A great overview of tools for observation and tools used for measuring, with an appealing open-ended question format. “How might these special tools help scientists study life in the Antarctic or under the sea?”
From magnifiers and thermometers to seismographs and space probes, children are invited to observe and conjecture, while learning about familiar and highly specialized science tools. A Tools You Can Use page shows children using familiar observation and measurement tools. Glossary and index. Paperback, 20 pages. Ages 3 and up.