Elements of Science

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Investigate the most important phenomena in biology, chemistry, and physics by conducting more than 100 fun experiments. A broad, yet elaborate introduction to the physical and life sciences, this kit is intended to expose children to the full spectrum of science and show firsthand how these three core disciplines interrelate. Ages 10 and up.

The full-color, 112-page book is organized into the following 15 chapters:
1. Water: adhesion, cohesion, buoyancy, density, states of water, and surface tension.
2. Air: Bernoulli’s Principle, gases, pressure, wind, and molecular theory.
3. Heat: temperature, condensation, evaporation, and heat energy.
4. Sound: music, sound waves, tone, and vibration.
5. Forces: centrifugal force, energy, weight, gravity, inertia, pendulums, and rockets.
6. Magnetism: magnetic fields, compasses, magnetic poles, and radiation.
7. Electricity: electric motors, light bulbs, simple circuits, and static electricity.
8. Electromagnetism: electromagnets, the EM spectrum, waves, and current indicators.
9. Light: camera obscura, light and shadow, and light intensity.
10. Optics: microscopes, telescopes, lenses, prisms, reflection, refraction, and optical illusions.
11. Plants and Animals: seeds, microscopic

WARNING: This set contains parts and chemicals that may be harmful if misused. Read cautions on individual containers carefully. Not to be used by children except under adult supervision.

Children under 8 years can choke or suffocate on uninflated or broken balloons. Adult supervision required. Keep uninflated balloons from children. Discard broken balloons at once. Not for children under 3 years.

This kit contains a small magnet. Swallowed magnets can stick together across intestines causing serious infections and death. Seek immediate medical attention if magnets are swallowed or inhaled.

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