Science fair projects: flight, space & astronomy
Sterling Pub. Co., Oct 1, 1997 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 95 pages
Want to win that next science fair? Here are 53 science projects for elementary school kids that can be made from inexpensive and easily available materials, yet they teach and exhibit exciting scientific principles that combine math, physics, aerodynamics, optics, and astronomy. You'll be able to exhibit and explain the moon's motions, star patterns, how the sun casts shadows, paper airplanes designed for distance, gravity's effect on light, light pollution, maps of the north and south skies, the effect of sunlight on color, the practical benefits of space research, and 44 more. Work with kites, parachutes, balloons, bubbles, compasses, binoculars, telescopes -- all of them basic and ordinary things, all of them sure to inspire you to get involved in the excitement and fun of science and to win that next science fair!
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adhesive tape adult air pressure airplane asteroid astronomers axis balancing point balloon bottle bowl called cardboard box clock colors comet construction paper craters crayons dark Earth Earth's atmosphere Earth's orbit edge feet flashlight flat food coloring Full Moon gravity hair dryer Hemisphere hold Hubble Hubble Space Telescope imaginary line inches length of day Light pollution look lunar magnet magnifying glass marble slide Meteor Showers meteorites meteoroid modeling clay mound move newspaper Northern Hemisphere nuts object paper clip paper strip paper-towel tube parachutes patterns pencil and paper phases piece of cardboard Ping-Pong ball plane Pluto poster board Project pull push rings roll ruler Saturn scissors shadow shape sheet of typing side solar system South Poles space spool stars stick straight string sunlight sunny window surface telescope thermometer tilted toaster typing paper wing words Write