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Author Tolman, Marvin N.

Title Hands-on science activities for grades K-2 / Marvin N. Tolman
Published West Nyack, N.Y. : Parker Pub. Co., [1999]
©1999

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 W'BOOL CRC  500 Tol/Hos  DUE 30-06-20
Description xx, 243 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Series Science curriculum activities library ; bk. 1
Tolman, Marvin N. Science curriculum activities library ; bk. 1
Contents Machine derived contents note: About the Science Curriculum Activities Library. -- About the Author. -- Acknowledgments. -- How to Use This Book. -- Listing of Activities by Topic and Subtopic. -- Section One EARTH SCIENCE ACTIVITIES. -- Topic 1 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 Air Pressure Make Things Stronger? -- Activity 1.10 How Can Air Help Us Drink? -- Activity 1.11 How Does Air Pressure Affect Water Flow? -- Activity 1.12 What Is the Relationship -- Between Moving Air and Its Pressure? -- Activity 1.13 What Happens When Air Is Heated? -- Activity 1.14 How Can You Tell That Warm Air Rises? -- Activity 1.15 What Happens When Air Gets Warmer? -- Activity 1.16 How Can We Watch Air Expand -- and Contract? -- Activity 1.17 How Does Cold Air Behave? -- Activity 1.18 What Happens When Warm Air -- and Cold Air Mix? -- Activity 1.19 How Can You Get Water Out of the Air? -- Topic 2 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 a Water Drop Make -- Things Larger? -- Activity 2.7 How Can Water Make a Coin Appear? -- Activity 2.8 What Happens When Water -- Changes to a Solid? -- Activity 2.9 How Can You Make a Worm? -- Topic 3 Weather. -- To the Teacher. -- Activity 3.1 What Does a Wind Vane Do, and -- How Can You Make One? -- Activity 3.2 What Is Another Design for a -- Wind Vane? -- Activity 3.3 How Can You Use a Wind Vane? -- Topic 4 The Earth. -- To the Teacher. -- Activity 4.1 In What Order Do Materials -- Settle in Water? -- Activity 4.2 How Are Rocks Classified? -- Activity 4.3 How Do Crystals Form? -- Section Two LIFE SCIENCE ACTIVITIES. -- Topic 5 Plants and Seeds. -- To the Teacher. -- Activity 5.1 What Plant Is This? -- Activity 5.2 How Do Seeds Begin to Grow? -- Activity 5.3 How Can We Watch Seeds Grow? -- Activity 5.4 How Do Seeds Travel? -- Activity 5.5 How Can Plants Grow Without Seeds? -- Activity 5.6 What Is Another Way to Grow Plants Without Seeds? -- Activity 5.7 What Can You Do with Plants -- That Become Too Big for Their Containers? -- Activity 5.8 How Do Containers Make Plants -- More Interesting? -- Activity 5.9 What Do Plants Need in Order to Grow? -- Activity 5.10 How Does Water Travel in a Plant? -- Activity 5.11 What Are the Parts of Some -- Common Plants? -- Activity 5.12 What Parts of Plants Do You -- Like to Eat? -- Topic 6 Animals. -- To the Teacher. -- Activity 6.1 Who Are the New Members of -- Our Class? -- Activity 6.2 How Can You Keep Your Pets Healthy? -- Activity 6.3 How Many Pets Can You Find? -- Activity 6.4 How Many Other Pets Can You Find? -- Activity 6.5 What Kind of Pet Would You -- Like to Own? -- Activity 6.6 What Can Hair Tell You? -- Activity 6.7 How Many Play Animals Can You Find? -- Activity 6.8 How Can You Make a New Animal for a Funny Zoo? -- Activity 6.9 How Can You Make a Bony Animal? -- Activity 6.10 What Can Footprints Tell Us? -- Activity 6.11 What More Can Footprints Tell Us? -- Activity 6.12 What Animals Live Around You? -- Activity 6.13 How Can We Attract Wild Birds? -- Activity 6.14 What Is a Bird? -- Activity 6.15 How Do Earthworms Live? -- Activity 6.16 Why Is the Snail So Unusual? -- Topic 7 Growing and Changing: Animal Life -- Cycles. -- To the Teacher. -- Activity 7.1 What Is Growing Up? -- Activity 7.2 How Much Do People Change? -- Activity 7.3 How Does Growing Up Begin? -- Activity 7.4 What Is a Chicken Egg Really -- Like? -- Activity 7.5 What Are Some Other Animals That Hatch from Eggs? -- Activity 7.6 How Can You Hatch Eggs in the -- Classroom? -- Activity 7.7 What Is a Tadpole? -- Activity 7.8 What Is a Good Environment for Tadpoles? -- Topic 8 Animal Adaptations. -- To the Teacher. -- Activity 8.1 Why Are Feathers Special? -- Activity 8.2 What Purposes Can Feathers Serve? -- Activity 8.3 Can You Make a Feather? -- Activity 8.4 How Is Color Used by Living Things? -- Topic 9 Body Systems. -- To the Teacher. -- Activity 9.1 How Big Is the Average Person Your Age? -- Activity 9.2 What Does Hair Look Like -- Under a Microscope? -- Topic 10 The Five Senses. -- To the Teacher. -- Activity 10.1 In What Ways Do We Depend on Our Eyes? -- Activity 10.2 How Do Our Eyes Help Us "Hear"? -- Activity 10.3 How Does a Picture Stimulate Your Senses? -- Activity 10.4 Can You Save the Fish? -- Activity 10.5 How Well Can You See in the -- Dark? -- Activity 10.6 How Can You Match Things Without Seeing Them? -- Activity 10.7 What Sounds Do Your Ears Recognize? -- Activity 10.8 How Well Can You "Observe" with Your Sense of Touch? -- Activity 10.9 How Much Can You "See" with Your Hands? -- Topic 11 Health and Nutrition. -- To the Teacher. -- Activity 11.1 Why Do We Wash Our Hands Before Handling Food? -- Section Three PHYSICAL SCIENCE ACTIVITIES. -- Topic 12 Nature of Matter. -- To the Teacher. -- Activity 12.1 What Happens to Water When You Add Salt? -- Activity 12.2 How Dry Can You Wring a Wet Sponge? -- Activity 12.3 What Is Condensation? -- Activity 12.4 What Are Solids, Liquids, and Gases? -- Activity 12.5 How Can You Make Large Sugar -- Crystals from Tiny Ones? -- Topic 13 Energy. -- To the Teacher. -- Activity 13.1 How Well Do You Conserve Energy at Home? -- Topic 14 Light. -- To the Teacher. -- Activity 14.1 What Can You Make with a Shadow? -- Activity 14.2 How Does Closeness to Light Affect Shadow Size? -- Activity 14.3 How Does Your Shadow Change? -- Activity 14.4 What Path Does Light Follow? -- Activity 14.5 How Can You Make a Lens from -- a Drop of Water? -- Activity 14.6 What Do Color Filters Do to -- Colors? -- Activity 14.7 What Does a Prism Do to -- Light? -- Activity 14.8 How Can You Make a Prism with Water? -- Topic 15 Sound. -- To the Teacher. -- Activity 15.1 What Is Sound? -- Activity 15.2 What Sounds Can You Identify? -- Activity 15.3 How Well Can You Match Sounds? -- Activity 15.4 What Sounds Can You Make with a Shoe Box? -- Activity 15.5 How Can You Make Music with -- a Fish Line? -- Activity 15.6 How Much Noise Can You Make -- with a Paper Cup? -- Activity 15.7 What Kinds of Sounds Can You -- Make with Sticks? -- Activity 15.8 How Can You See Sound? -- Topic 16 Simple Machines. -- To the Teacher. -- Activity 16.1 What Happens When You Rub Your Hands Together? -- Activity 16.2 How Do Lubricants Affect Friction? -- Activity 16.3 What Is the Advantage of a -- First-Class Lever? -- Activity 16.4 What Type of Simple Machine -- Is the Teeter-Totter? -- Activity 16.5 How Can a Lever Be Used to -- Lift Heavy Things? -- Topic 17 Magnetism. -- To the Teacher. -- Activity 17.1 Which Rock Is Different? -- Activity 17.2 What Do Magnets Look Like? -- Activity 17.3 What Materials Will a Magnet Pick Up? -- Activity 17.4 Which Magnet Is the Strongest? -- Activity 17.5 What Part of a Magnet Has the Strongest Pull? -- Topic 18 Static Electricity. -- To the Teacher. -- Activity 18.1 Why Does Paper Leap for a Balloon? -- Bibliography. -- Selected Sources Of Free And Inexpensive Materials 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 (233-234)
Subject Science teachers -- Training of.
Science -- Study and teaching (Elementary) -- Methodology.
Science -- Study and teaching -- Activity programs.
LC no. 98029439
ISBN 0130113379