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Building Blocks of Science

  • $374.00 (AUD)
Building Blocks of Science
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Volumes: 10

"The books offer an excellent introduction to matter (two volumes), magnetism, light, electricity, energy, gravity, heat, sound, and force/motion....This series is highly recommended for students who appreciate books in the graphic form. Especially useful for homeschoolers, classrooms, and school and public libraries."
Catholic Library World, March 2012

Description:

Reflecting the popularity and instructional utility of graphic novels and nonfiction for children of all reading proficiencies, World Book introduces its first graphic nonfiction series, Building Blocks of Science. Each of the 10 volumes features a whimsical character to guide the reader through a physical science topic. The volumes include features typically found in World Book products, including a table of contents, glossary, additional resource list, and index. Several spreads in each volume are illustrated with photographs to help clarify concepts and facts.

Building Blocks of Science was created by an author and illustrator team.
The illustrator’s name is Sam Hiti, and he publishes science fiction comics that have received a lot of acclaim in the comics world.
The writer, Joe Midthun, is a screenwriter and documentary filmmaker with an extensive knowledge of the comics language.  More info...

Key features:

  • Highly original and humorous comic-style art draws students into the material
  • Photo spreads highlight important facts and concepts
  • Fascinating information about celestial bodies and other phenomena
  • A glossary and index in every volume
  • Boldface emphasis on key content words in the main text
  • Lists of additional print and website resources
  • Contents reflect state learning standards

Titles:

  • Electricity
  • Energy
  • Force and Motion
  • Gravity
  • Head
  • Light
  • Magnetism
  • Matter and How It Changes
  • Matter and Its Properties
  • Sound

Awards & Reviews:

"The combination of comics-style panels and pithy explanations of scientific concepts makes the Building Blocks of Science series a fun, efficient, and approachable classroom supplement. ... You can't go wrong with this series for either struggling scientists or kids just starting to wrap their minds around the basics."
Booklist, June 2012

"The books offer an excellent introduction to matter (two volumes), magnetism, light, electricity, energy, gravity, heat, sound, and force/motion....This series is highly recommended for students aged five through ten who appreciate books in the graphic form. Especially useful for homeschoolers, classrooms, and school and public libraries."
Catholic Library World, March 2012

ISBN: 978-0-7166-1420-3

► A Look Inside Building Blocks of Science
Building Blocks of Physical Science Activity Sheets
Electricity 
Heat 
Matter and its Properties 
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