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Janice Vancleave's Astronomy for Every Kid : 101 Easy Experiments That Really Work - Janice VanCleave

Janice Vancleave's Astronomy for Every Kid

101 Easy Experiments That Really Work

Paperback Published: 27th March 1991
ISBN: 9780471535737
Number Of Pages: 240
For Ages: 9 - 12 years old

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Why do planets spin? How hot is the Sun? What keeps the Moon in orbit around the Earth? What are Saturn's rings made of? What's a black hole in space? Now you can discover the answers to these and other fascinating questions about basic astronomy. In Astronomy for Every Kid you'll learn about the constellations using a shoe box planetarium. You'll chart the movement of the stars with nothing but a string, a marker, and a nail. And you'll use a toy magnet to simulate the Earth's protective force field. 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: 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 Physics for Every Kid

Partial table of contents:

PLANETS.

Cooler.

Bent.

Quicker.

Cover Up.

Hot Box.

Rotate.

Back Up.

Red Spot.

Hot.

Charged.

Shepherds.

SPACE MOVEMENT.

Speedy.

Spinner.

How Far?.

Lifter.

Satellite Crash.

Same Place.

SUN.

Black Out.

Shut Out.

Clock Compass.

Mirage.

Sun Camera.

Trapped.

MOON.

Night Lights.

Moonbeams.

Spinner.

Plop!.

Heavy.

Splatter.

STARS.

Star Clock.

Distant Stars.

Daytime Stars.

Streaks.

Hazy.

Burn Out!.

Spirals.

SPACE INSTRUMENTS.

Up or Down?.

Reflector.

Retroreflector.

How High?.

Light Meter.

Around the World.

Bouncer.

SPACE AND SPACE TRAVEL.

Blast Off.

Fake.

Darkness.

Spheres.

Free Fall.

Space Suit.

Taller.

Glossary.

Index.

ISBN: 9780471535737
ISBN-10: 0471535737
Series: Janice VanCleave's Science for Every Kid Series
Audience: Children
For Ages: 9 - 12 years old
For Grades: 4 - 7
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 240
Published: 27th March 1991
Publisher: JOSSEY BASS
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 14.99  x 1.52
Weight (kg): 0.36
Edition Number: 1