Structures of Life (Level B) - Paperback
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Structures of Life (Level B) - Paperback

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    978-1-68404-385-9

Look InsideLanguage Arts Correlations Teachers' Notes 

Life comes in many shapes and sizes! Do you know what the differences are between plants and animals? Learn about these differences and the role of genetics in the structures of life. See science at work in the real world and use what you learn to identify a fossil you have found! Includes a note to caregivers, a glossary, a discover activity, and career connections, as well as connections to science history.

About the Series:

The revised and updated iScience series focuses on a fresh and fun approach to scientific inquiry. Each book offers connections to science in the real world through an iScience puzzle and discover activity. Through exploration and application, readers will strengthen their critical thinking skills, while also making history and career connections. Level B of this series offers more challenging text and aligns to grade-appropriate reading levels and Next Generation Science Standards.  

  • Fountas & Pinnell Level
    R
  • Lexile Level
    590L
  • Reading Level
    4
  • Reading Level Range
    4.0-4.9
  • Dewey Number
    538
  • Dewey Number Range
    500-599
  • Binding
    Paperback
  • Series
    iScience
  • Copyright
    2020
  • Fiction/Non-Fiction
    Non-Fiction
  • Grade Level
    3-4
  • Subject
    Life science
  • Author
    Emily Sohn, Judy Kentor Schmauss

Readers are introduced to the fun of scientific inquiry by going through the steps of identifying whether a fossil is a plant or an animal. This is a great introduction to what a paleontologist does. The book clearly describes and illustrates the important concepts such as adaption, photosynthesis, and genetics. The book contains useful features including a table of contents, glossary, index and bibliography.

Richmond Public Schools


Describes the differences and similarities between plants and animals and how to recognize them on their own. Using the scientific inquiry method, students will learn how to solve a puzzle based on challenges provided to them. Photographs show animals in action as they survive in their habitat. Highlighted vocabulary words, glossary, index, and internet sites are included.

Tacoma School District #10



Fantastic book!! This book does an excellent job of explaining various types of fossils - easy to understand language. The book contains activities for the readers to do which shows them about being a scientist. Very colorful pictures. 5/5

Erie 2 Chautauqua-Cattaraugus BOCES

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