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Projects Science
1 Projects Science
Steck-Vaughn 1997 0817263454 / 9780817263454 softcover used 95 pages, 8 1/2 inches by 11 inches tall 
75 illustrated ideas for Science Fairs, Science Classes, or Fun at Home. Includes Earth Science, Physical Science, and Life Science.

Condition: Pages are clean. Cover has light wear. 
Price: 7.15 USD

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Science Fair Projects: Flight, Space & Astronomy, Bonnet, Bob; and Keen, Dan
2 Bonnet, Bob; and Keen, Dan Science Fair Projects: Flight, Space & Astronomy
Sterling Publishing Company 1998 0806994827 / 9780806994826 softcover used 8 inches by 11 inches tall, 95 pages illustrated by Frances Zweifel 
For 3rd to 5th grades.

Projects:
Who's in the Moon? Imagination and moon images
"Three, Two, One ..." A matter of action and reaction
Going Up? Hot air rising
Moon Watch. Discovering the moon's motions
Double Dipper. Seeing star patterns
Super-Size Surprise. Sunlight from two directions
Cyclops. Two light sources into one
High Flyer. Designing paper airplanes for distance
News Flash. Naming comets
Overcoming Gravity. Countering one force with another
Big Money. Take a coin, cause an ecipse
Rolling Along. Demonstrating gravity's effect on light
Skyworks. All out for meteor spotting
Marble Slide. Trajectory trials
Ski Jump. Universal pull of gravity
Paper Moon. Creating a moonscape
Over & Under. Air movement and air pressure
Drop Zone. Parachute design
Cool Air Lift. What keeps airplanes up?
Move Over! Motion beats the power of gravity
Stellar Performance. The night sky as the Earth turns
Sun Day News. The changing length of day and night
Two Bright. Light Pollution
Tomorrow's Astronauts. Visit a pretend planet
Sun Trek. Tracking the sun's movement
I Am a Sundial. Telling time from the sun
Sunny Spotlight. The art of spreading light.

Condition: Pages are clean. Cover has creases and wear to the edges and corners. 
Price: 7.15 USD

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Our Lovely World, Gilliss, Florence
3 Gilliss, Florence Our Lovely World
C R Gibson and Company 1958 plastic book softcover used 6 1/2 inches by 8 inches tall 
"Plastic Book clean with damp cloth." Condition: Pages have damage to the top outside corners. Cover has creases, rubbing wear, missing piece of top right corner and another along the top edge of the front cover. 
Price: 49.97 USD
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Big Top Pee Wee Life on the Farm, Goodman, Beth
4 Goodman, Beth Big Top Pee Wee Life on the Farm
Scholastic Inc. 1988 0590422081 / 9780590422086 softcover used 32 pages, 8 inches by 8 inches tall 
from the cover: "Based on the movie Big Top Pee-Wee. Pee-wee lives on a farm, but it is not an ordinary farm. His horses make pancakes for breakfast. The gophers play tug-of-war! And when Pee-wee milks the cow, he gets chocolate milk!"

Condition: Pages are clean. Cover has creases and wear to the edges and corners. 
Price: 3.00 USD

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Bernoulli's Book, Hixson, B. K.
5 Hixson, B. K. Bernoulli's Book
Salt Lake City, UT The Wild Goose Company 1991 1571560025 / 9781571560025 softcover used 46 pages 
Ages 8 and up.
From the cover: "A collection of 25 experiments that teach the basics of air pressure, Bernoulli's law, and Newton's laws of motion to anklebiters. Airplane designs & rocket patterns included; air sick bags optional.

Topics include air pressure, Bernoulli's Law, Newton's laws of motion, winding up with several airplane designs and a water rocket launcher that shoots 2-liter pop bottles 150 feet into the air.

25 experiments written and explained in plain-old-English, complete with humorous illustrations."

Condition: Pages are clean. Cover has light wear. 
Price: 5.50 USD

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Ecology, Jennett, Pamela Spurling
6 Jennett, Pamela Spurling Ecology
Creative Teaching Press 1995 softcover used 64 pages, 8 1/2 inches by 11 inches tall illustrated by Diane Valko 
Hands-on experiments. Interdisiplinary activities. Grades 4 to 8

from the cover: "... a supplementary hands-on science program for grades 4 - 8. The classroom friendly experiments emphasize the scientific method and processes and stimulate student interest and understanding of the real world. The user friendly format includes support materials such as reproducibles for overhead transparencies, experiments, interdisiplinary activities, and a scientific glossary.

Contents:
Introduction to Ecology
Setting the Stage
The Scientific Method
The Scientific Processes

Unit 1: Foundations of Ecology
Key Concepts
Community
Food Webs
Adaptations
Extension Activities

Unit 2: Water Ecology
Key Concepts
The Water Cycle
Water Pollution
Water Conservation
Extension Activities

Unit 3: Air Ecology
Key Concepts
The Oxygen/Carbon Cycle
Air Pollution and Depletion
Air Quality Control
Extension Activities

Unit 4: Soil and Land Ecology
Key Concepts
The Nitrogen Cycle
Soil and Land Exploitation
Soil and Land Conservation
Extension Activities

Culminating Activities
Career Corner
Assessment
Bibliography
Ecology Resources
Glossary

Condition: Pages are clean. Cover has creases and wear. 
Price: 5.50 USD

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Monera & Protista, Leftwich, Robert
7 Leftwich, Robert Monera & Protista
Milliken Publishing Company 1558635319 / 9781558635319 softcover used illustrated by Larry Weaver 
For Grades 7 to 12. 12 Full-Color Transparencies; 16 Reproducible Pages; and Teacher's Guide.

Contents:
Viruses
Bacteria
Blue-Green Algae
Algae Red Line
Algae Brown Line
Algae Green Line
Volvocine Green Line Algae
Fungi
Slime Molds
Amoeboid Protozoa
Ciliated Protozoa
Sporozoa and Flagellated Protozoa
Unit Test on Monera and Protista

Condition: Light cover wear. Name on first page. Pages are clean and intact. 
Price: 7.15 USD

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Vertebrate Phylogeny, Leftwich, Robert
8 Leftwich, Robert Vertebrate Phylogeny
Milliken Publishing Company 1558635343 / 9781558635340 softcover used illustrated by Larry Weaver 
For grades 7 to 12. Includes: 12 full-color transparencies, 16 Reproducible Pages and Teacher's Guide.

Contents:
Prevertebrates
Agnatha and Chondrichthyes
Osteichthyes
Amphibians
Extinct Reptiles
Extant Reptiles
Aves
Prototherian Mammals
Metatherian Mammals
Eutherian Mammals
Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy
Comparative Vertebrate Embryos
Unit Test on Vertebrate Phylogeny

Condition: Light cover wear. Name on 1st page. Pages clean and intact. 
Price: 7.15 USD

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Quick But Great Science Fair Projects, Levine, Shar; Johnstone, Leslie
9 Levine, Shar; Johnstone, Leslie Quick But Great Science Fair Projects
Sterling Publishing Co. Inc. 2001 softcover used 96 pages illustrated by Emily S Edliq 
from the cover: "Make every experience as fun as it is successful with advice on picking a topic, finding an expert and writing a letter asking for help, writing a report, and presenting and displaying a project - as well as tips on what judges look for and hints for teachers and parents.

Condition: Cover has scratches and edge and corner wear. 
Price: 5.50 USD

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Oregon Wildflowers: A Children's Field Guide to the State's Most Common Flowers, Magley, Beverly
10 Magley, Beverly Oregon Wildflowers: A Children's Field Guide to the State's Most Common Flowers
Interpreting the Great Outdoors 156044035x / 9781560440352 softcover used 32 pages illustrations by DD Dowden 
from the cover: "In Oregon Wildflowers, you'll learn fascinating facts about even the most common wildflowers. For example, did you know that ...
  • Early-day housekeepers swept their floors with brooms made from the branches of the Scotch broom
  • Some people use the milky white juice from the dandelion stem to remove warts
  • Rosehips, the fruit of the wild rose, contain so much Vitamin C that they're used to make vitamin tabletsWhen cooked slowly, the bland berries of the kinnikinnick pop like popcorn."

    Condition: Very good condition. 
    Price: 6.97 USD

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    Nature Watch, Manning, Mick; and Granstrom, Brita
    11 Manning, Mick; and Granstrom, Brita Nature Watch
    New York Kingfisher 1997 0753450631 / 9780753450635 softcover used 47 pages, 8 1/2 inches by 11 inches tall 
    from the cover: "Walk out your front door, take a deep breath, and use your five senses to discover the exciting secrets of the natural world. From feathers and fungi to butterflies and bats - wildlife is all around you.

    Nature Watch will show you how much fun and how easy it is to become a nature explorer, and how to find and preserve wildlife - whether out for a walk, at the beach, or at home in your backyard!"

    Contents:
    What this book is about
    A nature notebook
    Field skills
    Nature detective
    Tracks and droppings
    Wildlife feeding stations
    Animal homes
    Minibeasts
    Fungi
    Worm Farm
    Changing bodies
    Nuts, beans, cones and seeds
    How seeds spread
    Trees
    Nightime and moths
    Bats and owls
    Litter and pollution
    Make a pond
    Water world
    Nature displays
    Nature walk
    Nature party
    Glossary
    Nature Watch Certificate

    Condition: Pages are clean. Name written on inside front cover. Cover has creases and light wear. 
    Price: 8.25 USD

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    Pot: What It Is, What It Does, Tobias, Ann
    12 Tobias, Ann Pot: What It Is, What It Does
    Greenwillow Books 1979 0688842003 / 9780688842000 hardcover used, ex library 47 pages illustrated by Tom Huffman 
    From the cover:
    "Pot is a drug.
    Many scientists say that
  • It can be habit-forming
  • It can stunt your growth
  • It can cause brain damage

    Know the facts and you will know what to say when someone offers you a joint!"

    Condition: Ex library book with markings. Cover wear. 
    Price: 3.30 USD

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    Oregon Wildflowers: A Children's Field Guide to the State's Most Common Flowers, Magley, Beverly
    Oregon Wildflowers: A Children's Field Guide to the State's Most Common Flowers
    Magley, Beverly
    6.97 USD
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    Monera & Protista, Leftwich, Robert
    Monera & Protista
    Leftwich, Robert
    7.15 USD
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    Vertebrate Phylogeny, Leftwich, Robert
    Vertebrate Phylogeny
    Leftwich, Robert
    7.15 USD
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    Quick But Great Science Fair Projects, Levine, Shar; Johnstone, Leslie
    Quick But Great Science Fair Projects
    Levine, Shar; Johnstone, Leslie
    5.50 USD
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    Bernoulli's Book, Hixson, B. K.
    Bernoulli's Book
    Hixson, B. K.
    5.50 USD
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    Projects Science
    Projects Science
    7.15 USD
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    Ecology, Jennett, Pamela Spurling
    Ecology
    Jennett, Pamela Spurling
    5.50 USD
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    Nature Watch, Manning, Mick; and Granstrom, Brita
    Nature Watch
    Manning, Mick; and Granstrom, Brita
    8.25 USD
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