key words you should know
hypothesis • quantitative • qualitative • dissolve
saturate • variables • volume • matter • combustion
chemical change • physical change • emulsion
dilute • solution • solubility • solvent • suspension
mixture • slide • cover slip • gaseous • hydrometer
(Click here for the B.C. K - Grade 7 Science Integrated Resource Package)
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Books and DVDs at the library
Yikes! Wow! Yuck! Fun Experiments for Your First Science Fair
by Elizabeth Snoke Harris
Science on the Loose: Amazing Activities and Science Facts You'll Never Believe
by Helaine Becker
Janice VanCleave's Super Science Challenges
by Janice VanCleave
See for Yourself: More than 100 Experiments for Science Fairs and Projects
by Vicki Cobb
Do Try This at Home!: 28 Spectacular Experiments for Scientists of All Ages
by Jon Milton
For more great books on science projects, try these search terms in our library catalogue
using the keyword subject search:
TIP: Add the term "juvenile" to limit your search to just kids' books
Science projects Juvenile literature
Science experiments Juvenile literature
Scientific recreations Juvenile literature
Or search by the name of the specific topic you need: eg. "Light"
IPL: Kidspace Science Fair Project Resource Guide
Has great links to setting up your very own science projects.
This site has some really cool science projects, with all the information you need to get started.
A great website for simple project ideas that include step-by-step instructions. Interesting facts are included in each of the projects.
Science Made Simple
This website has lots of important information, such as discussing scientific method and determining which kind of science project is right for you.
All Science Fair Projects
Lots of different science projects to choose from and lots of subjects such as biology, chemistry, earth science and a host of others.