How Mountains Are Made (Let's Read and Find Out Science Level 2)

How Mountains Are Made (Let's Read and Find Out Science Level 2)

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Item #: 003337
ISBN: 9780062382030
Grades: PK-AD

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A mountain might be thousands of feet high, but it can still grow taller or shorter each year. This classic picture book explores how mountains are madeincluding how Mount Everest grew from a flat plain under an ocean to become 29,028 feet tall!

Now rebranded with a new cover look, this book features simple activities and fascinating cross-sections of the earth's moving crust that clearly explain plate tectonics. Both text and artwork were vetted for accuracy by an expert in the field.

This is a Level 2 Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science title, which means the book explores more challenging concepts for children in the primary grades and supports the Common Core Learning Standards, Next Generation Science Standards, and the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) standards. Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science is the winner of the American Association for the Advancement of Science/Subaru Science Books & Films Prize for Outstanding Science Series.

Category Description for Let's Read and Find Out Science:

These are favorites at our house! Mark is extremely science-oriented (and Janine seems to be following in his footsteps). He spends hours pouring over Visual Dictionaries and Wildlife Encyclopedias and watching Wonders of God's Creation and other science videos. He is really quite knowledgeable for his age. While it is no surprise that he liked these science books also, I was surprised that they were not too "simple" for him, with the availability of all those adult-level books. Much can be absorbed from these - they illustrate and explain advanced concepts at levels children can appreciate. The narrative is a blend of story and information and the illustrations (including visual aids such as colorful charts, maps and diagrams) are appealing and uncluttered. Each book introduces a science concept, then provides a step-by-step explanation within a clearly-written narrative. You may be able to find some of these at your library, but we decided that these were "keepers."

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Primary Subject
Science
Grade Start
PK
Grade End
AD
ISBN
9780062382030
Author
Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld
Format
Softcover Book
Brand Name
HarperCollins Childrens
Weight
0.3 (lbs.)
Dimensions
8.0" x 10.0" x 0.12"
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