Chemistry For Every Kid

Author: Janice Pratt VanCleave
Publisher: Jossey-Bass
ISBN: UOM:39015025628234
Size: 16.66 MB
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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 The Human Body For Every Kid

Author: Janice VanCleave
Publisher: Jossey-Bass
ISBN: 0471024139
Size: 13.79 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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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 Engineering For Every Kid

Author: Janice VanCleave
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118045769
Size: 14.41 MB
Format: PDF
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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 Ecology For Every Kid

Author: Janice VanCleave
Publisher: Wiley
ISBN: 0471100862
Size: 13.66 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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When is a weed not a weed? How can a jackrabbit survive in the desert? Why is the climate cooler higher in the mountains? Now you can learn the answers to these and other questions about ecology. With the ideas and activities in Ecology for Every Kid, you'll have fun exploring everything from your role in spreading plant seeds, to greenhouse gases' effect on the earth's temperature. Use a raisin cookie, a pencil, and a toothpick to learn how a woodpecker gets its food. With uncooked rice and a sock, see how a mountain goat maintains its footing on rocky slopes. In other fascinating projects, you'll find out how a cactus stores water, how fox-hunting affects tree growth, and much more. You'll find most of the materials you need around the house or classroom. The book also contains many helpful diagrams and illustrations plus a glossary of bold-faced terms for you to refer to whenever necessary. 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 PHYSICS FOR EVERY KID

Janice Vancleave S Constellations For Every Kid

Author: Janice Pratt VanCleave
Publisher: Jossey-Bass Inc Pub
ISBN: PSU:000032888270
Size: 15.91 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Describes twenty of the most prominent constellations, including the Big Dipper, Orion, and Cancer, explains how to locate them, and provides instructions for related activities.

Janice Vancleave S Dinosaurs For Every Kid

Author: Janice VanCleave
Publisher: Wiley
ISBN: 0471308137
Size: 18.86 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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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.