Janice VanCleave's Engineering for Every Kid: Easy Activities That Make Learning Science Fun  -     By: Janice VanCleave
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Janice VanCleave's Engineering for Every Kid: Easy Activities That Make Learning Science Fun

John Wiley & Sons / 2007 / Paperback

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* What keeps an upside-down roller coaster on track? How does wing shape lift an airplane? Help your kids explore over 20 different types of engineering---mechanical, chemical, electrical---and their uses all around us! Featuring 25 fun projects, this hands-on resource provides step-by-step instructions, lists of easy-to-find materials, and simple scientific explanations of each activity. 205 pages, softcover from Jossey-Bass.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 205
Vendor: John Wiley & Sons
Publication Date: 2007
Dimensions: 9.00 X 6.00 (inches)
ISBN: 0471471828
ISBN-13: 9780471471820
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Publisher's Description

Now you can discover the answers to these and many other fascinating questions about engineering for yourself with this fun-filled resource. Janice VanCleave's Engineering for Every Kid presents entertaining, challenging experiments and activities to help you understand the different types of engineering there are—including structural, solar, electrical, and chemical—and how each is applied to real world everyday situations.

Each of the activities is broken down into its purpose, a list of easy-to-find materials, step-by-step instructions, expected results, and a simple scientific explanation. Plus, the book’s 25 projects can easily be used in the classroom, as the basis of a science fair project, or at home just for fun!

Author Bio

Janice VanCleave is a former science teacher who now spends her time writing and giving science workshops. She is the author of more than fifty children's science books with sales totaling over two million copies.

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