Science fair projects: flight, space & astronomy

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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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Contents

A Note to the Parent
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Project
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Whos in the Moon? Imagination and moon images
9
Copyright

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McGraw-Hill authors represent the leading experts in their fields and are dedicated to improving the lives, careers, and interests of readers worldwide

Keen holds as associate in science degree, having majored in electronic technology. He is the publisher of a county newspaper in southern New Jersey. He was employed in the field of electronics for 23 years and his work included electronic servicing as well as computer consulting and programming. He has written numerous articles for many computer magazines and trade journals since 1979.