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

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$16.00

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

Janice VanCleave

ISBN: 978-0-471-53010-7 August 1991 248 Pages

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How are mountains formed?

What makes the air we breathe?

What causes the ocean waves?

Now you can learn the answers to these and other questions aboutthe earth, sea, and air through 101 fun, safe, low-cost experimentsand activities that can be performed at home or in the classroom.In Earth Science for Every Kid, you'll use a tennis ball and amarble to demonstrate a solar eclipse. You'll make a peanut butterand jelly sandwich to understand sedimentary rock formation. And,with the assistance of a Slinky(r) and a helper, you'll learn aboutthe motion of water waves.

Each of the 101 experiments is broken down into its purpose, a listof materials, step-by-step instructions, expected results, and aneasy to understand explanation. Every activity has been pretestedand can be performed safely and inexpensively in the classroom orat home.

Also available in this series from Janice VanCleave:
* ASTRONOMY FOR EVERY KID
* BIOLOGY FOR EVERY KID
* CHEMISTRY FOR EVERY KID
* DINOSAURS 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
Partial table of contents:

EARTH IN SPACE.

Bulging Ball.

Wobbler.

Tilt.

Eclipse.

ROCKS AND MINERALS.

Salty.

Needles.

Deposits.

Spoon Pen.

CRUSTAL MOVEMENT.

Rub-a-Dub.

Shifting.

Pop Top.

Dipper.

Dynamo.

Ripples.

EROSION.

Rusty Rock.

Rock Eater.

Shaping.

Run Off.

Up and Down.

ATMOSPHERE.

Spacey.

Straw Drill.

Increasing.

How Fast?.

Which Way?.

WEATHER.

Barometer.

Cloud Watcher.

Wet Bulb.

Floating Flakes.

Micro-Bolt.

Bang!.

OCEANS.

Wave Action.

Bobber.

Bump!.

Twirler.

Super Cooled.

Slosh!.

Tides.

Glossary.

Index.