Janice Vancleave's Volcanoes: Mind-boggling Experiments You Can Turn into Science Fair Projects by Janice VanCleave


Janice Vancleave's Volcanoes: Mind-boggling Experiments You Can Turn into Science Fair Projects by Janice VanCleave

This book is part of the perfect science fair idea books series Spectacular Science Projects . Janice VanCleave's Volcanoes : Why do volcanoes erupt? How do scientists predict volcanoes? Where are most volcanoes found? Janice VanCleave's Volcanoes includes 20 fun and simple experiments that allow you to discover the answers to these and other fascinating questions about volcanoes, plus dozens of additional suggestions for developing your own science fair projects. Learn about predicting volcanic eruptions with a simple experiment using a magnet, a nail, and a piece of cardboard. Explore the fiery unseen interior of a volcano using a potato and a plastic soda bottle. Find out how lava forms into rocks using marbles in a box. All experiments use inexpensive household materials and involve a minimum of preparation and clean up. This title is suitable for children of ages 8-12. The following titles are also available in the Spectacular Science Projects Series : Janice VanCleave's Animals ; Janice VanCleave's Earthquakes ; Janice VanCleave's Electricity ; Janice VanCleave's Gravity ; Janice VanCleave's Machines ; Janice VanCleave's Magnets ; Janice VanCleave's Molecules ; Janice VanCleave's Microscopes and Magnifying Lenses ; and, Janice VanCleave's Weather .

About the Author

JANICE VANCLEAVE, the author of the popular Science for Every Kid series, is a former science teacher and a captivating presenter at museums, schools, and bookstores nationwide.

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96 pages


Janice VanCleave
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Publication date

2nd March 1994



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