Midway Middle School Science

Midway Middle School Class Sets

Each of the following titles are available in the Media Center for teacher checkout.  There are thirty copies of each text.

Adaptation and Survival

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Title: Adaptation and survival / Susan Glass.

Publisher: Perfection Learning, p2005, c2005

ISBN-13: 978-0-7569-4479-7

ISBN-10: 0-7569-4479-1

Dewey: 578.4

Classifications: Nonfiction

Interest Level: 3-6

Reading Level: 6.1

Subjects: Adaptation (Biology)

Notes: Includes bibliographical references (p. 44-45) and index. Explains the theory of evolution and describes the adaptations several animal and plant species have made in order to survive.


Cells

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 Title: Cells / Susan Glass.

Publisher: Perfection Learning, p2005, c2005

ISBN-13: 978-0-7569-4177-2

ISBN-10: 0-7569-4177-6

Dewey: 573.1

Classifications: Nonfiction

Interest Level: 3-6

Reading Level: 8.3

Series: Reading essentials in science. Living wonders

Subjects: Cells.

Notes: Includes index. Examines the origin and purpose of cells in living things and discusses the invention of microscopes in the seventeenth century, the size and shape of cells and how they divide, good and bad cells, and specialized cells.


Force and Motion

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Title: Force and motion : laws of movement / by Don Nardo.

Publisher: Compass Point Books, p2008, c2008

ISBN-13: 978-0-7565-3264-2

ISBN-10: 0-7565-3264-7

LCCN: 2007-004604

Dewey: 531.6

Classifications: Nonfiction

Interest Level: 5-8

Reading Level: 7.2

Subjects: Force and energy.  Motion.

Notes: Includes bibliographical references (p. 47) and index.;Mass and weight -- Gravity and other universal forces -- The laws of motion -- Energy and speed -- Pressure and floating bodies -- Simple and complex machines -- Glossary -- Did you know?. An exploration of force and motion that discusses mass and weight, gravity and other universal forces, the laws of motion, energy and speed, pressure and floating bodies, and simple and complex machines. Includes a glossary and a list of resources.


Genetics

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Title: Genetics / Susan Glass.

Publisher: Perfection Learning, p2005, c2005

ISBN-13: 978-0-7569-4480-3

ISBN-10: 0-7569-4480-5

Dewey: 576.5

Classifications: Nonfiction

Interest Level: 3-6

Reading Level: 7.3

Subjects: Genetics.

Notes: Includes bibliographical references (p. 45) and index. Presents an introduction to heredity and genetics; introduces Gregor Mendel, acknowledged as the father of genetics; discusses DNA, genes and chromosomes, human traits and how they get passed on, and mutations; and examines developments in the field.


Population and Ecosystems

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Title: Populations and ecosystems / Susan Glass.

Publisher: Perfection Learning, p2005, c2005

ISBN-13: 978-0-7569-4481-0

ISBN-10: 0-7569-4481-3

Dewey: 577

Classifications: Nonfiction

Interest Level: 3-6

Reading Level: 8.9

Subjects: Environmental sciences.  Ecology.

Notes: Includes bibliographical references (p. 47) and index. Presents a study of environments and ecosystems and discusses habitats, energy, the food chain and food webs, and the animals that live in the various regions of the world.