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Children and Plastics: Stages 1 and 2 and Background. Mary Horn (1974). Macdonald, London, England. ISBN 0-356-04352-5. Experiments exploring the different properties of plastics. Grades 4-7. Available from Teacher's Laboratory, P.O. Box 6480, Brattleboro, VT 05301; tel. 802-254-3457.

Materials: Learning Through Science. Doug Kincaid and Roy Richards (1982). Macdonald, London, England. Investigations in classification, observation, and recording results. Grades K-4. Available from Teacher's Laboratory, P.O. Box 6480, Brattleboro, VT 05301; tel. 802-254-3457.

Metals: Background Information and Metals: Stages 1 & 2. Don Radford (1973). Macdonald, London, England. Teachers's guide and activities on the characteristics of metal (experiments are on the difficult side). Grades 6-8. Available from Teacher's Laboratory, P.O. Box 6480, Brattleboro, VT 05301; tel. 802-254-3457.

Space Science Projects for Young Scientists. David McKay and Bruce Smith (1986). Franklin Watts, NY. ISBN 0-531-15134-4. Wonderful experiments and background information covering not only what it's like in space, but also material science.