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Janice Vancleave's Science Around the Year : Janice Vancleave Science for Every Kid Series - Janice VanCleave

Janice Vancleave's Science Around the Year

Janice Vancleave Science for Every Kid Series

Paperback

Published: 20th July 2000
For Ages: 8 - 12 years old
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$24.50

Over Two Million Janice VanCleave Books Sold!<br> Janice VanCleave's Science Around the Year<br> Dozens of Seasonal Projects<br> Loads of Fun Facts<br> <br> Why do leaves change colors? How do polar bears avoid slipping on the ice? How are snowflakes made? Why do your toes and fingertips wrinkle if you spend lots of time swimming? How do flies taste their food with their feet? Figure out the answers to these and many other scientific mysteries with this awesome assortment of experiments, projects, and facts for every season of the year. With an amazing experiment for each week, Janice VanCleave's Science Around the Year introduces you to dozens of wondrous topics in astronomy, biology, chemistry, earth science, and physics. Discover why leaves turn colors and fall off trees in autumn, why September is a good time to look for monarch butterflies, how salt melts ice, what pinecones can tell you about the weather, and much, much more. As with all of Janice VanCleave's books, each activity is fun and includes simple step-by-step instructions, as well as clear explanations of the concepts you're seeing in action. Janice VanCleave's Science Around the Year promises hours and hours of fascinating, hands-on, safe, low-cost science fun-at home or in the classroom.

AUTUMN.

Falling Leaves.

Changing Colors.

Butterfly Migration.

Johnny Appleseed.

Columbus Day.

Plant Weather Predictors.

Big Pumpkin.

Saving Time.

Cleaning Up.

Night Vision.

Static Charge.

Native Popcorn.

Animal Weather Predictors.

WINTER.

Melting Ice.

Winter Stars.

Winter Solstice.

Bear's Paws.

Cool Sunglasses.

Sweet Crystals.

Snowflakes.

Snow Motion.

Moon Rings.

Heartbeat.

Fat Facts.

Penguin Undercoat.

Turtle Warm-ups.

SPRING.

Wind Catchers.

Netted.

Clover Leaves.

Spring Equinox.

Spring Rains.

The Big Dipper.

Earth Day.

Conserving Paper.

Hummers.

Early Risers.

Dinnertime.

Water Walkers.

Frog Bite.

SUMMER.

Color Changers.

Critters' Ears.

Summer Smells.

Star Locator.

Sun Protector.

Puffy Raisins.

Up and Out.

Dog Days.

Keep Cool.

Wrinkled Skin.

Singing Lessons.

Cool Clothes.

Sweaty Cans.

Glossary.

Index.

ISBN: 9780471330967
ISBN-10: 0471330965
Series: Janice Vancleave Science for Every Kid Series
Audience: General
For Ages: 8 - 12 years old
For Grades: 3 - 7
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 128
Published: 20th July 2000
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 27.85 x 21.65  x 0.87
Weight (kg): 0.27
Edition Number: 1