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Science Around the House: Simple Projects Using Household Recyclables
Author:Roz Fulcher
Retail Price:$6.99
Availability:In Stock
Format:Book
Pages:80
Dimensions:8 1/4 x 10 7/8
ISBN:0486476456
EAN:978-0-486-47645-2
UPC:8-00759-47645-9
With this charmingly illustrated book — and a little help from a parent or other grownup — kids can conduct fun-filled science experiments using recycled household items. They'll learn about sound waves by transforming ordinary cardboard tubing into music-making didgeridoos and kazoos. Other eye-opening activities involve building a battery with pennies and tinfoil, playing a fishing game that illustrates the principles of magnetic force, and using food coloring and fizzy antacid tablets to make a lava lamp.
Additional projects include discovering the differences between crickets and grasshoppers, mixing up a batch of invisible ink, and learning how to clone plants. Easy-to-follow instructions explain how to make a butterfly feeder, a birdbath, eggshell planters, a windsock, a string telephone, and other items. Each activity features a simple explanation of its underlying scientific principles.
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