Janice Vancleave's Chemistry for Every Kid

101 Easy Experiments that Really Work

Author: Janice Pratt VanCleave

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Chemistry

Page: 232

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Instructions for experiments, each introducing a different chemistry concept and demonstrating that chemistry is a part of our everyday life.

Janice VanCleave's Physics for Every Kid

101 Easy Experiments in Motion, Heat, Light, Machines, and Sound

Author: Janice VanCleave

Publisher: Wiley

ISBN:

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 256

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How do magnets work? What makes a curve ball curve? What keeps an airplane in the air? How can a pulley make you five times stronger? Now you can learn the answers to these and other questions about basic physics through 101 fun, safe, low-cost experiments and activities that can be performed at home or in the classroom. In Physics for Every Kid, you'll learn about gravity from funnels that seem to defy nature by rolling up hill. Using a balloon as a power source, you'll make a fluorescent light bulb glow and learn how electrons are used to produce light. And you'll levitate a Ping-Pong ball to understand aerodynamics. Each of the 101 experiments is broken down into its purpose, a list of materials, step-by-step instructions, expected results, and an easy to understand explanation. Every activity has been pretested and can be performed safely and inexpensively in the classroom or at home. Also available in this series from Janice VanCleave: Astronomy for Every Kid Biology for Every Kid Chemistry for Every Kid Dinosaurs for Every Kid Earth Science for Every Kid Geography for Every Kid Geometry for Every Kid The Human Body for Every Kid Math for Every Kid

Janice VanCleave's Astronomy for Every Kid

101 Easy Experiments that Really Work

Author: Janice VanCleave

Publisher: Jossey-Bass

ISBN:

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 240

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Why do planets spin? How hot is the Sun? What keeps the Moon in orbit around the Earth? What are Saturn's rings made of? What's a black hole in space? Now you can discover the answers to these and other fascinating questions about basic astronomy. In Astronomy for Every Kid you'll learn about the constellations using a shoe box planetarium. You'll chart the movement of the stars with nothing but a string, a marker, and a nail. And you'll use a toy magnet to simulate the Earth's protective force field. Each of the 101 experiments is broken down into its purpose, a list of materials, step-by-step instructions, expected results, and an easy to understand explanation. Every activity has been pretested and can be performed safely and inexpensively in the classroom or at home. Also available in this series from Janice VanCleave: Biology for Every Kid Chemistry for Every Kid Dinosaurs for Every Kid Earth Science for Every Kid Geography for Every Kid Geometry for Every Kid The Human Body for Every Kid Math for Every Kid Physics for Every Kid

Janice VanCleave's Engineering for Every Kid

Easy Activities That Make Learning Science Fun

Author: Janice VanCleave

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN:

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 224

View: 490

Now you can discover the answers to these and many other fascinating questions about engineering for yourself with this fun-filled resource. Janice VanCleave's Engineering for Every Kid presents entertaining, challenging experiments and activities to help you understand the different types of engineering there are—including structural, solar, electrical, and chemical—and how each is applied to real world everyday situations. Each of the activities is broken down into its purpose, a list of easy-to-find materials, step-by-step instructions, expected results, and a simple scientific explanation. Plus, the book’s 25 projects can easily be used in the classroom, as the basis of a science fair project, or at home just for fun!

Janice VanCleave's Math for Every Kid

Easy Activities that Make Learning Math Fun

Author: Janice VanCleave

Publisher: Wiley

ISBN:

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 224

View: 148

How long is the world's longest earthworm? How tall was a brachiosaurus? What's the average diameter of human hair? What's the circumference of the earth at the equator? Now you can discover the answers to these and other fascinating questions about math. Packed with illustrations, Math for Every Kid uses simple problems and activities to teach you about measurements, fractions, graphs, problem solving, and much more! Using activities that relate math to everyday life, this book will help you feel comfortable with math--right from the start. You'll make a sun clock, create a thermometer from a straw, race a paper boat, grow your own bean plant, and even play a game of ring the bottle. Each of the many problems and activities is broken down into its purpose, a list of materials, step-by-step instructions, expected results, and an easy to understand explanation. Every activity has been pretested and can be performed safely and inexpensively in the classroom or at home. Also available in this series from Janice VanCleave: Astronomy for Every Kid Biology for Every Kid Chemistry for Every Kid Dinosaurs for Every Kid Earth Science for Every Kid Geography for Every Kid Geometry for Every Kid The Human Body for Every Kid Physics for Every Kid

Janice VanCleave's Dinosaurs for Every Kid

Easy Activities that Make Learning Science Fun

Author: Janice VanCleave

Publisher: Wiley

ISBN:

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 230

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What color were dinosaurs? Why did dinosaurs disappear from the earth? How small was the smallest dinosaur? What's a micropachycephalosaurus? Now you can uncover answers to these and other fascinating questions about dinosaurs. Using a single paper towel, you can learn why dinosaur eggs were so small--even those hatched by the biggest "dinomoms." By making a simple jigsaw puzzle you will experience the excitement and challenge of piecing together dinosaur bones. Each low cost, fully illustrated activity--there are 20 altogether--comes with a clear purpose, a list of materials, step-by-step instructions, expected results, and an easy to understand explanation. Every activity has been pretested and can be performed safely and inexpensively in the classroom or at home. Also available in this series from Janice VanCleave: * ASTRONOMY FOR EVERY KID. * BIOLOGY FOR EVERY KID. * CHEMISTRY FOR EVERY KID. * EARTH SCIENCE FOR EVERY KID. * GEOGRAPHY FOR EVERY KID. * GEOMETRY FOR EVERY KID. * THE HUMAN BODY FOR EVERY KID. * MATH FOR EVERY KID. * PHYSICS FOR EVERY KID.

Janice VanCleave's The Human Body for Every Kid

Easy Activities that Make Learning Science Fun

Author: Janice VanCleave

Publisher: Jossey-Bass

ISBN:

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 240

View: 827

What makes the heart beat faster or slower? How do tightrope walkers keep their balance? Why does spinning fast cause dizziness? Explore the mysteries and the workings of the human body through this fascinating collection of ideas, projects, and activities. Have fun while you learn about everything from the body's basic building blocks to how the brain receives messages from other parts of the body. Make a model of a human cell that you can eat for dessert. Make a working model of a human lung from a soda bottle, a balloon, and a garbage bag. Through these and other activities, you'll find out how your lungs supply air to your blood and your heart pumps blood throughout your body; how your body sees, hears, feels, smells, and tastes the world around it; how you lose and regain up to five pounds of skin every year; and much more. Most of the materials you need are already part of you; the rest you will easily find around the house or classroom. Every activity has been "child tested" and can be performed safely and cheaply in the classroom, at a science fair, or at home. Also available in the series from Janice VanCleave: Astronomy for Every Kid Biology for Every Kid Chemistry for Every Kid Dinosaurs for Every Kid Earth Science for Every Kid Geography for Every Kid Geometry for Every Kid Math for Every Kid Physics for Every Kid Kids.

Janice VanCleave's Energy for Every Kid

Easy Activities That Make Learning Science Fun

Author: Janice VanCleave

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN:

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 240

View: 905

How do plants make their own food? Why do the different strings on a guitar have differentsounds? What does the color of a star tell you about how hot the staris? What's the difference between gamma rays, X-rays, andmicrowaves? Now you can discover the answers to these and many otherfascinating questions about energy for yourself with thisfun-filled science resource. Packed with illustrations, JaniceVanCleave's Energy for Every Kid presents entertaining, challengingexperiments and activities to help you understand the differenttypes of energy--including heat, sound, electricity, and light--andhow they bring about change in the world around you. You'll developyour problem-solving skills as you create a "leaping frog" thatturns potential energy into kinetic energy, model sound waves witha Slinky?, use a balloon to demonstrate static electricity, make"sun" tea with solar energy, and much more! Each of the activities is broken down into its purpose, a list ofmaterials, step-by-step instructions, expected results, and aneasy-to-understand explanation. Plus, all projects have beenpretested so you can perform them safely and inexpensively in theclassroom, at a science fair, or at home! Also available in the Science for Every Kid series: ASTRONOMY BIOLOGY CHEMISTRY CONSTELLATIONS DINOSAURS EARTH SCIENCE ECOLOGY GEOGRAPHY GEOMETRY THE HUMAN BODY MATH OCEANS PHYSICS

Janice VanCleave's oceans for every kid

easy activities that make learning science fun

Author: Janice Pratt VanCleave

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc

ISBN:

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 256

View: 438

Includes information on techniques and technologies of oceanography, the topology of the ocean floor, movement of the sea, properties of sea water, and life in the sea.

Biology for every kid

101 easy experiments that really work

Author: Janice Pratt VanCleave

Publisher: Jossey-Bass

ISBN:

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 224

View: 145

This reference indicates the purpose of the experiment, all materials needed, and the correct method for carrying it out, concluding each with a scientific explanation of the result