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201 Awesome, Magical, Bizarre, and Incredible Experiments
     

201 Awesome, Magical, Bizarre, and Incredible Experiments

by Janice VanCleave, Janice Van Cleave
 
How do honeybees find their way home? Why is Venus so hot? How can you measure the speed of the wind? What makes a sound loud or soft? Discover the awesome answers to these and other fascinating mysteries in biology, chemistry, physics, earth science, and astronomy. Just try these 201 fun, safe, low-cost experiments at home or in the classroom. You'll look through a

Overview

How do honeybees find their way home? Why is Venus so hot? How can you measure the speed of the wind? What makes a sound loud or soft? Discover the awesome answers to these and other fascinating mysteries in biology, chemistry, physics, earth science, and astronomy. Just try these 201 fun, safe, low-cost experiments at home or in the classroom. You'll look through a drop of water to find out how a magnifying lens works. Using a Styrofoam ball, a pencil, and a lamp, you'll learn why the Moon appears and disappears. With just a jar and some ice cubes, you can demonstrate how rain is formed. Each experiment includes an illustration and easy to follow step-by-step instructions. This companion volume to the enormously popular 200 Gooey, Slippery, Slimy, Weird, and Fun Experiments brings together magical projects from Janice VanCleave's Science for Every Kid and Spectacular Science Projects series--plus 40 all-new experiments that make science come to life. Children Ages 8-12

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471310112
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
05/28/1994
Series:
Science Fair Temp Series
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
342,962
Product dimensions:
8.60(w) x 11.04(h) x 0.35(d)
Age Range:
8 - 12 Years

Meet the Author

JANICE VANCLEAVE is a former science teacher and a captivating presenter at museums, schools, and bookstores across the country. She is the author of bestselling educational activity books in the Science for Every Kid and the Spectacular Science Projects series.

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