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Presents experiments and tricks to demonstrate movements representing natural forces such as gravity, inertia, and friction, and those made by simple machines.
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ea. vol: illus. by Kuo Kang Chen & Peter Bull. 40p. (Fun with Science Series). Warwick Pr, dist. by Watts. 1987. PLB $10.90. Grade 3-6 These books are packed with activities (experiments, tricks using sci entific concepts, and projects to make), illustrations, and simple yet accurate scientific explanations. Walpole relates Air to weight, temperature, pressure, movement and compression, weather, burning, sound, and life. In Light she explains shadows, reflection, refrac tion, sight and lenses, color, lasers, movies and optical illusion, the sun, and life. Movement covers gravity and weight, balance and the center of gravi ty, inertia, friction, slopes, wheels and gears, pulleys, levers, and pendulums, centrifugal force, and machines and movement. The activities include many familiar ones (hot air ballons, kaleido scopes, water wheels) with a few inter esting variations. Although the topics may be found in other series, such as Zubrowski's ``Messing About'' books (Little) or Wyler's ``Science Fun'' series (Messner), these books have a wide range of information in a quickly acces sible format. These simple, fun investigations could be used for a unit of study, or just for a single topic. Beverly Maffei, Horace Mann School, Mel rose, Mass.
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Book Description Franklin Watts. Library Binding. Condition: GOOD. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Possible ex library copy, thatâ€™ll have the markings and stickers associated from the library. Accessories such as CD, codes, toys, may not be included. Seller Inventory # 2954998781
Book Description Franklin Watts. Library Binding. Condition: VERY GOOD. Light rubbing wear to cover, spine and page edges. Very minimal writing or notations in margins not affecting the text. Possible clean ex-library copy, with their stickers and or stamp(s). Seller Inventory # 2956751798
Book Description Scholastic Library Publishing. Library Binding. Condition: Very Good. A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition. Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name. The spine remains undamaged. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. Seller Inventory # G0531190277I4N00
Book Description Warwick Prss, Many, 1987. Hard Cover. Condition: Very Good. Chen, Kuo Kang and Bull, Peter (illustrator). 1st. -----X-Library with normal flaws-----Reinforced binding.The hard cover has light shelf wear . Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hard Back. Seller Inventory # CP 06334
Book Description Franklin Watts, 1987. Library Binding. Condition: Acceptable. 1987. HEAVY COVER WEAR. MARKS. STAINS. SMUDGES. An acceptable hardcover book with heavy cover wear, marks, stains, smudges, and usual library markings. No dust jacket. Booksavers receives donated books and recycles them in a variety of ways. Proceeds benefit the work of Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) in the U.S. and around the world. Seller Inventory # mon0000222064
Book Description Franklin Watts, 1987. Library Binding. Condition: Used: Good. Seller Inventory # SONG0531190277