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Teaching Physics with Toys Book

Product # P8-0500

$25.95
  • Buy 30 for $23.35 each
Teaching Chemistry with Toys Book

Product # P8-0600

$25.95
  • Buy 30 for $23.35 each
Exploring Matter with Toys Book

Product # P8-2000

$25.95
  • Buy 30 for $23.35 each
Investigating Solids, Liquids, and Gases with Toys Book

Product # P8-2100

$25.95
  • Buy 30 for $23.35 each
Exploring Energy with Toys Book

Product # P8-2400

$25.95
  • Buy 30 for $23.35 each

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Classroom tested and developed with funding from the National Science Foundation, the Teaching Science with Toys program was developed on the concept that students learn better with fun, hands-on experiments.

Aimed at specific grade levels, these easy-to-use workbooks give you dozens of fascinating activities that use fun, inexpensive toys to help your students more easily grasp complex concepts and principles by making connections between scientific phenomena and objects from their everyday lives.

Each activity comes complete with a list of key science topics covered and process skills used, estimated completion time, a materials list, step-by-step instructions, safety and disposal procedures, suggestions for varying and expanding the activity, an explanation of the results, and reproducible worksheets. Here are a few of the innovative activities you'll find in these books:

Teaching Physics with Toys

  • Student guides for experiment planning and graphing
  • Explore the principles of levers, gears, and pulleys built with K’NEX pieces.
  • Step-by-step teaching notes and accompanying CD content with reproducible and customizable student pages.
  • 22 hands-on investigations within 331 pages.
  • Aimed specifically at grades 3-9.
  • Preview the table of contents.

Teaching Chemistry with Toys

  • Boil water while cooling it with ice cubes.
  • Demonstrate how air takes up space using a bottle that burps.
  • Investigate the relationship between pressure and a volume of gas with a marshmallow inside a syringe.
  • 42 hands-on investigations within 296 pages.
  • Aimed specifically at grades K-9. Grouped separately for grades K-3, 4-6, and 7-9.
  • Preview the table of contents.

Exploring Matter with Toys

  • Using and Understanding the Senses
  • 19 activities using the 5 senses within 206 pages.
  • Focus on the capabilities of sight with M&Ms.
  • Explore you sense of touch with balloons.
  • Aimed specifically at grades 1-4
  • Preview the table of contents.

Investigating Solids, Liquids, and Gases with Toys

  • States of Matter and Changes of State
  • Toys, gadgets, and fun-to-do experiments help students explore states of matter and changes of state.
  • 24 activities within 283 pages.
  • Aimed specifically at grades 6-12
  • Preview the table of contents.

Exploring Energy with Toys Book

  • Fun-filled science activities make the concept of energy come alive with a variety of exciting toys.
  • 21 activities within 269 pages.
  • Aimed specifically at grades 4-8
  • Preview the table of contents.

These motivating, teacher-tested activities are designed to meet -- and are referenced to -- the National Science Standards for Science Education.


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