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Magic Up Your Sleeve: Amazing Illusions, Tricks, and Science Facts You'll Never Believe

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The world of science is often described as magical — but is magic itself scientific? You bet! Award-winning author Helaine Becker teams up with illustrator Claudia Dávila once again to unleash her special brand of humor and facts on young readers. This time around, the duo reveals the science hidden in magic tricks! Becker uses dozens of activities to show how the world of magic manipulates simple scientific principles of illusion and perception to leave audiences baffled. Each activity has been tested, and is clearly explained and designed to provide quick results using a handful of common household materials. A "Whats Going On?" feature accompanies each activity, so whether kids are mystified by a bouncing apple, spun about by an incredible optical illusion, or making spaghetti mysteriously come alive, they always know the science that's at work behind each trick. Whether a science nut or a casual observer looking for amazement, readers find that Magic Up Your Sleeve does the trick.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781897349762
Author:
Becker, Helaine
Publisher:
Maple Tree Press
Illustrator:
Davila, Claudia
Author:
Davila, Claudia
Subject:
Science & Nature - Experiments & Projects
Subject:
Science
Subject:
Science and magic.
Subject:
Children s-Games
Subject:
Science & Technology - Experiments & Projects
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20100331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 2 up to 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Color illustrations throughout
Pages:
64
Dimensions:
8 x 9.5 in 7 oz
Age Level:
07-12

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Children's » Activities » Games
Children's » Activities » Magic
Children's » Activities » Magic and Mazes
Children's » Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Experiments
Children's » Science and Nature » Science Experiments » Experiments

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The world of science is often described as magical — but is magic itself scientific? You bet! Award-winning author Helaine Becker teams up with illustrator Claudia Dávila once again to unleash her special brand of humor and facts on young readers. This time around, the duo reveals the science hidden in magic tricks! Becker uses dozens of activities to show how the world of magic manipulates simple scientific principles of illusion and perception to leave audiences baffled. Each activity has been tested, and is clearly explained and designed to provide quick results using a handful of common household materials. A "Whats Going On?" feature accompanies each activity, so whether kids are mystified by a bouncing apple, spun about by an incredible optical illusion, or making spaghetti mysteriously come alive, they always know the science that's at work behind each trick. Whether a science nut or a casual observer looking for amazement, readers find that Magic Up Your Sleeve does the trick.
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