Forces and Motion

Liftoff! An Astronaut's Dream
by R. Mike Mullane
Silver Burdett Press, 1995
Introduces students to gravitational force and motion by describing one man's wondrous journey into space.

Eyewitness Science: Force and Motion
by Peter Laferty
Dorling Kindersley Publishing, 1992
Students can learn about what causes high and low tides along Earth's seashores and other gravitational phenomenon in this engaging book.

The River
by Gary Paulsen
Dell Press, 1992
Meet Brian and Derek as they are introduced to Newton's first law and the concept of inertia during an exciting river adventure.

The Wright Brothers: How They Invented the Airplane
by Russel Freedman
Holiday House, 1994
This fascinating book uses personal accounts and photographs taken by the Wright Brothers detailing how they solved the problem of flight.

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The New Way Things Work
by David Macaulay
Houghton Mifflin Company, 1998
From levers to lasers, from cameras to computers, this book is an overview of the machines and inventions that shape our lives.

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