Intro to Chemistry: Need to Know
Series of 6 titles
Make science learning easy and fun with this curricular high-interest, low reading level series all about chemistry. An engaging exploration of the chemical world around us keeps struggling readers interested while carefully leveled text paired with a dyslexic-friendly font and design make learning easy. Featured infographics and SilverTips for Success guide a review of key concepts from the book to reinforce comprehension and help readers ace their next test.
|Grade 5 - Grade 7
|Number of Pages
SLJ Review of Intro to Chemistry: Need to Know
Dive into the world of chemistry with the latest installment of the ‘Need to Know’ series from Bearport. Accessibility is at the forefront of these books, with text written at a second-grade reading level using a dyslexia-friendly font.
Titles explore different chemistry concepts, such as states of matter and chemical reactions. These complex scientific concepts are explained using straightforward language and thoughtful explanations to show how they are relevant in day-to-day life, making them understandable and interesting to striving readers.
Although the books can be read separately, they are enhanced when read as a set that builds upon different ideas. Full-page photographs and well-designed diagrams are used to illustrate chemistry concepts.
Comprehension questions for further inquiry are provided at the end, along with additional print and online resources through the FactSurfer site.
VERDICT: These engaging and readable texts bring chemistry to life; they are recommended for middle school collections needing Hi-Lo science titles.