REAL Science Odyssey: Chemistry Level 1

General chemistry information
Unit 3: The Chemist’s Alphabet Defined  Basic information on the first 36 elements.  A searchable wooden periodic table

Unit 6: What's the Matter?
Suggested Books for Further Reading

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Unit 1- What is Chemistry?

How to Think Like a Scientist by Stephen P. Kramer

I Can Be a Chemist by Paul Sipiere

What Is a Scientist? by Barbara Lehn


Unit 2- Starting Small

Atoms (Simply Science) by Melissa Stewart

What Are Atoms? (Rookie Read-About Science) by Lisa Trumbauer

Unit 3- The Chemist’s Alphabet Defined

The Periodic Table (True Books) by Salvatore Tocci

What Is Mass? By Don L. Curry

Grab a Seat at the Periodic Table!: A Chemical Mystery by Laura Layton Strom

The Periodic Table of Elements (Reading Essentials in Science) by Jenny Karpelenia

Sorting the Elements: The Periodic Table at Work (Let’s Explore Science) by Andrew Solway


Unit 4- The Chemist’s Alphabet Applied

Hydrogen and the Noble Gases by Salvatore Tocci

Calcium and the Alkaline Earth Metals by Nigel Saunders

Neon and the Noble Gases by Nigel Saunders

Carbon and Group 14 Elements by Nigel Saunders

Sodium and the Alkali Metals by Nigel Saunders

Oxygen and the Group 16 Elements by Nigel Saunders

Carbon by Salvatore Tocci

C Is for Carbon by Marilee Summers

Nitrogen by Salvatore Tocci

Oxygen by Salvatore Tocci

Sodium by Salvatore Tocci

Aluminum by Salvatore Tocci

Silicon by Salvatore Tocci

Chlorine by Salvatore Tocci


Unit 5- Molecules Rule

Unit 6 – What’s the Matter? 

What Is the World Made Of? All About Solids, Liquids, and Gases by Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld and Paul Meisel

What Is Matter? by Don L. Curry

What Is Volume? by Lisa Trumbauer

What Is Density? by Joanne Barkan

Everything Is Matter! by David Bauer and David Lewis

Matter: Solids, Liquids, and Gases by Mir Tamim Ansary

Will It Float or Sink? by Melissa Stewart

Matter: See It, Touch It, Taste It, Smell It by Darlene R. Stille and Sheree Boyd

What’s the Matter in Mr. Whiskers’ Room? by Michael Elsohn Ross and Paul Meisel

Solids, Liquids, and Gases by Ginger Garrett

Change It!: Solids, Liquids, Gases and You by Adrienne Mason and Claudia Dávila

Freezing and Melting by Robin Nelson

Air Is All Around You by Franklyn Mansfield Branley and Holly Keller

A Drop Of Water by Walter Wick

Ask Magazine, April 2007, “The Wonder of Water”

KIDS Discover Magazine, May 2007, “Water”

I Get Wet by Vicki Cobb


Unit 7- Reactions in Action

Acids and Bases by Carol Baldwin

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