This textbook can be used in a school or home setting.It provides information about science, with fascinating tidbits and colorful pictures and photographs in a magazine-like format. Included are many ideas for further exploration.It can thus be used as a jumping off point for further exploration using the internet or library books. Simple activities are included which lead up to the activities in the separate activity book. Some questions are posed in the text and margin. Each chapter is followed by a self-check test. Answers to these are in the Teacher's Guide. British English is used.
Unit 14 Materials and their properties
Unit 15 Physical and chemical changes
Unit 16 Separating mixtures
Unit 17 Changes of state
Unit 18 Air and water
Unit 19 Gravitational and frictional forces
Unit 20 Energy conversion
Unit 21 Light and heat
Unit 22 Electric circuits
Unit 23 Sound
Unit 24 Soil
Unit 25 The sky
Unit 26 Movement of planets in the Solar System
Science Themes (Systems, Diversity, Energy, Interactions, Cycles)
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