Discover the Basic Secrets of Chemistry Chemistry is a wondrous type of scientific magic. From its origins in medieval alchemy to the remarkable advances of today's biochemists--chemistry has the rare ability to captivate our imaginations. Chemistry for Every Kid introduces the young scientist to this intriguing field. In its pages you'll discover ...
Discover the Basic Secrets of Chemistry Chemistry is a wondrous type of scientific magic. From its origins in medieval alchemy to the remarkable advances of today's biochemists--chemistry has the rare ability to captivate our imaginations. Chemistry for Every Kid introduces the young scientist to this intriguing field. In its pages you'll discover clear liquids that change into green globs, an egg that separates from its shell, and 99 other basic experiments with dramatic results. With each experiment, you'll learn more about chemistry concepts, terminology, and laboratory methods--and get lots of ideas for school and science fair projects. Each experiment is explained in terms of ...* Purpose: Stating the basic goals of the experiment * Materials: A complete list of all the necessary supplies * Procedure: Step-by-step instructions on how to perform the experiment * Results: An explanation stating exactly what is to happen * Why?: An easily understandable scientific explanation of why each particular result is achieved No elaborate or expensive equipment is needed--almost all the required material can be readily found around the house. Experimentation is the basis for all scientific inquiry so Chemistry for Every Kid is more than an exciting collection of challenging experiments--it's also a training manual for the basic methods and practices common to all scientific research. Experiments demonstrate simple chemistry with the use of colored water, the behavior of gases with a pop bottle, the difference between acids and bases, and much more. All of these safe and workable experiments have been completely pretested. Chemistry for Every Kid is an exciting book that teaches basic chemistry--while you have fun. When learning science means doing science, learning becomes an adventure! Acclaim for Janice VanCleave's books: Janice Pratt VanCleave's science books not only teach children the basics of science, but also entertain along the way. [The Science for Every Kid series is] even great for kids who never liked science.--Parent Guide on the Science for Every Kid series An entertaining, educational, and nonthreatening aid to understanding earth science.--School Library Journal on Earth Science for Every Kid Excellent in value...Many early-grade school parents should consider it for their children, as should teachers as a resource for classroom activities. --Science Books & Films on Chemistry for Every Kid A worthwhile purchase.--Kirkus Reviews on Biology for Every Kid Also available in this series from Janice VanCleave: * ASTRONOMY FOR EVERY KID * BIOLOGY FOR EVERY KID * DINOSAURS FOR EVERY KID * EARTH SCIENCE FOR EVERY KID * GEOGRAPHY FOR EVERY KID * GEOMETRY FOR EVERY KID * THE HUMAN BODY FOR EVERY KID * MATH FOR EVERY KID * PHYSICS FOR EVERY KID
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