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Science Experiments With Simple Machines Nankivell-Aston, Sally/ Jackson, Dorothy 1 of 1

Product Details:

Format: Paperback
ISBN-10: 0531154459
ISBN-13: 9780531154458
Sku: 30614030
Publish Date: 4/10/2007
Dimensions:  (in Inches) 10.5H x 8.25L x 0.25T
Pages:  32
Age Range:  12 to 15
 
This book contains a variety of simple experiments that introduce middle grade readers to basic scientific principles related to simple machines. Students learn about first-, second-, and third-class levers, wheels and axles, pulleys, slopes or ramps, screws, winches, gears, belt-driven machines, concepts of fulcrum, effort, and load, and the many different ways simple machines can be used to make a task easier. Each double-page spread deals with one aspect of simple machines and features "In Action", "Keep Thinking", and "Don't Stop There" panels. These point students to connections to be made throughout the book, as well as loads of ideas about how to vary experiments, try out new ones, and keep on making scientific discoveries.
From the Publisher:
Explores the properties of simple machines through experiments, using material readily available in most homes and schools.
Product Attributes
Product attributeBook Format:   Paperback
Product attributeMinimum Age:   08
Product attributeNumber of Pages:   0032
Product attributePublisher:   Children's Press(CT)
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