Boom! 50 Fantastic Science Experiments to Try at Home with Your Kids (PB)
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- 23rd February 2016
- 144 pages - 230 x 191 x 10mm
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!
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.