THREE BRANCHES OF SCIENCE: Earth, Life, & Physical (Science Foundations series)

THREE BRANCHES OF SCIENCE: Earth, Life, & Physical (Science Foundations series)
THREE BRANCHES OF SCIENCE: Earth, Life, & Physical (Science Foundations series)
THREE BRANCHES OF SCIENCE: Earth, Life, & Physical (Science Foundations series)
THREE BRANCHES OF SCIENCE: Earth, Life, & Physical (Science Foundations series)
THREE BRANCHES OF SCIENCE: Earth, Life, & Physical (Science Foundations series)
THREE BRANCHES OF SCIENCE: Earth, Life, & Physical (Science Foundations series)
THREE BRANCHES OF SCIENCE: Earth, Life, & Physical (Science Foundations series)
THREE BRANCHES OF SCIENCE: Earth, Life, & Physical (Science Foundations series)
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Highlight science throughout the year—and meet your science standards—with THE THREE BRANCHES OF SCIENCE, an introductory book from the Science Foundations series. THREE BRANCHES uses a dictionary format to explore earth, life, and physical sciences, with over two dozen examples of specific disciplines. This interactive book also contains a checklist activity which teaches students how to classify the different fields of science.

THREE BRANCHES is a versatile classroom reference that can be used to introduce themes, review key concepts, build science vocabulary, and create notebook pages.

Disciplines Included:

astronomy, botany, cardiology, dermatology, entomology, forestry, geology, herpetology, ichthyology, Jurassic (paleontology), kinesiology, limnology, meteorology, neurology, ornithology, physics, quantum mechanics, radiology, seismology, thermodynamics, uranium (chemistry), volcanology, wave theory, xenon (aeronomy), YES intern, zoology

Featured Scientists:

Albert Einstein, Barnum Brown, Denton Cooley, Dimitri Mendeleev, Eugenie Clark, Galileo Galilei, George Washington Carver, Jane Goodall, John James Audubon, Leonardo da Vinci, Max Born, Wilhelm Roentgen

Additional Vocabulary Words and Phrases:

aquifer, atom, conservation, electromagnetic, element, energy, epicenter, indicator species, matter, nervous system, trace element, transplant

Targeted Skills:

  • Describing the characteristics of earth, life, and physical sciences
  • Defining specific science disciplines
  • Categorizing science disciplines by earth, life, or physical science
  • Naming contributions of historic scientists
  • Building content-area literacy in science
  • Increasing reading fluency and comprehension

Sample Pages: Please see the preview to view actual pages from the book.

Technical Info: The file is in PDF format.

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BUNDLE AND SAVE: This book is available—at a savings of 25%—in the SCIENCE FOUNDATIONS BUNDLE—which includes all eleven interactive books in the series, PLUS Animal Adaptations as a free bonus.

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Acquire and use accurately a range of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases sufficient for reading, writing, speaking, and listening at the college and career readiness level; demonstrate independence in gathering vocabulary knowledge when encountering an unknown term important to comprehension or expression.
Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases by using context clues, analyzing meaningful word parts, and consulting general and specialized reference materials, as appropriate.
Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases, including those that signal contrast, addition, and other logical relationships (e.g., however, although, nevertheless, similarly, moreover, in addition).
Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases, including those that signal precise actions, emotions, or states of being (e.g., quizzed, whined, stammered) and that are basic to a particular topic (e.g., wildlife, conservation, and endangered when discussing animal preservation).
By the end of year, read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, in the grades 4–5 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.
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