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Pop Bottle Scienceby Lynn Brunelle
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It's pure bottled magic! A complete kit that ingeniously marries science and fun in the breakthrough vein of The Bug Book and Bug Bottle (1.7 million copies in print) and The Bones Book and Skeleton (1.65 million copies in print), Pop Bottle Science presents 79 easy, hands-on experiments that probe the worlds of chemistry, physics, biology, geology, weather, the human body, and even astronomy.
The Pop Bottle bottle is a perfect miniature science lab--see-through, flexible, air-tight when necessary, made out of a durable, shatter-proof plastic and designed with a removable top that doubles as a funnel. The Pop Bottle book is a lively, fully illustrated 96-page guide to astonishment. Each experiment begins with a challenge and ends with an explanation of the scientific principles involved. Kids can design a volcano and watch it erupt. Create a tornado-maker and see how twisters work. Make quicksand--is it solid or liquid? Observe photosynthesis in action. Simulate Jupiter's giant red spot, investigate buoyancy, demonstrate inertia, and discover the Bernoulli principle--which allows planes to fly. Plus, turn the bottle into a barometer, a thermometer, walkie-talkie, trombone, compass--or groovy lava lamp.
A complete kit that ingeniously marries science and fun, this perfect miniature science lab--complete with a fully illustrated 96-page guide--presents 79 easy, hands-on experiments that probe the worlds of chemistry, physics, biology, geology, weather, the human body, and even astronomy. Consumable.
About the Author
Lynn Brunelle is a four-time Emmy Award-winning writer for Bill Nye the Science Guy. A former classroom teacher, she has written and illustrated books and magazine articles and developed Web and television projects for Scholastic, Random House, Chronicle, A&E, The Discovery Channel, Disney, ABC TV, The Annenberg Foundation, and PBS. She lives in Seattle with her husband and their one-year-old son.
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