Gravity is one of the earliest forces that children usually learn about. And these books about gravity will help children understand.
From science experiment ideas to cute stories about being weightless, these are all fun and educational reads.
In addition to recommending books about gravity for kids, I’ve teamed up with some fellow bloggers to offer you homeschool and classroom resources to teach kids about gravity! You can find these books at your local library or purchase through the affiliate links provided for your convenience.
Books about Gravity for Children
The Everything Kids’ Science Experiments Book: Boil Ice, Float Water, Measure Gravity-Challenge the World Around You!
Whether you’ve always been interested in STEM or you’re looking for a cool science fair project, you’ll want to test these fun and educational experiments for yourself!
As in his previous books, Jason Chin has taken a complex subject and made it brilliantly accessible to young readers in this unusual, innovative, and very beautiful book.
What is it that pulls everything from rocks to rockets toward the center of the earth? It’s gravity. Nobody can say exactly what it is, but gravity is there, pulling on everything, all the time. With the help of an adventurous scientist and his fun-loving dog, you can read and find out about this mysterious force.
Developed with the cooperation of a science consultant, this book in the Primary Physical Science series is a tool to teach the physical sciences to young children.
Move It! follows science curricula and is loaded with surprising facts and hands-on activities designed to hold young readers’ interest and tap into their fascination with the everyday world. Move It! explores the physics of why and how things move.
What would happen if gravity faded away? Would juice rise from your cup? Would the animals at the zoo lift off of the ground? What if your house began to float into space? “Tie it down with a shoe lace,” of course. “The Day Gravity Goes Loco” paints a picture of a weightless world where everything usually anchored down by gravity, has gone crazy.
Third grade students will learn all about gravity through this engaging text that is aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards and supports STEM education.
Accurate enough to satisfy an expert, yet simple enough for baby, this clever board book explores the ups and downs of gravity. When baby drops food from a high chair, why does it fall? Beautiful, visually stimulating illustrations complement age-appropriate language to encourage baby’s sense of wonder. Parents and caregivers may learn a thing or two, as well!
When Pete heads off to space camp, he gets to float in zero gravity, build rockets, and even goes on an extraordinary interstellar mission that is out of this world—literally. Houston, ready to rock out with Pete the Cat!
You dont really get a choice about gravity. If you live on Earth, youre going to have to live with it. If you become an astronaut, you might get to escape from gravity for a while, but it will be waiting for you when you get home. But gravity does a lot of useful things – such as keeping us on the Earth and holding the entire universe together!
Learn how gravity was discovered and why it helps us to understand everything from how toothpaste comes out of the tube to the movements of the planets.
What keeps us from floating away? Earths gravity! This invisible force keeps our feet on the ground and the moon in our sky. This title introduces young students to the awesome power of gravity, on our planet and in the black holes in galaxies far away.
Gravity Unit Study
In addition to recommending books about gravity for kids, I’ve teamed up with some fellow bloggers to offer you homeschool and classroom resources. Some of these resources may contain affiliate links.