Make a sundial; study waves; raise reptiles; photograph an eclipse; "create" rain. Based on the long-standing and well-respected "Amateur Scientist" column in Scientific American, this exciting resource will amaze your students with the number of incredible things they can do! Using ordinary household or easily obtained, low-cost materials, each experiment opens another door to scientific investigation and fascinating discoveries! 124 pages, softcover from Wiley & Sons.
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