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Super Science Facts: Precious Metals

by Lydia Lukidis

What makes a metal precious? Did you know that gold can be found in most cell phones? Certain metals have been prized for thousands of years. They are shiny and beautiful. They are also part of many items you use every day! Learn all about where these metals come from and how they are used to make people’s lives better. They don’t just look pretty!

Super Science Facts entertains readers in grades 5 to 12 with fun science facts and colorful images on every page that support reading comprehension. The minimal text format (1,700 to 2,000 words per book) introduces content vocabulary defined in context and repeated in a glossary.

Glossary: alloy, bullion, catalytic converter, corrosion, crown, currency, electronics, element, extract, fertilizer, karat, luminescent, luster, malleable, mineral deposit, mining, ore, precious, solar technology, versatile

Table of Contents:
How Precious!
Making History
Gold
Silver
The Platinum Group
Rare-Earth Metals

Other books in this series:
High Tech for the Human Body
Genetics
Life at the Extremes
The Immune System
A World Underground
Earth's Ice
Galaxies
Nature-Based Tech
Meteors and Meteorites

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Reading Level

Interest Level

Reading Level 3

Grades 5-12


Subject/Genre: Physical Science

Ratings: Lexile: 660

Recommended Ages: 11–18

Pages: 48 pp., 5-1/2x8-1/2

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2343-6

Super Science Facts: Precious Metals


$9.95

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Classroom Set: 5 books

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