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Janice Vancleave's Energy for Every Kid
by Janice Pratt VanCleave


Overview - How do plants make their own food?

Why do the different strings on a guitar have differentsounds?

What does the color of a star tell you about how hot the staris?

What's the difference between gamma rays, X-rays, andmicrowaves?
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More About Janice Vancleave's Energy for Every Kid by Janice Pratt VanCleave
 
 
 
Overview
How do plants make their own food?

Why do the different strings on a guitar have differentsounds?

What does the color of a star tell you about how hot the staris?

What's the difference between gamma rays, X-rays, andmicrowaves?

Now you can discover the answers to these and many otherfascinating questions about energy for yourself with thisfun-filled science resource. Packed with illustrations, JaniceVanCleave's Energy for Every Kid presents entertaining, challengingexperiments and activities to help you understand the differenttypes of energy--including heat, sound, electricity, and light--andhow they bring about change in the world around you. You'll developyour problem-solving skills as you create a "leaping frog" thatturns potential energy into kinetic energy, model sound waves witha Slinky?, use a balloon to demonstrate static electricity, make"sun" tea with solar energy, and much more

Each of the activities is broken down into its purpose, a list ofmaterials, step-by-step instructions, expected results, and aneasy-to-understand explanation. Plus, all projects have beenpretested so you can perform them safely and inexpensively in theclassroom, at a science fair, or at home

Also available in the Science for Every Kid series:

ASTRONOMY

BIOLOGY

CHEMISTRY

CONSTELLATIONS

DINOSAURS

EARTH SCIENCE

ECOLOGY

GEOGRAPHY

GEOMETRY

THE HUMAN BODY

MATH

OCEANS

PHYSICS

 
Details
  • ISBN-13: 9780471330998
  • ISBN-10: 047133099X
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Publish Date: October 2005
  • Page Count: 221
  • Reading Level: Ages 9-UP
  • Dimensions: 0.75 x 6 x 9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.72 pounds


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