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Force and Motion Resources

Child's pull toyPush and Pull (Rookie Read-About Science)

By Patricia J Murphy
Children's Press, 2002

Ages 4-8
ISBN 0516268643

This popular kids' science series is one that has covered many topics over time. Enjoy this one on the subject of force or push and pull as it is known in this book.

     

What Is Gravity? (Rookie Read-About Science)

By Lisa Trumbaur
Children's Press, 2004

Ages 4-8
ISBN 0516258443

Another book from this series which shares scientific topics for the early reader. Photographs and vocabulary words that are meant to make meaning of the physics but at a level appropriate for young children.

wheelbarrowMove It!: Motion, Forces and You

By Adrienne Mason
Kids Can Press, 2005

Ages 4-8
ISBN 1553377591

This book from the Primary Physical Science series is just the right book for learning about motion and how it affects each of us in our own lives. Includes hands on activities.

Forces and Motion

By Sarah Angliss Kingfisher
Publishing, 2001

Ages 7-10
ISBN 0753453487

This book offers hands on activities to study the physics of motion. It includes experiments in gravity and friction and other laws of physics.

Airplane in flightForces and Motion

By David Dreirer
Heinemann/Raintree, 2007

Ages 10 to adult
ISBN 1403499233

This is an excellent opportunity to investigate all of those unique and challenging questions that have been bugging you for years. Come and investigate how airplanes get off the ground, how gravity works and why a person can not sink in the Dead Sea.

     

Magic School Bus Plays Ball: A Book About Forces

By Joanna Cole
Scholastic, 1998

Ages 6-12
ISBN 0590922408

Mrs. Frizzle and her class explore the science of force and motion. This time they are inside a science book where they learn what would happen if they played baseball in a world without any friction.

School bus

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