Usborne Big Book of Experiments
Usborne Activity Books
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|Format:||Paperback / softback, 96 pages|
|Other Information: ||colour illustrations, glossary, index|
|Published In: ||United Kingdom, 31 December 1995|
This is an introduction to science activities, showing how to set up and carry out dozens of investigations, using everyday things. The book is split into themed sections which show a range of activities, including chemical reactions, nature projects and tests on the senses. All the activities are accompanied by a list of facts and a quick quiz question. A section at the back of the book explains the scientific terms that are used during the experiments. Step-by-step instructions ensure that each project is easy to follow.
Table of Contents
Part 1 The world around you: testing the water; changing states; bubbling up; expanding and contracting; growing crystals; investigating acids and alkalis; chemistry in the kitchen; chemicals in your body; splitting inks; fizzy fun. Part 2 Testing your body: tasting tests; sound experiments; how your eyes work; eye tricks; work your muscles; more body tests; touch tests. Part 3 Electricity and magnets: magnet tests; more magnet tests; static electricity; making connections; making sparks; electricity and magnets. Part 4 The natural world: weather watching; plants' waterways; growing seeds; more things to grow; animal watching; trapping the Sun's energy. Part 5 Light and dark: bouncing light; splitting and mixing light; playing with light; daylight and dark; make a periscope. Part 6 Pushing and pulling: falling to Earth; balancing tests; floating tests; tricks with air; using pressure; flight tests; turning and spinning; starting and stopping; tips and techniques.
|Publisher: ||Usborne Publishing Ltd|
|Dimensions: ||30.38 x 22.91 x 0.71 centimeters (0.40 kg)|