We use cookies to provide you with a great user experience. By using our site, you accept our use of cookies. You can review our cookie and privacy policy here.
  • Service & Support

    Contact Us

    Our Customer Service team is available from 8am to 6:00pm, ET, Monday through Friday. Live chat is available from 8am to 5:30pm ET, Monday-Friday.

    Email Customer Service
    Live Chat

    International Sales & Service

    We serve educators in more than 170 countries worldwide. Create a quote request on our website or contact our International Sales Team.

    International Ordering
  • Shopping

    Login or register now to maximize your savings and access profile information, order history, tracking, shopping lists, and more.

  • Quick
  • My Cart

    My Cart

    Your Shopping Cart is currently empty. Use Quick Order or Search to quickly add items to your order!

Smithsonian Science Stories Literacy Series™: Everyday Energy On-Grade Reader, English

(in stock)


Grade 4. 2018. 48 pages. Lexile range: 700–800L. Everyday Energy reader serves as an informational text resource that is incorporated into the main activities of many lessons in the Smithsonian Science for the Classroom™ module How Can We Provide Energy to People’s Homes?

Topics include:

  • Energy at Home: A historical look at ways we use energy in the home
  • Inside a Power Plant: A comparison of two types of power plants
  • Remarkable Resources: An introduction to the natural resources we use for energy
  • At Home with the Robots: A tour of NIST's Net-Zero house
  • Electrifying America: A historical look at the shift to electric lighting in the US
  • Better than Magic: Dr. Bill Healy and what it's like to be an engineer
  • Tinkering for Tomorrow: Engineering solar-powered homes for the Solar Decathlon

The reader connects student literacy to science in the real world. Soft cover.


Return Policy:

If for any reason you are not satisfied with this item, it is eligible for a return, exchange, refund, or credit up to 180 days from date of purchase. Restrictions may apply. Returns & Exchanges Policy.