Medicine Cabinet Chemistry (Chemtastrophe!)

Medicine Cabinet Chemistry (Chemtastrophe!)

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Item #: 044382
ISBN: 9780778753049
Grades: 5-7

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The medical and pharmaceutical industries rely on chemists to produce drugs that relieve pain and keep people alive. Readers will learn what goes into the making of an aspirin and how some medical discoveries have been the result of trial, error, and "chem-tacular" luck! Easy experiments allow budding scientists to test theories.

Category Description for Chemtastrophe!:

Get to know the science around subjects that are familiar and encountered on a daily basis. Discover the history of items like Super Glue®, Post-It® Notes and nonstick pans. Employing the scientific method, questions are stated and then through observation and experimentation discoveries were made. Many of the products we use today came to us through someone's accidental discovery: the failed experiments of Roy Plunkett produced Teflon?¢, and Patsy Sherman discovering the technology to create Scotchguard?¢ when trying to develop a special type of rubber. Resources are provided for children who want to learn more and a glossary will help with newly introduced words. A couple of opportunities to test out some hypotheses are found in each book. These are simple experiments that can be done with home items. These offer students the chance to make a discovery - who knows? Maybe they will discover the next big thing! 32 pgs, pb. ~ Donna  



Category Description for CHEMISTRY:

Homeschool Chemistry Curriculum, Workbooks, Lab Materials, Kits, Games, and Chemistry Lab Supplies


Primary Subject
Science
Grade Start
5
Grade End
7
ISBN
9780778753049
Format
Paperback
Brand Name
Crabtree Publishing Company
Weight
0.4 (lbs.)
Dimensions
11.0" x 8.5" x 0.12"
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