Chemistry for every kid

101 easy experiments that really work

Chemistry for every kid

Instructions for experiments, each introducing a different chemistry concept and demonstrating that chemistry is a part of our everyday life.

Janice VanCleave's Chemistry for Every Kid

101 Easy Experiments that Really Work

Janice VanCleave's Chemistry for Every Kid

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.

Janice VanCleave's Dinosaurs for Every Kid

Easy Activities that Make Learning Science Fun

Janice VanCleave's Dinosaurs for Every Kid

What color were dinosaurs? Why did dinosaurs disappear from the earth? How small was the smallest dinosaur? What's a micropachycephalosaurus? Now you can uncover answers to these and other fascinating questions about dinosaurs. Using a single paper towel, you can learn why dinosaur eggs were so small--even those hatched by the biggest "dinomoms." By making a simple jigsaw puzzle you will experience the excitement and challenge of piecing together dinosaur bones. Each low cost, fully illustrated activity--there are 20 altogether--comes with a clear purpose, a list of materials, step-by-step instructions, expected results, and an easy to understand explanation. Every activity has been pretested and can be performed safely and inexpensively in the classroom or at home. Also available in this series from Janice VanCleave: * ASTRONOMY FOR EVERY KID. * BIOLOGY FOR EVERY KID. * CHEMISTRY 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.

Janice VanCleave's Engineering for Every Kid

Easy Activities That Make Learning Science Fun

Janice VanCleave's Engineering for Every Kid

Now you can discover the answers to these and many other fascinating questions about engineering for yourself with this fun-filled resource. Janice VanCleave's Engineering for Every Kid presents entertaining, challenging experiments and activities to help you understand the different types of engineering there are—including structural, solar, electrical, and chemical—and how each is applied to real world everyday situations. Each of the activities is broken down into its purpose, a list of easy-to-find materials, step-by-step instructions, expected results, and a simple scientific explanation. Plus, the book’s 25 projects can easily be used in the classroom, as the basis of a science fair project, or at home just for fun!

Biology for every kid

101 easy experiments that really work

Biology for every kid

This reference indicates the purpose of the experiment, all materials needed, and the correct method for carrying it out, concluding each with a scientific explanation of the result

Janice VanCleave's Physics for Every Kid

101 Easy Experiments in Motion, Heat, Light, Machines, and Sound

Janice VanCleave's Physics for Every Kid

How do magnets work? What makes a curve ball curve? What keeps an airplane in the air? How can a pulley make you five times stronger? Now you can learn the answers to these and other questions about basic physics through 101 fun, safe, low-cost experiments and activities that can be performed at home or in the classroom. In Physics for Every Kid, you'll learn about gravity from funnels that seem to defy nature by rolling up hill. Using a balloon as a power source, you'll make a fluorescent light bulb glow and learn how electrons are used to produce light. And you'll levitate a Ping-Pong ball to understand aerodynamics. Each of the 101 experiments is broken down into its purpose, a list of materials, step-by-step instructions, expected results, and an easy to understand explanation. Every activity has been pretested and can be performed safely and inexpensively in the classroom or at 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 Earth Science for Every Kid Geography for Every Kid Geometry for Every Kid The Human Body for Every Kid Math for Every Kid

Janice VanCleave's Energy for Every Kid

Easy Activities That Make Learning Science Fun

Janice VanCleave's Energy for Every Kid

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

Janice VanCleave's Math for Every Kid

Easy Activities that Make Learning Math Fun

Janice VanCleave's Math for Every Kid

How long is the world's longest earthworm? How tall was a brachiosaurus? What's the average diameter of human hair? What's the circumference of the earth at the equator? Now you can discover the answers to these and other fascinating questions about math. Packed with illustrations, Math for Every Kid uses simple problems and activities to teach you about measurements, fractions, graphs, problem solving, and much more! Using activities that relate math to everyday life, this book will help you feel comfortable with math--right from the start. You'll make a sun clock, create a thermometer from a straw, race a paper boat, grow your own bean plant, and even play a game of ring the bottle. Each of the many problems and activities is broken down into its purpose, a list of materials, step-by-step instructions, expected results, and an easy to understand explanation. Every activity has been pretested and can be performed safely and inexpensively in the classroom or at 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 Earth Science for Every Kid Geography for Every Kid Geometry for Every Kid The Human Body for Every Kid Physics for Every Kid