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Alkire, Jessie

Summary: Makerspaces are places designed to inspire creativity and collaboration. In Construct It! Architecture You Can Build, Break, and Build Again, kids will build a working wrecking ball, pulley elevator, bridge, and more! Colorful step-by-step photos bring each project to life. Techniques and tips help troubleshoot and use the materials within the makerspace.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Checkerboard Library 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 620.1 ALK

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Non Fic Series, Call number: J 620.1 ALK

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 620.1 Set Alkire 2018

Manushkin, Fran

Summary: Miss Winkle separates the class into teams and instructs them to build towers out of paper cups, and the group who builds the tallest tower wins--but they have very little success until Pedro has an idea about how it can be done.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books, a Capstone imprint 2018

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Voltz, Stephen.

Summary: "From the Diet Coke and Mentos fountain makers who found initial fame via YouTube and the Maker Faire comes this collection of 25 awesome projects guaranteed to inspire a love of scientific experimentation. Fritz Grobe and Stephen Voltz, also known as EepyBird, share some amazing DIY projects: a Diet Coke and Mentos fountain of Bellagio proportions, a leaf blower hovercraft, a paper airplane...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 507 VOL

Chabert, Jack

Summary: For the first time in years Eerie Elementary is planning a science fair, which may not be a good idea in a school which is alive and out to get the students--but when Sam and his friends find a book of experiments that contains all of Orson Eerie's notes, it may turn out to be the key they need to finally understand the mad scientist.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Branches/Scholastic Inc. 2016

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC CHA

Alkire, Jessie

Summary: "Kids will explore one of Earth's important energy resources with Biofuel Energy Projects. They'll read about the history of biofuel, where it comes from, and how we use it. They'll make candles out of butter, create ethanol from different types of sugar, and more. Projects include color photos and easy-to-follow instructions. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Super Sandcastle, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 333.95 ALK

Alkire, Jessie

Summary: Read all about volcanology in Super Simple Volcano Projects. Kids will learn about different kinds of volcanoes and how they form. Discover how scientists study volcanoes and try to predict when they will erupt. Then, build an erupting volcano, create a volcano landscape, and more.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Super Sandcastle 2018

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Non Fic Series, Call number: J 507.8 ALK

Masoff, Joy

Summary: "Kids love to be grossed out. And now the doyenne of disgusting, Joy Masoff, lets kids get their hands dirty--really dirty--with 114 interactive ick-speriments and ick-tivities that delve into the science behind everything disgusting. Its this A-Z compendium, kids can stage an Ooze Olympics to demonstrate viscosity. Observe how fungi grow by making a Mold Zoo"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Workman Publishing 2016

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 507 MAS

Klein, Abby.

Summary: Freddy's success at the science fair is in jeopardy when he mother throws out his project.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE KLE

Schneider, Christa

Summary: Makerspaces are places designed to inspire creativity and collaboration. In Light It! Creations that Glow, Shine, and Blink, kids will make a wearable mask that glows, a working lamp, and more! Colorful step-by-step photos bring each project to life. Techniques and tips help troubleshoot and use the materials within the makerspace.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Checkerboard Library 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 535 SCH

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Non Fic Series, Call number: J 535 SCH

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 535 Set Schneider 2018

Borgert-Spaniol, Megan

Summary: "Kids will explore one of Earth's important energy resources with Coal Energy Projects. They'll read about the history of coal energy, where it comes from, and how we use it. They'll mine chocolate chips out of cookies, make peat bog, and more. Each project includes color photos and easy to follow instructions. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Applied to STEM...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Super Sandcastle, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 333.8 BOR

Green, D. L. (Debra L.)

Summary: Third-grader Zeke Meeks needs to win the prize in the science project contest because the class bully is threatening him, but so far all his ideas are ending in messy disasters--can his friend Hector save the day?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books 2012

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC GRE

Galus, Pamela J.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Carson-Dellosa Pub. 2003

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 507.8 GAL

Alkire, Jessie

Summary: Kids will explore one of Earth's important energy resources with Wind Energy Projects from the history of wind energy, to how we use it today. They'll move a car with a balloon, use wind to play a music box, and more. Each project includes color photos and easy to follow instructions. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Applied to STEM Concepts of Learning...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Super Sandcastle 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 333.9 ALK

Alkire, Jessie

Summary: Read all about meteorology in Super Simple Weather Projects. Kids will learn about the difference between weather and climate. Discover how scientists study the weather and try to predict what it will be like in the future. Then, build a barometer, create a tornado, and more.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Super Sandcastle 2018

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Non Fic Series, Call number: J 507.8 ALK

Borgert-Spaniol, Megan

Summary: "Kids will explore one of Earth's important energy resources with Water Energy Projects from the history of water energy, to how we use it today. They'll use water energy to spin a bottle, build a water mill, and more. Each project includes color photos and easy to follow instructions. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Applied to STEM Concepts of Learning...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Super Sandcastle, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 333.91 BOR

Alkire, Jessie

Summary: Read all about paleontology in Super Simple Fossil Projects. Kids will learn about how fossils are created. Discover how scientists study fossils to learn about plants and animals that lived thousands of years ago. Then, make plaster fossils, practice excavating fossils, and more.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Super Sandcastle 2018

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Non Fic Series, Call number: J 507.8 ALK

Clements, Andrew

Summary: Jake is determined to win the third grade science fair not only for the grand prize, but to beat the annoying class know-it-alls, as well.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2001

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC CLE

Pearce, Q. L. (Querida Lee)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lowell House Juvenile 1997

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 507.8 PEA

Heinecke, Liz Lee

Summary: At-home science provides an environment for freedom, creativity and invention that is not always possible in a school setting. In your own backyard, it's simple, inexpensive, and fun to whip up a number of amazing science experiments using the great outdoors. Science can be found all around in nature. Outdoor Science Lab for Kids offers 52 fun science activities for families to do together. The...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Quarry Books, an imprint of Quarto Publishing Group USA Inc. 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 507 HEI

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 507 HEI

Challoner, Jack

Summary: Presents over two dozen science activities demonstrating such scientific properties as forces and motion, chemical reactions, shapes and structures, and light and sound.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Publishing 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 507.8 CHA

Gaertner, Meg

Summary: "Step-by-step instructions to create cave crystals right in their kitchen. Readers are introduced to basic science concepts such as saturation, solutions, and atoms. Additional features include a table of contents, informative sidebars and captions, a phonetic glossary, an index, information about the author, and sources for further research" --Amazon.com

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Child's World 2018

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Derting, Kimberly

Summary: Cece, a budding and inquisitive scientist, and her equally curious best friend Isaac conduct experiments to see whether Cece's dog Einstein will eat his vegetables.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Greenwillow Books, an Imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

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Gardner, Robert

Summary: "Introduces information on sound through a variety of related experiments using a musical lab that the reader can build"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Enslow Publishers 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 534.078 GAR

Gillis, Jennifer Storey

Summary: Presents experiments, activities, and surprising facts related to weather.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Storey Communications 1996

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 551.5 GIL