Twenty simple and fun experiments allow readers to discover how to make a battery from a lemon, learn how magnets can produce electricity, and find out how flashlights work--plus dozens of additional suggestions for developing science fair projects. All experiments use inexpensive household materials and involve a minimum of preparation and clean up.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 89 Vendor: John Wiley & Sons Publication Date: 1994
Dimensions: 8.25 X 8 (inches) ISBN: 0471310107 ISBN-13: 9780471310105 Availability: In Stock
The perfect science fair idea books . Spectacular Science Projects Janice Vancleave's Electricity * How do you make a battery out of a lemon? * Can a magnet produce electricity? * How does a flashlight work? Janice VanCleave's Electricity includes 20 simple and fun experiments that allow you to discover the answers to these and other fascinating questions about electricity, plus dozens of additional suggestions for developing your own science fair projects. Learn about electric charges with a simple experiment using modeling clay and a plastic straw; about voltage using a bowl, paper towels, and a raw egg; about conductors with some clothespins, aluminum foil, and a flashlight bulb; and much more. All experiments are safe, 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 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
JANICE VANCLEAVE, the author of the popular Science for Every Kid series, is a former science teacher and a captivating presenter at museums, schools, and bookstores nationwide.