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Physical science experiments

Author: Pam Walker; Elaine Wood
Publisher: New York, NY : Facts on File, ©2010.
Series: Facts on File science experiments.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Keyed to the requirements of the middle and high school curriculum, the experiments include information on the following: Batteries -- Caloric content -- Characteristics of polymers -- Density -- Electromagnets -- Galvanometers -- Gas solubility -- The heat capacity of metals -- Rate of speed -- The relationship of matter and energy -- Sound insulation -- Surface area and volume.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Pam Walker; Elaine Wood
ISBN: 9780816078073 0816078076
OCLC Number: 290487205
Credits: Presents new, tested experiments related to the intriguing field of physical science. The experiments are designed to promote interest in science in and out of the classroom, and to improve critical-thinking skills.
Description: xviii, 149 p. : col. ill., col. map ; 29 cm.
Contents: Accuracy of labeling vitamin C in orange juice --
Graphing a pendulum swing --
Metals in electromagnets --
Effectiveness of plastic wrap in preventing evaporation --
Which fruits and vegetables make the best batteries? --
Do all carbonated beverages go flat at the same rate? --
The shape of an ice cube affects rate of melting --
The relationship of temperature to viscosity --
Homemade galvanometer --
Which type of food contains the most energy? --
The heat capacities of zinc and copper --
How does LED brightness vary with current? --
Does shape affect a ball's energy? --
Which materials are the best sound insulators? --
Materials that interfere with magnetic energy --
Does the diameter of a speaking tube affect volume? --
Comparing densities of a solid, liquid, and gas --
What are the best friction-reducing lubricants? --
Arrow mass and depth of penetration --
Variables that affect speed.
Series Title: Facts on File science experiments.
Responsibility: Pamela Walker, Elaine Wood.

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Physical science and chemistry are two different but closely related fields, and they are also two of the primary areas of physical science. This title offers 20 experiments and activities for  Read more...

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