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School Library Journal Online
“. . .An easy-to-read and understand introduction to water with activities. An additional resource where experiment or project books are needed.”
Praise for previous edition of Water! By Anita Yasuda
Green Teacher Magazine
“The best thing about Anita Yasuda’s Explore Water! are the hands-on ideas for teachers and students.”
“Hands-on activities, fun facts, engaging illustrations and silly water jokes create an informative and entertaining book on the importance and value of water. Reluctant readers will find themselves eagerly turning the pages to learn more about water and science.”
School Library Journal
“It’s impossible to read this book and not turn off the water while you brush your teeth. Children will come away with obscure facts and broad understandings about this vital resource.”
National Science Teachers Association Recommends
“Young scientists will enjoy this illustrated lab manual dealing with water. The 25 projects cover many aspects of water study, from historical Rome to making music with water-filled bowls. The book is illustrated by Bryan Stone, whose whimsical artwork will entice young readers.”
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Detailed Book Description
Drip—Drop—Splash! Water is essential to all forms of life. So let’s learn all about it!
The Water Cycle! With 25 Science Projects for Kids captures kids’ imaginations with a deep look at the world of water. Combining hands-on activities with history and science, The Water Cycle invites kids to have fun learning about the water cycle, water resources, drinking water and sanitation, water pollution and conservation, water use, water folklore and festivals, and the latest in water technology. Entertaining cartoon illustrations and photographs, along with fascinating sidebars, essential questions, links to online resources, and more illuminate the topic and bring it to life.
The Water Cycle! With 25 Science Projects for Kids is part of a set of four Explore Earth Science books that explore the earth, the atmosphere, and everything in between. The other titles in this series are Weather and Climate! With 25 Science Projects for Kids, Natural Disasters! With 25 Science Projects for Kids, and Rocks and Minerals! With 25 Science Projects for Kids.
Try these hands-on science projects!
- Conduct a salt water experiment
- Perform a transpiration experiment
- Design a rain harvester
- Build a mini xeriscape
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Introduction: Explore Water
Salt water experiment
Glacier on the move
Chapter 1: W Is For Water
Change your state
Who is faster?
Chapter 2: Water Cycle
Bell jar terrarium
Water cycle wrist bands
Chapter 3: Water And Weather
Chapter 4: Water Works
Make a shaduf
Mini water wheel
Chapter 5: Pollution Decoder
Water in Rome
Oil Spill experiment
Chapter 6: Water Wise
Off I go
Chapter 7: Water Inspired
Be a mimic