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Square Wheels and Other Easy-To-Build, Hands-on Science Activities

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  • Cost Category: $1-$40
  • Price Details: This guide sells for less than $40
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  • Format: Activity Book
  • Grades: grades 5 to 8
  • Suitable for Multiple Uses?: can be reused
  • Subject(s): multiple science topics
  • Part of Series?: no
  • URL: http://www.exploratorium.edu/square_wheels/index.html

Science content is expertly explained in this guide to constructing/learning new and classic science standards.  Kids construct odd phenomenon-like square wheels-using household supplies, then ask, “so what?” Engaging science follows.

Square Wheels is a guide to constructing and understanding new and classic science demonstrations, using easy-to-get supplies. Activities start by presenting students with a strange phenomenon (e.g., square wheels), and end by asking 'so what?' Science content is expertly explained—the book remains conceptual without risking inaccuracy, and breaks down information to keep it fun and informative for leaders and students of varied science experience.



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