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Author Tolman, Marvin N.

Title Hands-on earth science activities : for grades K-8 / Marvin N. Tolman
Published West Nyack, N.Y. : Parker Pub. Co., [1995]


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Series Science problem-solving curriculum library
Science problem-solving curriculum library.
Contents Machine derived contents note: About the Author. -- About the Library. -- How to Use This Book. -- Acknowledgements. -- Listing of Activities by Topic. -- Section One: Air. -- To the Teacher. -- Activity 1.1: How Can You Test to See if Air Takes Up Space? -- Activity 1.2: How Can You Pour Air? -- Activity 1.3: How Can You Tell if Air Has Weight? -- Activity 1.4: How Can You Feel the Weight and Pressure of Air? -- Activity 1.5: What Is Another Way to Feel Air Pressure? -- Activity 1.6: How Can Air Be Compressed? -- Activity 1.7: What Is Another Way Air Can Be Compressed? -- Activity 1.8: What Can a Card Teach You about Air? -- Activity 1.9: How Can You Crush a Gallon Can without Touching It? -- Activity 1.10: How Can You Crush a Soda Can with Air Pressure? -- Activity 1.11: How Can Air Pressure Make Things Stronger? -- Activity 1.12: How Can Air Help Us Drink? -- Activity 1.13: How Does Air Pressure Affect Water Floe? -- Activity 1.14: How Hard Can Air Push? -- Activity 1.15: What Can Air Pressure Do to an Egg? -- Activity 1.16: How Can You Put a Water Balloon into a Bottle? -- Activity 1.17: How Mush Can You Lift by Blowing? -- Activity 1.18: How Can Air Pressure Help Airplanes Fly? -- Activity 1.19: What Is a Relationship between Moving Air and Its Pressure? -- Activity 1.20: How Far Can You Blow a Ping-Pong Ball from a Funnel? -- Activity 1.21: Way Can t the Call Escape the Air Stream? -- Activity 1.22: How Can You Make an Atomizer with a Drinking Straw? -- Activity 1.23: What Happens What Air Is Heated? -- Activity 1.24: How Can You Tell that Warm Air Rises? -- Activity 1.25: What Happens When Air Gets Warmer? -- Activity 1.26: How Can We Watch Air Expand and Contract? -- Activity 1.27: How Does Cold Air Behave? -- Activity 1.28: What Happens What Warm Air and Cold Air Mix? -- Activity 1.29: How Can You Get Water Out of the Air? -- Activity 1.30: How Can a Balloon Remain Inflated with Its Mouth Open? -- Section Two: Water. -- To the Teacher. -- Activity 2.1: How Does Water Disappear? -- Activity 2.2: What Is in Sea Water? -- Activity 2.3: What Is Condensation? -- Activity 2.4: How Can You Get Water Out of the Air? -- Activity 2.5: What Is Another Way to Get Moisture Out of the Air? -- Activity 2.6: How Can You Coil Water in a Paper Cup? -- Activity 2.7: How Can We See Water Pressure? -- Activity 2.8: How Many Nails Can You Put into a Full Glass of Water? -- Activity 2.9: How Can Surface Tension Be Disturbed? -- Activity 2.10: How Can You Make a Soap Motorboat? -- Activity 2.11: How Can You Pour Light? -- Activity 2.12: How Can a Water Drop Make Things Larger? -- Activity 2.13: How Can Water Make a Coin Appear? -- Activity 2.14: What Do Bears Know That Many People Don t? -- Activity 2.15: What Can You Learn from an Egg? -- Activity 2.16: How Does a Hydrometer Work? -- Activity 2.17: How Does Temperature Affect the Speed of Molecules? -- Activity 2.18: What Happened When Water Changed to a Solid? -- Activity 2.19: How Can You Make a Worm? -- Activity 2.20: How Do Raisins Swim? -- Section Three: Weather. -- To the Teacher. -- Activity 3.1: How Can You Make Rain? -- Activity 3.2: How Can You Make a Cloud? -- Activity 3.3: How Can You Make a Thermometer? -- Activity 3.4: How Can We Measure Atmospheric Pressure? -- Activity 3.5: How Can We Measure Moisture in the Air? -- Activity 3.6: What Can Evaporation Tell Us about Humidity? -- Activity 3.7: How Can You Compare the Wet-Dry Bulb and Hair Hygrometers? -- Activity 3.8: What Does a Wind Vane Do, and How Can You Make One? -- Activity 3.9: What Is Another Design for a Wind Vane? -- Activity 3.10: How Can You Use a Wind Vane? -- Activity 3.11: How Can Wind Be Measured? -- Activity 3.12: How Does an Anemometer Work? -- Activity 3.13: How Can Rainfall Be Measured? -- Activity 3.14: How Can You Operate a Weather Station? -- Activity 3.15: What Is the Best Source for Predicting Weather? -- Activity 3.16: What Are Some Unusual Way to Predict and Explain Weather? -- Activity 3.17: How Do Heating and Cooling Affect Air Currents? -- Activity 3.18: What Can WE Learn from a Convection Box? -- Activity 3.19: What Makes Rain? -- Activity 3.20: What Is a Cold Front? -- Section Four: The Earth? -- Activity 4.1: How Are Size and Distance Shown on a Map? -- Activity 4.2: How Can You Show Your School Grounds on a Sheet of Paper? -- Activity 4.3: How Can a Flat Map Show Three Dimensions? -- Activity 4.4: What Are Contour Lines? -- Activity 4.5: What Is a Contour Map? -- Activity 4.6: How High and Low Are the Earth's Mountain and Valleys? -- Activity 4.7: How Can a Flat Map Represent the Earth? -- Activity 4.8: How Does the Nature of the Earth's Surface Affect Atmospheric Temperature? -- Activity 4.9: How Do Mountains Affect Yearly Rainfall? -- Activity 4.10: What Can You Learn From a Square Meter of Soil? -- Activity 4.11: How Is Soil Made? -- Activity 4.12: What Faction Affect Water Erosion? -- Activity 4.13: In What Order Do Material Settle in Water? -- Activity 4.14: How Are Rocks Classified? -- Activity 4.15: How Do Rocks Compare in Hardness? -- Activity 4.16: What Color Streak Does a Rock Make? -- Activity 4.17: How Do Rocks React to Vinegar? -- Activity 4.18: Which Rocks Are Attracted by a Magnet? -- Activity 4.19: Which Rocks Conduct Electricity? -- Activity 4.20: How Can Rocks Be Dissolved in Water? -- Activity 4.21: How Do Crystals Form? -- Activity 4.22: What Type of Crystals Do Rocks Have? -- Activity 4.23: What Is Conglomerate Rock? -- Activity 4.24: How Do You Start a Rock Collection? -- Activity 4.25: What Other Classifications of Rocks Are There? -- Activity 4.26: How Can You Measure the Density of a Rock? -- Activity 4.27: How Can You Make a Permanent Shell Imprint? -- Activity 4.28: How Is Snow Compacted into Ice to Form Glaciers? -- Activity 4.29: How Is the Earth Like Your Body? -- Activity 4.30: How Is the Earth Like a Jigsaw Puzzle? -- Activity 4.31: What Causes Earthquake? -- Activity 4.32: How Can You Make a Volcano Replica? -- Section Five: Ecology. -- To the Teacher. -- Activity 5.1: What Is a Simple Plant-Animal Community? -- Activity 5.2: What Is a pond Community? -- Activity 5.3: What Is a Simple Ecosystem? -- Activity 5.4: How Is Energy Transferred into an Ecosystem? -- Activity 5.5: Where Do People Fit into an Ecosystem? -- Activity 5.6: How Do You Fit into a Personal Ecosystem? -- Activity 5.7: How Do You Live at Home? -- Activity 5.8: How Do You Live in Your Classroom? -- Activity 5.9: How Does Our School Community Function? -- Activity 5.10: How Is Your School Like an Ecosystem? -- Activity 5.11: Where Can We Begin? -- Activity 5.12: What Is Litter? -- Activity 5.13: How Can You Help an Ecosystem? -- Activity 5.14: How Can We Improve Our Environment? -- Activity 5.15: How Can We Involve Others? -- Activity 5.16: What Is a Wide Consumer? -- Activity 5.17: What Changed Have Happened Where You Live? -- Activity 5.18: Do You Conserve Your Resources Wisely? -- Activity 5.19: How Can You Reuse Newspaper? -- Activity 5.20: Which Solids Decompose Easily? -- Activity 5.21: How Can You Make a Water-Treatment Plant? -- Activity 5.22: What Have We Learned? -- Section Six: Above The Earth. -- To the Teacher. -- Activity 6.1: What Is The History of Flight? -- Activity 6.2: What Is a Wind Tunnel? -- Activity 6.3: How Does Shape Affect Lift? -- Activity 6.4: How Can You Build a Simple Glider? -- Activity 6.5: Will Your Airplane Soar? -- Activity 6.6: How Can We Turn Our Glider? -- Activity 6.7: How Can We Make Our Glider Go Up and Down? -- Activity 6.8: What Have We Learned about Flying? -- Activity 6.9: What Aircraft Will You Fly? -- Activity 6.10: How Well Can You Fly? -- Activity 6.11: Can You Create an Airplane of a New Design? -- Activity 6.12: How Will You Design an Airplane for a Special Task? -- Activity 6.13: How Can a Ball Help You Move? -- Activity 6.14: What Type of Energy Is This? -- Activity 6.15: What Can a Marble Game Tell Us? -- Activity 6.16: How Can We Use Action-Reaction? -- Activity 6.17: How Can You Make a Soda Straw Rocket? -- Activity 6.18: How Do Other Forces Affect Our Rocket s Performance? -- Activity 6.19: How Can We Develop More Thrust? -- Activity 6.20: How Does Gravity Affect Objects? -- Activity 6.21: How Does Inertia Affect Objects? -- Activity 6.22: How Can You Put a Coin in a Glass Without Touch the Coin? -- Activity 6.23: How Do Gravity and Inertia Affect Space Travel? -- Activity 6.24: How Can You Compare Gravity and Inertia? -- Activity 6.25: How Does Weightlessness Feel? -- Section Seven: Beyond The Earth. -- To the Teacher. -- Activity 7.1: What Does Our Earth Look Like? -- Activity 7.2: How Does the Earth Move? -- Activity 7.3: How Does the Earth Travel? -- Activity 7.4: What Paths Do Earth and Similar Objects follow? -- Activity 7.5: How Do Man-Made Satellites Help Us? -- Activity 7.6: How Is Our Moon a Natural Satellite? -- Activity 7.7: What Is the Appearance of the Surface of the Moon? -- Activity 7.8: How Does the Moon Give Off Light? -- Activity 7.9: How Does the Moon Travel around the Earth? -- Activity 7.10: What Are phases of the Moon? -- Activity 7.11: How Can We Make a Moon Model with a Movable Shadow? -- Activity 7.12: What Is an Eclipse? -- Activity 7.13: How Can You Safely View a Solar Eclipse? -- Activity 7.14: What Is a Solar System? -- Activity 7.15: How Can You Study a Planet? -- Activity 7.16: How Big Is the Solar System? -- Activity 7.17: How Can You Make a Distance Scale Solar System in Your School? -- Activity 7.18: How Can We learn More about the Solar System and Space? -- Bibliography. -- Sources of Free and Inexpensive Material for Elementary Science. -- Selected Science Supply Houses. -- Selected Suppliers of Video Tapes, Videodiscs, and CD Rom for Elementary Science. -- Selected Suppliers of Computer Software for Elementary Science
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page)
Subject Earth sciences -- Study and teaching (Elementary)
Earth sciences -- Study and teaching -- Activity programs
LC no. 95021482
ISBN 0132301601