Science Wizardry for Kids

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More than 200 safe, fun, easy-to-perform experiements teach kids basic concepts of physics and chemistry. Experiments deal with the environment, with fooling the senses, and magic tricks with colors and light. Amusing illustrations throughout.

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Open this book and discover that physics and chemistry are fun . . . astronomy and meteorology are awesome. . . and geology and life science are spectacular! You'll find clear, easy-to-follow directions for performing fascinating and safe experiments in all of the sciences.

  • Test different foods for their starch content, and you'll also discover a method for making invisible ink
  • Observe and understand the physical properties of air by constructing a kite, a miniature windmill, and a paper airplane
  • Forecast the local weather by assembling a homemade barometer from easy-to-find objects
  • Create a perfectly safe electric current, using just a fresh lemon, a paperclip, and a piece of copper wire

    You'll find these and many more fun projects with safety rules to remember and follow plus simple advice on learning to think and ask questions like a scientist.

    Hundreds of color illustrations
  • About the Author:

    Margaret Kenda is a writer specializing in creative, hands-on projects for children. Her books’ subjects include science, math, geography, inventions, language, and cooking. She is a graduate of Northwestern University and holds a doctorate from the University of Iowa. She lives in Sudbury, Massachusetts.

    Phyllis S. William is the original co-author of Barron’s Wizardry for Kids books. A graduate of Bates College and the University of Maine, she is a retired nurse and counselor. She lives in Bangor, Maine.

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