Energy Lab for Kids

40 Exciting Experiments to Explore, Create, Harness, and Unleash Energy

Energy Lab for Kids
$22.99 / £14.99
Format: Paperback / softback, 144 Pages
ISBN: 9781631592508
Publisher: Quarry Books
Series: Lab Series
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Description

Humankind needs to rethink how it uses energy more than ever. Energy Lab for Kids prepares young minds for future challenged by giving them the groundwork they'll need.

Energy Lab for Kids offers 40 discovery-filled and thought-provoking energy projects by Emily Hawbaker, a science educator from the NEED (National Energy Education Development) project. Each chapter contains scientific explanations, discoveries, and hands-on knowledge that make learning fun.

Energy Lab for Kids is more than just a random collection of science experiments that kids can do in the classroom, kitchen, or backyard. The goal: to explore and discover real energy solutions. The chapters cross all categories--from steam, electricity, and chemical reactions, to water, solar, and wind power, allowing kids to compare and test the different sources and to discover their strengths and failings. Why is one source of energy is more efficient for a one situation but not for another? How come two energy sources combined might work better than a single source? Which sources are renewable?

Additionally, the projects are geared to understanding actual issues in the news today. There is an emphasis on inventive exploration throughout the books, so that kids may learn the reward of discovering that creativity leads to breakthroughs.

The author

Emily Hawbaker has always had energy and a passion for science and education. After graduating from Pennsylvania State University with a degree in Earth science and a minor in science education, she began teaching eighth grade science. Her school was chosen to take part in an energy education project where students learn about their energy use and then teach others, with the help of the National Energy Education Development (NEED) curriculum and materials. Emily saw her students come alive with the NEED program, where she is now curriculum director. In this capacity she shares her passion for energy education as a facilitator of teacher and student events and programming across the country and around the world.

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Specs

Format: Paperback / softback, 144 Pages
ISBN: 9781631592508
Illustrations: 250 color photos
Size: 8.25 in x 8.25 in / 209.55 mm x 209.55 mm
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