The second volume in an innovative new science experiments publishing program, Science Experiments On File™, Volume 2 offers 60 brand-new, engaging experiments that meet national science standards, require simple materials, communicate directions clearly to student and teacher, and relate the activities performed to real-life situations. Six chapters provide experiments in the five major branches of sciencebiology, chemistry, physics, Earth science, and astronomyas well as marine science. Each experiment is presented in a user-friendly style intended to encourage student interest and understanding. A cumulative index allows readers to search for experiments in Volume 1 and Volume 2. This collection provides a solid framework for easy, hands-on learning for middle and high school students.
Black-and-white illustrations, tables, and diagrams. Index. Appendix. Bibliography. Glossary.
About the Author(s)
Pamela Walker and Elaine Wood have almost 40 years of science teaching experience between them. Their expertise comes from formal training in biology education and hands-on practice with students. They have worked with children of all ages and abilities and know which experiments work, which materials are easiest to obtain, and which problems teachers may encounter. Walker was named the 2007 Georgia State Teacher of the Year.