Good health starts with good nutrition, taking care of oneself by eating the proper nutrients and knowing how the body uses them. To that end, this series gives elementary readers an understanding of which nutrients are vital for good health and how having too many or too few of them can affect their body. Packed with colorful photographs and illustrations, and engaging sidebar features, these books explain to readers where important nutrients, such as vitamins and minerals, come from and what their properties are. Armed with knowledge, readers can eat a balanced diet and expand their engagement with key biological principles. Features include: Closely aligned with the Next Generation Science Standards and its mandate to understand the structure and properties of molecules, energy flow, and chemical reactions. Encourages critical-thinking skills through Compare and Contrast and Think About It sidebar features. Aids readers in achieving greater grade-level reading proficiency through pop-out Vocabulary boxes.
Number of Titles: 6
Interest Level: Grades 1-5
Guided Reading Level: I-L
Lexile Level: 920-1000
ISBN: 9781538303160 (Print) 9781625136305 (E-book)