Janice VanCleave offers 20 easy-to-do activities, plus dozens of tips and tricks for developing original science fair projects. Kids can make the classic erupting volcano and create their own molten lava rock. Includes information on where volcanoes are found, how scientists predict volcanic eruptions, and much more. All experiments use inexpensive household materials and involve a minimum of preparation and clean up. Ages 8-12
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Spectacular Science Projects Janice VanCleaves Volcanoes
- Why do volcanoes erupt?
- How do scientists predict volcanoes?
- Where are most volcanoes found?
Janice VanCleaves Volcanoes includes 20 fun and simple experiments that allow you to discover the answers to these and other fascinating questions about volcanoes, plus dozens of additional suggestions for developing your own science fair projects. Learn about predicting volcanic eruptions with a simple experiment using a magnet, a nail, and a piece of cardboard. Explore the fiery unseen interior of a volcano using a potato and a plastic soda bottle. Find out how lava forms into rocks using marbles in a box. All experiments use inexpensive household materials and involve a minimum of preparation and clean up. Children ages 812 Also available in the Spectacular Science Projects Series: Janice VanCleaves Animals Janice VanCleaves Earthquakes Janice VanCleaves Electricity Janice VanCleaves Gravity Janice VanCleaves Machines Janice VanCleaves Magnets Janice VanCleaves Molecules Janice VanCleaves Microscopes and Magnifying Lenses Janice VanCleaves 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.
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