Janice VanCleave's Engineering for Every Kid: Easy Activities That Make Learning Science Fun

Janice VanCleave's Engineering for Every Kid: Easy Activities That Make Learning Science Fun

by Janice VanCleave

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Janice VanCleave's Engineering for Every Kid: Easy Activities That Make Learning Science Fun by Janice VanCleave

Now you can discover the answers to these and many otherfascinating questions about engineering for yourself with thisfun-filled resource. Janice VanCleave's Engineering for EveryKid presents entertaining, challenging experiments andactivities to help you understand the different types ofengineering there are—including structural, solar,electrical, and chemical—and how each is applied to realworld everyday situations.

Each of the activities is broken down into its purpose, a listof easy-to-find materials, step-by-step instructions, expectedresults, and a simple scientific explanation. Plus, thebook’s 25 projects can easily be used in the classroom, asthe basis of a science fair project, or at home just for fun!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780471471820
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 03/23/2007
Series: Science for Every Kid Series , #119
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 789,700
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.08(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

Janice VanCleave is a former science teacher who now spends her time writing and giving science workshops. She is the author of more than fifty children's science books with sales totaling over two million copies.

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Table of Contents

Introduction 1

1. Push and Pull 5

Structural Engineering

2. Blast Off 11

Aerospace Engineering

3. Up and Away 19

Aeronautical Engineering

4. Up and Down 27

Roller-Coaster Engineering

5. Coming Through 35

Solar Engineering

6. Easy Listening 43

Acoustical Engineering

7. Stop and Go 51

Electrical Engineering

8. Directors 59

Optical Engineering

9. Recover 67

Petroleum Engineering

10. Break Out 73

Nuclear Engineering

11. New Stuff 81

Chemical Engineering

12. Hot Stuff 87

Fire Protection Engineering

13. Brighter 95

Product Development Engineering

14. Primary 101

Biological Engineering

15. Shiny 107

Metallurgical Engineering

16. The Limit 113

Stress Engineering

17. Weakened 119

Product Durability Engineering

18. Discarded 125

Environmental Engineering

19. Less Is More 133

Geotechnical Engineering

20. Flowing Through 139

Hydraulic Engineering

21. Shake Up 145

Earthquake Engineering

22. Changes 151

Meteorological Engineering

23. Around and Around 159

Hydrology Engineering

24. Neighbors 165

Agricultural Engineering

25. Stringy 171

Textile Engineering

Glossary 177

Index 197

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Janice VanCleave's Engineering for Every Kid: Easy Activities That Make Learning Science Fun 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
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Love it easy to read and under stand but exspenceve so far best enginering book iv read