Janice Vancleave S Magnets

Author: Janice VanCleave
Publisher: Wiley
ISBN: 0471571067
Size: 20.18 MB
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The perfect science fair idea books. Spectacular Science Projects Janice VanCleave's Magnets * How does a compass work? * What is a magnetic field? * How can you make a magnet with electricity? Janice VanCleave's Magnets includes 20 simple and fun experiments that allow you to discover the answers to these and other fascinating questions about magnets, plus dozens of additional suggestions for developing your own science fair projects. Learn about magnetic poles using a bar magnet, paper, and string; about magnetic force fields with a compass, a pencil, and a sheet of paper; and much more. All experiments use inexpensive household materials and involve a minimum of preparation and clean up. Children ages 8-12 Also available in the Spectacular Science Projects Series: Janice VanCleave's Animals Janice VanCleave's Earthquakes Janice VanCleave's Electricity Janice VanCleave's Gravity Janice VanCleave's Machines Janice VanCleave's Molecules Janice VanCleave's Microscopes and Magnifying Lenses Janice VanCleave's Volcanoes Janice VanCleave's Weather

Janice Vancleave S Plants

Author: Janice VanCleave
Publisher: Wiley
ISBN: 0471146870
Size: 19.26 MB
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Why are plants green? * How does water move through a leaf? * What are the parts of a flower? Janice VanCleave's Plants includes 20 fun and simple experiments that allow you to discover the answers to these and other fascinating questions about plants, plus dozens of additional suggestions for developing your own science fair projects. Use a cooking pot and plot of grass to discover why green grass turns yellow. Make a model of a plant cell from peanuts, gelatin, and a plastic bag. Grow pinto beans in a plastic cup to learn how seedlings develop. All experiments use inexpensive household materials and involve a minimum of preparation and cleanup. Children ages 8-12 Also available in the Spectacular Science Projects series: Janice VanCleave's Animals * Janice VanCleave's Earthquakes * Janice VanCleave's Electricity * Janice VanCleave's Gravity * Janice VanCleave's Machines * Janice VanCleave's Magnets * Janice VanCleave's Microscopes and Magnifying Lenses * Janice VanCleave's Molecules * Janice VanCleave's Rocks and Minerals * Janice VanCleave's Volcanoes * Janice VanCleave's Weather

Janice Vancleave S Constellations For Every Kid

Author: Janice Pratt VanCleave
Publisher: Jossey-Bass Inc Pub
ISBN: PSU:000032888270
Size: 13.69 MB
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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: 10.77 MB
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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 Ecology For Every Kid

Author: Janice VanCleave
Publisher: Wiley
ISBN: 0471100862
Size: 12.33 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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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