100 Award-Winning Science Fair Projects
Paperback ISBN: 0806973773
Science is at work everywhere--in the kitchen, the sky, the ground, and all around us in plants, animals, machines, even the mind. Here are 100 ways to demonstrate how science works and for you to come out tops at your school fair. Stir up chemical magic and turn a copper pot green with oxidation. Prove that computers emit radio waves; create virtual 3-D with a polarized lens; and show off some "medieval ballistics." Every experiment will impress the judges!
Loon and Moon
And Other Animal Stories
Paperback ISBN: 0976626438
These collected tales are outstanding read-aloud stories for families, teachers, librarians and, of course, children. Some stories are original, some are based on traditional tales from other cultures, and some are new twists on familiar stories.
A Child's Introduction to the Night Sky
The Story of the Stars, Planets and Constellations-- And How You Can Find Them in the Sky
Hardcover ISBN: 157912366x
Children eight and up will enjoy this conversational but information-packed introduction to astronomy and stargazing, which includes the achievements of the great scientists, the history of space exploration, the story of our solar system, the myths behind the constellations, and how to navigate the night sky. Whimsical color illustrations on every page and handy definitions and sidebars help engage younger readers and develop their interest. The special star wheel helps locate stars and planets from any location at any time of year. This is the third in Black Dog & Leventhal's successful series including The Story of the Orchestra and A Child's Introduction to Poetry.