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Each of the activities is broken down into background information, a "think it through" section, exercises and answers, materials list, step-by-step instructions, expected results, and an easy to understand explanation. Every activity has been pre-tested. 247 pages, softcover.
Vendor: John Wiley & Sons
Publication Date: 1997
Dimensions: 9 X 6 X 5/8 (inches)
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Glow-In-The-Dark Constellations: A Field Guide for Young StargazersC.E. Thompson, Randy ChewningGrosset & Dunlap / 1999 / Trade Paperback$7.19 Retail:
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Janice VanCleave's A+ Projects in Astronomy: Winning Experiments for Science Fairs and Extra CreditJanice VanCleaveJohn Wiley & Sons / Trade Paperback$9.99 Retail:
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How can you bring a constellation into your room?
What are the oldest stars?
How did the Milky Way Galaxy get its name?
Now you can explore the answers to these and other questions in Janice VanCleave's Constellations for Every Kid. Find the constellations Draco, Libra, Hydra, Hercules, and many more from your own backyard. Make a star disk that can track star movements. Find out what a balloon can tell us about stars. With activities like making an astronomer's flashlight and a shoebox planetarium, Janice VanCleave's Constellations for Every Kid will have you reaching for the stars.
Each of the activities begins with a statement of purpose, followed by a list of materials, step-by-step instructions, expected results, and an easy-to-understand explanation. Every activity has been pretested and can be performed safely and inexpensively at home or in the classroom.
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
* ECOLOGY FOR EVERY KID
* GEOGRAPHY FOR EVERY KID
* GEOMETRY FOR EVERY KID
* THE HUMAN BODY FOR EVERY KID
* MATH FOR EVERY KID
* OCEANS FOR EVERY KID
* PHYSICS FOR EVERY KID