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Janice VanCleave's Physics for Every Kid: 101 Easy Experiments in Motion, Heat, Light, Machines, and Sound (Wiley Science Editions)

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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 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, you'll learn about gravity from funnels that seem to defy nature by rolling up hill. Using a balloon as a power source, you'll make a fluorescent light bulb glow and learn how electrons are used to produce light. And you'll 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

Synopsis:

Presents 101 experiments relating to physics using materials readily available around the house.

Table of Contents

Partial table of contents:

ELECTRICITY.

Glow.

Hot.

Don't Touch.

MAGNETS.

Floating Needle.

Magnetic Strength.

Line Up.

BUOYANCY.

Rising Bottle.

Floating Boat.

GRAVITY.

Up Hill.

Pendulum.

BALANCE.

Over the Edge.

Downward.

Heavy Air.

FLIGHT.

Lift Off.

Curve Ball.

Floating Ball.

SIMPLE MACHINES.

Lifter.

Pumps.

Wheel and Axle.

INERTIA.

Crash!.

Plop!.

Thump!.

MOTION.

Balloon Rocket.

Helicopter.

Energy Change.

LIGHT.

Waves.

Polarized Light.

Blinker.

HEAT.

Chilling.

Explosive.

SOUND.

Boom!.

Singing Glass.

Phonograph.

Glossary.

Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780471542841
Author:
VanCleave, Janice Pratt
Publisher:
Wiley
Author:
Cleave, Janice Van
Author:
VanCleave, Janice
Location:
New York
Subject:
Physics
Subject:
Science & Technology - Physics
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Science
Subject:
Science & Technology - Experiments & Projects
Subject:
Experiments
Subject:
Science & Nature - Experiments & Projects
Subject:
Science & Nature - Physics
Subject:
Physics -- Experiments.
Subject:
Children s-Science Experiments
Subject:
Childrens Science
Copyright:
Series:
Science for Every Kid Series
Series Volume:
92
Publication Date:
April 1991
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
Primary and secondary/elementary and high school
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
9.34x6.28x1.09 in. 1.19 lbs.
Age Level:
08-12

Related Subjects

Children's » Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Experiments
Children's » Nonfiction » Science and Nature » General
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Children's » Science and Nature » Science Experiments » Experiments

Janice VanCleave's Physics for Every Kid: 101 Easy Experiments in Motion, Heat, Light, Machines, and Sound (Wiley Science Editions)
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