3rd Grade Physical Science Books

Planting a Rainbow.  Lois Ehlert  ISBN 0-15-26266-7 (chromatography)
 

The Black Snowman.  Phil Mendez  ISBN 0-590-44873-0 (“black” chromatography; kente-like paper and cloth)  Goes with Traditions Theme from Reading series, “The Talking Cloth”
 

The Rainbow Fish.  Marcus Pfister  ISBN 1-55858-009-03 (students make glitter wands that contain samples of the 3 states of matter)
 

The Rains are Coming.  Sanna Stanley  ISBN 0-688-10948-9 (properties of objects and materials)
 

George Shrinks.  William Joyce  ISBN 0-06-443129-0 (effect of heat on plastic)
 

Zack’s Alligator.  Shirley Mozelle  ISBN 0-06-444186-5
 

Rechenka’s Eggs.  Patricia Polacco  ISBN 0-399-21501-8 (vinegar’s role in coloring eggs)
 

The Snowy Day.  Ezra Jack Keats.  NY:  The Viking Press, 1962 (3 states of matter)  See Caldecott reference