What does physics have to do with your favorite sport? Use baseball, basketball, football, and other sports to learn about the science behind sports–the Magnus effect, topspin and backspin, center of gravity, and more! Many of these high-interest sport... show more
How does our world work? Our actions can impact the environment in ways we may not have considered. Author Robert Gardner's informative text is paired with hands-on science projects using the scientific method that show readers how their actions effect... show more
Can you build a bird feeder that keeps squirrels out? Where do earthworms like to live? Does color affect human emotions? Learn the answers to these questions and more with the fun experiments in this book. Young scientists will observe and explore beh... show more
How do bicycle gears work? Why does it look like a skateboard sticks to a skater’s feet? Learn all about the physics involved in your favorite wheeled sport, whether it be cycling, skating, or skateboarding. Fun ideas for science fair projects follow m... show more
Give renewable energy a try! Solar, wind, and hydropower can be used to offset the use of fossil fuels. The projects in this book teach young readers about solar cells, electricity, and energy. Experiment with simple ways of using renewable energy to p... show more
This book describes how it’s possible to hear and feel sound, how sound travels and moves, as well as dimensions of space. It discusses making sounds and noises, waves, properties of sound and sound effects. It also includes sounds of music.
What material best absorbs solar energy? How can wind and water be used to create energy? How does insulation affect heat flow? Explore ways to create and conserve energy with author Robert Gardner. Use easy-to-find materials and the scientific method ... show more
This kid-friendly handbook investigates the solar system’s inner workings, the tools used to gain information, and an array of astronomical phenomena. Through a time line of discoveries and important events, a comprehensive text, and numerous projects ... show more
From zippers to the Pyramids, rolling pins to catapults, we are surrounded by simple machines. This book will amaze kids with the ingenuity they already possess and inspire them to look differently at the objects they use everyday.
Whether living in the country or in the city, kids will be amazed to learn about what happens in the natural world just outside their door after the sun goes down with this guide to the nighttime changes in the plant kingdom, the animal kingdom, and th... show more