ERIC Number: ED400205
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
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75 Easy Life Science Demonstrations. Teacher Book.
This book is a collection of life science classroom demonstrations. Explanations that review key concepts are included. Topics are: stimulus and response; gravitropism; phototropism; living organisms; carbon dioxide; gases emitted by plants; greenhouse effect; stomata; transpiration; leaf skeletons; seed growth; water evaporation in plants; carbon dioxide-oxygen cycle; animal circulation; capillarity; cell model; testing for starch, sugar, minerals, fats, protein, vitamins, and water in foods; chlorophyll and chromatography; biodegradable materials; vitamins and minerals; peristalsis; mechanical and chemical digestion; stomach chemistry; digestion; bile; small intestine; heartbeat and pulse; effects of nicotine; indoor plant infestations; biological control of pests; asthma and emphysema; keeping cool; source of living things; asexual and sexual reproduction; insect multiplication; inherited traits; expression of genes; fish and color; habitat; earthworms; metamorphosis; soil and soil erosion; hydroponics; molds; and diffusion. Appendices include: Density of Liquids; Altitude, Barometer, and Boiling Point; Specific Gravity; and Conversion of Temperature Scales. (JRH)
Descriptors: Animals, Biological Sciences, Demonstrations (Science), Ecology, Intermediate Grades, Middle Schools, Plants (Botany), Science Activities
J. Weston Walch, Publisher, P.O. Box 658, 321 Valley Street, Portland, ME 04104-0658.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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Note: Illustrated by Nicholas Soloway.