Build your child’s understanding of physical, life, and earth science with this full-color activity book! Engaging activities and hands-on projects will motivate your fourth grader to learn science concepts that are based on the most current science standards.
The simple experiments, using materials that can easily be found at home, help your child understand and retain science concepts in a memorable way.
Each lesson includes reading selections and activities that focus on one science concept, covering the following fourth grade topics:
Our Bodies and Senses
Muscles and Bones
Shaping the Earth
Weathering and Erosion
What Is a Wave?
Waves in the Water
What Is Energy?
Ideal for practice at home and classroom enrichment, Skill Sharpeners: Science:
provides practice of reading comprehension, vocabulary, and writing skills
offers striking photography and scientific illustrations to help children connect science to the real world
is based on Next Generation Science Standards and state science standards
includes an answer key
Every Skill Sharpeners workbook now includes a free downloadable Teaching Guide! Skill Sharpeners: Science Teaching Guides include:
How to Use directions for teaching life, earth, and physical science
Sample pacing guide to complete lessons and activities
Teaching suggestions for studying the scientific method and graphic organizers for learning vocabulary
Extension activities that include science journals, additional background information, and hands-on activities to connect children’s learning.