A brilliant book to turn science enthusiasts into scientists. 50 amazingly simple but wonderfully effective science based tricks to wow your friends, family and children. This action stuffed book is for action-man men who love to experiment with peculiar physics, mind-boggling, biology, crazy chemistry and want to learn more fascinating factiods!
Find out how to make ordinary stuff do extraordinary things with Ruben Meerman, the Surfing Scientist! Ages 7-12. Want to learn how to stick a potato through a straw? How you can make ice stick to a piece of cotton thread? Stick two books together without glue? Pick up a jar of rice with a pencil? Impress your mates? too easy - the Surfing Scientist can show you how! Using only household ingredients and with nothing tricky for kids to buy, this book is perfect for every budding scientist or surfer! And it's packed with facts, knowledge and trivia that interests and fascinates kids, and with photographs of each experiment to make the whole process easy but most of all fun! 'Perfect for curious kids, amazing and great fun - every cool science trick in tHE book!' Dr Karl Kruszelnicki Ages 7-12.
Presents ninety-five tricks and short experiments, each with a supply list and simple explanation as to why it works and involving such common items as pencils, playing cards, magnets, and plastic cups.
Hands-on experiments are an excellent way to get to know how different scientific concepts work. In this engaging book, readers learn all about movement by following along with step-by-step instructions and completing fun, informative activities. Each project is ranked from easy to hard so readers can effortlessly find the project best suited for them. Colorful illustrations supplement each experiment and correlate closely to the text, helping to guide readers through each of the steps. This captivating collection of high-interest projects is sure to be a popular addition to any library or classroom.
This fact- and fun-filled book includes hundreds of simple, kid-tested science experiments. All of which can be done with items from around the house, and require little to no supervision! Whether you're making your own slime, rockets, crystals, and hovercrafts or performing magic (science!) tricks and using science to become a secret agent, this book has something for every type of curious kid. Each experiment features safety precautions, materials needed, step-by-step instructions with illustrations, fun facts, and further explorations. With this book, you will: - Create a drinkable rainbow - Make a bowling bowl float - Capture a cloud - Build furniture out of newspapers - Blow bouncing bubbles that don’t burst - Plus 360 other weird and wonderful experiments. At once engaging, encouraging, and inspiring, 365 Weird & Wonderful Science Experiments is every budding scientists go-to, hands-on guide for learning the fundamentals of science and exploring the fascinating world around them.
Success with STEM is an essential resource, packed with advice and ideas to support and enthuse all those involved in the planning and delivery of STEM in the secondary school. It offers guidance on current issues and priority areas to help you make informed judgements about your own practice and argue for further support for your subject in school. It explains current initiatives to enhance STEM teaching and offers a wide range of practical activities to support exciting teaching and learning in and beyond the classroom. Illustrated with examples of successful projects in real schools, this friendly, inspiring book explores: Innovative teaching ideas to make lessons buzz Activities for successful practical work Sourcing additional funding Finding and making the most of the best resources STEM outside the classroom Setting-up and enhancing your own STEM club Getting involved in STEM competitions, fairs and festivals Promoting STEM careers and tackling stereotypes Health, safety and legal issues Examples of international projects An wide-ranging list of project and activity titles Enriched by the authors’ extensive experience and work with schools, Success with STEM is a rich compendium for all those who want to develop outstanding lessons and infuse a life-long interest in STEM learning in their students. The advice and guidance will be invaluable for all teachers, subject leaders, trainee teachers and NQTs.