Learn a lot about science as you make models showing how things work!
A spectacular model of an active volcano . . . a fascinating representation of the solar system . . . scale reproductions of atoms and molecules . . . In Janice VanCleave's Super Science Models, America's favorite science teacher shows you how to make these and other eye-catching science models that will help you show what you know in class or at a science fair!
Inside, you'll find easy-to-follow instructions for 25 great models that reveal the worlds of astronomy, biology, chemistry, earth science, and physics. You'll also get helpful hints on displaying your models, including advice on backboards, scale models, stands, and other clever techniques. As with all of Janice VanCleave's books, every project can be created at home or in the classroom with safe, inexpensive materials. Through models of Earth's layers, the states of matter, an electric circuit, and much more, you'll discover how scientists use models to make it easier to describe things and share their ideas. So get ready to have a great time and impress others with what you've learned making these fun, fabulous models!
Wiley; August 2004
- ISBN: 9780471653554
- Edition: 1
- Read online, or download in secure PDF format
- Title: Janice VanCleave's Super Science Models
- Author: Janice VanCleave
About The Author
JANICE VANCLEAVE is a former science teacher who now spends her time writing and giving science workshops. She is the author of more than forty children's science books that have sold over two million copies and a resident science fair authority on discovery.com.