Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
- Age: 4 to 8
- Grade: p to 3
Equip the next generation of scientists with a brand new series from Chris Ferrie, the #1 science author for kids!
Red Kangaroo is playing with her favorite ball—she throws it into the air and it comes back down. But what makes this happen? She knows that Dr. Chris will have the answer! Soon, Red Kangaroo learns about force, mass, and acceleration—and that Newton's Laws are at work anytime anything moves!
Chris Ferrie offers a kid-friendly introduction to Newtonian physics in this installment of his new Everyday Science Academy series. Written by an expert, with real-world and practical examples, young readers will have a firm grasp of scientific and mathematical concepts to help answer many of their "why" questions.
Perfect for elementary-aged children and supports the Common Core Learning Standards, Next Generation Science Standards, and the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) standards.
About the author
Chris Ferrie is an award-winning physicist and Senior Lecturer for Quantum Software and Information at the University of Technology Sydney. He has a Masters in Applied Mathematics, BMath in Mathematical Physics and a PhD in Applied Mathematics. He lives in Australia with his wife and children.
Other titles by Chris Ferrie
Where Did We Come From?
A simple exploration of the universe, evolution, and physics
Where Did the Universe Come From? And Other Cosmic Questions
Our Universe, from the Quantum to the Cosmos
My First 100 Weather Words
My First 100 Dinosaur Words
My First 100 Bug Words
8 Little Planets Coloring Book
Practical science pranks you and your victim can learn from