Science Matters Achieving Scientific Literacy (Anchor Books) by Robert M. Hazen

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Write a review. Oct 26, Jim rated it it was amazing · review of another edition.4/5. This book attempts to acquaint the educated (or mis-educated) layperson with the major concepts of modern science, that is, to start him or her on the road to "scientific literacy." Although many concepts are, perforce, oversimplified, offering the reader only a superficial understanding of some of them, this book is a step in the right Author: Robert M.

Hazen. "Science Matters" takes the view that all the sciences are unified by a few overarching principles.

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Science Matters is a three book course (Biology, Chemistry and Physics) used in Singapore for grades ; however, due to the advanced nature of the material, we recommend it for American students between grades Each book covers one year, and is accompanied by a workbook and practical book, both with accompanying teacher’s editions.

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This workbook teacher's edition accompanies the (sold-separately) Lower Secondary Science Matters Volume B Workbook, 2nd Edition. Student pages are reproduced at full-scale and feature the correct answers overlaid in hot pink ink. pages, softcover.

This Lower Secondary B workbook teacher's edition is designed for use in Grade 8. Lower Secondary Science Matters Workbook Teacher's Brand: Marshall Cavendish Corporation.

This practical book teacher's edition accompanies the (sold-separately) Lower Secondary Science Matters Practical Book A, 2nd Edition. Student pages are reproduced at full-scale and feature the correct answers overlaid in hot pink ink.

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Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Students are introduced to chemistry, physics, biology, etc.

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It allows students to explore what makes up each kind of matter as well as the results that can come from combining matter. The unit addresses the parts of an atom, the formation of molecules and compounds, physical and chemical changes, the mixing of solids and liquids, and several properties of matter.

Simply stated, matter can be thought of as "stuff" and energy is "the stuff that moves stuff." Now, if you take all the "stuff" in the world, you know that there are many different types. To further simplify things, matter has been broken down into three basic types, or "states of matter": solids, liquids, and gas.

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