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Good Housekeeping's Amazing Science (Hearst)

160 page ghostwritten nonfiction science trade activity book

Ranks in top 20 science activity books for kids on Amazon


"This comprehensive collection of STEAM experiments gives kids a real sense of how science is incorporated into their everyday lives. A strong choice." - School Library Journal


Awesome S.T.E.A.M.-based science experiments you can do right at home with easy-to-find materials designed for maximum enjoyment, learning, and discovery for kids ages 8 to 12

Join the experts at the Good Housekeeping Institute Labs and explore the science you interact with every day. Using the scientific method, you’ll tap into your own super-powers of logic and deduction to go on a science adventure.
The engaging experiments exemplify core concepts and range from quick and simple to the more complex. Each one includes clear step-by-step instructions and color photos that demonstrate the process and end result. Plus, secondary experiments encourage young readers to build on what they’ve discovered. A “Mystery Solved!” explanation of the science at work helps your budding scientist understand the outcomes of each experiment.
These super-fun, hands-on experiments include:
  •  Building a solar oven and making s’mores
  •  Creating an active rain cloud in a jar
  •  Using static electricity created with a balloon to power a light bulb
  •  Growing your own vegetables—from scraps!  
  •  Investigating the forces that make an object sink or float
  •  And so much more!
Bursting with more than 200 color photos and incredible facts, this sturdy hard cover is the perfect gift for any aspiring biologist, chemist, physicist, engineer, and mathematician! 

Good Housekeeping's Amazing Science (Hearst)

  • Editorial Reviews:

     “...incredibly engaging….Readers will turn their kitchens into laboratories to practice the scientific method, collect data, test hypotheses, and have so much fun getting their hands messy as they explore food science, water, energy, motion, games, slime, grime, and the great outdoors…. Amazing Science is fun for parents and kids alike, who will all appreciate learning and enjoying time together along the way.”

    Booklist, starred review

    “Exciting young minds with cool science ideas spark creativity and even nurture problem-solving skills. This is powerful stuff and this book delivers that in spades.”

    —Dr. Harvey Karp, Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics; CEO of Happiest Baby


    Amazing Science Experiments to do at Home [Video] - Good Morning America


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