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The force is with us -- as these experiments in force and motion prove! * Demonstrate inertia with a card shot trick. * Use a cardboard rocket ship to find the center of gravity. * Make your own "great salt lake" to display buoyancy. * Show the push and pull of air currents with a water tower. * Create "motion madness" with balloon cars. Ordinary, easy-to-find materials are all you need to get moving on these fun-filled investigations. Consistent with the National Science Education Standards
Learn about life over time and earth's organisms in this great science book.
The topics broadly covered in this book include earth's water, oceanography, earth's atmosphere, weather and climate.
A science book that covers cells, heredity, evolution, classification, simple organisms, plant life, animal life, human life and ecology.
The textbook explores such aspects of matter and energy as heat, electricity, and nuclear chemistry, with suggested activities and review questions at the end of each chapter.
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