The Elements: A Visual Exploration of Every Known Atom in the Universe
By Theodore Gray Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers, 2012
ISBN: 1579128955 Ages: 12 and up
This is a visual learner's look at the Periodic Table. Great photographs help to explain each element, how we use it, where it is found and lots more. A wonderful breakdown of the Periodic Table of the Elements right up front helps learners understand how the table is organized.
Change It!: Solids, Liquids, Gases and You (Primary Physical Science)
By Adrienne Mason Kids Can Press, 2006
ISBN: 1553378385 Ages: 4-7
Science for the early learner. This is a great book for teaching about solids, liquids, and gas to preschool through second graders. Fun, colorful illustrations and read aloud text make this the ideal book for young scientists.
Matter and its Changes: Chemical and Physical Changes
By Doug Sylvester Rainbow Horizons Pub Inc., 2000
ISBN: 1553190033 Ages: Adult
This is a great resource for the teacher or home school parent who needs a little help instructing in chemistry and the changes that matter can go through. Binder format makes it easy to use and the text is easy to read and understand even for the lay-chemist. Great experiments in worksheet format help to make the understanding of physical and chemical changes easy to manage with children ages 9 – 12.
What Is the World Made Of? All About Solids, Liquids, and Gases (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science, Stage 2)
By Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld Harper Collins, 1998
ISBN: 0064451631 Ages: 4-8
Fun science book for early learners with just the right amount of pictures and science to keep their interest and feed their curiosity. Beautiful illustrations are traditional with this series of science books on all sorts of great topics that kids will love to read.
The Periodic Table: Elements with Style!
By Simon Basher Kingfisher, 2007
ISBN: 0753460858 Ages: 8 and up
Here is a kid-look at the Periodic Table of the Elements. Each element is introduced in first person and shares about their life. They brag about their strong points and share their weaknesses. Cute illustrations makes each element a little more personal and memorable. Great details are included about each element including melting point, symbol, weight, atomic number and so on.
Fizz, Bubble & Flash!: Element Explorations & Atom Adventures for Hands-On Science Fun! (Williamson Kids Can! Series)
By Ph. D. Brandolini Anita Williamson Publishing, 2003
ISBN: 188559383X Ages: 8 and up
This is the book for you if you love to do science experiments!! All the science, all the instructions and help figuring out the why. Cartoons, illustrations, and photographs help learners find out all about the elements.
States of Matter: A Question and Answer Book (Questions and Answers: Physical Science)
By Fiona Bayrock Fact Finders, 2007
ISBN: 1429602279 Ages: 8-10
Learn all the basics of matter in a question and answer format. Great introduction to physical science.
Solids, Liquids, And Gases (Rookie Read-About Science)
By Ginger Garrett Children's Press, 2005
ISBN: 9780516246635 Ages: 6 and up
One of those books that all classrooms should have for science. Easy reading and great photographs to enjoy. Very basic but very well explained for early science enthusiasts.
What Is a Gas? (First Step Nonfiction)
By Jennifer Boothroyd Lerner Publications, 2007
ISBN: 0822568187 Ages: 6 and up
Enjoy this book alone or read it along with What is a Solid? and What is a Liquid? by the same author. The science is really well explained and would be an excellent complement to any unit on matter in the classroom or at home. Very good details and explanations go with wonderful visuals. Each book is about 20 pages long and although listed for early learners, would be useful to any elementary aged youngster.