Temperate Forest Experiments

Temperate Forest Experiments

by Robert Gardner

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780766059221
Publisher: Enslow Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 09/01/2014
Series: Last Minute Science Projects with Biomes Series
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 7.60(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.40(d)
Lexile: 830L (what's this?)
Age Range: 10 - 13 Years

Table of Contents

Are You Running Late? 4

Temperate Forest Biomes 4

The Scientific Method 8

Science Fairs 9

Safety First 10

A Note About Your Notebook 11

30 Minutes or Less 12

1 Using Maps (20 minutes) 12

2 A Climatogram of a City (20 minutes) 14

3 Using a Tree's Shadow to Measure Its Height (30 minutes) 16

4 Another Way to Measure a Tree's Height (30 minutes) 18

5 Seasons in a Temperate Forest (30 minutes) 20

One Hour or Less 22

6 How Old Was That Tree? (1 hour) 22

7 Leaf Anatomy (1 hour) 24

8 Testing Wood for Hardness (1 hour) 26

Two Hours or More 28

9 The Density of Hardwood and Softwood (1 to 2 hours) 28

10 Chromatography and Leaf Pigments (2 hours) 32

11 Leaves: A Tree's Food Factory (2 days) 36

12 Transpiration: How Trees Lose Water in Warm Weather (2 days) 38

13 Transpiration: Do Trees Lose Water in Cold Weather? (2 days) 40

14 Trees, Flowers, and Cones (1 to 2 months) 42

15 Trees, Flowers, Fruits, and Seeds (1 to 2 months) 44

Words to Know 46

Further Reading 47

Index 48

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