Janice VanCleave's Energy for Every Kid

Janice VanCleave's Energy for Every Kid

eBook - 2006
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How do plants make their own food?

Why do the different strings on a guitar have differentsounds?

What does the color of a star tell you about how hot the staris?

What's the difference between gamma rays, X-rays, andmicrowaves?

Now you can discover the answers to these and many otherfascinating questions about energy for yourself with thisfun-filled science resource. Packed with illustrations, JaniceVanCleave's Energy for Every Kid presents entertaining, challengingexperiments and activities to help you understand the differenttypes of energy--including heat, sound, electricity, and light--andhow they bring about change in the world around you. You'll developyour problem-solving skills as you create a "leaping frog" thatturns potential energy into kinetic energy, model sound waves witha 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 ofmaterials, step-by-step instructions, expected results, and aneasy-to-understand explanation. Plus, all projects have beenpretested so you can perform them safely and inexpensively in theclassroom, 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
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : J. Wiley & Sons, c2006
ISBN: 0471731870 (electronic bk. : Adobe Reader)
Branch Call Number: eBOOK J531.6 VAN
Characteristics: xi, 221 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc
Alternative Title: Energy for every kid

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