Thames and Kosmos Fun and Fundamentals Elements of Science
Product Description Uncover the most important phenomena in biology, chemistry and physics by conducting 100 experiments with National Geographic’s Elements of Science. This kit exposes children to the full-spectrum of science, featuring a broad and elaborate introduction to the physical life sciences. Explore the most important phenomena in biology, chemistry and physics through included pieces and a full-color, 112-page book organized into 15 chapters, including: water, air, heat, sound, forces, magnetism, electricity, electromagnetism, light, optics, plants and animals, colors, the human body, chemistry and earth and sun. From the Manufacturer National Geographic Elements of Science: 100 experiments in biology, chemistry, and physics. Investigate the most important phenomena in biology, chemistry, and physics by conducting more than 100 fun experiments. A broad yet elaborate introduction to the physical and life sciences, this kit is intended to expose children to the full spectrum of science and show firsthand how these three core disciplines interrelate. The full-color, 112-page book is organized into the following chapters: 1. Water: adhesion, cohesion, buoyancy, density, states of water, surface tension. 2. Air: Bernoulli's Principle, gases, pressure, wind, molecular theory. 3. Heat: temperature, evaporation, heat energy. 4. Sound: music, sound waves, vibration. 5. Forces: centrifugal force, energy, weight, gravity, inertia, pendulums, rockets. 6. Magnetism: magnetic fields, compasses, magnetic poles, radiation. 7. Electricity: electric motors, light bulbs, simple circuits, static electricity. 8. Electromagnetism: electromagnets, the EM spectrum waves, current indicators. 9. Light: camera obscure, light and shadow, light intensity. 10. Optics: microscopes, telescopes, lenses, prisms, reflection, refraction, optical illusions. 11. Plants and Animals: seeds, microscopic organisms, plant cycles, plants and light. 12. Colors: color theory, printing, spectrum. 13. The Human Body: brain, eyes, circulatory systems, ears. 14. Chemistry: acids, bases, chromatography, filtration, reactions, tricks, safety. 15. Earth and Sun: gloves, day and night, seasons, rotating, sundials, time zones.
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- The mission of the National Geographic Society is to inspire people to care about the planet
- The National Geographic science kits from Thames and Kosmos further that mission by helping kids learn about science in a fun way
- 100 experiments in biology, chemistry, and more