Think Like A Scientist Series


The scientific method provides the framework for how scientists approach problems, develop hypotheses, test those ideas, and share their results. This series investigates a different step of the scientific method and shows readers how scientists think critically about problems to advance our understanding of nature, space, and ourselves. In addition to examples from the real world of various scientific fields, each book inspires students to apply these concepts and explore their own questions about the world around them. Readers will be scientists-in-training, ready for the classroom, and the universe at large. Features include: Aligns with the performance expectations for elementary students in the Next Generation Science Standards, including asking questions and defining problems; analyzing and interpreting data; constructing explanations and designing solutions; and obtaining, evaluating, and communicating information. Promotes critical-thinking and problem-solving skills.

Number of Titles: 6

Interest Level: Grades 3-6

Guided Reading Level: M-P

Lexile Level: 770-950

ISBN: 9781625136336 (E-book)

Copyright: ©2019

"Each book includes a review of the scientific method and focuses on an aspect of thinking or writing within a scientific field…preparing students for college and careers, this series could be useful for schools introducing technical or process writing." - School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

"Each volume in this set considers a different aspect of scientific behavior, from mindsets to action steps…Young readers should be able to access much of the content independently, and there are suitable applications for group instruction. This straightforward and engaging set will help round out both school and public library STEM collections...Recommended." - School Library Connection

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