Science In Seconds With Toys

Author: Jean Potter
Publisher: Jossey-Bass
ISBN: 9780471179009
Size: 26.67 MB
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Make glow-in-the-dark stars! Learn how an Etch-A-SketchR(r) erases pictures! Create a kaleidoscope from your toys! Discover why a SlinkyR(r) slinks down stairs! Experience the science of toys and games with these quick, easy experiments and activities from Jean Potter. You can complete each in ten fun-filled minutes or less, and the clear step-by-step instructions and illustrations help you get it right every time. The projects help you learn about everything from why a swing goes higher when you pump your legs to how Silly PuttyR(r) pulls up comic strips from the newspaper. You will find most of the required materials already in your toy chest, home, backyard, or neighborhood. The 101 activities in this book cover every aspect of the science of toys and the games you play, including swinging, bouncing, throwing, sliding, and much more. You'll discover why a football spirals as it zips through the air, learn how to make your cereal jump out of the bowl, find out why goggles make you see better underwater, and make your own homemade paint --all with the help of a leading educator.

Science In Seconds For Kids

Author: Jean Potter
Publisher:
ISBN:
Size: 19.30 MB
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Offers step-by-step instructions for completing 108 experiments and activites in 10 minutes or less. Activities cover twelve science subject areas, utilize common materials, and can be completed in most locations.

Science In Seconds At The Beach

Author: Jean Potter
Publisher: Jossey-Bass
ISBN: 9780471178996
Size: 72.79 MB
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Do fish close their eyes? Can you hold your breath longer than a whale? How is sand made? Why do we hear the ocean in empty seashells? Surf's up for fantastic science fun with these quick, easy experiments and activities from Jean Potter. You can complete each in just ten minutes or less, and the clear step-by-step instructions and illustrations help you get it right every time. The projects help you learn about everything from how seaweed can forecast the weather to why waves break as they reach the shore. You will find most of the required materials already in your toy chest, home, backyard, or around your neighborhood. The nearly 100 activities in this book investigate the many mysteries of animals, plants, sand, shells, sun, and water. You'll discover why there usually are more clouds over water than over land and why the sand on top of the beach is warm but cool underneath. Use a piece of hard candy to find out why beach and river rocks become smooth or learn how to clean water with sand --all with the help of a leading educator.

101 Great Science Experiments

Author: Neil Ardley
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1465440739
Size: 30.18 MB
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Make science fun with 101 exciting step-by-step experiments that are safe and easy to do at home. Science writer Neil Ardley shows how you can use everyday objects to discover the basic principles of science and understand how these apply to the world around you. If you want to make a volcano erupt, see around corners, find out how your eyes work, or build an electromagnet, this fascinating book will show you how.

The Kid S Book Of Simple Everyday Science

Author: Kelly Doudna
Publisher: Mighty Media, Inc.
ISBN: 193806335X
Size: 27.46 MB
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These 40 simple science activities will have young kids searching the house for everyday items to learn about temperature, pressure, water, air, heat, and plants! Each easy and fun activity includes how-to photos, simple instructions, short explanations, and introduces beginning math principles. With tips and extra information to extend the scientific experience, this book will get kids thinking like scientists in no time at all! The book includes: supply & tool lists, visual and text-based explanations, step-by-step instructions and photos, and safety information.

Storybook Art

Author: MaryAnn F. Kohl
Publisher: Bright Ring Publishing
ISBN: 0935607226
Size: 44.22 MB
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"Storybook Art" is the long awaited literacy connection to art with 100 easy art activities inspired by 100 great picture book illustrators and their award-winning books -- both favorite classics and classics to be. Each activity has a personal quote by the illustrator, a child-sketched portrait, clear line art, and easy to follow materials and open-ended steps that value individual expression. The book is loaded with children's original art, a special resource chapter with awards and website links, birthday list of illustrators, and a unique chart of contents. No expertise is needed. Everyday materials like crayons, glue, scissors, and paint will allow young illustrators to blossom while learning to love readin with a new awareness or art, illustration and technique.

Kitchen Science Lab For Kids

Author: Liz Lee Heinecke
Publisher: Quarry
ISBN: 1592539254
Size: 29.98 MB
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DIVHands-On Family: Kitchen Science Lab for Kids offers 52 fun science activities for families to do together. The experiments can be used as individual projects, for parties, or as educational activities groups./div

Chemical Reactions

Author: Simon de Pinna
Publisher: Gareth Stevens Publishing LLLP
ISBN: 9780836880847
Size: 19.21 MB
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Introduces chemical reactions, covering how atoms, compounds, and mixtures form acids, bases, and salts and what happens when these come in contact with each other under certain conditions.

Physics Demonstrations

Author: Julien C. Sprott
Publisher: Univ of Wisconsin Press
ISBN: 9780299215804
Size: 78.51 MB
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Sprott’s demonstrations will fascinate, amaze, and teach students the wonders of physics. A compilation of physics demonstrations performed at the University of Wisconsin–Madison and in the popular lecture series The Wonders of Physics, Physics Demonstrations includes demonstrations illustrating properties of motion, heat, sound, electricity, magnetism, and light. All demonstrations include a brief description, a materials list, preparation procedures, a provocative discussion of the phenomena displayed and the principles illustrated, important information about potential hazards, and references. Suitable for performance outside the laboratory, Sprott’s demonstrations are an indispensable teaching tool.

The Everything Kids Science Experiments Book

Author: Tom Robinson
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 160550596X
Size: 14.20 MB
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Science has never been so easy--or so much fun! With The Everything Kids' Science Experiments Book, all you need to do is gather a few household items and you can recreate dozens of mind-blowing, kid-tested science experiments. High school science teacher Tom Robinson shows you how to expand your scientific horizons--from biology to chemistry to physics to outer space. You'll discover answers to questions like: Is it possible to blow up a balloon without actually blowing into it? What is inside coins? Can a magnet ever be "turned off"? Do toilets always flush in the same direction? Can a swimming pool be cleaned with just the breath of one person? You won't want to wait for a rainy day or your school's science fair to test these cool experiments for yourself!