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Janice Vancleave's Big Book of Play and Find Out Science Projects
by Janice Pratt VanCleave


Overview - Introduce young children to the wonders of science

Using this book as a guide, you and your favorite budding scientistcan have fun exploring the world while you help your child learnabout science and develop important science process skills.
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More About Janice Vancleave's Big Book of Play and Find Out Science Projects by Janice Pratt VanCleave
 
 
 
Overview
Introduce young children to the wonders of science

Using this book as a guide, you and your favorite budding scientistcan have fun exploring the world while you help your child learnabout science and develop important science process skills. You maythink it's hard to get young children interested in science, butjust watch their eyes light up when they make bouncy blubber orplay clay, or when you venture out together in the backyard orlocal park for a bug-collecting expedition. These are the kind ofeveryday explorations that give kids a great foundation for alifetime of science learning.

In this terrific collection of fun, kid-tested science activities, bestselling children's science writer and former teacher JaniceVanCleave has combined her favorite science activities for youngpeople into one jumbo-sized book that you and your children willlove.

Janice VanCleave's Big Book of Play and Find Out Science Projectsincludes over 50 easy-to-do activities and is divided into fourparts:

PHYSICAL SCIENCE: Encourage kids to get physical with science withquestions such as: How does a compass work? Why do I have to wear aseat belt? Why can't I catch a rainbow? Why does my hair stick to acomb?

NATURE: Help children answer questions naturally including: Why docats' eyes glow in the dark? How do fish move up and down in thewater? Why do plants move toward the sun? Can squirrels reallyfly?

BUGS: Challenge the science bug in kids with questions such as: Whydo fireflies light up? How do butterflies drink? Where do spiderscome from? Why are walkingsticks hard to find?

HUMAN BODY: Capture children's imaginations about the whole body ofscience with questions like these: Why do I have hair on my body?How does my heart sound? Why do foods taste different? Why are mybones hard?


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  • ISBN-13: 9780787989286
  • ISBN-10: 0787989282
  • Publisher: Jossey-Bass
  • Publish Date: March 2007
  • Page Count: 213
  • Reading Level: Ages 8-12
  • Dimensions: 10.9 x 8.4 x 0.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.2 pounds

Series: Janice VanCleave's Science for Fun

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