Science, technology, and world history come together in Material World, the intriguing new series that introduces students to eight common materials, their properties, their production, and their uses around the globe. Complete with easy "Try This" experiments that reinforce information and encourage independent exploration, and "Fantastic Facts" on every spread, these books cover it all, explaining not only what the material is, but also its components, its properties, the way it is produced or grown, its various uses, and its impact on the environment.
• Clear linkage between text, features, and photos
• "Material Words" list clarifies and defines subject-specific vocabulary
• Easy "Try This" experiments encourage independent exploration
• "Fantastic Facts" highlight need-to-know statistics