Science Whiz Experiments

These easy and fun science experiments use easy-to-obtain household materials and are excellent starting points for students to devise their own science fair projects. Readers are guided through applying the scientific method to conduct rigorous experiments in the physical and life sciences, including chemistry, physics, biology, and meteorology. Through clear instructions and scientific illustrations, these books support the Next Generation Science Standards by demonstrating step-by-step experimental methodology and encouraging students to make connections through crosscutting concepts to help them gain a better understanding of the basic concepts found in each scientific topic.

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    Experiments with Chemistry

    Experiments with Chemistry

    Robert Gardner
    These easy and fun chemistry experiments use easy-to-obtain household materials and are excellent starting points for students to devise their own science fair projects. Readers are guided through applying the scientific method to conduct experiments, such as examining Brownian motion of smoke particles, building an electric cell, and separating substances in a solution...Read More

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    ISBN: 9780766086760
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    Experiments with Electricity and Magnetism

    Experiments with Electricity and Magnetism

    Robert Gardner
    Through clear instructions and scientific illustrations, students can conduct easy yet engaging experiments to examine the principles of electricity and magnetism. Using easy-to-obtain household materials, readers will make a battery from electric cells, test objects to see if they are conductors or insulators, and build a simple electric motor...Read More

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    ISBN: 9780766086784
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    Experiments with Light

    Experiments with Light

    Robert Gardner
    By doing the simple science projects in this book, young scientists will discover how distance affects images made by a convex lens, observe a wave model of polarized light, and explore the science behind mirages...Read More

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    ISBN: 9780766086807
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    Experiments with Temperature and Heat

    Experiments with Temperature and Heat

    Robert Gardner
    Using materials they can find in their home, students can learn the science behind temperature and heat by performing experiments that demonstrate the conduction of heat in solids, thermal conductivity of liquids and gases, the relationship between temperature and color, and other scientific principles...Read More

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    ISBN: 9780766086821
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    Experiments with the Human Body

    Experiments with the Human Body

    Robert Gardner
    These simple and engaging biology experiments use easy-to-obtain household materials to explore the science behind the human body. Readers are guided through applying the scientific method to conduct experiments, which include observing the effect of body position and exercise on heart rate, breathing rate, and blood pressure; building a model of the human eye; and figuring out how food moves through the body...Read More

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    ISBN: 9780766086845
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    Experiments with Weather

    Experiments with Weather

    Robert Gardner
    Through clear instructions and scientific illustrations, students can conduct easy yet engaging experiments to examine the science behind weather. Using easy-to-obtain household materials, readers will discover how Torricelli’s barometer works, the terminal velocity of raindrops, and how density affects air masses in Earth’s atmosphere...Read More

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    ISBN: 9780766086869
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