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Computer science experiments

Author: Pam Walker; Elaine Wood
Publisher: New York, NY : Facts On File, ©2010.
Series: Facts on File science experiments.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Secondary (senior high) school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents 20 new, tested experiments related to the intriguing field of computer science. Most of the experiments utilize Internet-based computer research to teach key science concepts. The experiments are designed to promote interest in science in and out of the classroom, and to improve critical-thinking skills.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Walker, Pam, 1958-
Computer science experiments.
New York, NY : Facts On File, ©2010
(DLC) 2009010704
(OCoLC)290487199
Material Type: Document, Secondary (senior high) school, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Pam Walker; Elaine Wood
ISBN: 9781438129099 1438129092
OCLC Number: 608514596
Target Audience: 6-12.
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 153 pages) : color illustrations, color maps.
Contents: Introduction --
Safety precautions --
Bioethics video production --
Coral reef conservation --
Carbon footprint --
Virtual fetal pig dissection --
Conservation of mass --
Astronaut trading cards --
Simple machines --
Hydrolysis and dehydration synthesis --
Using cloud patterns to predict weather --
Create a climatogram --
Mapping lightning strikes --
Human parasites --
Rocks and minerals --
Breathing demonstration --
Nanoscale science --
How are caves formed? --
Sunspots and the solar cycle --
Types of chemical bond --
The history of DDT --
The power of a tsunami --Scope and sequence chart --
Grade level --
Setting --
Our findings.
Series Title: Facts on File science experiments.
Responsibility: Pamela Walker, Elaine Wood.

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Computers are more prevalent in our daily lives than ever before, yet many people are unfamiliar with the concepts and technology of computer science. Offering 20 experiments and activities based on  Read more...

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