Best known for his general theory of relativity and the famous equation linking mass and energy, Albert Einstein had a lasting impact on the world of science, E = mc², the extent of which is illuminated—along with his fascinating life and unique personality—in this lively history. Such activities include using dominoes to model a nuclear chain reaction, creating blue skies and red sunsets in a soda bottle, replicating the expanding universe in a microwave oven, and calculating the speed of light using a melted chocolate bar.
Isaac Newton and Physics for Kids: His Life and Ideas with 21 Activities For Kids seriesChicago Review Press #ad - Isaac Newton and Physics for Kids: His Life and Ideas with 21 Activities For Kids series #ad - Featuring 21 hands-on projects that explore the scientific concepts Isaac Newton developed, physics, this illuminating guide paints a rich portrait of the brilliant and complex man and provides young readers with a hands-on understanding of astronomy, and mathematics. The activity-packed resource allows children to experiment with swinging pendulums, a skateboard, ” and test Newton’s three laws of motion using coins, bake an apple pye in a coffin, build a simple waterwheel, track the phases of the moon, create a 17th-century plague mask, and a model boat they construct themselves.
A time line, excerpts from newton's own writings, online resources, and a reading list for further exploration ensure that kids will gravitate to this unique activity book.
Galileo for Kids: His Life and Ideas, 25 Activities For Kids seriesChicago Review Press #ad - Along with the scientific aspects of Galileo's life, maps, his passion for music and art are discussed and exemplified by period engravings, and prints. Children will learn how galileo's revolutionary discoveries and sometimes controversial theories changed his world and laid the groundwork for modern astronomy and physics.
Activities allow children to try some of his theories on their own, observing the moon, making a pendulum, with experiments that include playing with gravity and motion, and painting with light and shadow. This book will inspire kids to be stargazers and future astronauts or scientists as they discover Galileo's life and work.
Galileo for Kids: His Life and Ideas, 25 Activities For Kids series #ad - A time line, and listings of major science museums, planetariums, glossary, and web sites for further exploration complement this activity book. Galileo, one of history's best-known scientists, is introduced in this illuminating activity book.
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Astrophysics for Young People in a Hurry #ad - Neil degrasse tyson’s #1 new York Times best-selling guide to the cosmos, adapted for young readers. From the basics of physics to big questions about the nature of space and time, celebrated astrophysicist and science communicator Neil deGrasse Tyson breaks down the mysteries of the cosmos into bite-sized pieces.
Building on the wonder inspired by outer space, Astrophysics for Young People in a Hurry introduces an exciting field and the principles of scientific inquiry to young readers.
National Geographic Readers: Albert Einstein Readers BiosNational Geographic Children's Books #ad - National Geographic Readers: Albert Einstein Readers Bios #ad - The level 3 text provides accessible, yet wide-ranging, information for independent readers. Explore one of the most recognized scientists in the world with this biography of physicist Albert Einstein. Kids will learn about his life, achievements, and the challenges he faced along the way.
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Marie Curie for Kids: Her Life and Scientific Discoveries, with 21 Activities and Experiments For Kids seriesChicago Review Press #ad - Kids learn how curie quietly flouted societal norms, working in full partnership with her husband while also teaching and raising two daughters. Marie curie, the first person to win in two fields chemistry and physics, was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize, renowned for her work on radioactivity, and the first woman to hold a chair position at the Sorbonne.
Marie curie for kids details curie's remarkable life, from her childhood under a repressive czar in Poland to her tireless work supporting herself through college to meeting her ideal match in scientist Pierre Curie to her revolutionary research. Scientific concepts are presented in a clear, and a range of activities—from making Polish pierogies to exploring magnetism to using electrolysis to split water—allow for exploration of Curie's life, times, accessible way, and work.
Leonardo da Vinci for Kids: His Life and Ideas, 21 Activities For Kids seriesChicago Review Press #ad - Includes a glossary, bibliography, a timeline, listing of pertinent museums and Web sites, and many interesting sidebars. Kids will begin to understand the important discoveries that da Vinci made through inspiring activities like determining the launch angle of a catapult, learning to look at a painting, sketching birds and other animals, creating a map, and much more.
The marriage of art and science is celebrated in this beautifully illustrated four-color biography and activity book.
On a Beam of Light: A Story of Albert EinsteinChronicle Books LLC #ad - Parents and children alike will appreciate this moving story of the powerful difference imagination can make in any life. Jennifer berne and vladimir radunsky invite the reader to travel along with Einstein on a journey full of curiosity, laughter, and scientific discovery. This brilliant mind will one day offer up some of the most revolutionary ideas ever conceived.
Product description: A boy rides a bicycle down a dusty road. But in his mind, he envisions himself traveling at a speed beyond imagining, on a beam of light. From a boy endlessly fascinated by the wonders around him, Albert Einstein ultimately grows into a man of genius recognized the world over for profoundly illuminating our understanding of the universe.
Thomas Edison for Kids: His Life and Ideas, 21 Activities For Kids seriesChicago Review Press #ad - Thomas edison, one of the world's greatest inventors, is introduced in this fascinating activity book. This book helps inspire kids to be inventors and scientists, as well as persevere with their own ideas. In addition to his inventions and experiments, his rivalry with George Westinghouse, including his relationship with inventor Nikola Tesla, the book explores Edison's life outside of science, and his friendship with Henry Ford.
. Activities allow children to try edison's experiments themselves, with activities such as making a puppet dance using static electricity, building an electrical circuit to test for conductors and insulators, manipulating sound waves, constructing a telegraph machine, manufacturing a switch for electric current, making a zoetrope, and testing a dandelion for latex.
Thomas Edison for Kids: His Life and Ideas, 21 Activities For Kids series #ad - Children will learn how edison ushered in an astounding age of invention with his unique way of looking at things and refusal to be satisfied with only one solution to a problem. A time line, glossary, places to visit, and lists of supply sources, and websites for further exploration complement this activity book.