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Janice VanCleave's Rocks and Minerals: Mind-Boggling Experiments You Can Turn Into Science Fair Projects

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Janice VanCleave's Rocks and Minerals: Mind-Boggling Experiments You Can Turn Into Science Fair Projects

Janice VanCleave

ISBN: 978-0-471-10269-4 January 1996 96 Pages

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What are fossils?
* How do stalactites and stalagmites form?
* Can rock melt?

Janice VanCleave's Rocks and Minerals includes 20 fun and simpleexperiments that allow you to discover the answers to these andother fascinating questions about rocks and minerals, plus dozensof additional suggestions for developing your own science fairprojects.

See how sedimentary rock is formed using two pillows, a yardstick,and some masking tape. Make models of rocks and minerals withgumdrops, toothpicks, and plastic bags. Learn what carbonateminerals are and how to identify them using a glass jar, somevinegar, and an egg. All experiments use inexpensive householdmaterials and involve a minimum of preparation and clean up.

Children ages 8-12

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

Janice VanCleave's Volcanoes

Janice VanCleave's Weather
Building Blocks.

Patterns.

What's Inside?

Snap!

Scratch.

Powdered.

Heavy.

Bubbler.

Pointer.

Dripstones.

Sliced.

Squeezed.

Recycled Rock.

Melt Down.

Transformed.

Splitters.

Changed.

Splat!

Rock Record.

Collection.

Appendix.

Glossary.

Index.