The format of this book is unique. Although it provides children with the opportunity to explore the main branches of scientific study-life sciences or biology, the study of animals,plants, and other living organisms; chemistry, the study of substances (their composition, characteristics and interactions with one another); physics, the exploration of forces, motion, heat and light; Earth Sciences such as geology (the study of rocks and the Earth0 and meteorology (the study of weather), which examine the Earth's development and its state of constant change; and stronomy, the study of stars, planets, and other galactic phenomena-it does so in the context of an everyday science adventure. From waking to dressing to eating to thinking to playing to sleeping, 101 Science Activities for Emerging Einsteins takes children on an extraordinary scientific journey through an ordinary day. Each of the 101 activities carves the scientific process into manageable slices. I Spy Science challenges children to question everyday occurrences; Science at Work provides them with straightforward but provocative experiments and the opportunity to observe, hypothesize and deduce; and Simple Science offers an easy-to-understand explanation of what happened and why. Additional experiments are suggested under Science Stuff. Sentimental Science and Suggestive Science link science to English curriculum by examining the relationship between the language of science and the common vernacular and reinforces the principles of purpose and creative writing by encouraging children to pen their personal experiences. Finally, Science Stunners offers tantalizing tidbits of useful knowledge and fascinating facts.
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