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Janice VanCleave's Physics for Every Kid


Janice VanCleave's Physics for Every Kid

Easy Activities That Make Learning Science Fun
Science for Every Kid Series 2. Aufl.

von: Janice VanCleave, Tina Cash Walsh

12,99 €

Verlag: Wiley
Format: EPUB
Veröffentl.: 10.05.2021
ISBN/EAN: 9781119654292
Sprache: englisch
Anzahl Seiten: 336

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<b>Ignite a passion for science in your student or child with these fascinating physics experiments for kids!</b><br /><br /><i>Janice VanCleave's Physics for Every Kid: Easy Activities That Make Learning Science Fun, 2nd Edition</i> offers new and lively experiments designed to ignite a passion for science in every child. Designed for children of all ages, this book includes high-interest experiments suitable for home learning, science fair participation, and active classrooms.<br /><br /><i>Physics for Every Kid</i> is sure to engage the natural curiousity of children with experiments that stimulate the mind and encourage a foundation in the principles of physics. With common household items, you'll be able to create:<br /> <ul> <li>Pendulums</li> <li>Air cars</li> <li>Experiments exploring magnets, sound, motion, light, and more</li> </ul> This update to the celebrated Janice VanCleave series includes a fresh new look with full-color illustrations and easy-to-understand explanations for each experiment.<br /><br />Perfect for educators and parents of middle school students, <i>Physics for Every Kid</i> can be used at home just for do-it-yourself science fun and in the classroom to build learning experiences that enlighten and entertain students.
<p>Introduction ix</p> <p>Foreword xiii</p> <p><b>I Energy Introduction 1</b></p> <p>1. Energy Conservation 5</p> <p>2. Frequency 9</p> <p>3. Coupled Pendulums 11</p> <p>4. Sound Waves in Air 14</p> <p>5. Pressure Waves 17</p> <p>6. Pitch 20</p> <p>7. Sound Transmission 23</p> <p>8. The Effect of Mass on Sound 27</p> <p>9. Natural Frequency 30</p> <p>10. Neutral Atom 32</p> <p>11. Electric Current 36</p> <p>12. Conductors vs. Insulators 39</p> <p>13. LED 43</p> <p>14. Electrochemical Energy 46</p> <p>15. Polarizing an Insulator 51</p> <p>16. Polarizing a Conductor 56</p> <p>17. Electroscope 59</p> <p>18. Triboelectric Effect 63</p> <p>19. Adhesion: Charging by Contact 66</p> <p>20. Light Energy 70</p> <p>21. Light Transmission 73</p> <p>22. Light Waves 77</p> <p>23. Interference in Thin Films 80</p> <p>24. Concave Lens 84</p> <p>25. Convex Lens 87</p> <p>26. Plano-Convex Lens 90</p> <p>27. Polarized Light 93</p> <p>28. Filters 96</p> <p>29. Optical Density 99</p> <p>30. Refractive Index 103</p> <p>31. Shadows 108</p> <p><b>II Force and Motion Introduction 113</b></p> <p>32. Inertia: Newton’s First Law of Motion 115</p> <p>33. Rotational Inertia 118</p> <p>34. Acceleration 122</p> <p>35. Impulse 126</p> <p>36. Gravity 129</p> <p>37. Friction 132</p> <p>38. Air Resistance 135</p> <p>39. Drag Force 137</p> <p>40. Air Pressure 141</p> <p>41. Torque 145</p> <p>42. Resultant Force of Gravity 148</p> <p>43. Center of Gravity 151</p> <p>44. Balance 154</p> <p>45. Shifting the Center of Gravity 157</p> <p>46. Action/Reaction 161</p> <p>47. Normal Force 165</p> <p>48. Balloon Rocket 169</p> <p>49. Bounce 173</p> <p>50. Coandă Effect 177</p> <p>51. Bernoulli’s Principle 179</p> <p>52. Pressure Differences 182</p> <p>53. Balanced Forces 185</p> <p>54. Unbalanced Forces 188</p> <p>55. Lift Forces 191</p> <p><b>III Simple Machines Introduction 195</b></p> <p>56. First-Class Lever 199</p> <p>57. Equal-Arm Balance 203</p> <p>58. Second-Class Lever 206</p> <p>59. Third-Class Lever 210</p> <p>60. Just for Fun: Third-Class Lever 214</p> <p>61. Inclined Plane 217</p> <p>62. Screw 220</p> <p>63. Wedge 223</p> <p>64. Moveable Pulley 226</p> <p>65. Fixed Pulley 229</p> <p>66. Wheel and Axle 233</p> <p><b>IV Magnets Introduction 237</b></p> <p>67. Ferromagnetism 240</p> <p>68. Magnetic Field 244</p> <p>69. 3-D Magnetic Field 248</p> <p>70. Mapping Magnetic Fields 251</p> <p>71. Temporary vs. Permanent Magnets 254</p> <p>72. Magnetic Permeability 257</p> <p>73. Compass Rose 260</p> <p>74. Floating Compass 262</p> <p>75. Magnetic Declination 265</p> <p>76. Electromagnet 269</p> <p>77. Right-Hand Rule 274</p> <p>78. Demagnetization 277</p> <p>79. Dipping Needle 279</p> <p>80. Magnetic Energy 283</p> <p>Glossary 287</p> <p>Index 311</p>
<p><b>Janice VanCleave</b> is a science teacher with 27 years of experience in the classroom. She is also the author of more than 50 science books that together have sold over 2 million copies. She is the founder of the popular website <b>www.scienceprojectideasforkids.com</b> and has tutored thousands of students and educators from around the world.</p>
<p>Discover fun and engaging physics experiments for kids of all skill levels</p><p>In <i>Janice VanCleave’s Physics for Every Kid</i>, bestselling author and lifelong science teacher, Janice VanCleave, shows you how to conduct a wide range of safe and exciting science experiments at home, in the classroom, or at the science fair. You’ll create pendulums, air cars, explore sound, motion, and light, and much more, all while teaching your students foundational physics concepts that will help them advance in their science education.</p><p>Each experiment is covered in step-by-step detail, fully illustrated, and conducted with accessible supplies. This thoroughly revised edition includes new and updated experiments and a fresh new look to make it even easier to delight and engage your students. From magnets to simple machines, force and motion, and energy, you’ll find experiments to accompany every part of your curriculum.</p><p>Perfect for educators and parents, <i>Janice VanCleave’s Physics For Every Kid</i> will also earn a place in the libraries of homeschool educators who are looking for fun and lively ways to spark a lifelong love of learning and science in their kids.</p>

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