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Science in Seconds with Toys

Science in Seconds with Toys

Over 100 Experiments You Can Do in Ten Minutes or Less

  • Author: Jean Potter
  • Publisher: Jossey-Bass
  • ISBN: 9780471179009
  • Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Page: 128
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Make glow-in-the-dark stars! Learn how an Etch-A-SketchR(r) erases pictures! Create a kaleidoscope from your toys! Discover why a SlinkyR(r) slinks down stairs! Experience the science of toys and games with these quick, easy experiments and activities from Jean Potter. You can complete each in ten fun-filled minutes or less, and the clear step-by-step instructions and illustrations help you get it right every time. The projects help you learn about everything from why a swing goes higher when you pump your legs to how Silly PuttyR(r) pulls up comic strips from the newspaper. You will find most of the required materials already in your toy chest, home, backyard, or neighborhood. The 101 activities in this book cover every aspect of the science of toys and the games you play, including swinging, bouncing, throwing, sliding, and much more. You'll discover why a football spirals as it zips through the air, learn how to make your cereal jump out of the bowl, find out why goggles make you see better underwater, and make your own homemade paint --all with the help of a leading educator.

Science in Seconds at the Beach

Science in Seconds at the Beach

Exciting Experiments You Can Do in Ten Minutes or Less

  • Author: Jean Potter
  • Publisher: Jossey-Bass
  • ISBN: 9780471178996
  • Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Page: 122
  • View: 8780
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Do fish close their eyes? Can you hold your breath longer than a whale? How is sand made? Why do we hear the ocean in empty seashells? Surf's up for fantastic science fun with these quick, easy experiments and activities from Jean Potter. You can complete each in just ten minutes or less, and the clear step-by-step instructions and illustrations help you get it right every time. The projects help you learn about everything from how seaweed can forecast the weather to why waves break as they reach the shore. You will find most of the required materials already in your toy chest, home, backyard, or around your neighborhood. The nearly 100 activities in this book investigate the many mysteries of animals, plants, sand, shells, sun, and water. You'll discover why there usually are more clouds over water than over land and why the sand on top of the beach is warm but cool underneath. Use a piece of hard candy to find out why beach and river rocks become smooth or learn how to clean water with sand --all with the help of a leading educator.

Nature in a nutshell for kids

Nature in a nutshell for kids

over 100 activities you can do in ten minutes or less

  • Author: Jean Potter
  • Publisher: Jossey-Bass
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Page: 144
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A seasonal guide introduces readers to a variety of scientific experiments that enable them to learn about aspects of nature, from how plants and animals grow to how rivers and mountains are formed. Original.

The Kid's Book of Simple Everyday Science

The Kid's Book of Simple Everyday Science

  • Author: Kelly Doudna
  • Publisher: Mighty Media, Inc.
  • ISBN: 193806335X
  • Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Page: 112
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These 40 simple science activities will have young kids searching the house for everyday items to learn about temperature, pressure, water, air, heat, and plants! Each easy and fun activity includes how-to photos, simple instructions, short explanations, and introduces beginning math principles. With tips and extra information to extend the scientific experience, this book will get kids thinking like scientists in no time at all! The book includes: supply & tool lists, visual and text-based explanations, step-by-step instructions and photos, and safety information.

Kitchen Science Lab for Kids

Kitchen Science Lab for Kids

52 Family Friendly Experiments from the Pantry

  • Author: Liz Lee Heinecke
  • Publisher: Quarry
  • ISBN: 1592539254
  • Category: Crafts & Hobbies
  • Page: 144
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DIVHands-On Family: Kitchen Science Lab for Kids offers 52 fun science activities for families to do together. The experiments can be used as individual projects, for parties, or as educational activities groups./div

The Everything Kids' Science Experiments Book

The Everything Kids' Science Experiments Book

Boil Ice, Float Water, Measure Gravity-Challenge the World Around You!

  • Author: Tom Robinson
  • Publisher: Simon and Schuster
  • ISBN: 160550596X
  • Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Page: 144
  • View: 750
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Science has never been so easy--or so much fun! With The Everything Kids' Science Experiments Book, all you need to do is gather a few household items and you can recreate dozens of mind-blowing, kid-tested science experiments. High school science teacher Tom Robinson shows you how to expand your scientific horizons--from biology to chemistry to physics to outer space. You'll discover answers to questions like: Is it possible to blow up a balloon without actually blowing into it? What is inside coins? Can a magnet ever be "turned off"? Do toilets always flush in the same direction? Can a swimming pool be cleaned with just the breath of one person? You won't want to wait for a rainy day or your school's science fair to test these cool experiments for yourself!

365 Simple Science Experiments with Everyday Materials

365 Simple Science Experiments with Everyday Materials

  • Author: Elmer Richard Churchill,Louis V. Loeschnig,Muriel Mandell
  • Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal
  • ISBN: 1579129277
  • Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Page: 306
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Presents a variety of activities, projects, and experiments that help to illustrate and explain many different scientific principles.

Storybook Art

Storybook Art

Hands-On Art for Children in the Styles of 100 Great Picture Book Illustrators

  • Author: MaryAnn F. Kohl,Jean Potter
  • Publisher: Bright Ring Publishing
  • ISBN: 0935607226
  • Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Page: 144
  • View: 1993
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"Storybook Art" is the long awaited literacy connection to art with 100 easy art activities inspired by 100 great picture book illustrators and their award-winning books -- both favorite classics and classics to be. Each activity has a personal quote by the illustrator, a child-sketched portrait, clear line art, and easy to follow materials and open-ended steps that value individual expression. The book is loaded with children's original art, a special resource chapter with awards and website links, birthday list of illustrators, and a unique chart of contents. No expertise is needed. Everyday materials like crayons, glue, scissors, and paint will allow young illustrators to blossom while learning to love readin with a new awareness or art, illustration and technique.

The 5 Second Rule

The 5 Second Rule

Transform Your Life, Work, and Confidence with Everyday Courage

  • Author: Mel Robbins
  • Publisher: Savio Republic
  • ISBN: 1682612392
  • Category: Self-Help
  • Page: 240
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Throughout your life, you've had parents, coaches, teachers, friends, and mentors who have pushed you to be better than your excuses and bigger than your fears. What if the secret to having the confidence and courage to enrich your life and work is simply knowing how to push yourself? Using the science habits, riveting stories and surprising facts from some of the most famous moments in history, art and business, Mel Robbins will explain the power of a "push moment." Then, she'll give you one simple tool you can use to become your greatest self. It take just five seconds to use this tool, and every time you do, you'll be in great company. More than 8 million people have watched Mel's TEDx Talk, and executives inside of the world's largest brands are using the tool to increase productivity, collaboration, and engagement. In The 5 Second Rule, you'll discover it takes just five seconds to: Become confident Break the habit of procrastination and self-doubt Beat fear and uncertainty Stop worrying and feel happier Share your ideas with courage The 5 Second Rule is a simple, one-size-fits-all solution for the one problem we all face—we hold ourselves back. The secret isn't knowing what to do—it's knowing how to make yourself do it. p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px Arial}

Launching Learners in Science, PreK-5

Launching Learners in Science, PreK-5

How to Design Standards-Based Experiences and Engage Students in Classroom Conversations

  • Author: Kerry C. Williams,George E. Veomett
  • Publisher: Corwin Press
  • ISBN: 1412937035
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 225
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This valuable handbook is packed with examples, questions, stories, and thought-provoking ideas linked to NSES to help teachers give students a strong start in science achievement.

The Everything Kids' Magical Science Experiments Book

The Everything Kids' Magical Science Experiments Book

Dazzle your friends and family by making magical things happen!

  • Author: Tim Robinson
  • Publisher: Simon and Schuster
  • ISBN: 1605502448
  • Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Page: 144
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Dazzle your friends and family with dozens of science tricks! Kids may not clamor to study science and physics, but they sure enjoy anything that has to do with slime, invisible ink and obtaining the ability to make things disappear. With The Everything Kids' Magical Science Experiments Book, kids will be able to bend the rules of time, space and logic by performing over 50 "magical" science experiments. Parents will love the fact that their kids are learning while having fun, by performing feats such as: Changing salt to sugar Creating a real life genie in a bottle Creating and writing with invisible ink Making a person stay seated, just by using their pinky finger Sealing a punctured balloon with a penny Changing Mentos candy into soda The Everything Kids' Magical Science Experiments Book is packed with 30 "magical" science-related puzzles and over 50 experiments that are sure to get kids excited about chemistry, science and even physics!

Inside the Mind of the Shopper

Inside the Mind of the Shopper

The Science of Retailing

  • Author: Herb Sorensen
  • Publisher: FT Press
  • ISBN: 013430781X
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Page: 320
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World-Renowned Shopper Scientist Dr. Herb Sorensen Reveals: How Today’s Shoppers Think, Behave, and Buy New Insights for Creating High-Profit Retail Experiences! In retail, there’s only one number one. It’s not Wal-Mart or Costco, or even Amazon: It’s the shopper. To create high-profit retail experiences, you need to know exactly how your shopper thinks, feels, and acts at the point of purchase. Dr. Herb Sorensen illuminates today’s consumer behavior in the context of radical technological and societal changes that are transforming retail. Building on these deep consumer insights, Sorensen introduces revolutionary new approaches to improving performance in self-service retail—whatever you sell, via bricks or clicks. You’ll discover today’s best ways to get the right items to the right customers when they want them… surpass the expectations of customers trained by online retail… own every consumer “moment of truth”! New coverage includes: Converging clicks and bricks into a super-high-efficiency retail engine Building the “webby store”: visually managing every display like a web page Bringing product and shopper together via optimized navigation and search Measuring and promoting shopper efficiency Motivating long-cycle purchases: cars, tech, appliances, apparel, and more Speeding today’s shoppers from “want” to “need”

Physics Demonstrations

Physics Demonstrations

A Sourcebook for Teachers of Physics

  • Author: Julien C. Sprott
  • Publisher: Univ of Wisconsin Press
  • ISBN: 9780299215804
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 290
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Sprott’s demonstrations will fascinate, amaze, and teach students the wonders of physics. A compilation of physics demonstrations performed at the University of Wisconsin–Madison and in the popular lecture series The Wonders of Physics, Physics Demonstrations includes demonstrations illustrating properties of motion, heat, sound, electricity, magnetism, and light. All demonstrations include a brief description, a materials list, preparation procedures, a provocative discussion of the phenomena displayed and the principles illustrated, important information about potential hazards, and references. Suitable for performance outside the laboratory, Sprott’s demonstrations are an indispensable teaching tool.

The Everything Kids' Easy Science Experiments Book

The Everything Kids' Easy Science Experiments Book

Explore the world of science through quick and fun experiments!

  • Author: J. Elizabeth Mills
  • Publisher: Simon and Schuster
  • ISBN: 1440501599
  • Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Page: 144
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Why is the sky blue? What makes a balloon float? Why can't I see in the dark? You can discover the answers to these questions and more with The Everything Kids' Easy Science Experiments Book. Using easy-to-find household materials like soda bottles and flashlights, you can build bubbles, create plastic--even make raisins dance! All of the experiments are kid-tested and educational--but more importantly, they're tons of fun! These quick and easy experiments help you to: Explore your five senses. Discover density and sound. Delve into seasons, life cycles, and weather. Investigate electricity and light. Study the solar system and landforms. Examine matter and acids/bases. This is the perfect book for a rainy Saturday, a lazy vacation day, or even after school. You'll have so much fun conducting the experiments, you'll forget that you're actually learning about science!

Hands-on Physical Science

Hands-on Physical Science

75 Real-life Activities for Kids

  • Author: Laurie E. Westphal
  • Publisher: PRUFROCK PRESS INC.
  • ISBN: 1593632371
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 217
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An easy-to-use guide to implementing the most exciting technologies to energize any classroom, High-Tech Teaching Success! A Step-by-Step Guide to Using Innovative Technology in Your Classroom gives classroom teachers exactly what they're looking for: advice from technology education experts on how the latest tools and software can be implemented into lesson plans to create differentiated, exciting curriculum for all learners. Focused on implementing technology in the four core areas of learning-math, science, language arts, and social studies-this book covers topics like podcasting, blogging and digital diaries, building Web sites and Wikis, creating Web Quests, using Google Earth, using online programs like YouTube and social networking sites to connect to other classrooms, creating videos, and more. Geared for teachers in grades 4-8, this essential book offers practical tools, tips for implementation, step-by-step instructions, and handyscreen shots to give educators everything they need to create interesting, technology-based learning experiences in their classrooms. - Features lessons developed by top educators covering Google Earth, YouTube, wikis, WebQuests, and much more - Includes screen shots and easy-to-follow directions for using each technology tool - Suggests innovative ways of implementing tools like website design, podcasts, social networking, and blogging- Gives teachers an overview and advice on implementing the latest exciting technology tools Prufrock Press offers award-winning products focused on gifted, advanced, and special needs learners. For more than 20 years, Prufrock has supported parents and teachers with a wide range of resources based on sound research. The average day of a parent or teacher of a gifted or special needs learner is filled with a thousand celebrations and challenges. Prufrock's goal is to provide practical solutions to those challenges-to provide readers with timesaving, research-based tools that allow them to spend less time on the challenges and more time on the celebrations. Prufrock Press' line of products features: - Resources on parenting the special needs learner - Sage advice on teaching in the inclusive classroom - Advanced learning tools for gifted children and inquisitive learners - Cutting-edge information on innovative teaching approaches - Resources for college planning for gifted and special needs learners Prufrock Press is committed to resources based on sound research. It has a senior advisory group composed of the top scholars in the field of education and psychology. All of the company's editors have graduate degrees in education or children's literature, and they all have classroom experience. In essence, when a reader holds a bookby Prufrock Press, he or she knows that the information found in that book will be research-based and reflect agreed upon best practices in the field of education and child psychology.

Faster

Faster

  • Author: James Gleick
  • Publisher: Little, Brown
  • ISBN: 0446931306
  • Category: Biography & Autobiography
  • Page: 352
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From the bestselling, National Book Award-nominated auhtor of Genius and Chaos, a bracing new work about the accelerating pace of change in today's world. Most of us suffer some degree of "hurry sickness." a malady that has launched us into the "epoch of the nanosecond," a need-everything-yesterday sphere dominated by cell phones, computers, faxes, and remote controls. Yet for all the hours, minutes, and even seconds being saved, we're still filling our days to the point that we have no time for such basic human activities as eating, sex, and relating to our families. Written with fresh insight and thorough research, Faster is a wise and witty look at a harried world not likely to slow down anytime soon.

Junk Drawer Chemistry

Junk Drawer Chemistry

50 Awesome Experiments That Don't Cost a Thing

  • Author: Bobby Mercer
  • Publisher: Chicago Review Press
  • ISBN: 1613731825
  • Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Page: 224
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A children's instructional book on how to use readily available materials to turn the house into a science lab Science teacher Bobby Mercer provides readers with more than 50 great hands-on experiments that can be performed for just pennies, or less. Each project has a materials list, detailed step-by-step instructions with illustrations, and a brief explanation of the scientific principle being demonstrated. From turning three pennies and two galvanized washers into a simple battery to crushing a soda can using atmospheric pressure, the experiments in this book call for materials that are recycled or repurposed—crayons, plastic drink bottles, balloons, ice cubes, and other basic items found around the house. Junk Drawer Chemistry also includes sidebars of fascinating chemistry facts. Educators and parents will find this title a handy resource to teach children about chemistry topics that include atoms, compounds, solutions, mixtures, reactions, thermodynamics, acids and bases, and more, while having fun at the same time.

Science Arts

Science Arts

Discovering Science Through Art Experiences

  • Author: MaryAnn F. Kohl,Jean Potter
  • Publisher: Bright Ring Publishing
  • ISBN: 0935607234
  • Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Page: 144
  • View: 2292
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"ScienceArts" builds upon natural curiosity as children experience and explore basic science concepts as they create over 200 beautiful and amazing art experiments. Projects use common household materials and art supplies. The art activities are open-ended and easy to do with one science-art experiment per page, fully illustrated and kid-tested. The book inclues three indexes and an innovative charted Table of Contents. Suitable for home, school, museum programs, or childcare, all ages. Kids call this the "ooo-ahhh" book. Examples of projects include: - Crystal Bubbles - Dancing Rabbits - Building Beans - Magnetic Rubbing - Stencil Leaves - Magic Cabbage - Marble Sculpture - Immiscibles - Paint Pendulum - Ice Structures - Bottle Optics - Erupting Colors - Chromatography 1993 Benjamin Franklin Gold Award, Education/Teaching/Academic 1993 Benjamin Franklin Silver Award, Interior Design 1993 Benjamin Franklin Silver Award, Book Cover 1993 Washington Press Communicator Award, First Place Winner, Non-Fiction Book

100 Science Experiments

100 Science Experiments

  • Author: Georgina Andrews,Kate Knighton
  • Publisher: Usborne Books
  • ISBN: 9781409555537
  • Category: Science
  • Page: 96
  • View: 419
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This innovative book brings a fresh and exciting approach to the practical world of science, combining creative arts and crafts activities with the basics of physics, chemistry and biology.