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Best of Wonder Science : Elementary Science Activities, Volume II

Best of Wonder Science : Elementary Science Activities, Volume II - 01 edition

Best of Wonder Science : Elementary Science Activities, Volume II - 01 edition

ISBN13: 9780534590314

ISBN10: 0534590314

Best of Wonder Science : Elementary Science Activities, Volume II by American Chemical Society - ISBN 9780534590314
Edition: 01
Copyright: 2001
Publisher: Wadsworth, Inc
Published: 2001
International: No
Best of Wonder Science : Elementary Science Activities, Volume II by American Chemical Society - ISBN 9780534590314

ISBN13: 9780534590314

ISBN10: 0534590314

Summary

Over 300 hands-on science activities for elementary school-aged children are brilliantly described and illustrated in four-color throughout the text. All WONDERSCIENCE activities are preceded with handy Teacher Tips and reference material unifying each activity to National Science Education Standards.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

PREFACE.


SECTION ONE: SCIENCE THROUGH YOUR SENSES.

1. Use Your Powers of Observation.
2. Smell and Taste.
3. The Sense of Touch.
4. Classification.

SECTION TWO: CHEMICAL TESTS.

5. Chemistry and Color.
6. Investigating a Chemical Unknown!
7. Chemistry Mystery Solvers.

SECTION THREE: MATERIALS.

8. Polymers.
9. Parade of Paper.
10. Materials: Test for the Best!
11. Float and Sink.

SECTION FOUR: MEASURING.

12. Millimeters, Centimeters, and Beyond!
13. Measuring Time.
14. Understanding Scale.
15. Finding Your Way with the Amazing Compass.

SECTION FIVE: MATH SKILLS.

16. Let's Graph It!
17. Volume: Full of Surprises!
18. Probability.
19. Symmetry: Two Sides of the Story.

SECTION SIX. PHYSICS.

20. The Force of Friction.
21. The Clever Lever.
22. Structure and Function.
23. The Essence of Speed.

SECTION SEVEN: STATES OF MATTER.

24. States of Matter.
25. Gases.
26. The Atmosphere.

SECTION EIGHT: EARTH AND SPACE SCIENCE.

27. Erosion! Go With the Flow.
28. Soil Science.
29. Volcanoes: What a Blast!
30. Water: Clearly Wonderful!
31. Looking at the Moon.
32. Shadows.

APPENDIX: SAFETY IN THE ELEMENTARY (K-6) SCIENCE CLASSROOM. ACTIVITY INDEX: THE BEST OF WONDER SCIENCE, VOLUME I.
ACTIVITY INDEX: THE BEST OF WONDER SCIENCE, VOLUME II.
KEYWORD INDEX

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