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VanCleave, Janice Pratt

Overview
Works: 230 works in 864 publications in 8 languages and 72,606 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Handbooks and manuals  Puzzles and games 
Roles: Author, Translator
Classifications: QD38, 507.8
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Most widely held works by Janice Pratt VanCleave
Biology for every kid : 101 easy experiments that really work by Janice Pratt VanCleave( Book )

29 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This reference indicates the purpose of the experiment, all materials needed, and the correct method for carrying it out, concluding each with a scientific explanation of the result
Chemistry for every kid : 101 easy experiments that really work by Janice Pratt VanCleave( Book )

47 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 2,054 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Instructions for experiments which demonstrate that chemistry is a part of our everyday life
Janice VanCleave's earth science for every kid : 101 easy experiments that really work by Janice Pratt VanCleave( Book )

10 editions published in 1991 in English and French and held by 1,596 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Instructions for experiments, each introducing a different earth science concept. How are mountains formed? What makes the air we breathe? What causes the ocean waves? Now kids can learn the answers to these and other questions about the earth, sea, and air through 101 fun, safe, low-cost experiments and activities that can be performed at home or in the classroom. In Earth Science for Every Kid, kids use a tennis ball and a marble to demonstrate a solar eclipse. They'll make a peanut butter and jelly sandwich to understand sedimentary rock formation. And, with the assistance of a Slinky(r), they'll learn about the motion of water waves. Kids will explore the topics of rocks and minerals, crustal movement, erosion, atmosphere, weather, and more. Each of the 101 experiments begins with a statement of purpose, followed by a list of materials, step-by-step instructions, expected results, and a scientific explanation in terms that kids can understand. Parents will be glad to hear that every activity has been pretested and can be performed safely and inexpensively in the classroom or at home. When learning science means doing science, learning becomes an adventure! Acclaim for Janice VanCleave books: "Science projects sometimes breed dread, but with Janice's books to spark their creativity, students' projects are rewarding and fun."--Teaching PreK-8 "An entertaining, educational, and nonthreatening aid to understanding earth science."--School Library Journal on Earth Science for Every Kid "A super collection of easy biology experiments to conduct at home ... A worthwhile purchase
Janice VanCleave's guide to the best science fair projects by Janice Pratt VanCleave( Book )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in English and held by 1,497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers ideas for science fair projects on selecting a topic, doing research, making a display and presenting the project. The suggested projects span a range of categories from astronomy to genetics, geology to engineering
Janice VanCleave's physics for every kid : 101 easy experiments in motion, heat, light, machines, and sound by Janice Pratt VanCleave( Book )

9 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 1,477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents 101 experiments relating to physics using materials readily available around the house
Janice VanCleave's math for every kid : easy activities that make learning math fun by Janice Pratt VanCleave( Book )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 1,346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents 101 simple math problems and experiments intended to introduce basic mathematical principles
Janice VanCleave's 201 awesome, magical, bizarre & incredible experiments by Janice Pratt VanCleave( Book )

9 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 1,329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discover the awesome answers to these and other fascinating mysteries in biology, chemistry, physics, earth science, and astronomy. Just try these 201 fun, safe low-cost experiments at home or in the classroom. You'll look through a drop of water to find out how a magnifying lens works. Using a Styrofoam ball, a pencil, and a lamp, you'll learn why the Moon appears and disappears. With just a jar and some ice cubes, you can demonstrate how rain is formed. Each experiment includes an illustration and easy to follow step by step instructions
Janice VanCleave's astronomy for every kid : 101 easy experiments that really work by Janice Pratt VanCleave( Book )

5 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 1,208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An elementary science experiment book that provides young scientists with safe, workable astronomy projects
Janice Vancleave's 200 gooey, slippery, slimy, weird & fun experiments by Janice Pratt VanCleave( Book )

6 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 1,117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides instructions for 200 experiments in biology, chemistry, physics, earth science, and astronomy
Janice VanCleave's A+ projects in chemistry : winning experiments for science fairs and extra credit by Janice Pratt VanCleave( Book )

12 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in English and held by 1,048 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides step-by-step instructions for thirty advanced chemistry experiments suitable for science fairs
Janice VanCleave's electricity : mind-boggling experiments you can turn into science fair projects by Janice Pratt VanCleave( Book )

13 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in Spanish and English and held by 960 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

20 simple experiments that help you discover the answers to questions about electricity
Janice VanCleave's the human body for every kid : easy activities that make learning science fun by Janice Pratt VanCleave( Book )

5 editions published between 1991 and 1995 in English and held by 930 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Activities and scientific explanations help children learn about the parts of the human body and their functions
Janice VanCleave's constellations for every kid : easy activities that make learning science fun by Janice Pratt VanCleave( Book )

5 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 911 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes twenty of the most prominent constellations, including the Big Dipper, Orion, and Cancer, explains how to locate them, and provides instructions for related activities
Janice VanCleave's plants : mind-boggling experiments you can turn into science fair projects by Janice Pratt VanCleave( Book )

6 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 852 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents facts about plants and includes experiments, projects, and activities related to each topic
Janice VanCleave's A+ projects in earth science : winning experiments for science fairs and extra credit by Janice Pratt VanCleave( Book )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 841 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents thirty sample science projects as well as ideas for small changes to the original experiments thereby encouraging creativity and increased learning
Janice VanCleave's play and find out about math : easy activities for young children by Janice Pratt VanCleave( Book )

8 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 720 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of 50 simple activities about math
Janice VanCleave's play and find out about nature : easy experiments for young children by Janice Pratt VanCleave( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides instructions for fifty nature experiments and activities involving both plants and animals
Janice VanCleave's insects and spiders : mind-boggling experiments you can turn into science fair projects by Janice Pratt VanCleave( Book )

5 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 684 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents facts about insects and spiders and includes experiments, projects, and activities related to each topic
Janice VanCleave's play and find out about bugs : easy experiments for young children by Janice Pratt VanCleave( Book )

7 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 678 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents simple experiments answering such questions about insects as "Are spiders insects?" "Where do butterflies come from?" and "Why do fireflies light up?"
Janice VanCleave's play and find out about the human body : easy experiments for young children by Janice Pratt VanCleave( Book )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in Spanish and English and held by 664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents simple experiments answering such questions about the human body as "Why does my skin pucker up when I take a long bath?" "Why are my bones hard?" and "How much breath di i have?"
 
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Chemistry for every kid : 101 easy experiments that really work
Alternative Names
Cleave, Janice P. van 1942-

Cleave Janice Van

Cleave, Janice van 1942-

Pratt, Janice VanCleave

Pratt VanCleave, Janice 1942-

Van Cleave, Janice 1942-

Van Cleave, Janice Pratt

Van Cleave, Janice Pratt 1942-

Vancleave, J.

Vancleave, Janice

VanCleave, Janice 1942-

VanCleave, Janice P.

VanCleave, Janice P. 1942-

VanCleave, Janice Pratt

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Chemistry for every kid : 101 easy experiments that really workJanice VanCleave's earth science for every kid : 101 easy experiments that really workJanice VanCleave's guide to the best science fair projectsJanice VanCleave's physics for every kid : 101 easy experiments in motion, heat, light, machines, and soundJanice VanCleave's math for every kid : easy activities that make learning math funJanice VanCleave's 201 awesome, magical, bizarre & incredible experimentsJanice VanCleave's astronomy for every kid : 101 easy experiments that really workJanice Vancleave's 200 gooey, slippery, slimy, weird & fun experiments