This is a great way to keep learning over the summer and have so much fun at the same time!
Title: Try This!
Author: Karen Romano Young
Publisher: National Geographic Kids
Is there a mad scientist waiting to learn some new exciting experiments in your home? The 50 experiments found within these pages are safe for kids and most items needed can be found right around your home. Before you get started there are some safety guidelines listed just to make sure kids stay safe. The best way for kids to learn is from other kids who have already tried these experiments and they can be found here too.
The entire family can have fun creating frozen bubbles and even making summer snowballs in the Snow and Ice section. In the Survival Skills section readers can learn to purify water in an extreme environment and even make a candle using ice. In the Feel The Force section readers can experiment with the laws of motion. Do you want to know an animals superpower? In the Animal Superpower section readers can do experiments that help them learn about how animals adapt to their environments and even how dog hair can become a scientific tool. Readers will also learn about experiments with water, heat and so much more. This guide meets the STEM requirements that parents and teachers will appreciate. Colorful photos along with step-by-step instructions to help kids better understand what they are doing and what they can expect to happen can be found here too. Each page has a Bonus, Question This and Prediction spot for even more learning.
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