Hands-on experiments for children ages 8 - 12 on topics related to energy This collection of fun and easy-to-do experiments and activities will help kids understand the different types of energy including heat, sound, electricity, and light using everyday materials you can find at home. The 25 chapters include information and activities about energy and work, the conservation of matter and energy, potential energy, kinetic energy, the conservation of mechanical energy, waves, energy movement in transverse waves, sound energy, photons, radiant energy, thermal energy, and more. Janice VanCleave's Energy for Every Kid is perfect for science projects, take-home projects, and in-class demonstrations. Janice VanCleave (Riesel, TX) is a former science teacher and the author of more than 40 children's science and math books that have sold over two million copies.
Janice VanCleave is a former science teacher who now spends her time writing and giving science workshops. She is the author of more than forty children's science books that have sold over two million copies and a resident science fair authority on discovery.com.