Testing Materials in My Makerspace

Testing Materials in My Makerspace

by Rebecca Sjonger


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This introduction to Makerspace describes how properties, such as transparency or buoyancy, can make one material better suited for a particular purpose than other materials. Readers are given strategies to start their own creative projects using the scientific ideas they have just learned. Tips and helpful hints guide children on how to brainstorm and solve problems working as a team.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780778746089
Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company
Publication date: 02/28/2018
Series: Matter and Materials in My Makerspace
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 10.75(h) x (d)
Age Range: 8 - 11 Years

Table of Contents

You can be a maker! 4

Matter and materials 6

Exploring properties 8

Testing: one, two, three! 10

Maker tips 12

Does it absorb? 14

Make it repel 16

Hot or cold? 18

Make it cool-and warm! 20

How strong is it? 22

Make a strong structure 24

What happens in water? 26

Make it float 28

Endless ideas 30

Learning more 31

Glossary and Index 32

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