Are you searching for a way to teach science through literacy? If so, there are many engaging trade
books, which offer an opportunity to introduce science concepts. Here are some trade books Jason
Lindsey, aka "Mr. Science," with Hooked on Science, uses to introduce specific NGSS concepts.     

  • Papa's Mechanical Fish l 2.1 l Engineering Design
  • That Magnetic Dog l 2.2 l Forces and Interactions
  • Zack's Alligator l 2.3 l Structure and Properties of Matter
  • Lucas and His Loco Beans l 2.8 l Structure, Function, and Information Processing
  • Gregory, the Terrible Eater l 2.8 l Forces and Interactions
  • The Most Magnificent Thing l 2.9 l Engineering Design
  • The Three Little Pig's Sledding Adventure l 3.0 l Engineering Design
  • How Many Seeds in a Pumpkin? l 3.2 l Structure, Function, and Information Processing
  • Bartholomew and the Oobleck l 3.2 l Structure and Properties of Matter
  • Rainbow Fish l 3.3 l Energy
  • If I Built a Car l 3.6 l Engineering Design
  • Groundhog Weather School l 3.7 l Weather and Climate
  • Axle Annie l 3.6 l Structure and Properties of Matter
  • Top Secret l 4.0 l Structure, Function, and Information Processing
  • Rosie Revere, Engineer l 4.2 l Engineering Design
  • Sydney & Simon Full STEAM Ahead l 4.3 l Weather and Climate
  • Egg-Drop Blues l 5.3 l Engineering Design
TEACHING SCIENCE THROUGH TRADE BOOKS