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"With more than 30 scientific experiments, ranging from more traditional science-fair projects — like making a rocket out of a sports drink bottle — to a recipe for an apple pie sans apples (sugar reacts with cream of tartar to produce a chemical that tastes like apples), this fun book has plenty of ideas to sample. Also offered are magnified images, including a sticky note (blown up, it looks like an 'alien landscape') and a silk worm that resembles a (scary) Jim Henson creation. In between experiments, Hammond explores the science behind the subjects: a section about sound emphasizes that 'sound is a form of ENERGY... it travels in waves.' The active approach to science and scrapbook-style design, with plenty of photos, notes and asides, should win over curious kids. Ages 7 — 10. (July)" Publishers Weekly (Copyright Reed Business Information, Inc.)

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Readers can get their hands dirty with this wacky lab manual that walks them through more than 100 awesome experiments. Hammond's irreverent text and easy-to-follow instructions reveal the key principles of biology, chemistry, physics, mechanics, and more, getting readers truly engaged in scientific study. Full color.

About the Author

Richard Hammond is a TV and radio personality known around the globe for his expertise and enthusiasm for all things that go. As host of the BBC's Top Gear, and the author of a weekly column, he has gained a worldwide following. Hammond also hosts the TV show Braniac: Science Abuse, which tests commonly held scientific theories. His wit and wisdom on science and mechanics have earned him an enormous and enthusiastic fan base around the world, and here in the U.S.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780756653415
Author:
Hammond, Richard
Publisher:
DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
Editor:
Harris, Joe
Editor:
Horobin, Wendy
Editor:
Morgan, Ben
Author:
Harris, Joe
Subject:
Science & Nature - Experiments & Projects
Subject:
Science -- Experiments.
Subject:
Children s-Science Experiments
Copyright:
Publication Date:
20090631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
96
Dimensions:
10.70x8.40x.30 in. .85 lbs.
Age Level:
07-10

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Product details 96 pages DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley) - English 9780756653415 Reviews:
"Publishers Weekly Review" by , "With more than 30 scientific experiments, ranging from more traditional science-fair projects — like making a rocket out of a sports drink bottle — to a recipe for an apple pie sans apples (sugar reacts with cream of tartar to produce a chemical that tastes like apples), this fun book has plenty of ideas to sample. Also offered are magnified images, including a sticky note (blown up, it looks like an 'alien landscape') and a silk worm that resembles a (scary) Jim Henson creation. In between experiments, Hammond explores the science behind the subjects: a section about sound emphasizes that 'sound is a form of ENERGY... it travels in waves.' The active approach to science and scrapbook-style design, with plenty of photos, notes and asides, should win over curious kids. Ages 7 — 10. (July)" Publishers Weekly (Copyright Reed Business Information, Inc.)
"Synopsis" by , Readers can get their hands dirty with this wacky lab manual that walks them through more than 100 awesome experiments. Hammond's irreverent text and easy-to-follow instructions reveal the key principles of biology, chemistry, physics, mechanics, and more, getting readers truly engaged in scientific study. Full color.
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