Start a great science fair project with Janice VanCleave's Mind Boggling Experiments you can Turn Into Science Fair Projects series. Learn (and show!) how astronomers use vibrations to determine the interior of the sun, how the moon covers the sun, how the masses of other plants compare to earth and much more. Each experiment includes a problem to solve, materials list, step-by-step procedure, results, why it works, and additional ideas to explore. Charts, illustrations and background material is also included. 90 pages, indexed. Ages 8-12.
Mind-Boggling Experiments You Can Turn Into Science Fair Projects
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Janice VanCleave's Solar System
* How is a comet like a dirty snowball?
* Does a planet's distance from the Sun affect its temperature?
* How can the Moon block the Sun's light?
Figure out the answers for yourself with out-of-this world activities and experiments that help you learn about the wonders of the solar system. Janice VanCleave's Solar System: Mind-Boggling Experiments You Can Turn into Science Fair Projects guarantees hours and hours of fascinating, hands-on, safe, low-cost science fun. Try these awesome projects at home or in the classroom: trace the Earth's path through the celestial sphere, create a comet in your own bedroom, and build a model of Saturn and its rings. Each experiment includes an illustration and simple, step-by-step instructions, as well as clear explanations of the astronomical concepts you're seeing at work.
Children ages 8--12
Also available in the Spectacular Science Projects Series:
Janice VanCleave's Animals
Janice VanCleave's Earthquakes
Janice VanCleave's Electricity
Janice VanCleave's Gravity
Janice VanCleave's Insects and Spiders
Janice VanCleave's Machines
Janice VanCleave's Magnets
Janice VanCleave's Microscopes and Magnifying Lenses
Janice VanCleave's Molecules
Janice VanCleave's Plants
Janice VanCleave's Rocks and Minerals
Janice VanCleave's Volcanoes
Janice VanCleave's Weather
JANICE VANCLEAVE is a former science teacher and the award-winning author of more than 40 children's science books with sales totaling over a million copies. She has traveled far and wide to find easy and fun experiments.
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