Item description for Janice VanCleave's Geometry for Every Kid: Easy Activities that Make Learning Geometry Fun (Science for Every Kid Series) by Janice VanCleave...
Overview Introduces lines, angles, triangles, squares, polygons, circles, planes, area, and surface area
Publishers Description How do you fold a sheet of paper into the shape of a whale? How do you measure the area of a pizza pie? How can you draw a circle within a circle without lifting your pencil from the paper? Now you can discover the answers to these and other fascinating questions about elementary geometry--the study of shapes. Packed with illustrations, Geometry for Every Kid uses simple problems and activities to teach about acute and obtuse angles, parallel and perpendicular lines, plane and space figures, and much more By arranging the pieces of an intriguing Chinese puzzle called a tangram, you'll explore all the different shapes you can form. You'll also learn how to create a colorful 3-D drawing that seems to rise right off the page And, by building a geoboard, you'll discover a quick, fun way to compare the area of different geometric figures. Each of the activities is broken down into its purpose, a list of materials, step-by-step instructions, expected results, and an easy to understand explanation. Every project has been pretested and can be performed safely and inexpensively in the classroom or at home. Also available in this series from Janice VanCleave: * ASTRONOMY FOR EVERY KID * BIOLOGY FOR EVERY KID * CHEMISTRY FOR EVERY KID * DINOSAURS FOR EVERY KID * EARTH SCIENCE FOR EVERY KID * GEOGRAPHY FOR EVERY KID * THE HUMAN BODY FOR EVERY KID * MATH FOR EVERY KID * PHYSICS FOR EVERY KID
Citations And Professional Reviews Janice VanCleave's Geometry for Every Kid: Easy Activities that Make Learning Geometry Fun (Science for Every Kid Series) by Janice VanCleave has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
Wilson Children's Catalog - 01/01/2010 page 260
School Library Journal - 12/01/1994 page 129
Booklist - 10/15/1994 page 423
Hornbook Guide to Children - 07/01/1994 page 116
Booklist - 04/01/1997 page 1342
Wilson Children's Catalog 96 - 01/01/1996 page 161
Wilson Children's Catalog - 01/01/2001 page 158
Wilson Children's Catalog - 01/01/2006 page 194
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.37" Width: 5.73" Height: 0.57" Weight: 0.77 lbs.
Release Date Jul 1, 1994
Publisher John Wiley And Sons
ISBN 0471311413 ISBN13 9780471311416
Availability 0 units.
More About Janice VanCleave
Janice VanCleave is a former teacher who has written more than forty books for children. She has led Christian workshops using many of the activities in this book and is a bountiful resource for Christian educators.
Janice VanCleave has an academic affiliation as follows - Riesel Texas.
Janice VanCleave has published or released items in the following series...
Reviews - What do customers think about Janice VanCleave's Geometry for Every Kid: Easy Activities that Make Learning Geometry Fun (Science for Every Kid Series)?
Janice VanCleave's Geometry for Every Kid Mar 12, 2006
This is a great book. It is offers a variety of activities that not only teach geometric concepts, but are also fun!
Great fun with my eight year old! Aug 1, 2002
I bought this for my son who loves math and building things. We've only gone through four chapters so far, but we've had great fun identifying how many right angles there are in his room and folding a oragami whale. This book was a real treat for him. Parents of gifted children should dive into this whole series with their kids, and I think they're great for teaching any kid that math is fun!
Janice VanCleave has done a great job as usual !!!!! Jun 13, 1998
Her books teaches geometry using hand-on activities for all grade levels which children love. It teaches form the basics of geometry to the advancements. Teachers and students will both find this book interesting