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Janice VanCleave's Chemistry for Every Kid: 101 Easy Experiments that Really Work

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Janice VanCleave's Chemistry for Every Kid: 101 Easy Experiments that Really Work

Janice VanCleave

ISBN: 978-0-471-62085-3 March 1989 Jossey-Bass 256 Pages

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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.

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Matter.

Forces.

Gases.

Changes.

Phase Changes.

Solutions.

Heat.

Acid or Base.

Glossary.

Resource List.

Index.