Hands-on experiments introduce the most important phenomena in biology, chemistry, and physics in this fun kit. National Geographic's broad yet elaborate introduction to the physical and natural sciences covers the full spectrum of science and shows first-hand how these three core disciplines overlap to help us understand the world around us. Full color, 112-page guide is organized into the following 15 chapters:
Water: adhesion, cohesion, buoyancy, density, states of water, and surface tension
Air: Bernoulli’s Principle, gases, pressure, wind, and molecular theory
Heat: temperature, condensation, evaporation, and heat energy
Sound: music, sound waves, tone, and vibration
Forces: centrifugal force, energy, weight, gravity, inertia, pendulums, and rockets
Magnetism: magnetic fields, compasses, magnetic poles, and radiation
Electricity: electric motors, light bulbs, simple circuits, and static electricity
Electromagnetism: electromagnets, the EM spectrum, waves, and current indicators
Light: camera obscura, light and shadow, and light intensity
Optics: microscopes, telescopes, lenses, prisms, reflection, refraction, and optical illusions
Plants and Animals: seeds, microscopic organisms, plant cycles, plants and light
Colors: color theory, printing, spectrum
The Human Body: brain, eyes, circulatory system, ears
Earth and Sun: globes, day and night, seasons, rotation, sundials, time zones
WARNING!This set contains parts and chemicals that may be harmful if misused. Read cautions in the manual and on individual containers carefully. Not to be used by children except under adult supervision.
printed die-cut cards
printed sticker sheet
red transparent gel
green transparent gel
blue transparent gel
yellow transparent gel
citric acid powder, 10 g
iron powder, 13 g
sodium bicarbonate, 27 g
sodium carbonate, 12 g
phenolphthalein solution, 10 mL (1% phenolphthalein in ethanol)
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