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Building Blocks of Science Literacy Series™: Matter and Energy in Ecosystems On-Grade Reader

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Grade 5. 2015. 24 pages. Lexile range: 660L–810L. Matter and Energy in Ecosystems On-Grade Reader, part of the Building Blocks of Science Literacy Series™, gets students thinking about matter and energy, how energy moves through an ecosystem, and the effect people have on the environment. Topics include:

  • Cycles in Nature
  • Photosynthesis
  • Organisms in Ecosystems
  • How Energy Moves Through Ecosystems
  • People and the Environment
  • Science and Engineering Practices
  • The Career of a Marine Biologist

Developed to enhance the teaching of Building Blocks of Science® units and other science curriculums, the Building Blocks of Science Literacy Series™: Matter and Energy in Ecosystems reader supports inquiry-based science lessons with engaging informational text. The content gives students a natural transition from hands-on investigations, builds background knowledge to reinforce conceptual learning, and lets students apply relevant nonfiction to their own real-world experiences. Educational studies show that children are more likely to engage with a reading exercise when the literature is related to a recent hands-on activity. The reader helps improve reading comprehension and aligns with the Next Generation Science Standards*. Soft cover.

*Next Generation Science Standards® is a registered trademark of WestEd. Neither WestEd nor the lead states and partners that developed the Next Generation Science Standards were involved in the production of this product, and do not endorse it.

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