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

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

Written by Janice VanCleave
Illustrated by
Part of the Science for Every Kid Series Series

RRP £9.99

Synopsis

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

How do plants make their own food? Why do the different strings on a guitar have different sounds? What does the color of a star tell you about how hot the star is? What's the difference between gamma rays, X-rays, and microwaves? Now you can discover the answers to these and many other fascinating questions about energy for yourself with this fun-filled science resource. Packed with illustrations, Janice VanCleave's Energy for Every Kid presents entertaining, challenging experiments and activities to help you understand the different types of energy - including heat, sound, electricity, and light - and how they bring about change in the world around you. You'll develop your problem-solving skills as you create a 'leaping frog' that turns potential energy into kinetic energy, model sound waves with a 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 of materials, step-by-step instructions, expected results, and an easy-to-understand explanation. Plus, all projects have been pretested so you can perform them safely and inexpensively in the classroom, 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 ; and, Physics .

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 forty children's science books that have sold over two million copies and a resident science fair authority on discovery.com.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
240 pages

Author

Janice VanCleave
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Publisher

John Wiley & Sons Inc an imprint of John Wiley and Sons Ltd

Publication date

4th November 2005

ISBN

9780471330998


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