5 Really Good Books: Science Experiments For Your Kids Part Two

Welcome to 5 Really Good Books!

We had to continue this post into a second part because we have so many cool science experiment books available in our library collections for your kids.  Check out these next 5 recent books we’ve added to our collections.  Place your hold now with the “Library Catalog” link at the end of each description.

 

 

 

Cardboard Box Engineering:  Cool, Inventive Projects For Tinkerers, Makers, & Future Scientists

Jonathan Adolph

Summary:

Cardboard is everywhere! For creative kids aged 9 to 14, it’s the perfect eco-friendly building material, and Cardboard Box Engineering is the perfect guide to get them started on inventive tinkering. A working kaleidoscope, a marble roller coaster, a robotic hand, and a wind-powered tractor with cardboard gears are just some of the ingenious projects developed by Jonathan Adolph, author of the best-selling Mason Jar Science. Working with simple household tools, kids can follow the step-by-step photographic instructions to exercise their design smarts, expand their 3-D thinking, and learn the basics of physics and engineering with activities that have real-life applications

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Kitchen Explorers! 60+ Recipes, Experiments, and Games For Young Chefs

Americas Test Kitchen Kids

Summary:

What makes fizzy drinks fizzy? Can you create beautiful art using salt? Or prove the power of smell with jelly beans? Kitchen Explorers brings the kitchen alive with kid-tested and kid-approved recipes, fun science experiments, hands-on activities– plus puzzles, word games, and more.

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The Science Chef: 100 Fun Food Experiments and Recipes For Kids

Joan D’Amico and Karen Eich Drummond

Summary:

What melts in your mouth and not in your hands, plumps when youcook it, and comes in more than forty-eight scrumptious flavors?Give up? The correct answer is: Science!

With The Science Chef you’ll learn loads of basic science by doingfun, easy-to-perform cooking projects. And you get to eat theresults when you’re finished!

Why do onions make you cry? How does yeast make bread rise? Whatmakes popcorn pop, whipped cream frothy, and angel food cakefluffy? You’ll discover the scientific answers to these and dozensof other tasty mysteries when you prepare kid-tested recipes foreverything from Cinnamon Toast and Basic Baked Potatoes toStromboli Pizzoli and Monkey Bread.

Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced cook, you can become agreat Science Chef. All 100 experiments and recipes require onlycommon ingredients and standard kitchen utensils. And The ScienceChef includes rules for kitchen safety and cleanup, plus a completenutrition guide

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Weather and Climate!: With 25 Science Projects For Kids

Kathleen M Reilly

Summary:

A full-color introduction to the earth science happening all around us, packed with STEM experiments and real-world connections that invite kids ages 7 to 10 to discovery the wonderful world of meteorology!

What’s it like outside? Is it a day for building a snowman, constructing a sandcastle, or planting a garden? Weather and Climate! With 25 Science Projects for Kids introduces kids ages 7 to 10 to the fascinating world of meteorology and all of the ways what’s going on in the atmosphere above our heads can affect us here on the earth! Plus, discover how weather and climate change are linked but not the same, and figure out ways to be part of the solution to the problem of global warming.

– The activity in our atmosphere plays a critical role in our lives and in the health of our planet. Today’s weather determines what clothes you wear and what you are going to do after school, while the local climate influences what kind of car your parents drive, what kind of house you live in, and–believe it or not–what foods you eat!

– Readers learn about different kinds of extreme weather including Hurricane Katrina, flooding in Texas, California wildfires, and the tornadoes that struck southern United States in 2011.

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Backyard Biology: Discover the Life Cycles and Adaptations Outside Your Door

Donna Latham

Summary:

Biology is the study of life, and life is all around you. You can find life thriving in the city and in the country, teeming in ecosystems around the planet–in deserts, oceans, and even the Arctic. Backyard Biology: Discover the Life Cycles and Adaptations Outside Your Door with Hands-On Science Activities introduces readers ages 9 to 12 to the amazing world of life science right outside their doors, no matter where they live. Plentiful text-to-self and text-to-world connections provide foundational learning.

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