous researchers from throughout history, like Albert Einstein and Marie Curie, and their contributions to our understanding of science, making it the perfect choice for kids eager for more STEM smarts.
Vetted by educational consultants, the DKfindout! series drives kids ages 6-9 to become experts on more than 30 of their favorite STEM- and history-related subjects, whether Vikings, volcanoes, or robots. This series covers the subjects that kids really want to learn about-ones that have a direct impact on the world around them, like climate change, space exploration, and rapidly evolving technology-making learning fun through amazing images, stimulating quizzes, and cutting-edge information. The DKfindout! series is one that kids will want to turn to again and again.