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Presents simple activities and experiments--using everyday household items such as paper, balloons, and sponges--that demonstrate the properties of air by observing the presence of air and the pressure it exerts. Reprint.
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Doug Cushman is best known for his illustrations in the Can't Do series. He created the lovable dinosaur characters you see in this series. He simply can't wait for the next Can't Do book, called What Grandmas Can't Do.From School Library Journal:
PreSchool-Grade 2-These series titles offer fun-filled activities to use as introductions to basic scientific principles. Each book contains notes to parents, teachers, and child-care providers about the types of activities incorporated, readily available materials needed, and working with children to help them make observations with their "bodies and senses." Typically, the titles ask readers to imagine a particular scene, such as being at the beach or outside on a windy day. A series of questions then follows along with some clearly written information and suggestions for simple experiments. For instance, Air challenges readers to see how long they can keep a balloon moving by blowing underneath it. In Water, after imagining they are at the ocean and spot a ship, children are encouraged to make a boat out of foil and place objects on it that previously did not float and report their observations. Cheerful drawings of ethnically diverse youngsters complement the texts by effectively illustrating the concepts and activities. These titles for the youngest scientists will work well in conjunction with the "Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science" series (HarperCollins).
Lisa Gangemi Krapp, Middle Country Public Library, Centereach, NY
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Book Description Aladdin, 2003. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110689860110
Book Description Aladdin. PAPERBACK. Condition: New. 0689860110 New Condition. Seller Inventory # NEW7.0269451