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The Book of Totally Irresponsible Science: 64 Daring Experiments for Young Scientists

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ISBN13: 9780761150206
ISBN10: 076115020x
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Publisher Comments:

What could be more fun for kids than to have the kind of rip-roaring good time that harkens back to pre-video game, pre-computer days? Introducing 64 valuable science experiments that snap, crackle, pop, ooze, crash, boom, and stink! From Marshmallows on Steroids to Home-Made Lightning, the Sandwich Bag Bomb to Giant Air Cannon, The Book of Totally Irresponsible Science awakens kids' curiosity while demonstrating scientific principles like osmosis, air pressure, and Newton's Third Law of Motion.

Kids will love performing these experiments, which use common household ingredients and equipment, in front of an audience or for themselves (though many require adult supervision). Entries are categorized into seven chapters according to scientific theme and are written in a simple-to-follow recipe format. each includes a detailed explanation of the scientific principle involved and a "Take Care!" section with special tips. The book's design and illustrations recall the pulp fiction look of science magazines from the days when space travel was still considered sci-fi, while the author's voice is wry and a bit conspiratorial. He assumes his readers are clever and never coddles them. Drop Mentos into a bottle of diet soda and stand back as a geyser erupts! Launch a rocket made from a film canister! Encase your little brother in a giant soap bubble! For young scientists—and the young at heart—this book is a blast. Literally.

Synopsis:

Ideal for school science fairs, this book contains 64 valuable science experiments. All use common household ingredients and equipment. Illustrations.

About the Author

Sean Connolly has written more than 50 books for children and adults. A father of three, he's ideally suited to explain the nuts and bolts of these fantastic experiments.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Core Concerns
Chapter 2: Harnessing the Elements
Chapter 3: Food for Thought
Chapter 4: How Moving!
Chapter 5: A Lot of Hot Air
Chapter 6: 100% Natural
Chapter 7: Mad Science

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Superfancy, July 17, 2013 (view all comments by Superfancy)
I work for after-school program for grade school kids. We've done all of the experiments in this book that don't involve fire or projectiles. Most have worked really well. The directions are clear as are the scientific explanations. It's enjoyable for both kids and adults.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780761150206
Author:
Connolly, Sean
Publisher:
Workman Publishing
Author:
Connelly, Sean
Subject:
Science & Nature - Experiments & Projects
Subject:
Science & Technology - Experiments & Projects
Subject:
Science
Subject:
Experiments
Subject:
Science -- Experiments.
Subject:
Expeiments
Subject:
Children s-Science Experiments
Subject:
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Activity Books
Subject:
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Science & Nature / Chemistry
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Hardback - Paper Over Boards
Publication Date:
20080931
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from 3 up to 8
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
205
Dimensions:
9.25 x 5.5 in
Age Level:
from 9 up to 15 from 9 up to 15

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