Download e-book for kindle: Ancient Science: 40 Time-Traveling, World-Exploring, by Jim Wiese

By Jim Wiese

Dig into the technological know-how of precedent days and unearth awesome discoveries!
* have you questioned the place paper comes from, who made the 1st identified maps, or how the traditional Egyptians have been capable of construct the pyramids?
* do you want to make your individual sundial, detect the best way to notice earthquakes, or learn how to write in hieroglyphics?
* Are you trying to find nice principles on your subsequent technological know-how reasonable venture?

If you replied "Yes" to any of those questions, then historic technological know-how is for you! From Greek lighthouses and Roman bridges to chinese language kites and Mesopotamian cleaning soap, you'll examine many of the maximum clinical discoveries and the folks who brought them to the area. Dozens of fun-packed actions assist you see for your self how the earliest people cultivated crops, why tools make various sounds, how fireworks get their explosive strength, and lots more and plenty extra. the entire initiatives are secure and straightforward to do, and all you would like is daily stuff from round the apartment. So step again in time and take an awesome trip with historical technological know-how!

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Set the jar on the table and observe. What happens? More Fun Stuff to Do Try the experiment again, only this time use warm water. How does the use of warm water affect the results of your experiment? Explanation When you add oil to water, the oil will sit on the surface of the water. When you shake the solution, the oil and water will initially mix, but after you set the jar on the table, the oil and water will again separate. When you add soap to the water and oil and shake the jar, the oil will mix with the water again, but this time, after you set the jar on the table, most of the oil and water will not separate.

These maps use symbols and writing to BCE identify features such as mountains and rivers, buildings, and compass directions. Try this activity to learn how to make a map of your own neighborhood. Materials paper number 2 pencil magnetic compass colored pencils Note: This activity should be done in your own home. Procedure 1. Lay the paper flat on the table. Draw a double black line down the middle of it to represent the street you live on. 2. Turn the paper so that the line on the paper runs parallel to your actual street.

5-by60-cm) piece of wood saw paper adult helper 37 Procedure 1. Place the shorter piece of wood at a right angle to a wall. 2. Place your right foot on the piece of wood with your heel against the wall. 3. Use the pencil to mark the position of the tip of your big toe on the piece of wood. 4. Write “foot” on one side of this piece of wood. 5. Place the longer piece of wood at a right angle to the wall. 6. This time place your elbow against the wall so that your arm and palm are flat on the piece of wood.

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