Biology for Every Kid
101 Experiments That Really Work (Wiley science editions)
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|Format:||Paperback / softback, 240 pages|
|Other Information: ||illustrations|
|Published In: ||United States, 20 December 1989|
Teaches the basic principles of biology through fun and educational experiments, which can be performed at home or in the classroom. The book covers both plants and animals. After explaining the principle to be studied, it goes on to demonstrate that principle with experiments.
Table of Contents
Partial table of contents: EXPERIMENTS FOR THE BEGINNING BIOLOGIST: THE WORLD OF PLANTS. Spicy Escape. Limp Spuds. Fluffy Raisins. Curling. Water Flow. Sweetened Leaves. Freezing Tissue. Food Producers. What's Stomata?. Desert Plants. Plants Breathe. Grow a Bean. Which Way?. Flower Maze. Light Seekers. Darkness Below. Veggie Plant. Cuttings. Eyes Up. Growing Season. Bon Appetit. Compass Plant. Algae Growth. EXPERIMENTS IN THE ANIMAL KINGDOM: INTRODUCTORY ZOOLOGY. Bread Mold. Hungry Fungus. Mini-Organisms. Coconut Cultures. Fuzz Balls. Decomposers. Fireflies. Geometric Designs. Cricket Thermometer. Grasshopper. Cold Fish. Equal Pressure. Heads or Tails. Earthworm Farm. Night Crawlers. Blending. Water Breath. Ground Temperature. Tangled. Oily Features. Pollution. EXPERIMENTS THAT TEACH US ABOUT OURSELVES: THE AMAZING HUMAN BODY. In But Not Out. Naked Egg. Have an Onion. Eye Lens. Negative Afterimage. Color Trickery. Pictures From Sound. Fingerprints. Popping Knuckles. Lung Capacity. How Do You Feel?. Input-Output. Glossary. Index.
About the Author
JANICE VANCLEAVE is a former school science teacher and a captivating presenter at museums, schools, and bookstores nationwide. She is the author of more than twenty other science books for children.
|Publisher: ||John Wiley & Sons Inc|
|Dimensions: ||22.91 x 15.06 x 1.68 centimeters (0.31 kg)|