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Illustrations JanetMoneymaker Copyright2014GravitasPublications,Inc. Allrightsreserved.Nopartofthispublicationmaybereproduced,storedinaretrievalsystem, ortransmitted,inanyformorbyanymeans,electronic,m

Contents Introduction CHAPTER 1 USING SCIENCE 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 Introduction UsingChemistry UsingBiology UsingPhysics UsingGeology UsingAstronomy Summary 2 3 4 6 7 8 9 1 Chemistry

Biology CHAPTER 6 PLANTS 6.1 Introduction 6.2 SoManyPlants 6.3 WherePlantsLive 6.4 PlantCells 6.5 Summary Introduction Factories HowPlantsMakeFood FoodFactories DifferentLeaves Summary 43 4

CHAPTER 12 MOVING ELECTRONS 12.1 12.2 12.3 12.4 13.1 13.2 13.3 13.4 Introduction ElectronsinMetals ElectronsinOtherMaterials Summary Introduction MagneticPoles MagnetsandForce Summary 78 79

Astronomy CHAPTER 18 GALAXIES 18. 1 Introduction 18.2 GalaxiesAreLikeCitiesinSpace 18.3 HowManyGalaxies 18.4 WhatIsaGalaxyMadeOf 18.5OtherStuffAboutGalaxies 18.6 Summary 19.1 19.2 19.3 19.4 19.5

Introduction

2 Exploring the Building Blocks of Science Book 3 1.1Introduction Howdoweusesciencetounderstandtheworldaround usHowcansciencemakeourlivesbetterHowhavewe improvedthequalityofthewaterwedrink,thefoodwee

Introduction Chapter 1 Using Science 3 1.2UsingChemistry Lookaroundyou.WhatareyouwearingWhatfoodsareyou eatingWhereareyousittingWhatcolorsareyouseeingon thepagesofthisbook Everydayyouusethingsthatwe

4 Exploring the Building Blocks of Science Book 3 Eventheinkyouseeonthesepageswascreatedusing chemistryBlue,yellow,red,andblackcoloringweremade bymixingdifferentmolecules.Whenthesedifferentcolored ink

Introduction Chapter 1 Using Science 5 foodtheyneed,andhowtokeepthemhealthy,peoplecan growlargeamountsoffoodtonourishlotsofpeople. Biologyalsohelpsusfeelbetterwhenwearesick.Many plantsaremedicinal,me

6 Exploring the Building Blocks of Science Book 3 1.4UsingPhysics Howdoyoupower acellphoneHow canyouprovide lightatnightso youcanreadwhen itsdarkHow canyoucollect ironfilingsfrom thedirtinyour backya

Introduction Chapter 1 Using Science 7 1.5UsingGeology Whenyougocamping,doyouputyourtentonagrassy slope,ordoyouputitinadryriverbedCanyougrowa vegetablegardeninthesand,orisitbettertochooseblack soilI

8 Exploring the Building Blocks of Science Book 3 Understandinggeologyhelpsusgrowfoodintherightplaces aswelearnwhichrocks,minerals,andsoilshelpplantsgrow andbehealthy.Bystudyinggeologywecanalsolearnab

Introduction Chapter 1 Using Science 9 InChapters1821youwilllearnaboutourgalaxy,other galaxies ,comets,asteroids,andnebulae. 1.7Summary Sciencecanhelpuslivebetterlives. Sciencehelpsusunderstandthe

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