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Janice VanCleave's Rocks and Minerals: Mind-Boggling Experiments You… (edition 1995)
Janice VanCleave's Rocks and Minerals: Mind-Boggling Experiments You Can Turn Into Science Fair Projects by Janice VanCleave
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0471102695, Paperback)What are fossils?
* How do stalactites and stalagmites form?
* Can rock melt?
Janice VanCleave's Rocks and Minerals includes 20 fun and simple experiments that allow you to discover the answers to these and other fascinating questions about rocks and minerals, plus dozens of additional suggestions for developing your own science fair projects.
See how sedimentary rock is formed using two pillows, a yardstick, and some masking tape. Make models of rocks and minerals with gumdrops, toothpicks, and plastic bags. Learn what carbonate minerals are and how to identify them using a glass jar, some vinegar, and an egg. All experiments use inexpensive household materials and involve a minimum of preparation and clean up.
Children ages 8-12
Also available in the Spectacular Science Projects series:
Janice VanCleave's Animals
Janice VanCleave's Earthquakes
Janice VanCleave's Electricity
Janice VanCleave's Gravity
Janice VanCleave's Machines
Janice VanCleave's Magnets
Janice VanCleave's Molecules
Janice VanCleave's Microscopes and Magnifying Lenses
Janice VanCleave's Volcanoes
Janice VanCleave's Weather
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Twenty fun and simple experiments, using inexpensive household materials, that reveal the properties of rocks and minerals, with suggestions for developing science fair projects.
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