Item description for Janice VanCleave's Science Around the Year by Janice VanCleave...
Overview A former science teacher presents experiments and activities in such fields as astronomy, biology, chemistry, earth science, and physics that are in some way related to one of the four seasons. Topics include why leaves turn colors in the fall, migrating Monarch butterflies in September, and popcorn at the first Thanksgiving.
Publishers Description Over Two Million Janice VanCleave Books Sold! Janice VanCleaves Science Around the Year Dozens of Seasonal Projects Loads of Fun Facts
Why do leaves change colors? How do polar bears avoid slipping on the ice? How are snowflakes made? Why do your toes and fingertips wrinkle if you spend lots of time swimming? How do flies taste their food with their feet? Figure out the answers to these and many other scientific mysteries with this awesome assortment of experiments, projects, and facts for every season of the year. With an amazing experiment for each week, Janice VanCleaves Science Around the Year introduces you to dozens of wondrous topics in astronomy, biology, chemistry, earth science, and physics. Discover why leaves turn colors and fall off trees in autumn, why September is a good time to look for monarch butterflies, how salt melts ice, what pinecones can tell you about the weather, and much, much more. As with all of Janice VanCleaves books, each activity is fun and includes simple step-by-step instructions, as well as clear explanations of the concepts youre seeing in action. Janice VanCleaves Science Around the Year promises hours and hours of fascinating, hands-on, safe, low-cost science fun-at home or in the classroom.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 11.01" Width: 8.54" Height: 0.38" Weight: 0.7 lbs.
Release Date Jul 1, 2000
Publisher John Wiley And Sons
ISBN 0471330965 ISBN13 9780471330967
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...