Waves: Physical Science for Kids
Waves: Physical Science for Kids
Goodreads4.3 / 5
The Definitive Guide to

Waves: Physical Science for Kids

Written by Andi Diehn & illustrated by Hui Li
Published by Nomad Press
Prices as of Jun 16

What's This Book About

Publisher Summary

Waves: Physical Science for Kids from the Picture Book Science series gets kids excited about science! Have you ever floated on waves in the ocean? Have you ever stood in a human wave at a baseball game? Waves are all around us! You can find waves in a field of wheat, in a dangling string, in a slinky, and in flags that are blowing in the breeze. There are even invisible waves! Sunlight and sound move in waves, and cell phones and microwaves use waves to transmit voices and to cook food. You can hear your mom say, “Hello,” on the cell phone because of waves. Waves: Physical Science for Kids is a fun, illustrated introduction to the concept of waves and energy and their presence in our world. In this nonfiction picture book, elementary school children learn to spot all the different kinds of waves they encounter in daily life by finding real-world science connections. Simple vocabulary, detailed illustrations, easy science experiments, and a glossary all support exciting learning for kids ages 5 to 8. Perfect for beginner readers or as a read aloud nonfiction picture book! Part of a set of four books in a series called Picture Book Science that tackles different kinds of physical science (waves, forces, energy, and matter), Waves: Physical Science for Kids pairs beautiful illustrations with simple observations and explanations. Quick STEM activities such as floating a ball in a tub of water help readers cross the bridge from conceptual to experiential learning and provide a foundation of knowledge that will prove invaluable as kids progress in their science education. Perfect for children who love to ask, “Why?” about the world around them, Waves satisfies curiosity while encouraging student-led learning. Picture Book Science presents real-world examples of physical science and engineering topics kids find fascinating! These nonfiction picture books consist of engaging narratives paired with brightly colored, whimsical illustrations drawn by an accomplished scientist. With these books, readers ages 5 to 8 are encouraged to expand their definitions of the words “force,” “matter,” “energy,” and “wave.” Elementary-aged children are equipped to recognize basic science concepts and identify the different ways they are demonstrated in real life, while being impressed with the idea that science is a constant part of our lives and not limited to classrooms and laboratories. Titles in the series include: Waves; Forces; Matter; and Energy.

What Kind of Book is Waves: Physical Science for Kids

Themes

Reviews

    Book Lists That Include This Book

    The Creatives Behind the Book

    What Has Andi Diehn Said About This Book

    Nothing yet! You should let Andi Diehn know that you want to hear from them about their book.

    What Has Hui Li Said About This Book

    Nothing yet! You should let Hui Li know that you want to hear from them about their book.

    Other Books You Might Enjoy If You Liked This Book

      On a Beam of Light
      5.5
      Jennifer Berne, Vladimir Radunsky
      If You Had Your Birthday Party on the Moon
      5.5
      Joyce Lapin, Simona Ceccarelli
      Stephen Hawking (Little People, BIG DREAMS)
      5.3
      Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara, Matt Hunt
      I Am Albert Einstein
      4.3
      Brad Meltzer, Christopher Eliopoulos
      Let's Make a Rainbow!: Seeing the Science of Light Refraction with Optical Physics
      4.0
      Chris Ferrie
      Pocket Bios: Albert Einstein
      Al Berenger
      Bird Builds a Nest
      Martin Jenkins, Richard Jones
      Marie Curie and the Power of Persistence
      Karla Valenti, Annalisa Beghelli
      Destination: Space
      Dr Christoph Englert, Tom Clohosy Cole
      Pocket Bios: Marie Curie
      Al Berenger

    Book Details

    ISBN
    9781619306332
    Publication Date
    March 1, 2018
    Reading Age
    4 - 8 years
    ASIN/ISBN 10
    1619306336

    Contribute to this page

    Core Score - 51%

    More than halfway there—keep going!

    Depth Score - 6%

    Just the barebones.

    Improve this page

    Are you the author or illustrator? Claim your book.