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 b 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… read more
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Children's Puzzle Book: Brain Games and Crossword Puzzles for Kids
"One the heels of the top-selling "Sun, Sand, and Crosswords" comes a wonderful second collection of 75 solvable, summery puzzles ...from the pages of "The New York Times."" read more
A School's Getaway Crossword Fun Vol 5: Crossword Puzzles for Kids
Janice VanCleave's A+ Projects in Earth Science The newest volume in the bestselling A+ Science Projects series Are you having a h...ard time coming up with a good idea for the science fair? Do you want to earn extra credit in your science class? Or do you read more
This fun-filled resource will help you discover how to answer these questions and more, and in the process, come up with your own ...great science projects. "Janice VanCleave's Super Science Challenges" gives you the ideas and information you need to start experimenting in a range of topics from astronomy, biology, and chemistry to earth science and physics. You can use these science challenges as jumping off points for science fairs or classroom projects, or just try them at home for fun. The book is designed to show you how to use science inquiry to solve an exciting challenge. read more
A collection of experiments and projects exploring various aspects of biology, including botany, cell division, physiology, photos...ynthesis, and nutrition read more
How are mountains formed? What makes the air we breathe? What causes the ocean waves? Now you can learn the answers to these and o...ther questions about the earth, sea, and air through 101 fun, safe, low-cost experiments and activities that can be performed at home or in the classroom. In Earth Science for Every Kid, you'll use a tennis ball and a marble to demonstrate a solar eclipse. You'll make a peanut butter and jelly sandwich to understand sedimentary rock formation. And, with the assistance of a Slinky(r) and a helper, you'll learn about the motion of water waves. Each of the 101 experiments is broken down into its 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 * DINOSAURS 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 read more
Janice VanCleave's 203 Icy, Freezing, Frosty, Cool, and Wild Experiments
Paperback, Rosen Pub Group, 2016, ISBN13 9781477789650, ISBN10 1477789650
Janice VanCleave's for Every Kid Set: Science for Fun
Thirty terrific physics projects from everyone's favorite science teacher This invaluable guide to physics projects, written for m...iddle and high school students, details how to put together projects that showcase key physics concepts. In this latest volum read more
An all-new collection of first-rate science experiments Are you having a hard time coming up with a good idea for the science fair...? Do you want to earn extra credit in your science class? Or do you just want to learn more about how the universe really wo read more
Why do newspapers turn yellow? How does bleach make colors disappear? Why can't you mix oil and water? Find out the answers to the...se and other mysteries of chemistry in this fascinating collection of ideas, projects, and activities that teach the basics of chemistry theory and practice. Turn steel wool into a glutinous green blob. Separate an egg from its shell without breaking the shell. Make copper pennies turn green. Have fun while you learn simple chemistry from a solution of colored water, and the behavior of gases with the help of a soda bottle. Through these and other activities, you'll explore the structure of matter, the workings of acids, gases, and solutions. and much more. You'll find most of the materials you need around the house or classroom. Every activity has been pretested and can be performed safely and cheaply in the classroom, at a science fair, or at home. Also available in this series from Janice VanCleave: * ASTRONOMY FOR EVERY KID * BIOLOGY 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. read more
Incredible Edible ExperimentsEver wonderwhat makes popcorn pop? why cakes rise? how jelly gels?Your kitchen will be transformed in...to a laboratory worthy of a mad scientist as you make startling discoveries about how cabbage can detect acid, how bacteria makes yogurt, and how decomposed sugar turns to caramel. Then after a long day at the lab you can relax and eat your results: soup, biscuits, pretzels, cupcakes, or cookies. Vicki Cobb's seminal book has been revised and updated to encompass advances in modern technology but still provides what all kids want: a legitimate excuse to play with their food read more
Weather Projects for Young Scientists: Experiments And Science Fair Ideas
How is art conceived, created, and experienced? How is it taught? How does the act of viewing a work make the viewer part of that ...work? Learning Mind: Experience Into Art addresses these questions as it documents the changing practices in the making, teaching, and exhibition of art. Timely, multifaceted, and instructive, this groundbreaking volume explores the contemporary art experience and its expanding presence in society through lively essays, revealing interviews, and provocative conversations with some of the most influential artists and educators of our time. Featured artists include Magdalena Abakanowicz, Ann Hamilton, Alfredo Jaar, Kerry James Marshall, and Ernesto Pujol, along with designers Walter Hood and Bruce Mau. Contributing authors include curators Marcia Tucker and Christopher Bedford, art critics Michael Brenson and Jerry Saltz, art historian David Getsy, educators Ronald Jones and Lawrence Rinder, philosopher Arthur Danto, psychiatrist Mark Epstein, theorist W.J.T. Mitchell, and chef-educator Alice Waters. In demonstrating the role that art schools and universities play in the creative process, Learning Mind offers students, teachers, and readers new and vital theoretical texts as well as practical strategies for integrating art into our daily lives.Copub: School of the Art Institute of Chicago read more
Janice VanCleave's A+ Science Fair Workbook and Project Journal, Grades 7-12
* Complete rules and display tips* Hundreds of exciting projects* Helpful do's and don'ts* 50 fun, step-by-step experiments More W...inning Science Fair Projects, Hints, and Tips from Janice VanCleave What can you do to create an extraordinary science project? How is a clear and easy-to-follow display organized? What are the do's and don'ts of science fair projects? Where will you find the best collection of science fair ideas? The answers-and the fun-are all in this exciting book of innovative, easy-to-understand, show-stopping science fair projects. Discover how to develop a topic from your own idea; research, create, and assemble your project; then display it in a way that will make it stand out from the crowd. Tackle some of Janice VanCleave's favorite experiments on topics ranging from astronomy, biology, and engineering to botany, geology, and oceanography. Then let your mind loose to explore whatever topic most interests you. Enjoy working on intriguing experiments while learning the secrets of science fair success Praise for Janice VanCleave's books "Stunningly clear, direct, and informative projects."-School Library Journal " They] not only teach children the basics of science, but also entertain along the way. great for kids."-Parentguide read more
Why do baseballs have stitches? Why do football have an oblong shape? How does a Ping-Pong ball change if you fill its center? Thr...ough these fun, step-by-step experiments, you will discover the science behind the sports that you play. Take home a trophy for the science fair this season! read more
Grab a beaker, pick up your whisk, and get ready to cook up some solid science. Using food as our tools (or ingredients!) curious ...kids become saucy scientists that measure, weigh, combine, and craft their way through the kitchen. Discover dozens of thoroughly-tested, fun, edible experiments, sprinkled with helpful photos, diagrams, scientific facts, sub-experiments, and more. And the best news is when all the mad-science is done, you're invited to grab a spoon and take a bite -- and share your results with friends and family. read more
* pick a project you'll enjoy * create a great experiment * organize your data * design a winning backboard * and more Your all-in...-one resource for science fair success Gearing up for your first science fair project? Looking for the perfect science fair read more
What if the earth were square?Discover the amazing answers to some cooland weird questions aboutour world* What if the earth stopp...ed spinning?* What if we could see sounds? * What if the moon fell down?* What if aliens landed and only wanted to talk to dogs?Bizarre brainteasers and ingenious inquiries set the stage for afantastic foray into the wacky world of real science. Theintriguing topics range from plants and animals to light and sound,from the wind and the weather to the planets and the stars.Captivating cartoons and quick, fun-filled experiments will stretchyour mind and your imagination. read more
In a series of fun and involving hands-on earth science experiments, kids learn how the sun's position affects how a rainbow is ma...de, how stalagmites and stalactites are formed, how faults produce earthquakes, what happens when magma hardens inside a volcano, and how falling water weathers rocks. They will also determine and demonstrate how sound is used to find petroleum, how the continents separated, how a geyser works, and why streams are not always straight. Featuring color illustrations and safe, simple step-by-step instructions, Janice VanCleave again shows just how much fun science can be. read more