Boom! 50 Fantastic Science Experiments to Try at Home with Your Kids (PB)
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Boom! 50 Fantastic Science Experiments to Try at Home with Your Kids (PB)

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This amazing book from the famous Naked Scientists offers a fun way to introduce science to children, with 50 simple experiments that produce spectacular results. Want to know how to create fireworks from a bag of crisps? Turn rice into quicksand? Generate a cloud in a soft drink bottle? How about build a toaster-powered hot air balloon or work out the speed of light using margarine and a microwave? The results will amuse, astound and educate in equal measure, whether you're 8 or 80.Most of these activities can be performed with commonplace materials that are probably lying around the house. Concise scientific explanations are included on how and why the experiments actually work. Each activity is straightforward and manageable, yet impressive enough to get anyone interested in science. So whether it's racing jam jars, making a bowl invisible, or instantly freezing a soft drink before your eyes-with the Naked Scientists' help, you'll never have a dull rainy day again!
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Product details

  • Paperback | 144 pages
  • 191 x 230 x 10mm | 435g
  • IMM Lifestyle Books
  • East Petersburg, United States
  • English
  • colour illustrations
  • 1504800133
  • 9781504800136
  • 1,181,807

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Want to know how to create fireworks from a chip bag? Turn rice into quicksand? Generate a cloud in a soft drink bottle? How about build a toaster-powered hot air balloon, or work out the speed of light using margarine and a microwave?

In this amazing book, you'll find 50 incredible experiments like these to try at home. Easy and fun to do, whether you're 8 or 80, they will amuse, astound, and educate in equal measure--see the amazing results then find out why it works!

So whether it's racing jam jars, making a bowl invisible, or instantly freezing a soft drink before your eyes--with the Naked Scientists' help, you'll never have a dull rainy day again.

Each exciting experiment is enough to get anyone interested in science. Most of the activities can be performed with commonplace materials that you probably already have lying around the house. Concise scientific explanations are included on how and why the experiments actually work.


THE NAKED SCIENTISTS(R) are a media-savvy group of physicians and researchers from Cambridge University who use their award-winning radio shows, live lectures, and the Internet to strip science down to its bare essentials and promote it to the general public. The Naked Scientists Podcast is one of the world's most downloaded science podcasts--this iTunes Top 20 Science & Medicine Podcast has been downloaded more than 40 million times. Over the last 10 years the Naked Scientists team has won 9 prestigious national and international awards for science communication.
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About Chris Smith

The Naked Scientists are a media-savvy group of physicians and researchers from Cambridge University who use their award-winning radio shows, live lectures and the Internet to strip science down to its bare essentials, and promote it to the general public.Dr Chris Smith is a Fellow of Queen's College, Cambridge as well as a microbiologist working at Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge. Dave Ansell is the Naked Scientists' Kitchen Science specialist who now works full time promoting the public understanding of science.
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