Foster discovery and enhance the development of thinking and reasoning skills through direct experience and hands-on activities. Projects use materials easily found around the classroom or at home and suggestions for science fair ideas are included at the end of each section. Hands-On Life Science Activities covers plants and seeds, adaptations and life cycles, body systems and senses, and health and nutrition. Hands On Earth Science Activities covers air, water, weather, earth ecology, gravity and flight, and celestial bodies. Hands-On Physical Science Activities covers matter, energy, light, sound, machines, magnetism, static electricity, and electromagnetism.