Wiley Publishing Janice VanCleaves 201 Awesome, Magical, Bizarre, and Incredible Experiments

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, youll learn about gravity from funnels that seem to defy nature by rolling up hill. Using a balloon as a power source, youll make a fluorescent light bulb glow and learn how electrons are used to produce light. And youll 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 Book Details:Format: Paperback Publication Date: 3/1/1991 Pages: 256 Reading Level: Age 9 and Up Author: Janice VanCleave Publisher: Wiley Dimensions: 6.02in length x 0.66in width x 9.01in height Weight: 10.4oz. How do honeybees find their way home? Why is Venus so hot? How can you measure the speed of the wind? What makes a sound loud or soft? Discover the awesome answers to these and other fascinating mysteries in biology, chemistry, physics, earth science, and astronomy. Just try these 201 fun, safe, low-cost experiments at home or in the classroom. Youll look through a drop of water to find out how a magnifying lens works. Using a Styrofoam ball, a pencil, and a lamp, youll learn why the Moon appears and disappears. With just a jar and some ice cubes, you can demonstrate how rain is formed. Each experiment includes an illustration and easy to follow step-by-step instructions. This companion volume to the enormously popular 200 Gooey, Slippery, Slimy, Weird, and Fun Experiments brings together magical projects from Janice VanCleaves Science for Every Kid and Spectacular Science Projects series--plus 40 all-new experiments that make science come to life. Children Ages 8-12 Book Details:Format: Paperback Publication Date: 4/29/1994 Pages: 128 Reading Level: Age 9 and Up Author: Janice VanCleave Publisher: Jossey-Bass Dimensions: 8.46in length x 0.35in width x 10.78in height Weight: 11.19oz. Why do newspapers turn yellow? How does bleach make colors disappear? Why cant you mix oil and water? Find out the answers to these and other mysteries of chemistry in this fascinating collection of ideas, projects, and activities that teach the basics of chemistry theory and practice. Turn steel wool into a glutinous green blob. Separate an egg from its shell without breaking the shell. Make copper pennies turn green. Have fun while you learn simple chemistry from a solution of colored water, and the behavior of gases with the help of a soda bottle. Through these and other activities, youll explore the structure of matter, the workings of acids, gases, and solutions . . . and much more. Youll find most of the materials you need around the house or classroom. Every activity has been pretested and can be performed safely and cheaply in the classroom, at a science fair, or at home. 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. Book Details:Format: Paperback Publication Date: 3/13/1989 Pages: 256 Reading Level: Age 9 and Up Author: Janice VanCleave Publisher: Jossey-Bass Dimensions: 6.06in length x 0.98in width x 8.97in height Weight: 11.19oz. Now Read More

LeapFrog
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LeapFrog LeapPad Ultra Learning Tablet - Green with $20 App Center Card Built for kids, inside and out, LeapPad Ultra is the 100% ...kid-perfect tablet with 7" hi-res screen, kid-safe Wi-Fi that works with 800+ fun and educator-approved games and apps. Age 4-9 years Works with LeapFrog Explorer cartridges and apps (sold separately) Features LeapPad Ultra is built from the ground up to be ultra-tough for kids and has all the features kids want. Play, draw and write on a 7" hi-res screen, designed with feather-light responsiveness for a kid's touch or for stylus-based play. Capture your world in two ways with front-and-back cameras and video recorders. Add cool new filters and effects with Photo Fun Ultra, and create crisp, colorful masterpieces with the enhanced Art Studio Ultra app. Rock out to included learning songs or jam to your own music with the built-in MP3 player. Your pet can even chat and play with other pets in two peer-to-peer apps included! Enjoy the instant fun of Wi-Fi in a secure, kid-friendly tablet. Kids can use LeapSearch, powered by Zui, to browse only the safest videos and images from the web in a safe, walled-off environment. For added peace of mind, simple device parental settings make it a snap to take charge of your child's online experience?no stress, no surprises! LeapPad Ultra works with LeapFrog's award-winning library of 800+ educator-approved apps, games, eBooks, videos, music and more. The library draws on 2,600 skills in auto-leveling games that adapt to your child's pace in subjects like reading and writing, mathematics, creativity and life skills and science and social studies. Play with game cartridges or download apps directly to the device with the Wi-Fi App Center?with 8GB of storage and a built-in lithium ion rechargeable battery, the learning fun never ends! Parents can also connect to the LeapFrog Learning Path to see the details of their child's play and learning, including levels achieved, skills practiced and recently played games. Celebrate accomplishments with online rewards, and gather ideas to support the learning. Recommended Ages:4 - 9 Weight: 0.22 lb Read More

LeapFrog
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LeapFrog LeapPad Ultra Learning Tablet - Pink with $20 App Center Card Built for kids, inside and out, LeapPad Ultra is the 100% k...id-perfect tablet with 7" hi-res screen, kid-safe Wi-Fi that works with 800+ fun and educator-approved games and apps. Age 4-9 years Works with LeapFrog Explorer cartridges and apps (sold separately) Features LeapPad Ultra is built from the ground up to be ultra-tough for kids and has all the features kids want. Play, draw and write on a 7" hi-res screen, designed with feather-light responsiveness for a kid's touch or for stylus-based play. Capture your world in two ways with front-and-back cameras and video recorders. Add cool new filters and effects with Photo Fun Ultra, and create crisp, colorful masterpieces with the enhanced Art Studio Ultra app. Rock out to included learning songs or jam to your own music with the built-in MP3 player. Your pet can even chat and play with other pets in two peer-to-peer apps included! Enjoy the instant fun of Wi-Fi in a secure, kid-friendly tablet. Kids can use LeapSearch, powered by Zui, to browse only the safest videos and images from the web in a safe, walled-off environment. For added peace of mind, simple device parental settings make it a snap to take charge of your child's online experience?no stress, no surprises! LeapPad Ultra works with LeapFrog's award-winning library of 800+ educator-approved apps, games, eBooks, videos, music and more. The library draws on 2,600 skills in auto-leveling games that adapt to your child's pace in subjects like reading and writing, mathematics, creativity and life skills and science and social studies. Play with game cartridges or download apps directly to the device with the Wi-Fi App Center?with 8GB of storage and a built-in lithium ion rechargeable battery, the learning fun never ends! Parents can also connect to the LeapFrog Learning Path to see the details of their child's play and learning, including levels achieved, skills practiced and recently played games. Celebrate accomplishments with online rewards, and gather ideas to support the learning. Recommended Ages:4 - 9 Weight: 0.22 lb Read More

Manhattan Toy
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The classic winkel now features a sweet little animal face! An adorable owl face has been placed inside the classic Winkel loop st...ructure for added engagement. Still features the option to chill so it becomes a cool, soothing teether! ABOUT MANHATTAN TOY Play is discovery and exploration, and joy, and growth, and learning, and so much more. And for us play is serious work. So when we bring play to life, we do it with a commitment to the finest in craftsmanship and creativity. All of our products, from the newest concepts to our time-tested classics, are innovatively designed to inspire imaginative play and delight our consumers large and small. Originality Founded in 1979 by Francis Goldwyn (grandson of motion picture studio owner Sam Goldwyn), Manhattan Toy pioneered the use of non-traditional fabrics in toy design and introduced delightful new body styles in soft toys. Although Goldwyn is no longer involved in the ownership of Manhattan Toy, we remain true to his vision of marching to the beat of a different (toy) drum. Developmental Value Play is not only fun, it's essential to a child's cognitive, emotional, and social development. Our design process blends science and whimsy to produce toys that offer children a rich array of visual and tactile stimulation and unlimited opportunities for imaginative exploration. Quality and Safety Our unsurpassed quality standards ensure that our toys are both durable and safe. Prior to manufacture, each Manhattan Toy design is thoroughly tested to comply with the most rigorous international standards for children's products. Our quality assurance team continually reviews designs and procedures to ensure that products exceed both existing and new safety regulations. Read More

Manhattan Toy
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The ultra-plush Sweet Pea Soft Rattle features a sleepy Snuggle Pods character with a removable hood. The rattle's easy-to-grasp l...oop is great for even the tiniest of hands. ABOUT MANHATTAN TOY Play is discovery and exploration, and joy, and growth, and learning, and so much more. And for us play is serious work. So when we bring play to life, we do it with a commitment to the finest in craftsmanship and creativity. All of our products, from the newest concepts to our time-tested classics, are innovatively designed to inspire imaginative play and delight our consumers large and small. Originality Founded in 1979 by Francis Goldwyn (grandson of motion picture studio owner Sam Goldwyn), Manhattan Toy pioneered the use of non-traditional fabrics in toy design and introduced delightful new body styles in soft toys. Although Goldwyn is no longer involved in the ownership of Manhattan Toy, we remain true to his vision of marching to the beat of a different (toy) drum. Developmental Value Play is not only fun, it's essential to a child's cognitive, emotional, and social development. Our design process blends science and whimsy to produce toys that offer children a rich array of visual and tactile stimulation and unlimited opportunities for imaginative exploration. Quality and Safety Our unsurpassed quality standards ensure that our toys are both durable and safe. Prior to manufacture, each Manhattan Toy design is thoroughly tested to comply with the most rigorous international standards for children's products. Our quality assurance team continually reviews designs and procedures to ensure that products exceed both existing and new safety regulations. Recommended Ages:0 ? 2 Dimensions: 5.0197in length x 1.9685in width x 6.4961in height Weight: 0.07lb Read More

Manhattan Toy
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The classic winkel has a new animal themed style! An adorable lion face has been placed inside the classic Winkel loop structure f...or added engagement. Zoo Winkels Lion still features the option to chill so it becomes a cool, soothing teether! ABOUT MANHATTAN TOY Play is discovery and exploration, and joy, and growth, and learning, and so much more. And for us play is serious work. So when we bring play to life, we do it with a commitment to the finest in craftsmanship and creativity. All of our products, from the newest concepts to our time-tested classics, are innovatively designed to inspire imaginative play and delight our consumers large and small. Originality Founded in 1979 by Francis Goldwyn (grandson of motion picture studio owner Sam Goldwyn), Manhattan Toy pioneered the use of non-traditional fabrics in toy design and introduced delightful new body styles in soft toys. Although Goldwyn is no longer involved in the ownership of Manhattan Toy, we remain true to his vision of marching to the beat of a different (toy) drum. Developmental Value Play is not only fun, it's essential to a child's cognitive, emotional, and social development. Our design process blends science and whimsy to produce toys that offer children a rich array of visual and tactile stimulation and unlimited opportunities for imaginative exploration. Quality and Safety Our unsurpassed quality standards ensure that our toys are both durable and safe. Prior to manufacture, each Manhattan Toy design is thoroughly tested to comply with the most rigorous international standards for children's products. Our quality assurance team continually reviews designs and procedures to ensure that products exceed both existing and new safety regulations. Dimensions:6in length x 5 in width x 2 in height Read More

University Games
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No Assembly Required No Batteries Required University Games Brain Quest Smart Game Encourage kids to learn while having fun with U...niversity Games Brain Quest Smart Game. Based on their school curriculum, this game includes various questions in five different categories: science, mathematics, art, reading, time and money. These questions have been selected for lots of easy competition. Why You'll Love It: Teach kids the basics of lots of important subjects. Age: 6 years and up Features Features questions from different subject categories in school Based on activity brain quest card decks Invites players to answer questions at a variety of grade levels Recommended Ages:8 ? 12 Weight: 1.8 lb Read More

Manhattan Toy
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No Assembly Required No Batteries Required These easy to hold Orbit Baby Beads will entertain baby with their whimsical shapes and... colors. The wooden beads are strung together with an elastic cord and can be manipulated into an endless number of configurations. This out-of-this-world toy is brightly colored with non-to x ic, water-based finishes. Product Measures: 6 x 4.5 x 1.5 Recommended Ages: 3 months and up ABOUT MANHATTAN TOY Play is discovery and exploration, and joy, and growth, and learning, and so much more. And for us play is serious work. So when we bring play to life, we do it with a commitment to the finest in craftsmanship and creativity. All of our products, from the newest concepts to our time-tested classics, are innovatively designed to inspire imaginative play and delight our consumers large and small. Originality Founded in 1979 by Francis Goldwyn (grandson of motion picture studio owner Sam Goldwyn), Manhattan Toy pioneered the use of non-traditional fabrics in toy design and introduced delightful new body styles in soft toys. Although Goldwyn is no longer involved in the ownership of Manhattan Toy, we remain true to his vision of marching to the beat of a different (toy) drum. Developmental Value Play is not only fun, it's essential to a child's cognitive, emotional, and social development. Our design process blends science and whimsy to produce toys that offer children a rich array of visual and tactile stimulation and unlimited opportunities for imaginative exploration. Quality and Safety Our unsurpassed quality standards ensure that our toys are both durable and safe. Prior to manufacture, each Manhattan Toy design is thoroughly tested to comply with the most rigorous international standards for children's products. Our quality assurance team continually reviews designs and procedures to ensure that products exceed both existing and new safety regulations. Read More

4M
$9.99 $25.99 at YoYo.com

No Batteries Required Toysmith 4 M Weather Station Kit Toysmith 4 M Weather Station Kit is a little lab toy for budding scientists.... It's a great for kids interested in the environment and changes in weather. This educational kit features an anemometer, wind wane, thermometer and rain gauge. Kids can even conduct experiments on the greenhouse effect. Why You'll Love It: Toysmith 4 M Weather Station Kit helps create a terrarium. Age: 8 years and up Features Environmental educational kit Great for science projects Recommended Ages:8 ? 15 Weight: 0.2 lb Read More

4M
VTech
$22.99 $24.99 at YoYo.com

VTech InnoTab Software - Dinosaur Train In the new Dinosaur Train educational software title for the InnoTab Learning App Tablet, ...your child can join Buddy and Tiny through a variety of adventures as they learn skills in science, reading, math, creativity, and more! Read the e-book to see Buddy learn about teeth after he loses his first tooth. Or play the learning games where Buddy and Tiny take the Dinosaur Train to exciting places where they make new friends. As they play, your child will love exploring under the sea and the Big Pond as they learn about fossils. To bring out their artistic side, your child can create music or design their own unique Dinosaur Train tickets by playing with the creative activities! Product Measures: .5 by 2.1 by 1.5 Recommended Ages: 4 - 6 years Read More

Manhattan Toy
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No Assembly Required No Batteries Required Manhattan Toy Natural Classic Baby Beads Manhattan Toy Natural Classic Baby Beads engag...es children while promoting easy learning. The wooden beads are strung together with an elastic cord and can be manipulated in an endless number of ways. This toy is made from replenishable rubberwood with a water based, non-toxic finish. Why Youll Love It: It is made from natural materials and engages children in activity that encourages easy learning. Age: 3 months and up. Features No dyes used in the manufacturing process An ideal developmental toy for newborns Encourages easy learning ABOUT MANHATTAN TOY Play is discovery and exploration, and joy, and growth, and learning, and so much more. And for us play is serious work. So when we bring play to life, we do it with a commitment to the finest in craftsmanship and creativity. All of our products, from the newest concepts to our time-tested classics, are innovatively designed to inspire imaginative play and delight our consumers large and small. Originality Founded in 1979 by Francis Goldwyn (grandson of motion picture studio owner Sam Goldwyn), Manhattan Toy pioneered the use of non-traditional fabrics in toy design and introduced delightful new body styles in soft toys. Although Goldwyn is no longer involved in the ownership of Manhattan Toy, we remain true to his vision of marching to the beat of a different (toy) drum. Developmental Value Play is not only fun, it's essential to a child's cognitive, emotional, and social development. Our design process blends science and whimsy to produce toys that offer children a rich array of visual and tactile stimulation and unlimited opportunities for imaginative exploration. Quality and Safety Our unsurpassed quality standards ensure that our toys are both durable and safe. Prior to manufacture, each Manhattan Toy design is thoroughly tested to comply with the most rigorous international standards for children's products. Our quality assurance team continually reviews designs and procedures to ensure that products exceed both existing and new safety regulations. Weight: 0.25 lb Read More

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