Science Around the House
With this coloring-book style collection of hand-on projects, and a little help from a parent or other grownup, kids can conduct fun-filled science experiments using recycled household items. They‚Äôll learn about sound waves, acid rain, seeds and plants, bugs, bending water, indoor composting, and more. Make a rock collection, a string telephone, perfume, salt crystals, ocean in a bottle, butterfly feeder, and more. 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. A total of 57 projects. Softcover, 75 pages, 8¬º"x11", ages 6 and up.