Wiley Publishing Janice VanCleaves 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, 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

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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 strong...er? 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

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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 strong...er? 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

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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 strong...er? 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

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What are fossils? * How do stalactites and stalagmites form? * Can rock melt? Janice VanCleaves Rocks and Minerals includes 20 fun... and simple experiments that allow you to discover the answers to these and other fascinating questions about rocks and minerals, plus dozens of additional suggestions for developing your own science fair projects. See how sedimentary rock is formed using two pillows, a yardstick, and some masking tape. Make models of rocks and minerals with gumdrops, toothpicks, and plastic bags. Learn what carbonate minerals are and how to identify them using a glass jar, some vinegar, and an egg. All experiments use inexpensive household materials and involve a minimum of preparation and clean up. Children ages 8-12 Also available in the Spectacular Science Projects series: Janice VanCleaves Animals Janice VanCleaves Earthquakes Janice VanCleaves Electricity Janice VanCleaves Gravity Janice VanCleaves Machines Janice VanCleaves Magnets Janice VanCleaves Molecules Janice VanCleaves Microscopes and Magnifying Lenses Janice VanCleaves Volcanoes Janice VanCleaves Weather Book Details:Format: Paperback Publication Date: 12/29/1995 Pages: 96 Author: Janice VanCleave Publisher: Wiley Dimensions: 8.11in length x 0.27in width x 8.26in height Weight: 8oz. Read More

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How do plants make their own food? Why do the different strings on a guitar have different sounds? What does the color of a star t...ell you about how hot the star is? Whats the difference between gamma rays, X-rays, and microwaves? Now you can discover the answers to these and many other fascinating questions about energy for yourself with this fun-filled science resource. Packed with illustrations, Janice VanCleaves Energy for Every Kid presents entertaining, challenging experiments and activities to help you understand the different types of energy--including heat, sound, electricity, and light--and how they bring about change in the world around you. Youll develop your problem-solving skills as you create a leaping frog that turns potential energy into kinetic energy, model sound waves with a 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 of materials, step-by-step instructions, expected results, and an easy-to-understand explanation. Plus, all projects have been pretested so you can perform them safely and inexpensively in the classroom, 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 Book Details:Format: Paperback Publication Date: 10/10/2005 Pages: 236 Reading Level: Age 9 and Up Author: Janice VanCleave Publisher: Wiley Dimensions: 6.02in length x 0.62in width x 9.01in height Weight: 12oz. Read More

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Have you ever seen inventors on TV or in the newspaper and thought, That could be me! Well, it certainly could?and this book shows... you how. Kids Inventing! gives you easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions for turning your ideas into realities for fun, competition, and even profit. From finding an idea and creating a working model to patenting, manufacturing, and selling your invention, you get expert guidance in all the different stages of inventing. Youll see how to keep an inventors log, present your ideas, and work as part of a team or with a mentor. Youll meet inspiring kids just like you who designed their own award-winning inventions. And youll see how to prepare for the various state and national invention contests held each year, as well as international competitions and science fairs. Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 8/24/2005 Pages: 148 Reading Level: Age 11 and Up Author: Susan Casey Publisher: Jossey-Bass Dimensions: 7.51in length x 0.31in width x 9.37in height Read More

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Harried parents or teachers seeking ideas for science fair projects will find this resource a godsend. -Science Books and Films An... excellent resource for students looking for ideas. -Booklist Useful information and hints on how to design, conduct, and present a science project. -Library Journal Sound advice on how to put together a first-rate project. -Alan Newman, American Chemical Society Want the inside tips for putting together a first-rate science fair project that will increase your understanding of the scientific method, help you to learn more about a fascinating science topic, and impress science fair judges? The Complete Handbook of Science Fair Projects, newly revised and updated, is the ultimate guide to every aspect of choosing, preparing, and presenting an outstanding science fair project. Special features of this unbeatable guide include: * 50 award-winning projects from actual science fairs-including many new project ideas-along with an expanded list of 500 fascinating science fair topics suitable for grades 7 and up * Straightforward, highly detailed guidelines on how to develop an outstanding project-from selecting a great topic and conducting your experiment to organizing data, giving oral and visual presentations, and much more * The latest ISEF rules and guidelines * Updated information on resources and state and regional science fair listings The Complete Handbook of Science Fair Projects gives you all the guidance youll need to create a science fair project worthy of top honors. Book Details:Format: Paperback Publication Date: 11/21/2003 Pages: 228 Reading Level: Age 12 and Up Author: Julianne Blair Bochinski Publisher: Wiley Dimensions: 7.08in length x 0.62in width x 9.96in height Weight: 15.19oz. Read More

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Untangle the Mystery of Human Hair! Listen to a Heart Throb! Sniff Out Why Stinky Feet Stink! SCIENCE THAT REALLY GETS UNDER YOUR ...SKIN! Explore the amazing human body, from the hair on your head to your stinky feet * Smell like a salmon * Build a balloon intestine * Mix up a batch of fake blood * Crack your genetic code How much air do your lungs hold? How are your bones like a roll of toilet paper? Where does all your old dead skin go? How can you figure out how tall a person is from the size of his or her feet? You ll find out the answers in Head to Toe Science. More than 40 fun, easy-to-do activities using ordinary products found around your house let you discover the wonders of your body from top to bottom, inside and out your brain, your bones, your digestive, circulatory, and nervous systems, and much more! Book Details:Format: Paperback Publication Date: 3/10/2000 Pages: 128 Reading Level: Age 8 and Up Author: Jim Wiese Publisher: Wiley Dimensions: 7.08in length x 0.31in width x 9.99in height Weight: 8oz. Read More

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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 strong...er? 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

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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 strong...er? 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

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Engino Mechanical Science: Cams and Cranks Engino Mechanical Science: Cams and Cranks help kids build an oil drill, a flying eagle..., a crane and a moving figure. The principle behind the construction of cams and cranks is the conversion of reciprocal motion into linear motion. This play set is an advanced three-dimensional model. With multi-faceted rods and connectors, the system allows the creation of geometrical figures. These figures allow connectivity on up to six sides simultaneously. The system allows the transformation of rods into connectors. This makes possible the creation of dense or open construction. Why Youll Love It: Engino Mechanical Science: Cams and Cranks help kids develop basic knowledge on physics and the fundamentals of motion. This play set is meant for entertainment and also serves as a piece of educational tool. Features Multidimensional construction system Builds structures and machines Easy to assemble Built to last long Serves as an educational toy Addition to home-school curriculum Includes Activity book Booklet with detailed building instructions Recommended Ages:6 ? 15 Read More

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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, its essential to a childs 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 childrens 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 rattles easy-to-grasp lo...op 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, its essential to a childs 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 childrens 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
$14.00 at YoYo.com

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, its essential to a childs 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 childrens 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

Manhattan Toy
$16.29 at YoYo.com

Little Bloom Wiggle Flower Activity Toy The Little Bloom Wiggle Flower jiggles with just a pull on the rattle teether. Baby will l...ove this toys shape, bright patterns and fun fabrics, ribbons and crinkle paper. 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, its essential to a childs 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 childrens 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: 5.5in length x 5.5in width x 6in height Weight: 0.25lb Read More

Manhattan Toy
$22.79 at YoYo.com

Manhattan Toys Lenny Kreecher A lab tech thought it would be interesting to cross-pollinate throw pillows with a puff the magic dr...agon bedspread. Despite his garishly good looks, lenny dreams of someday becoming a real dragon. Part of the Kreecher Family from Manhattan Toy an experiment gone horribly right? 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, its essential to a childs 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 childrens products. Our quality assurance team continually reviews designs and procedures to ensure that products exceed both existing and new safety regulations. Recommended Ages:3 ? 15 Dimensions: 13.5in length x 7in width x 15in height Read More

University Games
$20.79 $24.99 at YoYo.com

University Games Brain Quest Smart Game Encourage kids to learn while having fun with University Games Brain Quest Smart Game. Bas...ed 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 Youll Love It: Teach kids the basics of lots of important subjects. Age: 6 years and up FeaturesFeatures 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 University Games Brain Quest Game Its fun to be smart. This game reinforces scholastic skills as players compete at their own grade levels in history, math, science and English. Product Dimensions: 10.5 (L) x 10.5 (W) x 2.75 (H) Age: 6 to 12 years Recommended Ages:6 ? 12 Product Dimensions (inches): 10.5 (L) x 10.5 (W) x 2.8 (H) Product Weight: 2.4 lbs. Read More

Manhattan Toy
$10.79 $15.28 at YoYo.com

Little Bloom Tiny Bud Rattle The Little Bloom Tiny Bud is a soft version of the classic rattle. This toy features bright patterns,... fun fabrics, ribbons, rattle and a crinkle paper leaf. 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, its essential to a childs 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 childrens 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: 3in length x 7.5in width x 3in height Read More

Elenco
$12.49 $12.62 at YoYo.com

The Elenco Electronic Crystal Radio Kit is a great introduction to electronics and radio science. Learn by building your own Cryst...al Radio Kit. It is fun and and educational. Your Crystal Radio will receive, when completed, some AM radio bands. An easy to understand, illustrated manual is included. Features include: ?Great Introduction to Electronics and Radio Science. ?Receive real broadcast radio! ?No Soldering required. ?Quality Elenco Electronics Kit. Recommended Ages:8 ? 12 Dimensions: 9.99in length x 2.51in width x 7.99in height Read More

Safari Ltd.
$11.49 at YoYo.com

Safari Horses Toob Safari Horses Toob is a collection of twelve beautiful horses. Each horse is a different color and breed. Neatl...y sculpted and painted by hand, the horses are beautiful replicas. The label with educational facts makes it even more interesting. Why Youll Love It: This award-winning set is packed in an acetate tube and can be carried anywhere. Age: 3 to 12 years Features Packed in a nice acetate tube thats reusable Portable and safety-tested Phthalate-free Can be used in science projects Includes: Horse replicas Miniature collectibles with over 50 different themes. Excellent carry-along for any excursion since the figures are neatly packed in a reusable acetate tube. Each ToobŪ includes a fun educational fact on the label. All products are hand-painted, phthalate-free and thoroughly safety tested. Award: Doctor Toy Includes: 10 figures Recommended Ages: 3 years - 12 years Dimensions: 2.05in length x 2.05in width x 13in height Weight: 0.2lb Miniature collectibles with over 50 different themes. Excellent carry-along for any excursion since the figures are neatly packed in a reusable acetate tube. Each ToobŪ includes a fun educational fact on the label. All products are hand-painted, phthalate-free and thoroughly safety tested. Award: Doctor Toy, Parents Choice Includes: 10 figures Recommended Ages: 3 years - 12 years Miniature collectibles with over 50 different themes. Excellent carry-along for any excursion since the figures are neatly packed in a reusable acetate tube. Each ToobŪ includes a fun educational fact on the label. All products are hand-painted, phthalate-free and thoroughly safety tested. Award: Doctor Toy, Parents Choice Includes: 14 figures Recommended Ages: 3 years and Up Dimensions: 2.05in length x 2.05in width x 13in height Weight: 0.2lb Miniature collectibles with over 50 different themes. Excellent carry-along for any excursion since the figures are neatly packed in a reusable acetate tube. Each ToobŪ includes a fun educational fact on the label. All products are hand-painted, phthalate-free and thoroughly safety tested. Award: Doctor Toy Includes: 12 figures Recommended Ages: 3 years - 12 years Dimensions: 2.04in length x 2.04in width x 13in height Miniature collectibles with over 50 different themes. Excellent carry-along for any excursion since the figures are neatly packed in a reusable acetate tube. Each ToobŪ includes a fun educational fact on the label. All products are hand-painted, phthalate-free and thoroughly safety tested. Award: Doctor Toy, Parents Choice Includes: 11 figures Recommended Ages: 3 years - 12 years Dimensions: 2.05in length x 2.05in width x 13in height Weight: 0.21lb Miniature collectibles with over 50 different themes. Excellent carry-along for any excursion since the figures are neatly packed in a reusable acetate tube. Each ToobŪ includes a fun educational fact on the label. All products are hand-painted, phthalate-free and thoroughly safety tested. Award: Doctor Toy, Parents Choice Includes: 12 figures Recommended Ages: 3 years - 12 years Dimensions: 2.05in length x 2.05in width x 13in height Weight: 0.3lb Miniature collectibles with over 50 different themes. Excellent carry-along for any excursion since the figures are neatly packed in a reusable acetate tube. Each ToobŪ includes a fun educational fact on the label. All products are hand-painted, phthalate-free and thoroughly safety tested. Award: Doctor Toy, Parents Choice Includes: 12 figures Recommended Ages: 3 years - 12 years Dimensions: 2.05in length x 2.05in width x 13in height Weight: 0.3lb Miniature collectibles with over 50 different themes. Excellent carry-along for any excursion since the figures are neatly packed in a reusable acetate tube. Each ToobŪ includes a fun educational fact on the label. All products are hand-painted, phthalate-free and thoroughly safety tested. Award: Doctor Toy, Parents Choice Includes: 11 figures Recommended Ages: 3 years - 12 years Dimensi Read More

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