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The Next Wave: The Quest to Harness the Power of the Oceans
The Next Wave
The Quest to Harness the Power of the Oceans
Hardcover      ISBN: 0544099990

Journey to the wave-battered coast of the Pacific Northwest to meet some of the engineers and scientists working to harness the punishing force of our oceans, one of the nature's powerful and renewable energy sources. With an array of amazing devices that cling to the bottom of the sea floor and surf on the crests of waves, these explorers are using a combination of science, imagination, and innovation to try to capture wave energy in the hopes of someday powering our lives in a cleaner, more sustainable way.

DK Readers L3: The Big Dinosaur Dig
DK Readers L3
The Big Dinosaur Dig
Paperback      ISBN: 0756655951

Travel to the Sahara Desert with Josh Smith, real-life archeologist, as he and his crew of intrepid dinosaur hunters face fierce sandstorms, long hours of difficult work, and, finally, the joy of discovering a new species of dinosaur

What Makes Day and Night
What Makes Day and Night
Paperback      ISBN: 0064450503

Accompanied by NASA photographs and Dorros s colorful, lively drawings, the text explains the Earth s rotation in clear and simple terms. An experiment using a lamp as the sun further clarifies the principles introduced. BL.

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Janice Vancleave's Magnets: Mind-Boggling Experiments You Can Turn Into Science Fair Projects
Janice Vancleave's Magnets
Mind-Boggling Experiments You Can Turn Into Science Fair Projects
Paperback      ISBN: 0471571067

The perfect science fair idea books. Spectacular Science ProjectsJanice VanCleave's Magnets
* How does a compass work?
* What is a magnetic field?
* How can you make a magnet with electricity?
Janice VanCleave's Magnets includes 20 simple and fun experimentsthat allow you to discover the answers to these and otherfascinating questions about magnets, plus dozens of additionalsuggestions for developing your own science fair projects. Learnabout magnetic poles using a bar magnet, paper, and string; aboutmagnetic force fields with a compass, a pencil, and a sheet ofpaper; and much more. All experiments use inexpensive householdmaterials and involve a minimum of preparation and clean up.Children ages 8-12 Also available in the Spectacular ScienceProjects Series: Janice VanCleave's Animals Janice VanCleave'sEarthquakes Janice VanCleave's Electricity Janice VanCleave'sGravity Janice VanCleave's Machines Janice VanCleave's MoleculesJanice VanCleave's Microscopes and Magnifying Lenses JaniceVanCleave's Volcanoes Janice VanCleave's Weather

Pulleys
Pulleys
Library      ISBN: 1560654457

Describes many different kinds, uses, and benefits of pulleys. Provides examples of pulleys by showing a flagpole, a ski lift, a crane, and a drawbridge.

Help Your Kids With Computer Coding: A Unique Step-by-step Visual Guide, from Binary Code to Building Games
Help Your Kids With Computer Coding
A Unique Step-by-step Visual Guide, from Binary Code to Building Games
Paperback      ISBN: 146541956x

Don't just play computer games with your kids--build them All you need is a desktop or laptop with Adobe 10.2 or later, and an internet connection to download Scratch 2.0 and Python 3. Coding with Scratch can be done without download on https: //scratch.mit.edu.

Help Your Kids with Computer Coding is a straightforward, visual guide to helping kids understand the basics of computer coding using Scratch and Python coding languages. Essential coding concepts like scripts, variables, and strings are explained using build-along projects and games.

Kids can create online games to play like Monkey Mayhem and Bubble Blaster, draw mazes and shapes, build animations, and more using the step-by-step examples to follow and customize. Seven projects let kids--and their parents--practice the skills as they are learning in each section of the book. Kids get instant results, even when completely new to coding.

Packed with visual examples, expert tips, a glossary of key terms, and extras such as profiles of famous coders, Help Your Kids with Computer Coding lays a hands-on foundation for coding so adults and kids can learn together.

Supporting STEM education initiatives, computer coding teaches kids how to think creatively, work collaboratively, and reason systematically, and is quickly becoming a necessary and sought-after skill. DK's computer coding books are full of fun exercises with step-by-step guidance, making them the perfect introductory tools for building vital skills in computer programming.

One Hundred and Seventy Five Science Experiments to Amuse and Amaze Your Friends
One Hundred and Seventy Five Science Experiments to Amuse and Amaze Your Friends
Paperback      ISBN: 0394899911

Instructions for 175 experiments, tricks, and creations that illustrate the principles of light, water, movement, and air

Nick and Tesla's Secret Agent Gadget Battle: A Mystery with Spy Cameras, Code Wheels, and Other Gadgets You Can Build Yourself
Nick and Tesla's Secret Agent Gadget Battle
A Mystery with Spy Cameras, Code Wheels, and Other Gadgets You Can Build Yourself
Hardcover      ISBN: 1594746761

After foiling a gang of kidnappers and fending off an army of robots, 11-year-old siblings Nick and Tesla Holt could use a little rest But as their third mystery opens, they discover there's a spy in their midst, searching for secrets in the home of their beloved (and slightly crazy) Uncle Newt. Is it the new laboratory assistant? The exterminator? The housekeepers? Or someone completely unexpected? To expose the mystery agent, Nick and Tesla must engineer all kinds of outrageous contraptions, from code wheels and fingerprint powder to spy cameras and burglar detectors. Best of all, instructions are included throughout the story, so you can build the projects, too

The Everything Kids' Astronomy Book: Blast Into Outer Space with Stellar Facts, Intergalatic Trivia, and Out-Of-This-World Puzzles
The Everything Kids' Astronomy Book
Blast Into Outer Space with Stellar Facts, Intergalatic Trivia, and Out-Of-This-World Puzzles
Paperback      ISBN: 1598695444
Explore the galaxies

Aliens, space ships, and constellations, oh my Ride on a rocket ship to another galaxy with this stellar book. With The Everything Kids' Astronomy Book, astronomers-in-training will learn:
  • How galaxies like the Milky Way were built.
  • Why the sun's surface is 20,000-50,000-degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Why the earth spins and how gravity works.
  • What comets and asteroids are made of and how they affect planets.
  • The truth about the man in the moon.
  • Why Mars is so hot and what those rings around Saturn are.
  • What scientists think about aliens and life in outer space

If you want to build a sky-watching kit or change your room into a small universe, this book will take you on a journey that is out-of-this-world
Why Does it Thunder and Lightning?
Why Does it Thunder and Lightning?
Hardcover      SKU: 1199585726