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Title:
101 nature experiments
Author:
Burnie, David.
Personal Author:
Edition:
First American edition.
Publication Information:
New York, NY : DK Publishing, 1996.
Physical Description:
95 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780789404664
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

Will satisfy the curiosity of the young naturalist and encourage an awareness and enjoyment of the natural world. Understand the basic principles of nature through experiments using simple, everyday objects. Discover the natural world on your doorstep with easy to follow step-by-step instructions and color photographs showing each stage of every experiment. 101 Nature Experiments will satisfy the curiosity of the young naturalist and encourage an awareness and enjoyment of the natural world.


Author Notes

David Burnie writes about natural history and Conservation. Since 1979, he has written or contributed to more than 80 books and multimedia titles, and has also worked as a consultant for natural history programs on television. He wrote Dorling Kindersley's award-winning How Nature Works and was consultant editor on the DK Nature Encyclopedia.


Table of Contents

The World Around Us
1 Is air really there?p. 6
2 Test your breathp. 7
3 See a plant drinkp. 7
4 Measure water loss through a leafp. 8
5 Rot a pepperp. 8
6 Natural recyclingp. 9
7 Make animal cellsp. 10
8 See plant cellsp. 11
9 How sugar moves waterp. 12
10 Living togetherp. 12
11 How salt moves waterp. 13
Life in Water
12 Filter waterp. 14
13 Train fish with soundp. 15
14 Make an aquariump. 15
15 Going greenp. 16
16 Walking on waterp. 16
17 Trap underwater animalsp. 17
18 Make a tide pool viewerp. 17
19 Make a beachcomber's showcasep. 18
20 See inside a shellp. 19
21 Make a mini pondp. 20
22 Test water for acidityp. 21
Life in Soil
23 Test the soilp. 22
24 Keeping coolp. 23
25 Make a pit trapp. 24
26 Look at life in the soilp. 26
27 Make a worm farmp. 27
28 Running for coverp. 28
29 What substances are in soil?p. 29
Plants and Growth
30 Detect the growing pointp. 30
31 Watch seeds growp. 31
32 Grow vegetable topsp. 32
33 See a bean growp. 33
34 Reaching for lightp. 33
35 Freeze leavesp. 34
36 Grow a bean upside downp. 35
37 Test a potato for starchp. 35
38 Watch sap risep. 36
39 Grow an onionp. 36
40 Discover root powerp. 37
41 Plant fruit pipsp. 38
42 Grow pots of vegetablesp. 39
43 Taking cuttingsp. 40
44 Grow sprout headsp. 41
45 Make a mini desertp. 42
46 Create a window gardenp. 44
47 Design a butterfly gardenp. 46
48 Grow a salad gardenp. 48
Flowers
49 Dissect a flowerp. 50
50 Press some flowersp. 51
51 Seeing colorsp. 51
52 Make a dried flower arrangementp. 52
53 Preserve flowersp. 53
Trees
54 See buds burstp. 54
55 Discover the age of a treep. 55
56 Measure the height of a treep. 55
57 Plant a treep. 56
58 Make a bark rubbingp. 57
59 Make a leaf skeletonp. 57
60 Grow moldp. 58
61 Make a spore printp. 59
62 Make a woodland terrariump. 60
Small Animals
63 Look at insects close upp. 62
64 Make a "pooter"p. 63
65 Test a worm's reactionp. 63
66 Build a caterpillar housep. 64
67 Make a beehive boxp. 65
68 Train honeybeesp. 65
69 On the movep. 66
70 Nature's night shiftp. 67
71 Make a spider's webp. 68
72 Make a moth trapp. 69
73 Animal tracksp. 70
74 Make a plaster castp. 71
75 Track snailsp. 72
76 Raise fruit fliesp. 72
Birds
77 Outdoor birdwatchingp. 74
78 Make a blindp. 75
79 Make a nest boxp. 76
80 Examine an old nestp. 76
81 Make an egg-viewing boxp. 77
82 Bird foodp. 78
83 Make a feather collectionp. 80
84 Examine owl pelletsp. 82
85 Design a nature diaryp. 82
The Human Body
86 Blood flow and gravityp. 84
87 Watch a tooth disintegratep. 85
88 See how fast you growp. 85
89 See your pulse ratep. 86
90 See your skin change colorp. 86
91 Collect fingerprintsp. 87
92 Lose your balancep. 88
93 Test your reactionsp. 89
94 Trick your eyesp. 90
95 Test your taste thresholdp. 91
96 Test your blind spotp. 92
97 Feel heatp. 93
98 Test touchp. 93
99 Hidden tastesp. 94
100 Confuse your earsp. 94
101 Judge sound directionp. 95
Indexp. 96

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