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Theo Gray's Mad Science: Experiments You Can Do at Home -- But Probably Shouldn't
Theo Gray's Mad Science: Experiments You Can Do at Home -- But Probably Shouldn't
by Theodore W. Gray
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Author of the best-selling book The Elements Theodore Gray demonstrates essential scientific principles through thrilling daredevil experiments. "What a magnificent book. It's gorgeous, playful, and draws you in." --Adam Savage, cohost of Mythbusters... (read more)

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Geek Dad: Awesomely Geeky Projects and Activities for Dads and Kids to Share
Geek Dad: Awesomely Geeky Projects and Activities for Dads and Kids to Share
by Ken Denmead
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This book is awesome! You don't even need a kid to enjoy the imaginative and techie activities in Geek Dad. Sure, kids will love it, but don't let that stop you from picking up a copy for yourself.... (read more)

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Defending Your Castle: Build Catapults, Crossbows, Moats, Bulletproof Shields, and More Defensive Devices to Fend Off the Invading Hordes
Defending Your Castle: Build Catapults, Crossbows, Moats, Bulletproof Shields, and More Defensive Devices to Fend Off the Invading Hordes
by William Gurstelle
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Ordinary folks can construct 13 awesome ballistic devices in their garage or basement workshops using inexpensive household or hardware store materials and this step-by-step guide. Clear instructions, diagrams, and photographs show how to build projects... (read more)

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Naked Eggs and Flying Potatoes: Unforgettable Experiments That Make Science Fun
Naked Eggs and Flying Potatoes: Unforgettable Experiments That Make Science Fun
by Steve Spangler
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From the creator of the mentos soda geyser--the viral video sensation--comes a collection of outrageously entertaining science experiments and cool tricks guaranteed to get ooohs and ahhhs Author, celebrity teacher and science guy Steve Spangler teaches... (read more)

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MiniWeapons of Mass Destruction: Build and Master Ninja Weapons (Mini Weapons of Mass Destruction)
MiniWeapons of Mass Destruction: Build and Master Ninja Weapons (Mini Weapons of Mass Destruction)
by John Austin
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To become a ninja master, you need discipline, a silent footstep, and an impressive personal arsenal. Author and toy designer John Austin provides step-by-step instructions on how to turn everyday household and office items into 37 different ninja... (read more)

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Physics Demonstrations: A Sourcebook for Teachers of Physics
Physics Demonstrations: A Sourcebook for Teachers of Physics
by Julien Clinton Sprott
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Wow! How? Few techniques are as effective at generating interest in science as dramatic demonstrations. This fully illustrated sourcebook describes eighty-five physics demonstrations suitable for performance both inside and outside classrooms. These... (read more)

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Science Fair Project Index, 1985-1989
Science Fair Project Index, 1985-1989
by Akron-summit County Public Library
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Includes science projects and experiments found in 195 books published between 1985 and 1989. Almost all areas of science and many areas of technology are covered.... (read more)

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Mad Science 2: Experiments You Can Do at Home, But Still Probably Shouldn't
Mad Science 2: Experiments You Can Do at Home, But Still Probably Shouldn't
by Theodore Gray
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Best-selling author Theodore Gray is back with all-new, spectacular experiments that demonstrate basic principles of chemistry and physics in thrilling, and memorable ways. For nearly a decade, Theodore Gray has been demonstrating basic principles of... (read more)

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Mini Weapons of Mass Destruction 2: Build a Secret Agent Arsenal
Mini Weapons of Mass Destruction 2: Build a Secret Agent Arsenal
by John Austin
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If youre a budding spy, what better way to conceal your clandestine activities than to miniaturize your secret agent arsenal? MiniWeapons of Mass Destruction 2 provides fully illustrated step-by-step instructions for building 30 different spy weapons and... (read more)

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52 Amazing Science Experiments
52 Amazing Science Experiments
by Lynn Gordon
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The enormously popular 52 Deck series continues! These lighthearted card decks offer whimsically illustrated adventures and activities for people of all ages. Each deck contains 52 cards packed with entertaining ideas and is easy to carry in a small bag... (read more)

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Electricity Experiments You Can Do at Home
Electricity Experiments You Can Do at Home
by Stan Gibilisco
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Amp up your understanding of electricity and magnetism with DOZENS OF DO-IT-YOURSELF EXPERIMENTS Electricity Experiments You Can Do At Home is a hands-on guide that helps you master the principles of electrical currents and magnetism. Each of the book's... (read more)

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Make: Technology on Your Time Volume 41: Tinkering Toys
Make: Technology on Your Time Volume 41: Tinkering Toys
by Mark Frauenfelder
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A whole issue devoted to toys for makers! Toys are big players in the maker world. From educational (STEM/STEAM) to robotics and science, toys provide stimulation, simulation, and prototyping. Make: Volume 41 highlights the latest games and gadgets that... (read more)

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The Geek Dad Book for Aspiring Mad Scientists: The Coolest Experiments and Projects for Science Fairs and Family Fun
The Geek Dad Book for Aspiring Mad Scientists: The Coolest Experiments and Projects for Science Fairs and Family Fun
by Ken Denmead
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Fans of the New York Times bestselling Geek Dad and The Geek Dad's Guide to Weekend Fun will flock to the 3.0 version, The Geek Dad Book for Aspiring Mad Scientists. As Ken Denmead explains, most kids lack an understanding of science and an awareness of... (read more)

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Elephants on Acid: And Other Bizarre Experiments (Harvest Original)
Elephants on Acid: And Other Bizarre Experiments (Harvest Original)
by Alex Boese
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In Elephants on Acid, Alex Boese reveals the results of the most outrageous, amusing, and provocative experiments found in the files of modern science.   What happens when elephants are given LSD? Can a head live without its body? Would cockroaches... (read more)

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Against Their Will: The Secret History of Medical Experimentation on Children in Cold War America
Against Their Will: The Secret History of Medical Experimentation on Children in Cold War America
by Allen M. Hornblum
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During the Cold War, an alliance between American scientists, pharmaceutical companies, and the US military pushed the medical establishment into ethically fraught territory. Against Their Will reveals the little-known history of unethical and dangerous... (read more)

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Vacuum Bazookas, Electric Rainbow Jelly: And 27 Other Saturday Science Projects
Vacuum Bazookas, Electric Rainbow Jelly: And 27 Other Saturday Science Projects
by Neil A. Downie
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How do you crack nuts with a piece of string? Reverse gravity? Cobble together a clock out of a coffee cup, a soda bottle, and some water? Use a vacuum cleaner and nineteenth-century railroad technology to fashion a makeshift bazooka that can launch... (read more)

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This Is Improbable: Cheese String Theory, Magnetic Chickens and Other WTF Research
This Is Improbable: Cheese String Theory, Magnetic Chickens and Other WTF Research
by Marc Abrahams
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Often, thinking seriously about outlandish problems is the only way to make progress in science. The rest of the time, its hilarious. Marc Abrahams, the founder of the famous Ig Nobel prizes, offers an addictive, wryly funny exposé of the... (read more)

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The Hungry Scientist Handbook: Electric Birthday Cakes, Edible Origami, and Other DIY Projects for Techies, Tinkerers, and Foodies
The Hungry Scientist Handbook: Electric Birthday Cakes, Edible Origami, and Other DIY Projects for Techies, Tinkerers, and Foodies
by Patrick Buckley
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Inventive, (mostly) edible DIY gadgets and projects guaranteed to captivate The Hungry Scientist Handbook brings DIY technology into the kitchen and onto the plate. It compiles the most mouthwatering projects created by mechanical engineer Patrick... (read more)

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The Secret of Scent: Adventures in Perfume and the Science of Smell
The Secret of Scent: Adventures in Perfume and the Science of Smell
by Luca Turin
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One man's passion for perfume leads him to explore one of the most intriguing scientific mysteries: What makes one molecule smell of garlic while another smells of rose? In this witty, engrossing, and wildly original volume, author Luca Turin explores... (read more)

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How Do You Get an Egg Into a Bottle?: And Other Puzzles
How Do You Get an Egg Into a Bottle?: And Other Puzzles
by Erwin Brecher
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A book of 100 fascinating science puzzles perfect for astounding friends, impressing party guests, and annoying relatives A book for the curious, this engaging read takes a slightly different look at puzzle questions—every one is... (read more)

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