Max Axiom Chemistry and Science Basics, 5-book Set
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Follows the adventures of Max Axiom as he explains the scientific method. Written in graphic-novel format. Trade paperback, 32 pages.
The Solid Truth About States of Matter with Max Axiom
Includes: Matter, Atoms, and Molecules; Solids, Liquids, and Gases; Melting, Boiling, and Freezing; and Evaporation and Condensation. Includes additional facts, glossary, appropriate internet sites, and recommended books. Trade paperback, 32 pages.
The Amazing Work of Scientists with Max Axiom
Max Axiom has a mission. The local university is hosting a conference to teach kids about science careers. Join Max as he meets an astronaut, an oceanographer, a virus hunter, and many other scientists that have amazing jobs to do. Trade paperback, 32 pages.
Lessons in Science Safety with Max Axiom
Includes: Preparing for the Lab, Working Safely, Handling Accidents, and Cleaning Up. Includes additional facts, glossary, appropriate Internet sites, and recommended books. Trade paperback, 32 pages.
The Dynamic World of Chemical Reactions with Max Axiom
Includes: Reactions Around Us; Matter, Atoms, and Molecules; Changing Matter; and Dynamic Reactions. Also includes additional facts, glossary, appropriate internet sites, and recommended books. Trade paperback, 32 pages.
About the Graphic Science Series:
What an incredibly unique way to teach science! Start with an ultra cool superhero scientist who can shrink to the size of an atom, or slip into a lab coat to travel through time, or even slip on a pair of sunglasses to obtain x-ray vision. Add engrossing graphics and short reader-friendly sentences, and there you have it, the Max Axiom series of graphic novels.
Max Axiom is your child's tour guide as he demonstrates and explains science in a thoroughly engaging and memorable way. These books are especially useful for children who find reading to be a drag or science a bore. Max Axiom's action-packed graphic narrative format makes science not only accessible but also attractive.
Scientific Terminology Explained
Each title is rich with detailed accurate information, scientific terminology is clearly defined and presented in a reader-friendly way. Some books also include well-done detailed diagrams to clarify the more difficult topics. Each vivid full-color book focuses on a single theme presenting it in an interesting and understandable way. All 32-page books include several pages with more facts, a glossary with kid-friendly definitions, a bibliography, and links to websites.
An Excellent Resource
Solid science and captivating graphic-novel illustrations make these books an excellent resource for your family's library. One caveat, these are published by a secular company, so occasional references to evolution may appear.
Reading Level: Grades 3-4
Interest Level: Grades 3-9
Publisher: Capstone Press
These books are great as a complement to any Chemistry course. Going into details on important topics like Scientific Method, Safety, and Scientists, these five books add depth and understanding especially to a student who likes to learn through reading and enjoys comic books. I really like these and when I presented them to my high-school student as a supplement to his curriculum, he eagerly took them from me to start reading right away. I am sure he will be reviewing them over and over again to gain and increase his understanding which is definitely a bonus!