Oobleck, Slime & Dancing Spaghetti

Oobleck, Slime & Dancing Spaghetti

Twenty Terrific At-home Science Experiments Inspired by Favorite Children's Books

Book - 2009
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Combining classic children's literature with fun kitchen science experiments, this handbook is an ideal resource for parents or teachers who want to instill a cross-curricular approach to educating their children. A wide range of experiments are featured, including how to make the green goo found in Dr. Seuss' Bartholomew and the Oobleck, as well as making pasta dance as shown in Tomie dePaola's Strega Nona. Each chapter contains a detailed summary of the story, step-by-step instructions with a list of ingredients, thought-provoking questions for children, science facts, how to relate the experiment to everyday life, and sources for further exploration. The activities, which are appropriate for children ages 4 to 11, result in a terrific way to combine reading with turning a kitchen into an exciting laboratory of learning.
Publisher: Houston, Tex. : Bright Sky Press, c2009
ISBN: 9781933979342
1933979348
Branch Call Number: j 507.8 Williams
Characteristics: 192 p. : ill. ; 23 cm

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Why science? -- Before you begin : how to use this book -- Chemistry and polymers. Wizzil : pop your top! ; Strega nona : make your spaghetti "dance" ; George's marvelous medicine : boiling up a witchy brew, then change the color ; Bartholomew and the oobleck : concocting colorful, stic... Read More »


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