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Janice VanCleave s Chemistry for Every Kid

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Why do newspapers turn yellow? How does bleach make colors disappear? Why can't you mix oil and water? Find out the answers to these and other mysteries of chemistry inthis fascinating collection of ideas, projects, and activities thatteach the basics of chemistry theory and practice. Turn steel wool into a glutinous green blob. Separate an egg fromits shell without breaking the shell. Make copper pennies turngreen. Have fun while you learn simple chemistry from a solution ofcolored water, and the behavior of gases with the help of a sodabottle. Through these and other activities, you'll explore thestructure of matter, the workings of acids, gases, and solutions .. . and much more. You'll find most of the materials you need around the house orclassroom. Every activity has been pretested and can be performedsafely and cheaply in the classroom, at a science fair, or athome. Also available in this series from Janice VanCleave: * ASTRONOMY FOR EVERY KID * BIOLOGY FOR EVERY KID * DINOSAURS FOR EVERY KID * EARTH SCIENCE FOR EVERY KID * GEOGRAPHY FOR EVERY KID * GEOMETRY FOR EVERY KID * THE HUMAN BODY FOR EVERY KID * MATH FOR EVERY KID * PHYSICS FOR EVERY KID.

Janice VanCleave s Earth Science for Every Kid

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How are mountains formed? What makes the air we breathe? What causes the ocean waves? Now you can learn the answers to these and other questions about the earth, sea, and air through 101 fun, safe, low-cost experiments and activities that can be performed at home or in the classroom. In Earth Science for Every Kid, you'll use a tennis ball and a marble to demonstrate a solar eclipse. You'll make a peanut butter and jelly sandwich to understand sedimentary rock formation. And, with the assistance of a Slinky(r) and a helper, you'll learn about the motion of water waves. Each of the 101 experiments is broken down into its purpose, a list of materials, step-by-step instructions, expected results, and an easy to understand explanation. Every activity has been pretested and can be performed safely and inexpensively in the classroom or at home. Also available in this series from Janice VanCleave: * ASTRONOMY FOR EVERY KID * BIOLOGY FOR EVERY KID * CHEMISTRY FOR EVERY KID * DINOSAURS FOR EVERY KID * GEOGRAPHY FOR EVERY KID * GEOMETRY FOR EVERY KID * THE HUMAN BODY FOR EVERY KID * MATH FOR EVERY KID * PHYSICS FOR EVERY KID

Janice VanCleave s Physics for Every Kid

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How do magnets work? What makes a curve ball curve? What keeps an airplane in the air? How can a pulley make you five times stronger? Now you can learn the answers to these and other questions about basic physics through 101 fun, safe, low-cost experiments and activities that can be performed at home or in the classroom. In Physics for Every Kid, you'll learn about gravity from funnels that seem to defy nature by rolling up hill. Using a balloon as a power source, you'll make a fluorescent light bulb glow and learn how electrons are used to produce light. And you'll levitate a Ping-Pong ball to understand aerodynamics. Each of the 101 experiments is broken down into its purpose, a list of materials, step-by-step instructions, expected results, and an easy to understand explanation. Every activity has been pretested and can be performed safely and inexpensively in the classroom or at home. Also available in this series from Janice VanCleave: Astronomy for Every Kid Biology for Every Kid Chemistry for Every Kid Dinosaurs for Every Kid Earth Science for Every Kid Geography for Every Kid Geometry for Every Kid The Human Body for Every Kid Math for Every Kid

Janice VanCleave s Chemistry for Every Kid 101 Easy Experiments That Really Work 2nd Edition

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Janice VanCleave s Energy for Every Kid

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How do plants make their own food? Why do the different strings on a guitar have differentsounds? What does the color of a star tell you about how hot the staris? What's the difference between gamma rays, X-rays, andmicrowaves? Now you can discover the answers to these and many otherfascinating questions about energy for yourself with thisfun-filled science resource. Packed with illustrations, JaniceVanCleave's Energy for Every Kid presents entertaining, challengingexperiments and activities to help you understand the differenttypes of energy--including heat, sound, electricity, and light--andhow they bring about change in the world around you. You'll developyour problem-solving skills as you create a "leaping frog" thatturns potential energy into kinetic energy, model sound waves witha Slinky?, use a balloon to demonstrate static electricity, make"sun" tea with solar energy, and much more! Each of the activities is broken down into its purpose, a list ofmaterials, step-by-step instructions, expected results, and aneasy-to-understand explanation. Plus, all projects have beenpretested so you can perform them safely and inexpensively in theclassroom, at a science fair, or at home! Also available in the Science for Every Kid series: ASTRONOMY BIOLOGY CHEMISTRY CONSTELLATIONS DINOSAURS EARTH SCIENCE ECOLOGY GEOGRAPHY GEOMETRY THE HUMAN BODY MATH OCEANS PHYSICS

Janice VanCleave s Food and Nutrition for Every Kid

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How does milk help me grow? Where do vitamins come from? Do carrots really strengthen my eyesight? Find out these answers-in Janice VanCleave's Food and Nutrition for Every Kid. To the delight of children, parents, and teachers everywhere, America's favorite science teacher brings a welcome addition to the popular Science for Every Kid series. Through fun, safe, and easy-to-do experiments, Janice VanCleave teaches kids ages eight to twelve all about food and nutrition. Kids can learn about leavening agents by mixing baking soda with vinegar. They'll explore why different sweeteners vary in sweetness, how to use natural food dyes to dye a T-shirt, and what the food pyramid is-plus much more. Each experiment is broken down into a purpose, list of materials, step-by-step instructions, expected results, and explanations that kids can understand. Every project has been tested and can be performed safely and inexpensively using ordinary household materials.

Janice Vancleave s Chemistry for Every Kid

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Instructions for experiments, each introducing a different chemistry concept and demonstrating that chemistry is a part of our everyday life.

Janice VanCleave s Engineering for Every Kid

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Now you can discover the answers to these and many other fascinating questions about engineering for yourself with this fun-filled resource. Janice VanCleave's Engineering for Every Kid presents entertaining, challenging experiments and activities to help you understand the different types of engineering there are—including structural, solar, electrical, and chemical—and how each is applied to real world everyday situations. Each of the activities is broken down into its purpose, a list of easy-to-find materials, step-by-step instructions, expected results, and a simple scientific explanation. Plus, the book’s 25 projects can easily be used in the classroom, as the basis of a science fair project, or at home just for fun!

Janice VanCleave s Dinosaurs for Every Kid

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What color were dinosaurs? Why did dinosaurs disappear from the earth? How small was the smallest dinosaur? What's a micropachycephalosaurus? Now you can uncover answers to these and other fascinating questions about dinosaurs. Using a single paper towel, you can learn why dinosaur eggs were so small--even those hatched by the biggest "dinomoms." By making a simple jigsaw puzzle you will experience the excitement and challenge of piecing together dinosaur bones. Each low cost, fully illustrated activity--there are 20 altogether--comes with a clear purpose, a list of materials, step-by-step instructions, expected results, and an easy to understand explanation. Every activity has been pretested and can be performed safely and inexpensively in the classroom or at home. Also available in this series from Janice VanCleave: * ASTRONOMY FOR EVERY KID. * BIOLOGY FOR EVERY KID. * CHEMISTRY FOR EVERY KID. * EARTH SCIENCE FOR EVERY KID. * GEOGRAPHY FOR EVERY KID. * GEOMETRY FOR EVERY KID. * THE HUMAN BODY FOR EVERY KID. * MATH FOR EVERY KID. * PHYSICS FOR EVERY KID.

Janice VanCleave s Geometry for Every Kid

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Introduces lines, angles, triangles, squares, polygons, circles, planes, area, and surface area

Janice VanCleave s The Human Body for Every Kid

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What makes the heart beat faster or slower? How do tightrope walkers keep their balance? Why does spinning fast cause dizziness? Explore the mysteries and the workings of the human body through this fascinating collection of ideas, projects, and activities. Have fun while you learn about everything from the body's basic building blocks to how the brain receives messages from other parts of the body. Make a model of a human cell that you can eat for dessert. Make a working model of a human lung from a soda bottle, a balloon, and a garbage bag. Through these and other activities, you'll find out how your lungs supply air to your blood and your heart pumps blood throughout your body; how your body sees, hears, feels, smells, and tastes the world around it; how you lose and regain up to five pounds of skin every year; and much more. Most of the materials you need are already part of you; the rest you will easily find around the house or classroom. Every activity has been "child tested" and can be performed safely and cheaply in the classroom, at a science fair, or at home. Also available in the series from Janice VanCleave: Astronomy for Every Kid Biology for Every Kid Chemistry for Every Kid Dinosaurs for Every Kid Earth Science for Every Kid Geography for Every Kid Geometry for Every Kid Math for Every Kid Physics for Every Kid Kids.

Janice VanCleave s Biology For Every Kid

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This reference indicates the purpose of the experiment, all materials needed, and the correct method for carrying it out, concluding each with a scientific explanation of the result

Janice VanCleave s Math for Every Kid

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How long is the world's longest earthworm? How tall was a brachiosaurus? What's the average diameter of human hair? What's the circumference of the earth at the equator? Now you can discover the answers to these and other fascinating questions about math. Packed with illustrations, Math for Every Kid uses simple problems and activities to teach you about measurements, fractions, graphs, problem solving, and much more! Using activities that relate math to everyday life, this book will help you feel comfortable with math--right from the start. You'll make a sun clock, create a thermometer from a straw, race a paper boat, grow your own bean plant, and even play a game of ring the bottle. Each of the many problems and activities is broken down into its purpose, a list of materials, step-by-step instructions, expected results, and an easy to understand explanation. Every activity has been pretested and can be performed safely and inexpensively in the classroom or at home. Also available in this series from Janice VanCleave: Astronomy for Every Kid Biology for Every Kid Chemistry for Every Kid Dinosaurs for Every Kid Earth Science for Every Kid Geography for Every Kid Geometry for Every Kid The Human Body for Every Kid Physics for Every Kid

Step by Step Science Experiments in Chemistry

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Detailed instructions lead the user into brief experiments in chemistry.

Janice VanCleave s 201 Awesome Magical Bizarre Incredible Experiments

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How do honeybees find their way home? Why is Venus so hot? How can you measure the speed of the wind? What makes a sound loud or soft? Discover the awesome answers to these and other fascinating mysteries in biology, chemistry, physics, earth science, and astronomy. Just try these 201 fun, safe, low-cost experiments at home or in the classroom. You'll look through a drop of water to find out how a magnifying lens works. Using a Styrofoam ball, a pencil, and a lamp, you'll learn why the Moon appears and disappears. With just a jar and some ice cubes, you can demonstrate how rain is formed. Each experiment includes an illustration and easy to follow step-by-step instructions. This companion volume to the enormously popular 200 Gooey, Slippery, Slimy, Weird, and Fun Experiments brings together magical projects from Janice VanCleave's Science for Every Kid and Spectacular Science Projects series--plus 40 all-new experiments that make science come to life. Children Ages 8-12

Janice VanCleave s A Projects in Chemistry

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Janice VanCleave's A+ Projects in Chemistry Are you having a hard time coming up with a good idea for the science fair? Do you want to earn extra credit in your chemistry class? Or do you just want to know how the world really works? Janice VanCleave's A+ Projects in Chemistry can help you, and the best part is it won't involve any complicated or expensive equipment. This step-by-step guide explores 30 different topics and offers dozens of experiment ideas. The book also includes charts, diagrams, and illustrations. Here are just a few of the topics you'll be investigating: *Acid/base reactions * Polymers * Crystals * Electrolytes * Denaturing proteins You'll be amazed at how easy it is to turn your ideas into winning science fair projects. Also available: Janice VanCleave's A+ Projects in Biology

Chemistry for Every Kid

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Instructions for experiments, each introducing a different chemistry concept and demonstrating that chemistry is a part of our everyday life.

Janice VanCleave s Crazy Kooky and Quirky Chemistry Experiments

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Soap scum, brown bananas, clumping milk, and swollen gummi bears are a few of the crazy, kooky, and quirky components of these chemistry experiments from renowned educator Janice VanCleave. Readers will be fascinated by all the principles of chemistry they can learn about by using items they have at home, including hydration, oxidation, expansion, viscosity, and more. Following safe, simple step-by-step instructions, students will have a blast performing each of these twenty-four experiments and gain real, demonstrable knowledge in the field of chemistry.

Janice VanCleave s Science Around the Year

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Presents experiments and activities in such fields as astronomy, biology, chemistry, earth science, and physics that are in some way related to one of the four seasons. Original.

Janice VanCleave s A Science Fair Projects

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A fabulous collection of science projects, explorations,techniques, and ideas! Looking to wow the judges at the science fair this year? Everyone'sfavorite science teacher is here to help. Janice VanCleave's A+Science Fair Projects has everything you need to put together awinning entry, with detailed advice on properly planning yourproject, from choosing a topic and collecting your facts todesigning experiments and presenting your findings. Featuring all-new experiments as well as time-tested projectscollected from Janice VanCleave's A+ series, this easy-to-followguide gives you an informative introduction to the science fairprocess. You get thirty-five complete starter projects on varioustopics in astronomy, biology, chemistry, earth science, andphysics, including explorations of: * The angular distance between celestial bodies * The breathing rate of goldfish * Interactions in an ecosystem * Nutrient differences in soils * Heat transfer in the atmosphere * Magnetism from electricity * And much more! You'll also find lots of helpful tips on how to develop your ownideas into unique projects. Janice VanCleave's A+ Science FairProjects is the ideal guide for any middle or high school studentwho wants to develop a stellar science fair entry.