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9781843227458

The Science & History Project

Regular price $22.99
Author: Chris Oxlade
This title includes 300 step-by-step fun science experiments and history craft projects for home learning and school study. It introduces scientific principles through practical example - build a live ant colony in glass, grow plants from seeds, learn how ships float, why volcanoes erupt, and all about the world's tides. It aids better understanding of the past with creative model-making, costumes, crafts and authentic recipes to cook and eat - fashion an Indian sari, build a Native American canoe and bake Viking bread. Every project is shown step by step with easy-to-follow instructions, and with over 1700 fabulous photographs, diagrams and maps to inform and inspire. It will provide young scientists and historians aged 8 to 12 with hours of fun and creative learning. This extensive collection of projects and experiments covers an array of subjects, including the oceans, weather and earthquakes; plants, soil and insects; and transportation. It also explores the day-to-day lives of past civilizations, including how they built their homes, what they ate and what they wore. Learn about ancient inventions and technological advances, including a Sumerian coracle and a Greek shield.
Re-create the arts, customs and entertainments of the past - everything from an Egyptian wall painting to a Viking lucky charm.
Page Extent: 512 Pages
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