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Weather Projects for Young Scientists: Experiments and Science Fair Ideas by Mary Kay Carson (eBook)

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From the everyday phenomena of wind and clouds to the awesome, destructive power of lightning, tornadoes, and hurricanes, children can explore weather in detail with this fascinating science activity book. Throughout the text instructions for building weather-measuring tools - barometers, psychrometers, anemometers, wind vanes, rain gauges, and thermometers - allow the reader to assemble them into a working weather station. More than 40 weather projects are included, such as building a model of the water cycle, creating a tornado in a bottle, calculating dew point, and reading a weather map. Most of the experiments also include ideas for expanding them intofull-fledged science fair projects. Weather-related environmental issues are also addressed, such as global climate change, ozone depletion, and acid rain, as well as profiles of scientists working in the field of meteorology.

Publisher: Chicago Review Press
Product ID: CRP9781556529566
Grades: Grades 3 - 6
Level(s): Primary, Intermediate, Middle School
Pages: 144
File Size: 3.32 MB
Whiteboard Compatible: Yes (Level 1)
ISBN (Digital Book): 9781556529566
ISBN (Physical Book): 9781556526299




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    In this stellar activity book, kids delve into the rich history of space exploration, where telescopes, satellites, probes, landers, and human missions lead to amazing discoveries. Updated to include the recent discovery of Eris which, along with Pluto, has been newly classified as a "dwarf planet" by the International Astronomical Union, this cosmic adventure challenges kids to explore the planets and other celestial bodies for themselves through activities such as building a model of a comet using soil, molasses, dry ice, and window cleaner; or creating their own reentry vehicle to safely return an egg to Earth's surface. With biographies of more than 20 space pioneers, specific mission details, a 20-page field guide to the solar system, and plenty of suggestions for further research, this is the ultimate guidebook to exploring the solar system.


     
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    Lighthouses for Kids: History, Science, and Lore with ...

    Chicago Review Press
    128 Pages, Grades 4 - 8
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    Lighthouses for Kids: History, Science, and Lore with 21 Activities by Katherine L. House (eBook)

    Bringing to life an era when rivers, lakes, and oceans were the nation's highways and lighthouses served as traffic signals and maps, this comprehensive reference provides children with an in-depth history of lighthouses and firsthand stories of the challenges faced by lighthouse keepers. Filled with engaging activities such as learning how to tie a bowline knot and building a model lighthouse, this unique book also includes a field guide to U.S. lighthouses, places to visit, a time line, glossary, websites to explore, and a reading list for further study.