How the Earth Works

How the Earth Works

60 Fun Activities for Exploring Volcanoes, Fossils, Earthquakes, and More

by Michelle O'Brien-Palmer

Paperback / softback Publication Date: 01/04/2002

RRP  $28.99 $26.90
Earth science comes alive for children 6 to 9 through 60 engrossing games, activities, and experiments. Kids "core sample" a filled cupcake and discover plate tectonics by floating graham cracker continents on a molten mantle of molasses. They learn how heat changes rocks by seeing how separate ingredients disappear when they bake Rice Krispie Treats. More activities show what causes earthquakes and what kinds of buildings resist their force. Growing sugar and salt crystals, "fossilizing" plastic insects, and modeling a variety of volcanoes add to the learning and the fun. Eight of the activities are tasty as well as informative. Silly songs help children remember new words and concepts, and a resource section gives inexpensive sources for rocks, minerals, and fossils. All the projects have been tested in homes and schools to make sure they are safe, effective, and fun.
ISBN:
9781556524424
9781556524424
Category:
Teaching of a specific subject
Format:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
01-04-2002
Language:
English
Publisher:
A Cappella Books
Country of origin:
United States
Pages:
192
Dimensions (mm):
177x8x241mm
Weight:
0.32kg

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