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The Usborne big book of experiments

Author: Alastair Smith
Publisher: Tulsa, Okla. : EDC Pub., ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Activities include testing your eyes, making electricity, bending light and weather watching.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Miscellanea
Juvenile literature
Miscellanea Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alastair Smith
ISBN: 0746022883 9780746022887 0881108456 9780881108453
OCLC Number: 36270912
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 96 pages : illustrations ; 31 cm
Contents: 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 --
Testing your body. Tasting tests --
Sound experiments --
How your eyes work --
Eye tricks --
Work your muscles --
More body tests --
Touch tests --
Electricity and magnets. Magnet tests --
More magnet tests --
Static electricity --
Making connections --
Making sparks --
Electricity and magnets --
The natural world. Weather watching --
Plants' waterways --
Growing seeds --
More things to grow --
Animal watching --
Trapping the Sun's energy --
Light and dark. Bouncing light --
Splitting and mixing light --
Playing with light --
Daylight and dark --
Make a periscope --
Pushing and pulling. Falling to Earth --
Balancing tests --
Floating tests --
Tricks with air --
Using pressure --
Flight tests --
Turning and spinning --
Starting stopping.
Other Titles: Experiments
Responsibility: edited by Alastair Smith ; designed by Fiona Johnson ; photography by Howard Allman ; cover designed by Amanda Barlow.

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Children can investigate the world around them and discover science in action. Specially chosen activities include making electricity, bending light and weather watching. Helpful descriptions,  Read more...

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