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What's the effect of osmosis on a raisin?
How is water transported through plant stems?
What's the best way to grow penicillin?
How are butterflies different from moths?
Now kids can discover the answers to these and other fascinating questions about biologythe study of living organisms. Packed with illustrations, Biology for Every Kid uses simple problems and activities to teach kids ages 8 through 12 about the world of plants, the animal kingdom, and the amazing human body!
Kids will learn how to talk with fireflies using only a jar and a flashlight, and watch bacteria wage war in a glass of milk. They'll discover how to tell the temperature by counting cricket chirps, and explore sensitivity to taste by eating pieces of apple and onion while wearing a blindfold on the eyes and clothespin on the nose!
Each of the 101 experiments is broken down into its purpose, a list of materials, step-by-step instructions, expected results, and an explanation that kids can understand. Every project has been pretested and can be performed safely and inexpensively in the classroom or at home.
When learning science means doing science,learning becomes an adventure!
Acclaim for Janice VanCleave books: "A super collection of easy biology experiments... A worthwhile purchase."Kirkus Reviews on Biology for Every Kid
"Excellent in value compared to other, similar titles... Many early-grade school parents should consider it for their children, as should teachers as a resource of ideas for classroom activities."Science Books & Films on Chemistry for Every Kid
"An entertaining, educational, and nonthreatening aid to understanding earth science."School Library Journal on Earth Science for Every Kid