Science in Seconds at the Beach
Exciting Experiments You Can Do in Ten Minutes or Less
By (author) Jean Potter
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Science in Seconds at the Beach by Jean Potter
Book DescriptionSurfs up for science with these quick and easy activities. The seashore is a fantastic setting for scientific discoveries. This book offers over 100 quick and easy experiments that will help children investigate the mysteries of animals, plants, sand, shells, sun, and water. Each activity takes ten minutes or less to complete, and answers a provocative question like: Do fish close their eyes? Can you hold your breath longer than a whale? How is sand made? How can seaweed forecast the weather? Do all snail shells coil in the same direction? And why do we seem to hear the ocean in empty sea shells? Ideal for Parents, Teachers, and Libraries. * Great for teaching a wide range of science topics. JEAN POTTER (Charleston, West Virginia) has been a kindergarten teacher, a college professor, and the Acting Assistant Secretary for Elementary and Secondary Education for the United States.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780471178996
(208mm x 206mm x 8mm)
Imprint: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 10-Jun-1998
Country of Publication: United States
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Science in Seconds with Toys, Paperback (January 1998)» View all books by Jean Potter
Make glow-in-the-dark stars! Learn how an Etch-A-SketchR(r) erases pictures! Create a kaleidoscope from your toys! Discover why a SlinkyR(r) slinks down stairs! Experience the science of toys and games with these quick, easy experiments and activities from Jean Potter.
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Author Biography - Jean Potter
JEAN POTTER has been a kindergarten teacher, a state education director, and the Acting Assistant Secretary for Elementary and Secondary Education for the United States. She is an award--winning author of books and educational materials for young children. Her books include Science in Seconds with Toys, Science in Seconds for Kids, and Nature in a Nutshell for Kids (all published by Wiley).
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