Living Science

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Three of the award-winning titles in the Make It Work! Science series come together in this giant reference book that teaches all about sound, electricity, and machines. Living Science is a hands-on science manual that lets children use projects, activities, and facts to develop scientific thought.

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Overview

Three of the award-winning titles in the Make It Work! Science series come together in this giant reference book that teaches all about sound, electricity, and machines. Living Science is a hands-on science manual that lets children use projects, activities, and facts to develop scientific thought.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781587283789
  • Publisher: Cooper Square Publishing Llc
  • Publication date: 10/1/2000
  • Series: Make It Work! Science Series
  • Pages: 192
  • Age range: 8 - 11 Years
  • Product dimensions: 8.95 (w) x 11.01 (h) x 0.73 (d)

Table of Contents

Being an Engineer 6
Levers 8
Catapults 10
Linking Levers 12
Pulleys 14
Running Smoothly 16
Belt Drive 18
Gears 20
Gear Drawing 22
Cams 24
Gravity Screw 26
Archimedes' Screw 28
Balance 30
Pneumatics 32
Rocket Power 34
Wind and Water 36
Rubber Band Power 38
Moving Through Air 40
Steam Engines 42
Marble Clock 44
All Kinds of Clock 46
Being a Scientist 50
Static Electricity 52
Simple Circuits 54
Batteries 56
Lighthouse 58
Complex Circuits 60
Light Bulbs 62
Circuit Game 64
Switches 66
Morse Code 68
Circuit Quiz 70
Magnetism 72
Magnetic Power 74
Magnetic Boats 76
Magnetic Earth 78
Magnetic Fields 80
Electromagnetism 82
Making a Motor 84
Working Motor 86
Electric Train 88
Boosting Power 90
Be a Sound Scientist! 94
Sound Waves 96
The Ear 98
Hearing 100
Reflecting Sound 102
Amplifying Sound 104
Traveling Sound 106
Recording Sound 108
Ultrasound 110
Radio Waves 114
Musical Scales 116
Playing Pipes 118
Slides & Air Holes 120
Shake, Rattle & Roll 122
Drums 124
Whirling Rattle 126
Bangs & Hums 128
String Instruments 130
Writing It Down 134
Building Engineers 138
Making Joints 140
Blocks and Bricks 142
Ridge Tents 144
Hoop Tents 146
Dams 148
Lock Gates 150
Cable Cars 152
Triangle Power 154
Tower Cranes 156
Drawbridges 158
Keystone Bridges 160
Aqueducts 162
Bowstring Bridges 164
Suspension Bridges 166
Roof Frames 168
Lattice Domes 170
Building Boxes 172
Nets 174
Igloos 176
Space Modules 178
Glossary 180
Index 188
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