No-Sweat Science: Simple Experiments in Time

No-Sweat Science: Simple Experiments in Time

by Muriel Mandell, Jack Gallagher
     
 

What makes time tick? With these dozens of experiments, budding scientists will happily pass the hours investigating all its wonders. They’ll learn how to tell time using the sun, moon, and stars; make their own hourglass and candle timekeeper; and learn how clocks and watches operate. Fun-filled activities include creating a model of the International Date Line… See more details below

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Overview

What makes time tick? With these dozens of experiments, budding scientists will happily pass the hours investigating all its wonders. They’ll learn how to tell time using the sun, moon, and stars; make their own hourglass and candle timekeeper; and learn how clocks and watches operate. Fun-filled activities include creating a model of the International Date Line and constructing a cereal box planetarium, plus there are intriguing answers to such questions as whether we’ll ever be able to travel through time.

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“[A] small, lively, information-packed volume....Fascinating facts make you think about what you take for granted...style is clear and informal, with a full glossary.” —Booklist

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781402723353
Publisher:
Sterling
Publication date:
06/01/2007
Series:
No-Sweat Science Series
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
7.10(w) x 8.18(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range:
8 - 12 Years

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