The student workbook is designed to help you retain key chapter content. Included within this resource are chapter objective questions; key-term definition queries; and multiple choice, fill-in-the-blank, and true-or-false problems.
Full of easy-to-do experiments and descriptive illustrations, each book in the series focuses on a certain aspect of science. From magnetism and electricity to chemical reactions, the inventive experiments help transform complicated theories and concepts into easily understood ideas. Supports the national science education standards Unifying Concepts and Processes: Systems, Order, and Organization; Unifying Concepts and Processes: Evidence, Models, and Explanation; Unifying Concepts and Processes: Constancy, Change, and Measurement; Unifying Concepts and Processes: Form and Function; Science as Inquiry; and Physical Science as outlined by the National Academics of Science and endorsed by the National Science Teachers Association. How does sound travel through the air? Why does a plane that weighs thousands of pounds fly through the air, but something that weighs very little, like a feather, drops to the ground? Discover the answers to these questions and more in this informative guide.
The Academic Content Collection includes three levels of expository readers designed to introduce academic language for independent, extensive reading. The readers are linked by level to Visions A, B, and C and are supported by workbooks and audio CDs for practice and reinforcement. The Teacher Guide provides extensive teacher support for classroom use, including graphic organizers, summaries, activities, and links to state standards.
Covering, in chronological order, the key discoveries of the most prolific thinkers in each scientific field, including Aristotle, Darwin, da Vinci, Newton, Descartes and Hawking, the book also includes highlights of the most influential scientists’ lives and works. Learn how Ptolemy fixed his results to match his theories; how Freud used cocaine to expand his thinking; and how Tim Berners-Lee, inventor of the World Wide Web, was banned from using university computers after being caught hacking.
Revealing how human curiosity knows no bounds, this book showcases the visionaries who have dared to question established ‘truths’ and whose theories shaped how we now look at the world.