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Janice VanCleave's Solar System: Mind-Boggling Experiments You Can Turn Into Science Fair Projects (Spectacular Science Projects)

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Mind-Boggling Experiments You Can Turn Into Science Fair Projects

The perfect science fair idea books . . .Spectacular Science Projects

Janice VanCleave's Solar System

  • How is a comet like a dirty snowball?
  • Does a planet’s distance from the Sun affect its temperature?
  • How can the Moon block the Sun’s light?

Figure out the answers for yourself with out-of-this world activities and experiments that help you learn about the wonders of the solar system. Janice VanCleave’s Solar System: Mind-Boggling Experiments You Can Turn into Science Fair Projects guarantees hours and hours of fascinating, hands-on, safe, low-cost science fun. Try these awesome projects at home or in the classroom: trace the Earth’s path through the celestial sphere, create a comet in your own bedroom, and build a model of Saturn and its rings. Each experiment includes an illustration and simple, step-by-step instructions, as well as clear explanations of the astronomical concepts you’re seeing at work.

Children ages 8—12

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Janice VanCleave’s Animals

Janice VanCleave’s Earthquakes

Janice VanCleave’s Electricity

Janice VanCleave’s Gravity

Janice VanCleave’s Insects and Spiders

Janice VanCleave’s Machines

Janice VanCleave’s Magnets

Janice VanCleave’s Microscopes and Magnifying Lenses

Janice VanCleave’s Molecules

Janice VanCleave’s Plants

Janice VanCleave’s Rocks and Minerals

Janice VanCleave’s Volcanoes

Janice VanCleave’s Weather

About the Author

JANICE VANCLEAVE is a former science teacher and the award-winning author of more than 40 children's science books with sales totaling over a million copies. She has traveled far and wide to find easy and fun experiments.

Table of Contents

Line Up.

Opposite.

Bong!

Moon Mapping.

Shadows.

Earth Shadows.

Around and Around.

Twirlers.

Brighter.

More or Less.

How Hot?

See-Through.

Big and Bigger.

Backward.

Blinding.

Ringed.

Space Rocks.

Dirty Snowballs.

Shooting Stars.

Splat!

Appendix.

Glossary.

Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780471322047
Subtitle:
Mind-Boggling Experiments You Can Turn into Science Fair Projects
Author:
VanCleave, Janice Pratt
Author:
VanCleave, Janice
Author:
Cleave, Janice Van
Publisher:
Wiley
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Science
Subject:
Science & Technology - Experiments & Projects
Subject:
Science projects
Subject:
Solar system
Subject:
Experiments
Subject:
Science & Technology - Astronomy
Subject:
Science & Nature - Experiments & Projects
Subject:
Science & Nature - Astronomy
Subject:
Children s-Science Experiments
Subject:
Childrens Science
Copyright:
Series:
Spectacular Science Projects
Series Volume:
14
Publication Date:
January 2000
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
Primary and secondary/elementary and high school
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
96
Dimensions:
8.30x8.06x.24 in. .44 lbs.
Age Level:
08-12

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