Janice VanCleave's Ecology for Every Kid
Easy Activities That Make Learning Science Fun
By (author) Janice VanCleave
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Janice VanCleave's Ecology for Every Kid by Janice VanCleave
Book DescriptionWhen is a weed not a weed? How can a jackrabbit survive in the desert? Why is the climate cooler higher in the mountains? Now you can learn the answers to these and other questions about ecology. With the ideas and activities in Ecology for Every Kid, you'll have fun exploring everything from your role in spreading plant seeds, to greenhouse gases' effect on the earth's temperature. Use a raisin cookie, a pencil, and a toothpick to learn how a woodpecker gets its food. With uncooked rice and a sock, see how a mountain goat maintains its footing on rocky slopes. In other fascinating projects, you'll find out how a cactus stores water, how fox-hunting affects tree growth, and much more. You'll find most of the materials you need around the house or classroom. The book also contains many helpful diagrams and illustrations plus a glossary of bold-faced terms for you to refer to whenever necessary. Every activity has been pretested and can be performed safely and inexpensively in the classroom or at home. Also available in this series from Janice VanCleave: ASTRONOMY FOR EVERY KID BIOLOGY FOR EVERY KID CHEMISTRY FOR EVERY KID DINOSAURS FOR EVERY KID EARTH SCIENCE FOR EVERY KID GEOGRAPHY FOR EVERY KID GEOMETRY FOR EVERY KID THE HUMAN BODY FOR EVERY KID MATH FOR EVERY KID PHYSICS FOR EVERY KID
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780471100867
(230mm x 158mm x 14mm)
Imprint: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 13-Feb-1996
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Janice VanCleave
Janice VanCleave's Teaching the Fun of Science to Young Learners, Paperback (March 2008)
The book's 75 lessons and reproducible activities touch on all areas of science and provide the key to a world of science magic and mystery. While kids will have fun doing the activities and learning to love science, they are also being encouraged to develop other skills, including reading, writing, math, and art.
Janice VanCleave's Super Science Challenges, Paperback (November 2007)
A collection of science challenges, open-ended questions for science inquiry, on subjects in astronomy, biology, chemistry, earth science, and physics, which can be used as the basis for a science fair or other science project or as a classroom project.
Janice VanCleave's Engineering for Every Kid, Paperback (May 2007)
A large portion of any science fair deals with engineering topics, yet there are currently no project books for kids ages 8 to 12 specifically on engineering.
Janice VanCleave's Big Book of Play and Find Out Science Projects, Paperback (April 2007)» View all books by Janice VanCleave
Introduce young children to the wonders of science Using this book as a guide, you and your favorite budding scientist can have fun exploring the world while you help your child learn about science and develop important science process skills.
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Author Biography - Janice VanCleave
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.
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