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Janice VanCleave's Energy for Every Kid: Easy Activities That Make Learning Science Fun (Janice VanCleave's Science for Every Kid Series)

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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 tell you about how hot the star is?

What's 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 VanCleave's 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. You'll 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

Synopsis:

Hands-on experiments for children ages 8— 12 on topics related to energy

This collection of fun and easy-to-do experiments and activities will help kids understand the different types of energy– including heat, sound, electricity, and light– using everyday materials you can find at home. The 25 chapters include information and activities about energy and work, the conservation of matter and energy, potential energy, kinetic energy, the conservation of mechanical energy, waves, energy movement in transverse waves, sound energy, photons, radiant energy, thermal energy, and more. Janice VanCleave’ s Energy for Every Kid is perfect for science projects, take-home projects, and in-class demonstrations.

Janice VanCleave (Riesel, TX) is a former science teacher and the author of more than 40 children’ s science and math books that have sold over two million copies.

Synopsis:

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 tell you about how hot the star is?

What's 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 VanCleave's 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. You'll develop your problem-solving skills as you create a leaping frog that turns potential energy into kinetic energy, model sound waves with a Slinky(R), 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

Synopsis:

This collection of fun and easy-to-do experiments and activities will help kids understand the different types of energy, including heat, sound, electricity, and light, using everyday materials readily found at home.

Synopsis:

  A collection of experiments for children ages 8-12 on topics related to energy.

About the Author

Janice VanCleave is a former science teacher who now spends her time writing and giving science workshops. She is the author of more than forty children's science books that have sold over two million copies and a resident science fair authority on discovery.com.

Table of Contents

Introduction.

1. Moving Stuff

Energy and Work.

2. Constant

The Law of Conservation of Mass and Energy.

3. Basic

Kinetic and Potential Energy.

4. Stored

Potential Energy.

5. On the Move

Kinetic Energy.

6. Sum It Up

The Law of Conservation of Mechanical Energy.

7. Disturbances

Mechanical Waves.

8. Up and Down

Energy Movement in Transverse Waves.

9. Back and Forth

Sound Energy.

10. Energy Bundles

Photons.

11. Through Space

Radiant Energy.

12. Hot to Cold

Heat Transfer.

13. Currents

Transfer by Convection.

14. Warm Up!

Infrared Radiation.

15. Changes

How Thermal Energy Is Measured.

16. Opposite

Electric Charges.

17. Stop and Go

Electricity.

18. Pushers

Batteries.

19. Stick to It!

Magnetic Potential Energy.

20. Changers

Chemical Energy.

21. Equal

Nuclear Energy.

22. Used Up

Nonrenewable Energy Resources.

23. Recycle

Renewable Energy Resources.

24. Collectors

Direct Heating by Solar Energy.

25. Pass It On

Energy Transfers within a Community.

Glossary.

Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780471330998
Author:
Vancleave, Janice Pratt
Publisher:
John Wiley & Sons
Author:
VanCleave, Janice Pratt
Author:
VanCleave, Janice
Subject:
Power Resources
Subject:
Science & Technology - Physics
Subject:
Force and energy
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Science
Subject:
Science & Technology - Experiments & Projects
Subject:
Science & Nature - Experiments & Projects
Subject:
Science & Nature - Physics
Subject:
Childrens Science
Subject:
Children s-Science Experiments
Copyright:
Series:
Janice VanCleave's Science for Every Kid Series
Series Volume:
15
Publication Date:
October 2005
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Primary and secondary/elementary and high school
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
9.12x6.10x.64 in. .72 lbs.
Age Level:
08-12

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"Synopsis" by , Hands-on experiments for children ages 8— 12 on topics related to energy

This collection of fun and easy-to-do experiments and activities will help kids understand the different types of energy– including heat, sound, electricity, and light– using everyday materials you can find at home. The 25 chapters include information and activities about energy and work, the conservation of matter and energy, potential energy, kinetic energy, the conservation of mechanical energy, waves, energy movement in transverse waves, sound energy, photons, radiant energy, thermal energy, and more. Janice VanCleave’ s Energy for Every Kid is perfect for science projects, take-home projects, and in-class demonstrations.

Janice VanCleave (Riesel, TX) is a former science teacher and the author of more than 40 children’ s science and math books that have sold over two million copies.

"Synopsis" by , 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 tell you about how hot the star is?

What's 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 VanCleave's 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. You'll develop your problem-solving skills as you create a leaping frog that turns potential energy into kinetic energy, model sound waves with a Slinky(R), 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

"Synopsis" by , This collection of fun and easy-to-do experiments and activities will help kids understand the different types of energy, including heat, sound, electricity, and light, using everyday materials readily found at home.
"Synopsis" by ,   A collection of experiments for children ages 8-12 on topics related to energy.
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