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Janice VanCleave's Science Around the Year by Janice VanCleave

Janice VanCleave's Science Around the Year


Janice VanCleave's Science Around the Year by Janice VanCleave

Over Two Million Janice VanCleave Books Sold! Janice VanCleave's Science Around the Year Dozens of Seasonal Projects Loads of Fun Facts Why do leaves change colors? How do polar bears avoid slipping on the ice? How are snowflakes made? Why do your toes and fingertips wrinkle if you spend lots of time swimming? How do flies taste their food with their feet? Figure out the answers to these and many other scientific mysteries with this awesome assortment of experiments, projects, and facts for every season of the year. With an amazing experiment for each week, Janice VanCleave's Science Around the Year introduces you to dozens of wondrous topics in astronomy, biology, chemistry, earth science, and physics. Discover why leaves turn colors and fall off trees in autumn, why September is a good time to look for monarch butterflies, how salt melts ice, what pinecones can tell you about the weather, and much, much more. As with all of Janice VanCleave's books, each activity is fun and includes simple step-by-step instructions, as well as clear explanations of the concepts you're seeing in action. Janice VanCleave's Science Around the Year promises hours and hours of fascinating, hands-on, safe, low-cost science fun-at home or in the classroom.

About the Author

JANICE VANCLEAVE is a former award-winning science teacher who now spends her time writing and giving science workshops. She is the author of over forty books with sales totaling over two million copies.

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Publication date

21st August 2000


Janice VanCleave

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John Wiley & Sons Inc an imprint of John Wiley and Sons Ltd


128 pages


Science & technology: general interest (Children's / Teenage)



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