Item description for Janice VanCleave's Rocks and Minerals: Mind-Boggling Experiments You Can Turn Into Science Fair Projects (Science For Every Kid) by Janice Pratt VanCleave, Doris Ettlinger, L. C. Harnsberger, Nathan Busenitz, James Mook, Marta Rondon & David Mungello...
Overview Suggests science projects demonstrating various aspects of rocks and minerals
Publishers Description What are fossils? * How do stalactites and stalagmites form? * Can rock melt?
Janice VanCleave's Rocks and Minerals includes 20 fun and simple experiments that allow you to discover the answers to these and other fascinating questions about rocks and minerals, plus dozens of additional suggestions for developing your own science fair projects.
See how sedimentary rock is formed using two pillows, a yardstick, and some masking tape. Make models of rocks and minerals with gumdrops, toothpicks, and plastic bags. Learn what carbonate minerals are and how to identify them using a glass jar, some vinegar, and an egg. All experiments use inexpensive household materials and involve a minimum of preparation and clean up.
Children ages 8-12
Also available in the Spectacular Science Projects series:
Janice VanCleave's Animals
Janice VanCleave's Earthquakes
Janice VanCleave's Electricity
Janice VanCleave's Gravity
Janice VanCleave's Machines
Janice VanCleave's Magnets
Janice VanCleave's Molecules
Janice VanCleave's Microscopes and Magnifying Lenses
Janice VanCleave's Volcanoes
Janice VanCleave's Weather
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.25" Width: 8.25" Height: 8.25" Weight: 0.4 lbs.
Release Date Jan 12, 1996
Publisher John Wiley And Sons
Series Science For Every Kid
ISBN 0471102695 ISBN13 9780471102694
Availability 0 units.
More About Janice Pratt VanCleave, Doris Ettlinger, L. C. Harnsberger, Nathan Busenitz, James Mook, Marta Rondon & David Mungello
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.
Reviews - What do customers think about Janice VanCleave's Rocks and Minerals: Mind-Boggling Experiments You Can Turn Into Science Fair Projects?
book about rocks and minerals Dec 27, 2007
A great book given a year too late. I never heard much about this from my granddaughter as she had moved on to chemistry by her sixth birthday. Maybe she'll return to this as she look to apply her new knowledge.