Reviews for Super Simple Things to Do With Plants : Fun and Easy Science for Kids
Horn Book Guide Reviews 2011 Fall
The activities in each volume emphasize observation of properties such as fizzing and color change. While some are entertaining, the accompanying explanations won't help readers understand the related science. Most of the materials can be found in the home; some might require a trip to the store or extended construction time. Photographs show each step (many also reveal the results). Glos. [Review covers these Super SandCastle: Super Simple Science titles: Super Simple Things to Do with Bubbles, Super Simple Things to Do with Plants, Super Simple Things to Do with Pressure, and Super Simple Things to Do with Temperature.] Copyright 2011 Horn Book Guide Reviews.
School Library Journal Reviews 2011 April
K-Gr 3--Each of these approachable volumes begins with an explanation of the scientific method to get young scientists started out on the right foot. Experiments include an opening question to consider, a list of materials, safety symbols, step-by-step instructions illustrated with clear photographs, and a well-written summary. The experiments, which are outlined on one spread, are simple without being boring. For example, students can create a simple jet (Balloons), turn soap into salt (Bubbles), and make multi-colored flowers (Plants). [Page 113]. (c) Copyright 2010. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.