Science Quest 2 – Web Links
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Chapter 1: Lemon Suds
Chapter 2: Make a Rainbow
Chapter 3: High and Dry
Chapter 5: Balloons Away
Application of the balloon boat experiment: Web Link
Use straws and string to ‘direct’ the balloon you release… Web Link
More fun releasing balloons – this time using a bendy straw to make them spin in circles: Web Link
Chapter 6: Environmental Care
Play this recycle-against-the-clock game: Web Link
Video about recycling – language is a little difficult for this level but the accompanying images, and familiarity with the subject matter made it easy enough to follow: Web Link
Meet Earthman, Sunny Ray and Moonbeam and a host of other Planetpals on this very child-friendly site: Web Link
Chapter 7: Now you see it… Now you don’t!
Nice patterns for ‘spinners’ or thaumatropes – click on the printable version for a very impressive art/science lesson: Web Link
Another optical illusion toy with a big name! Making a phenakistascope integrates nicely with art and it’s also a lot of fun! Web Link
Chapter 8: Waterproof
Chapter 9: Oil and Water
Chapter 10: Whatever Floats your Boat
Information and experiments all about air pressure: Web Link
Chapter 11: Thirsty Plants and Plant Pipes