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  • Published: New York : Sterling Pub., c2006.
  • Year Published: 2006
  • Description: 112 p. : col. ill. ; 27 cm.
  • Language: English
  • Format: Book

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  • Lexile: 960

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  • 9781402716904
  • 1402716907
  • 1402753152 (pbk.)
  • 9781402753152 (pbk.)

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Last-minute science fair projects : when your Bunsen's not burning but the clock's really ticking

by Bardhan-Quallen, Sudipta.

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Where To Find It

Call number: J 507.8 Ba

Available Copies: Malletts Youth, Pittsfield Youth

Additional Details

Includes index.

Introduction: Science all around you -- Pick the perfect project -- Project and the presentation -- Project report -- Be on time next year -- A week or two: Light and dark -- Stop rot -- Sprouting seeds -- Get ripe -- Plant power sources -- Fungus garden -- Picky eaters -- Orange mummy -- Crystal garden -- Build a biosphere -- Few short days: Sour milk -- Human hair hygrometer -- Copperplating -- Shiny penny, green penny -- Young and lovely vitamin E -- Night stalking -- Soggy potatoes -- Rubber chicken -- Brittle bones -- Ocean pollution -- Pollution catchers -- Don't drink the water -- Temperature and transpiration -- Diaper secret -- 24 hours and counting: Hot colors -- You are a battery -- Mini-lighting -- Yeast fermentation -- Cool ocean, hot land -- Down the ramp -- Juice rocket -- Full of hot air -- Gelatin mountains -- Raisin dance -- Levitation -- Spud power -- Underwater fireworks -- Carton turbine -- Glue-y gooey slime -- Mini-rocket -- How much vitamin C? -- Into (Mostly) thin air -- Vampire suds -- How cold! -- How hot! -- Speedy stalactites -- Index.

Examines ways to complete your science project in a very short time with supplies you can find around the house. Remember: Science fair projects are due...NOW! It's no secret that kids sometimes put off doing their assignments, especially if they get busy or don't know where to begin. But with this compilation at hand, their science fair problems are over, because it's full of super-quick ideas sure to wow the crowd and the judges. All the experiments use common, easy to find materials, and there's valuable advice on creating an appealing presentation and writing an accompanying report. Construct a "Juice Rocket"; grow crystals along a piece of string; build a biosphere; and mummify an orange. And here's one for the birds: an experiment to determine if our avian friends prefer one type of food over another. Every project is smart and fun!

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