Synopses & Reviews
Science takes a hands-on approach in this giant book of projects and experiments. All the essential subjects are covered -- electricity and magnets, forces and motion, sound and light, and matter and materials. Hundreds of simple, easy-to-do experiments explore the various scientific principles behind natural phenomena such as gravity, friction, centrifugal force, and the underlying laws of physics that help machines work. These fun, hands-on experiments that make it easy for anyone to become a rocket scientist!
About the Author
Sarah Angliss has worked at the Science Museum in London, England organizing exhibitions and demonstrations for children ages 6-14. She has also writen several children's books on applied and contemporary science. Maggie Hewson has taught science to elementary and middle school children for 23 years. Her present school is the recipient of the UK's Science School of the Year award.