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Janice VanCleave's Biology for Every Kid: 101 Easy Experiments That Really Work (Wiley Science Editions)

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What's the effect of osmosis on a raisin?

How is water transported through plant stems?

What's the best way to grow penicillin?

How are butterflies different from moths?

Now you can discover answers to these and other fascinating questions about biologythe study of living organisms. In Biology for Every Kid, you'll learn how to talk with fireflies, watch bacteria wage war in a glass of milk, discover how to tell the temperature by counting cricket chirps, and find out how an apple and an onion can taste the same.

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.

About the Author

JANICE VANCLEAVE is a former school science teacher and a captivating presenter at museums, schools, and bookstores nationwide. She is the author of more than twenty other science books for children.

Table of Contents

Partial table of contents:

EXPERIMENTS FOR THE BEGINNING BIOLOGIST: THE WORLD OF PLANTS.

Spicy Escape.

Limp Spuds.

Fluffy Raisins.

Curling.

Water Flow.

Sweetened Leaves.

Freezing Tissue.

Food Producers.

What's Stomata?.

Desert Plants.

Plants Breathe.

Grow a Bean.

Which Way?.

Flower Maze.

Light Seekers.

Darkness Below.

Veggie Plant.

Cuttings.

Eyes Up.

Growing Season.

Bon Appetit.

Compass Plant.

Algae Growth.

EXPERIMENTS IN THE ANIMAL KINGDOM: INTRODUCTORY ZOOLOGY.

Bread Mold.

Hungry Fungus.

Mini-Organisms.

Coconut Cultures.

Fuzz Balls.

Decomposers.

Fireflies.

Geometric Designs.

Cricket Thermometer.

Grasshopper.

Cold Fish.

Equal Pressure.

Heads or Tails.

Earthworm Farm.

Night Crawlers.

Blending.

Water Breath.

Ground Temperature.

Tangled.

Oily Features.

Pollution.

EXPERIMENTS THAT TEACH US ABOUT OURSELVES: THE AMAZING HUMAN BODY.

In But Not Out.

Naked Egg.

Have an Onion.

Eye Lens.

Negative Afterimage.

Color Trickery.

Pictures From Sound.

Fingerprints.

Popping Knuckles.

Lung Capacity.

How Do You Feel?.

Input-Output.

Glossary.

Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780471503811
Author:
VanCleave, Janice Pratt
Publisher:
John Wiley & Sons
Author:
VanCleave, Janice
Author:
e VanCleave
Author:
VanCleave, Janice Pratt
Author:
Janic
Author:
Cleave, Janice Van
Subject:
Science
Subject:
Biology
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Science
Subject:
Science & Technology - Experiments & Projects
Subject:
Juveniles
Subject:
Experiments
Subject:
Science & Technology - Biology
Subject:
Science & Nature - Biology
Subject:
Science & Nature - Experiments & Projects
Subject:
Biology -- Experiments.
Subject:
Children s-Science Experiments
Subject:
Childrens Science
Copyright:
Series:
Science for Every Kid Series
Series Volume:
60
Publication Date:
19900116
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Primary and secondary/elementary and high school
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
9.02x5.93x.66 in. .73 lbs.
Age Level:
08-12

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