Constellations for Every Kid Easy Activities that Make Learning Science Fun by Janice VanCleave


Constellations for Every Kid Easy Activities that Make Learning Science Fun by Janice VanCleave

Where can you find Leo the lion? How can you bring a constellation into your room? What are the oldest stars? How did the Milky Way Galaxy get its name? Now you can explore the answers to these and other questions in Janice VanCleave's Constellations for Every Kid. Find the constellations Draco, Libra, Hydra, Hercules, and many more from your own backyard. Make a star disk that can track star movements. Find out what a balloon can tell us about stars. With activities like making an astronomer's flashlight and a shoebox planetarium, Janice VanCleave's Constellations for Every Kid will have you reaching for the stars. Each of the activities begins with a statement of purpose, followed by 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 at home or in the classroom. 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 ECOLOGY FOR EVERY KID GEOGRAPHY FOR EVERY KID GEOMETRY FOR EVERY KID THE HUMAN BODY FOR EVERY KID MATH FOR EVERY KID OCEANS FOR EVERY KID PHYSICS FOR EVERY KID

About the Author

JANICE VANCLEAVE loves to teach kids about science. She's the award-winning author of more than 30 books, including the bestselling Science for Every Kid and Spectacular Science Projects series.

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256 pages
Interest Age: 8-12


Janice VanCleave
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Publication date

23rd July 1997



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