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Get to Know the Earths Many Forms with Dozens of Fun and Easy Projects From finding directions by the stars, to mapping your neigh...borhood, to making an earthquake in a box, youll have a great time learning about the world with The Geography Book. Youll find out how to determine location on the Earth, how maps can provide us with a wide range of information, how different landforms were created, how water has helped shape the Earth, and much more. Using simple materials youll be able to find around the house or in your neighborhood, youll be able to create things like a giant compass rose, a balloon globe, a contour potato, a map puzzle, and a tornado in a jar. So get ready for a fascinating trip around the globe. Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 11/9/2001 Pages: 112 Reading Level: Age 8 and Up Author: Caroline Arnold Publisher: Jossey-Bass Dimensions: 8.46in length x 0.35in width x 10.78in height Weight: 9.59oz. Read More

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Follow the Ring of Fire from New Zealand to South America. Navigate the Blue Nile and walk the Great Wall of China. Meet the first... person to reach the South Pole and witness the Green Revolution in India. Explore the people, landscapes, and languages of our fascinating planet and uncover the answers to all your questions about world geography . . . How old is the earth? See page 8. Can volcanoes form underwater? See page 14. What are maquiladoras? See page 50. Why are rain forests so important? See page 63. Where and what are the Pillars of Hercules? See page 77. Is the Red Sea really red? See page 88. What languages are spoken in Africa? See page 112. Do any plants or animals live in Antarctica? See page 133. Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 8/15/2002 Pages: 176 Reading Level: Age 9 and Up Author: The New York Public LibraryPublisher: Wiley Dimensions: 6.41in length x 0.47in width x 8.97in height Weight: 8.48oz. Read More

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20 patterns to sew cool threads for the modern girl Books by fabric designers are hot, sewing with knits is on the rise, and child...rens clothing and accessories are the most popular projects in the category. Combining all three of these with her fresh, signature style, Patty Young offers up a compelling collection of childrens wear for her eager audience of blog followers and fans of her pattern and fabric designs. In Sewing MODKID Style, youll get 20 patterns that can be customized to fit toddlers (sizes 2T-5T) or girls (sizes 6-10). Embracing Pattys specialty of designing patterns with knit fabrics?which allow children to run, stretch, and play comfortably?the projects dress your girl with flair and style. Extensive sewing and finishing techniques for knit fabrics Styling tips are included throughout, such as how to wear leggings on their own or under a skirt and how to sew a dress that can double as a shirt Showcasing Pattys colorful and wearable designs, projects are great for moms, gift givers, and knit fabric enthusiasts If youre a beginning to intermediate sewer with a young girl in your life, youll love the projects in Sewing MODKID Style. Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 3/13/2012 Pages: 160 Author: Patty Young Publisher: Wiley Dimensions: 9.21in length x 1.37in width x 9.37in height Weight: 34.39oz. 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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Make bubbles that bounce! Stir up a tornado in a jar! Make elastic from a dandelion! Predict weather from cloud formations! Discov...er the beauty and wonder of nature all year round with these quick, easy experiments and activities from Jean Potter. You can complete each activity in ten fun-filled minutes or less, and the clear step-by-step instructions and illustrations help you get it right every time. The projects are organized by season and help you learn about everything from why grass is green to how seals stay warm in icy arctic waters. You will find most of the materials already in your home, backyard, or neighborhood. The 112 activities in this book cover every aspect of the natural world, including plant and animal life, weather, ecology, rocks and minerals, the senses, the stars, and much more. Youll build a mountain the same way the earth does, find out whether your neighborhood ants prefer sugar or artificial sweetener, discover why maple seeds act like tiny helicopters, and explore the effects of acid rain on plants--all with the help of a leading educator. Children Ages 8-12 Book Details:Format: Paperback Publication Date: 1/1/1995 Pages: 136 Reading Level: Age 7 and Up Author: Jean Potter Publisher: Jossey-Bass Dimensions: 8.07in length x 0.35in width x 8.18in height Weight: 9.59oz. Read More

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Are you ready, kids? SpongeBob and friends teach you to make awesome (and healthy!) recipes! SpongeBob has been a beloved characte...r on commercial television for more than 10 years. Now, little ones ages 7 to 9 can learn to cook with SpongeBob and friends through their wacky adventures as they battle for the supreme dish in Bikini Bottom. Which recipe will win? Packed with more than 50 clever and engaging recipes to get kids active in the kitchen, the book offers nutritious and delicious ideas for everything from breakfast to snacks to dinner, and even some tasty treats for dessert. Each recipe contains tons of colorful illustrations and wacky, good-natured humor while teaching kids to measure, stir, shape and decorate everything from Neptune Nachos to Pirate Chips and Bubble Tea. These simple, delicious recipes emphasize the healthful ingredients children need?fresh fruits and vegetables, whole grains, and low-fat dairy and include a range of dishes for even the pickiest palates. The book includes: Presents more than 50 recipes, with plenty of great ideas for easy variations and fun, edible projects Special features highlight teachable moments in the kitchen, from learning about pasta shapes to making homemade pickles Features colorful illustrations of SpongeBob and friends throughout Includes icons that indicate each recipes difficulty level, so parents can pick the recipes most appropriate for their kids For parents who want to make sure their kids are eating right and helping out in the kitchen, this is the perfect kid-friendly cookbook. Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 10/11/2011 Pages: 128 Reading Level: Age 7 and Up Author: Nickelodeon Publisher: Wiley Dimensions: 8.62in length x 0.74in width x 9.17in height Weight: 21.6oz. 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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This workbook is designed to be used in conjunction with Fantasy Baseball and Mathematics: A Resource Guide for Teachers and Paren...ts. The games and activities in Fantasy Baseball and Mathematics were created to get you excited about learning and practicing math, even if you are not a big sports fan. Heres how it works. You will create a Fantasy Baseball team by picking real-life players, and then follow your players statistics and calculate your teams total points using one of the equations your teacher provides. In addition to the basic Fantasy Baseball game, your workbook contains reproducible worksheets for extra practice on 46 different math concepts. So join the winning math team with Fantasy Baseball and Mathematics! Also available in the Fantasy Sports and Mathematics series: * Fantasy Basketball and Mathematics * Fantasy Football and Mathematics * Fantasy Soccer and Mathematics Book Details:Format: Workbook Publication Date: 3/23/2007 Pages: 160 Reading Level: Age 9 and Up Author: Dan Flockhart Publisher: Jossey-Bass Dimensions: 8.58in length x 0.51in width x 10.94in height Weight: 6.4oz. Read More

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The first look at the philosophy behind Stephenie Meyers bestselling Twilight series Bella and Edward, and their family and friend...s, have faced countless dangers and philosophical dilemmas in Stephenie Meyers Twilight novels. This book is the first to explore them, drawing on the wisdom of philosophical heavyweights to answer essential questions such as: What do the struggles of vegetarian vampires who control their biological urge for human blood say about free will? Are vampires morally absolved if they kill only animals and not people? From a feminist perspective, is Edward a romantic hero or is he just a stalker? Is Jacob better for Bella than Edward? As absorbing as the Meyer novels themselves, Twilight and Philosophy: Gives you a new perspective on Twilight characters, storylines, and themes Helps you gain fresh insights into the Twilight novels and movies Features an irresistible combination of vampires, romance, and philosophy Twilight and Philosophy is a must-have companion for every Twilight fan, whether youre new to the series or have followed it since the beginning. Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 9/22/2009 Pages: 272 Author: Rebecca Housel Publisher: Wiley Dimensions: 6.04in length x 0.72in width x 9in height Weight: 13.12 oz Read More

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Follow the Ring of Fire from New Zealand to South America. Navigate the Blue Nile and walk the Great Wall of China. Meet the first... person to reach the South Pole and witness the Green Revolution in India. Explore the people, landscapes, and languages of our fascinating planet and uncover the answers to all your questions about world geography . . . How old is the earth? See page 8. Can volcanoes form underwater? See page 14. What are maquiladoras? See page 50. Why are rain forests so important? See page 63. Where and what are the Pillars of Hercules? See page 77. Is the Red Sea really red? See page 88. What languages are spoken in Africa? See page 112. Do any plants or animals live in Antarctica? See page 133. Book Details:Format: Paperback Publication Date: 8/15/2002 Pages: 176 Reading Level: Age 9 and Up Author: The New York Public Library Publisher: Wiley Dimensions: 6.41in length x 0.47in width x 8.97in height Weight: 8.48oz. Read More

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This book is a delightful guide to understanding and identifying architectural styles for kids and their parents Why do houses loo...k the way they do? Why do dome have small windows, while others seem to be all glass? Why do some hug the landscape, while others are tall with very steep roofs? Why do dome people live in mansions, while others live in mobile houses? Can you imagine a house that looks like an elephant or a shoe? Children and adults will learn about the history of domestic architecture, the styles of the houses we live in, and the terms for the architectural elements that compose the buildings. Use the pictorial field guide to investigate your own house, then take it along on family outings to identify different architectural details. Under Every Roof features more than 60 houses from 30 states and the District of Columbia that are listed in the National Register of Historic Places; many of these are house museums that are open to the public. Kids need to understand the house they live in, so the book also includes a wide variety of regional styles and architectural types. The full-color, watercolor illustrations add a unique, gentle humor to the text. Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 10/19/2009 Pages: 112 Reading Level: Age 10 and Up Author: Patricia Brown Glenn Publisher: Wiley Dimensions: 8.18in length x 0.31in width x 10.62in height Weight: 15.19oz. 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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The first look at the history behind Stephenie Meyers bestselling Twilight series, timed to release with the third movie, Eclipse ...The characters of the Twilight Saga carry a rich history that shapes their identities and actions over the course of the series. Edward, for instance, may look like a seventeen-year-old teen heartthrob, but was actually born in 1901 and died during the Spanish Influenza of 1918. His adopted sister, Alice, was imprisoned in an insane asylum in 1920 and treated so badly there that even becoming a vampire was a welcome escape. This book is the first to explore the history behind the Twilight Sagas characters and their stories. You?ll learn about what life might have been like for Jasper Whitlock Hale, the Confederate vampire who fought during the Civil War, Carlisle Cullen, the Puritan witch hunter-turned-vampire who participated in the witchcraft persecutions in Early Modern England, and the history of the Quileute culture that shaped Jacob and his people ?and much more. Gives you the historical backdrop for Twilight Saga characters and events Adds a whole new dimension to the Twilight novels and movies Offers fresh insights on vampires, romance, and history Twilight and History is an essential companion for every Twilight fan, whether youve just gotten into the series or have followed it since the beginning. Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 4/12/2010 Pages: 288 Author: Nancy Reagin Publisher: Wiley Dimensions: 6in length x 0.8in width x 8.9in height Weight: 13.76 oz 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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Get to Know the Earths Many Forms with Dozens of Fun and Easy Projects From finding directions by the stars, to mapping your neigh...borhood, to making an earthquake in a box, youll have a great time learning about the world with The Geography Book. Youll find out how to determine location on the Earth, how maps can provide us with a wide range of information, how different landforms were created, how water has helped shape the Earth, and much more. Using simple materials youll be able to find around the house or in your neighborhood, youll be able to create things like a giant compass rose, a balloon globe, a contour potato, a map puzzle, and a tornado in a jar. So get ready for a fascinating trip around the globe. Book Details:Format: Paperback Publication Date: 11/9/2001 Pages: 112 Reading Level: Age 8 and Up Author: Caroline Arnold Publisher: Jossey-Bass Dimensions: 8.46in length x 0.35in width x 10.78in height Weight: 9.59oz. 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

Wiley Publishing
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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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Make Delicious Foods from Many Lands and Discover Something about Different Culture What do kids in Jamaica eat for breakfast? How... can you make a delicious loaf of challah bread? Who created the first chocolate chip cookie? Let your curiosity--and appetite--run wild while you learn how to make scrumptious delicacies from cultures across the globe. Kids Around the World Cook! takes you on a taste-bud-tingling tour to lands far and near with a fun assortment of trivia and lots of safe and easy-to-make recipes. Begin your meal in Ethiopia, as you sample the thin, pancake-shaped bread called injera, then take off to Japan, where you can make the mouthwatering traditional dinner called kushiyaki. Visit India on a hot summer day and enjoy the yummy taste of lassi, a sweet yogurt drink, and finish off your meal in Egypt with baklawa, a flaky pastry made with nuts, coconut, and butter. Kids Around the World Cook! is a fabulous blend of fascinating facts and delicious recipes. Impress your family and friends and, best of all, sample all of the tasty results of your exciting excursions. Book Details:Format: Paperback Publication Date: 3/10/2000 Pages: 128 Reading Level: Age 9 and Up Author: Arlette N. Braman Publisher: Jossey-Bass Dimensions: 11.02in length x 0.35in width x 8.5in height Weight: 11.35oz. Read More

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What melts in your mouth and not in your hands, plumps when you cook it, and comes in more than forty-eight scrumptious flavors? G...ive up? The correct answer is: Science! With The Science Chef youll learn loads of basic science by doing fun, easy-to-perform cooking projects. And you get to eat the results when youre finished! Why do onions make you cry? How does yeast make bread rise? What makes popcorn pop, whipped cream frothy, and angel food cake fluffy? Youll discover the scientific answers to these and dozens of other tasty mysteries when you prepare kid-tested recipes for everything from Cinnamon Toast and Basic Baked Potatoes to Stromboli Pizzoli and Monkey Bread. Whether youre a beginner or an experienced cook, you can become a great Science Chef. All 100 experiments and recipes require only common ingredients and standard kitchen utensils. And The Science Chef includes rules for kitchen safety and cleanup, plus a complete nutrition guide. Book Details:Format: Paperback Publication Date: 9/1/1994 Pages: 180 Reading Level: Age 10 and Up Author: Joan DAmico Publisher: Jossey-Bass Dimensions: 7.51in length x 0.51in width x 9.21in height Weight: 14.4oz. Read More

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This fun-filled resource will help you discover how to answer these questions and more, and in the process, come up with your own ...great science projects. Janice VanCleaves Super Science Challenges gives you the ideas and information you need to start experimenting in a range of topics from astronomy, biology, and chemistry to earth science and physics. You can use these science challenges as jumping off points for science fairs or classroom projects, or just try them at home for fun. The book is designed to show you how to use science inquiry to solve an exciting challenge. Book Details:Format: Paperback Publication Date: 10/26/2007 Pages: 160 Reading Level: Age 8 and Up Author: Janice VanCleave Publisher: Wiley Dimensions: 8.46in length x 0.43in width x 10.7in height Weight: 13.59oz. Read More

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Over 40 fun, hands-on projects and activities from the days of colonial America Spend a year with the Mayhews, a family living in ...the Massachusetts colony of 1732. Ten-year-old Nathan and his twelve-year-old sister, Sarah, are eager to share all the fun and adventure--and the hard work--of their daily lives. Along the way, theyll show you how to play games, make toys and crafts, and perform lots of interesting and challenging everyday activities. Churn your own butter and whip up a batch of tasty Maple Cream treats. Write with a quill pen you can make yourself, learn how to dip candles, and play popular games like Jackstraws, Crack the Egg, and Sheep Over the Fence. Colonial Days is filled with interesting historical information and fun facts about growing up in days gone by. Discover how different--and how similar--life was for American kids in history. Book Details:Format: Paperback Publication Date: 12/1/1997 Pages: 118 Reading Level: Age 8 and Up Author: David C. King Publisher: Jossey-Bass Dimensions: 8.42in length x 0.35in width x 10.43in height Weight: 10.4oz. Dozens of fun, hands-on projects and activities from the days of the American pioneers Join twelve-year-old Sam Butler and his nine-year-old sister, Liz, on the American frontier in 1843. Discover the hard work, fun, and adventure of their daily lives, and along the way learn how to play games, make toys and crafts, and perform everyday activities just like Liz and Sam. You can make your own homemade soda pop and cook up a batch of johnnycakes. Use clay to create your own pottery and design a string of African trade beads, or learn the Native American art of sandpainting. You can even make your own holiday decorations out of dough or pinecones--if youre not too busy playing tangram, a Chinese puzzle game, or a beanbag target game. Pioneer Days is filled with interesting bits of historical information and fun facts about growing up in days gone by. Discover how different--and how similar--life was for American kids in history. Watch for Colonial Days the next exciting book in the American Kids in History series! Book Details:Format: Paperback Publication Date: 9/3/1997 Pages: 128 Reading Level: Age 8 and Up Author: David C. King Publisher: Jossey-Bass Dimensions: 8.3in length x 1.1in width x 10.39in height Weight: 10.4oz. Discover life in America during the Revolutionary War with dozens of exciting projects, games, and recipes. Step back in time to 1776 America and visit with the Logan family on their farm in Virginia, and the Wentworths at their inn in Philadelphia. Join eleven-year-old Joshua Logan and twelve-year-old Peggy Wentworth as they share the excitement, adventure, and hard work of Revolutionary War days. Let Joshua and Peggy show you how to play their favorite games, cook up yummy recipes, and even make cool toys and crafts! Learn to make a pair of comfy moccasins, design your own flag, play the exciting game of Siege, and taste the scrumptious flavors of the time by baking your own cranberry nut bread or delicious Independence Day shortcake. Brimming with authentic sights, tastes, and activities, Revolutionary War Days will bring the past to vivid life and take you on an exhilarating journey into a fascinating time in American history. Book Details:Format: Paperback Publication Date: 6/14/2001 Pages: 116 Reading Level: Age 8 and Up Author: David C. King Publisher: Jossey-Bass Dimensions: 8.45in length x 0.36in width x 10.55in height Weight: 9.76 oz American Kids in History?(TM) Dozens of projects and activities that will take you back to the days of the American Civil War Travel back to 1862 and spend a year with the Wheelers, an African American family in New York City, and the Parkhursts, a white family in Charleston, South Carolina, Eleven-year-old Emily Parkhurst and twelve-year-old Timothy Wheeler are eager to share the fun, adventure, and hard work of their daily lives. Along the way, theyll show you how to play the games they play and make Read More

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Over 40 fun, hands-on projects and activities from the days of colonial America Spend a year with the Mayhews, a family living in ...the Massachusetts colony of 1732. Ten-year-old Nathan and his twelve-year-old sister, Sarah, are eager to share all the fun and adventure--and the hard work--of their daily lives. Along the way, theyll show you how to play games, make toys and crafts, and perform lots of interesting and challenging everyday activities. Churn your own butter and whip up a batch of tasty Maple Cream treats. Write with a quill pen you can make yourself, learn how to dip candles, and play popular games like Jackstraws, Crack the Egg, and Sheep Over the Fence. Colonial Days is filled with interesting historical information and fun facts about growing up in days gone by. Discover how different--and how similar--life was for American kids in history. Book Details:Format: Paperback Publication Date: 12/1/1997 Pages: 118 Reading Level: Age 8 and Up Author: David C. King Publisher: Jossey-Bass Dimensions: 8.42in length x 0.35in width x 10.43in height Weight: 10.4oz. Dozens of fun, hands-on projects and activities from the days of the American pioneers Join twelve-year-old Sam Butler and his nine-year-old sister, Liz, on the American frontier in 1843. Discover the hard work, fun, and adventure of their daily lives, and along the way learn how to play games, make toys and crafts, and perform everyday activities just like Liz and Sam. You can make your own homemade soda pop and cook up a batch of johnnycakes. Use clay to create your own pottery and design a string of African trade beads, or learn the Native American art of sandpainting. You can even make your own holiday decorations out of dough or pinecones--if youre not too busy playing tangram, a Chinese puzzle game, or a beanbag target game. Pioneer Days is filled with interesting bits of historical information and fun facts about growing up in days gone by. Discover how different--and how similar--life was for American kids in history. Watch for Colonial Days the next exciting book in the American Kids in History series! Book Details:Format: Paperback Publication Date: 9/3/1997 Pages: 128 Reading Level: Age 8 and Up Author: David C. King Publisher: Jossey-Bass Dimensions: 8.3in length x 1.1in width x 10.39in height Weight: 10.4oz. Discover life in America during the Revolutionary War with dozens of exciting projects, games, and recipes. Step back in time to 1776 America and visit with the Logan family on their farm in Virginia, and the Wentworths at their inn in Philadelphia. Join eleven-year-old Joshua Logan and twelve-year-old Peggy Wentworth as they share the excitement, adventure, and hard work of Revolutionary War days. Let Joshua and Peggy show you how to play their favorite games, cook up yummy recipes, and even make cool toys and crafts! Learn to make a pair of comfy moccasins, design your own flag, play the exciting game of Siege, and taste the scrumptious flavors of the time by baking your own cranberry nut bread or delicious Independence Day shortcake. Brimming with authentic sights, tastes, and activities, Revolutionary War Days will bring the past to vivid life and take you on an exhilarating journey into a fascinating time in American history. Book Details:Format: Paperback Publication Date: 6/14/2001 Pages: 116 Reading Level: Age 8 and Up Author: David C. King Publisher: Jossey-Bass Dimensions: 8.45in length x 0.36in width x 10.55in height Weight: 9.76 oz American Kids in History?(TM) Dozens of projects and activities that will take you back to the days of the American Civil War Travel back to 1862 and spend a year with the Wheelers, an African American family in New York City, and the Parkhursts, a white family in Charleston, South Carolina, Eleven-year-old Emily Parkhurst and twelve-year-old Timothy Wheeler are eager to share the fun, adventure, and hard work of their daily lives. Along the way, theyll show you how to play the games they play and make Read More

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