Glenview, IL – January 6, 2013 - LCR Hallcrest is pleased to release for sale a unique
approach to science education featuring thermochromic color changing labels. Janice
VanCleave has published over 50 books which show that science is fun and exciting! A
former school teacher, she has taught science in public schools, science method
courses in college and presented science curriculum development programs for
numerous districts and organizations. Janice's books
appeal to kids, parents and teachers because she has
a unique way of mixing science with fun.
This color kit is a collection of science investigations
designed to show you that even complex science
concepts can be broken down into bite-size pieces that
are easy to understand. These investigations
incorporate a color change driven by temperature
designed to engage and connect the student with the
subject creating a colorful engaging learning
Science becomes a fun hands-on experience!
The labels used in this kit change color in response to temperature fluctuations.
Students of all ages will have fun performing the "magic-like" investigations as
they learn about changes in leaf pigments.
The Teaching Tips for each unit provide FACTS AND CLUES to engage and prepare
students for the hands-on-experiments. The investigations are sequential "bites" of
information students can easily understand.
With this collection of science knowledge, students will be able to relate the color
changing thermochromic labels to the color changes in autumn leaves from green to
yellow and red.