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Janice VanCleave's 200 Gooey, Slippery, Slimy, Weird and Fun Experiments

Janice VanCleave's 200 Gooey, Slippery, Slimy, Weird and Fun Experiments

ISBN: 978-0-471-57921-2

Nov 1992

128 pages

Select type: Paperback

$14.95

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Description

Why does a cat have a rough tongue? Why is the sky blue? Why does a person snore? How does a submarine rise and submerge? Learn the answers to these and other questions in biology, chemistry, physics, earth science, and astronomy through 200 fun and wacky, safe and low-cost experiments that can be performed at home or in the classroom. In 200 Gooey, Slippery, Slimy, Weird, and Fun Experiments, bestselling author and award-winning science educator Janice VanCleave brings together the best experiments from her popular Science for Every Kid series--plus 40 all-new experiments--to help kids learn about science the fun way. Packed with illustrations, 200 Gooey, Slippery, Slimy, Weird, and Fun Experiments uses simple problems, activities, and projects to explain important science principles through hands-on experience. You can learn how biology, chemistry, physics, earth science, and astronomy relate to your everyday life by making exciting discoveries that lie right at your fingertips! Children Ages 8-12
Partial table of contents:

ATRONOMY.

Blue Sky.

Red Spot.

Glimmer.

Peeper.

Satellite Crash.

Flaming Colors.

Night Lights.

Daytime Stars.

Streaks.

Spirals.

BIOLOGY.

Spicy Escape.

Fluffy Raisins.

Darkness Below.

Hungry Fungus.

Fireflies.

Heads or Tails.

Water Breath.

Finger Monocle.

Soft Bones.

Winker.

CHEMISTRY.

Unseen Movement.

A Rising Ball.

Creeper.

Floating Sticks.

Moving Drop.

Erupting Volcano.

Holes.

Glob.

Crystal Ink.

Drinkable Acid.

EARTH SCIENCE.

Wobbler.

Twilight.

Bubbles.

Crunch.

Ripples.

Fly Away.

Spacey.

Straw Drill.

Cloud Watcher.

Subs.

PHYSICS.

Suspended Airplane.

Force Field.

Electromagnet.

Up Hill.

Over the Edge.

Paper Flop.

Turn Around.

Tug of War.

Balloon Rocket.

Paddle Boat.

Clucking Chicken.

Glossary.

Index.