This book features 36 simple, safe acivities guaranteed to educate and entertain. Each experiment includes a complete list of materials needed, step-by-step procedures, a clear explanation of the expected results, and a science fact related to the concept demonstrated.
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36 Activities That Turn Learning About Physics into FUN! Turn heat energy into mechanical energy. Make a thermometer. Use gravity to cut an ice cube in two. Find out why popcorn pops and how a hammer generates heat. Formerly a title in Robert W. Wood's popular Physics for Kids series, this new edition brings thermodynamic principles to life with even more imaginative hands-on activities for home or school that will captivate children ages 8 and up. Complete, ready-to-use experiments (more than a third of them new) use common household items and can be completed in under one hour. All new illustrations guide each activity. Expanded step-by-step instructions and detailed explanations require no physics expertise on the part of the reader. Easy-to-understand background on the physics principles and explanations of expected results help to focus learning. A fascinating science fact concludes each experiment. Heat FUNdamentals offers the perfect alternative to TV on rainy or bad-weather days at home, and is a great supplement to any classroom science curriculum.
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Book Description Mcgraw-Hill, 1996. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0070718032
Book Description Book Condition: Brand New. Book Condition: Brand New. Bookseller Inventory # 97800707180361.0