Why are Popsicles softer than ice? What makes bananas turn brown? Why does the Moon seem to change shape? How do whales use sound to "see"? Figure out the answers for yourself with these totally cool activities and experiments about the wonders of astronomy, biology, chemistry, earth science, and physics. Janice VanCleave's 203 Icy, Freezing, Frosty, Cool, and Wild Experiments guarantees hours and hours of fascinating, hands-on, safe, low-cost science fun. Try these awesome projects at home or in the classroom: make your own astrolabe and measure the altitude of the stars, transform dishwashing liquid into intricate crystal formations, and use Gummi Bear candy to study how water is absorbed. Each experiment includes an illustration and simple step-by-step instructions. Look for these other bestselling Janice VanCleave books
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JANICE VANCLEAVE is a former science teacher and the award-winning author of more than 40 children's science books with sales totaling over one million copies. She has traveled far and wide to find easy and fun experiments. Some of the experiments in this book were the result of her trip to the South Pole.From School Library Journal:
Grade 4-7-VanCleave proves once again that science can be fun. These experiments in astronomy, biology, chemistry, earth science, and physics "-take science out of the laboratory and put it into your daily life." Each activity includes a purpose, a list of materials, a step-by-step procedure, results, and an explanation. Experiments address such topics as the Moon's "changing" size, how environment affects body temperature, and why ice pops are softer than ice. An excellent resource.
Carol Wichman, Northridge Local Schools, Dayton, OH
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Book Description San Val. School & Library Binding. Book Condition: VERY GOOD. Very Good copy, cover and pages show some wear from reading and storage. Binding may have light creases. Lots of life left in these pages. Bookseller Inventory # 2633363161