Time for kids big book of science experiments: a step-by-step guide
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Introduction: What do scientists do?
In the clouds. Are clouds salty?
The sun. Does paper need sunscreen, too?
Earth on the move. Can grass show soil erosion
What makes climate?. Can you capture heat?
All about weather. How strong is air pressure?
Magnetic Earth. How do paper clips respond to magnets?
Seed germination. Are seeds alive?
Growing plants. Where do plants grow best?
Thirsty plants. How do plants drink?
Plants and water. What effect does oil have on plants?
Growing crops for food. What's the difference between organic and genetically modified food?
Yeast fermentation. Why does bread rise?
Break it down. Which foods get the moldiest?
Water, water everywhere. Does bottled water taste different than tap water?
Color and temperature. Which warms up faster: a light-colored liquid or a dark one?
Know your nutrients. Which snack food is greasiest?
Digestion. How does detergent clean dirty dishes?
Benefits of exercise. What makes your heart beat faster?
Get moving!/ Are bones brittle?
Skin: its all over you. Which part of your arm is the most sensitive?
Genes and heredity. What traits do you share with your family?
Growing up. Do boys and girls grow differently?
Forms of identification. What is similar about people's fingerprints?
A simple reaction. Can vinegar clean a tarnished penny?
Acids and bases. How can you tell an acid from a base?
Crystalline growth. How do crystals form?
Un-mixing it up. What color marker runs the most?
Making bubbles. What makes the bubbliest soda?
Turn up the heat. What makes a good conductor?
Heat rises. What's so weird about Ivory soap?
All water is not equal. Can you keep water from freezing?
Chemistry of clean. What's the best stain remover?
Mass matters. Which objects float in water?
The pressure's on. Can you trap air underwater?
A push for a push. How can I make a soda can spin?
Light travels. Can water affect how light moves?
Technology and engineering
Gravity and motion. What makes the best cushion for a falling egg?
Get energized! Can you launch a ball farther with a catapult?
Makin' it stick. Which shoe is best for a big hike?
Going with the flow. Can a battery turn a simple wire into a magnet?
Using the power of water and wind. How do turbines create power?
Holding on to hot and cold. Which insulator works best?
Types of bridges. Which bridge design is strongest?
Staying afloat. Which boat shape holds more weight?
Science fair success secrets.
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