This award-winning science book is bubbling over with entertaining and educational experiments for budding scientists to follow at home or in the classroom. Build a soap-powered sailboat, recreate the Solar System out of rubber bands, construct your own colourful kaleidoscope, or make mouthwatering monster marshmallows. Explore the whole range of imaginative activities on offer to see why Home Lab bagged the Royal Society's prestigious Young People's Book Prize. A foreword by science superstar Professor Robert Winston sets the tone for this spectacular book. Try your hand at 28 different science projects, using simple instructions, everyday ingredients, and stunning photography to guide you from start to finish. Plus fact-filled panels explain the science behind each and every experiment, while contemporary examples give a clear context to better understand important scientific principles. Grab your goggles, pop on your lab coat, and let's get started! This is the UK edition of the US title Maker Lab.
A household name thanks to popular TV series that include The Human Body, which won three British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA), Superhuman, Walking with Cavemen, and The Human Mind, Lord Winston's pioneering work in the field of human fertility helped thousands of childless couples have "miracle babies" and earned him an outstanding international reputation....More about Robert Winston