Series Title: Reading Rainbow
Archibald gets his campmates involved in his passio - the love of science - even though he is supposed to be at summer camp for fun.
LeVar explores how science is a part of many everyday activities. He takes a ride on a roller coaster and then figures out how it works and how that's science. Viewers find out how Velcro was designed, how crash test dummies help auto designers, how studying weightlessness impacts on the space program, and how working with a biomechanist helps a high jumper improve her technique.
Author: Michael Chesworth
Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Giroux
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Use this episode to further enhance your curriculum.
Science Concepts: observation, trial and error, problem solving, estimation, comparison, measurement.
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Ideal for Grades: K -4
Duration: 30 minutes
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