Modeled after our popular series of math and writing handbooks, the new ScienceSaurus handbook is a student-friendly science companion for every middle school student. Aligned with the National Science Education Standards, this comprehensive guide covers all the major strands of science including life, physical, and earth science as well as natural resources and the environment. Clear examples, detailed guidelines, and easy-to-understand explanations help students understand and review essential science topics including scientific investigations, data analysis, lab skills and safety, writing lab reports, and test preparation skills. An ideal component to any science program including the, ScienceSaurus is a one-stop reference that students can turn to in science class, during lab time, or at home whenever they have any questions related to science. Includes 544 pages, softcover. For grades 6-8.