Janice VanCleave's 203 Icy, Freezing, Frosty, Cool, and Wild Experiments

Janice VanCleave's 203 Icy, Freezing, Frosty, Cool, and Wild Experiments

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Janice VanCleave's 203 Icy, Freezing, Frosty, Cool, and Wild Experiments by Janice VanCleave, Janice Van Cleave

Why are Popsicles softer than ice? What makes bananas turn brown? Why does the Moon seem to change shape? How do whales use sound to "see"? Figure out the answers for yourself with these totally cool activities and experiments about the wonders of astronomy, biology, chemistry, earth science, and physics. Janice VanCleave's 203 Icy, Freezing, Frosty, Cool, and Wild Experiments guarantees hours and hours of fascinating, hands-on, safe, low-cost science fun. Try these awesome projects at home or in the classroom: make your own astrolabe and measure the altitude of the stars, transform dishwashing liquid into intricate crystal formations, and use Gummi Bear candy to study how water is absorbed. Each experiment includes an illustration and simple step-by-step instructions. Look for these other bestselling Janice VanCleave books

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Children Ages 8-12

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780471252238
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 09/21/1999
Series: Science Fair Temp Series
Edition description: Ages 8-12
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 8.41(w) x 11.04(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

JANICE VANCLEAVE is a former science teacher and the award-winning author of more than 40 children's science books with sales totaling over one million copies. She has traveled far and wide to find easy and fun experiments. Some of the experiments in this book were the result of her trip to the South Pole.

Table of Contents

ASTRONOMY.

Blinding.

Long and Short.

Circular Path.

Over Head.

Lower.

Sun Time.

Angled.

How High?

Black Out.

Shadow Parts.

Finding North.

Moon Shadows.

Earthshine.

The Light Side.

Moon Light.

Sky Ball.

Movers.

Shifting.

The Dipper.

North Star.

Sky Compass.

Above the Horizon.

In Line.

Spreading.

Cover Up.

Brighter.

Light Out.

Light Separator.

Star Height.

Star Finder.

The Dark Trail.

Dirty Snow Ball.

Fly Away.

Circling.

Line Up.

Back and Forth.

Planet Size.

How Cold?

BIOLOGY.

Soaker.

Attractive.

Outside.

Under.

Hidden.

Lights Out.

Protector.

Shady.

With and Without.

Stored.

Changes.

Cover Up.

Dinosaur Puzzle.

Bounce Back.

Pick Up.

Hearing Without Ears?

Coated.

Too Much Too Fast.

Slow Shuffle.

Paddles.

Divers.

Coiled.

Juicy.

Singers.

Clingers.

3-D.

Boy or Girl.

Lifters.

Water Walkers.

Bug Eyed.

Fly Away.

Covered.

Snares.

Slow Thinking.

Smelly.

Cell Model.

Lub-Dub.

Heartbeat.

Squeezed.

Uphill.

Carriers.

Upside Down.

CHEMISTRY.

On Line.

Full Up.

Melt Down.

Weighty.

Size Matters.

Floater.

Compact.

Sinkers.

Riser.

Spraying Water.

Phases.

Slime.

Springy.

Hot Stuff.

Cold Stuff.

Spreader.

Expando.

Foamy.

New Stuff.

Speedy.

Brown Banana.

Soap Scum.

Bubbler.

Clumped.

A New Look.

Ink.

Separated.

The Same.

Sun Tea.

Pullers.

Plump.

Swollen.

Cleansing Power.

Sun Dried.

Icy.

Thinner.

Flow Rate.

Acid Testing.

Base Testing.

Edible Acid.

Edible Base.

Heads Up.

EARTH SCIENCE.

Wobbler.

Opposite.

Flatter.

Zones.

Seasons.

Rotation.

Shapely.

Skinning the Earth.

Great Circles.

Side by Side.

Model.

Loops.

Spreader.

Dripper.

Frosty.

Stormy.

Rain Drops.

Wet and Dry.

Coiled.

Changed.

Melt Down.

Easy Flow.

Layering.

Bobber.

Rising.

Table Top.

Patterns.

Over Flow.

Heavy.

Scratch.

Powdered.

Smooth.

Zig-Zag.

Stretched.

Hot Rocks.

Transformed.

Spacey.

Crystals.

Clusters.

Disorderly.

PHYSICS.

Moving.

Immovable.

Scale.

Straight Up.

Slanted.

Lifter.

Longer.

Second-Class.

Ringer.

Moveable.

Weightless.

Taller.

Down?

Paper Weight.

Reversed.

Free-Fall.

Lifter.

Magic Box.

Balancing Point.

Unbalanced.

Balloon Rocket.

Dancers.

Outward.

Crawler.

Breakable.

Pole Seeker.

Push and Pull.

Force Pattern.

Whistler.

Pass It On.

Sender.

Higher.

High and Low.

Louder.

Stickers.

Pathway.

Resistor.

Sliders.

Trapped.

Glossary.

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