by Jill Norris
The 27 stories in Read and Understand Science address objectives drawn from the National Science Education Standards. There are stories in the areas of life science, physical science, earth and space science, and science and technology. Read and Understand Science, Grades 1 to 2 presents stories that range from beginning first to beginning third in readability. The stories for grades 1-2 are comprised of four half pages. Students cut the pages and staple them together to create four-page minibooks. Topics presented include: Life Science, Physical Science, Earth & Space Science, and Science & Technology.