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ERIC Number: ED473088
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Pages: 182
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-7872-6153-X
Human Body Explorations: Hands-On Investigations of What Makes Us Tick.
Kalumuck, Karen E.
This book presents science activities on the human body with materials that can be purchased in a grocery store or pharmacy. Each activity includes an explorer and facilitator guide. Activities include: (1) "Naked Egg"; (2) "Cellular Soap Opera"; (3) "Acid in Your Stomach"; (4) "How Much Do You C?"; (5) "How Sweet It Is"; (6) "Milk Makes Me Sick!"; (7) "Got Blood?"; (8) "Mother and Child Reunion"; (9) "Fruitful DNA Extraction"; (10) "What You Can't See Can Hurt You?"; (11) "The Domino Effect"; (12) "You've Got Your Nerve!"; (13) "The Arctic in a Cup"; (14) "Tunnel of Light"; (15) "Something in Your Eye"; (16) "A "Hole" New Experience"; (17) "The Taste of Color"; (18) "Are You a Supertaster?"; (19) "The Nose Knows"; (20) "Nose-Stalgia"; (21) "Merry- Go-Round Illusion"; (22) "Do You Know Where Your Hands Are?"; (23) "aMAZE-ing Memories"; (24) "Riddle of the Sphincter"; (25) "Sweaty Fingers"; (26) "Circle of Nerves"; (27) "Veins in Your Feet"; and (28) "A Knight in Shining Newspaper". The appendix includes: (1) "How This Book Came to Be"; (2) "A Word about Inquiry"; (3) "National Research Council Science Education Standards"; (4) "Using Nonmetric Glassware and Measuring Devices"; (5) "Topic Clusters"; (6) "Resource Guide"; (7) "Acknowledgments"; (8) "Glossary"; (9) "About the Exploratorium/About the Author"; and (10) "Photo Credits". (YDS)
Exploratorium, 3601 Lyon Street, San Francisco, CA 94123 ($15.99). Tel: 415-561-0372; Fax: 415-561-0307.
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Exploratorium, San Francisco, CA.