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This fun, fact-filled book is brimming with exciting outdoor experiments to help budding boffins explore the science in their surroundings. Using household items, construct a water rocket and blast it skywards to learn about air pressure, or blow giant, long-lasting bubbles to reveal how surface tension works. Make a wormery and observe worms tunnelling, then build a diamond kite and discover the key to aerodynamics. With stunning, brand-new photography, succinct step-by-step instructions, and rigorous attention to detail, young boffins will be excited from the get-go. With a foreword by Robert Winston, each activity has a clear How it works explanation, revealing the fascinating science behind the experiment, along with Real-world examples that show everyday scientific principles in action. Full of amazing projects to inspire young scientists and outdoor enthusiasts, Outdoor Maker Lab takes readers out of the house on a journey to better understand their world - and beyond. It is a must-have for every young scientist who is curious about their surroundings.

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4th May '18
Ayaan15 read it themselves aged 8 aged 8
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5 stars
This was an amazing book to receive. I loved this book and since i have got it i have tried many different activities. It is a very simple book and has easy to follow instructions. The book even makes it simpler by giving the times at which an activity might take and everything that will be needed. This helps us decide using how much time we have an how difficult the task may be. A very highly recommended book.
7th June '18
I read it myself aged 10 aged 10
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5 stars
I enjoyed reading this book as it is very cool and creative. I thanks to the author of this book whose name is Robert Winston. This book has many cool ideas and creative things. I think this is my best book ever.
7th June '18
I read it myself aged 10 aged 10
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5 stars
I enjoyed reading this book as it is very cool and creative. I thanks to the author of this book whose name is Robert Winston. This book has many cool ideas and creative things. I think this is my best book ever.
7th June '18
I read it myself aged 10 aged 10
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5 stars
I enjoyed reading this book as it is very cool and creative. I thanks to the author of this book whose name is Robert Winston. This book has many cool ideas and creative things. I think this is my best book ever.
2nd September '18
I read it to JJ aged 7 aged 7 & to Li aged 7 aged 7
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5 stars
We had AMAZING fun with this in the school holidays!! the rocket was excellent and my boys were so excited building it and watching it take off!! so many fantastic ideas for little (and big) minds - lots to create from every day items  - this is a book that will keep them busy over and over again!! 
20th April '18
Calvin read it themselves aged 12 aged 12
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5 stars
I really like this book, because there are loads of really cool ideas; like a water rocket, an air cannon and giant bubbles.  I had a look through the book and I saw the air cannon, and I decided to make it because I have always wanted to make one but I didn't know how.  This book made it really easy as it has pictures for every step, and the projects are made of stuff I could find around the house so I didn't need to go out and buy anything.  I thought it was so good, I have decided to make everything in the book.
30th April '18
I read it myself (an adult) & to seany aged 8 aged 8
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5 stars
Fantastic book with lots of outdoor fun projects!! Really great to help kids learn 
12th September '18
Addie read it themselves aged 8 aged 8
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5 stars
Addie has always loved crafts and making things and has just started to take a real interest in Science. This book has given her the perfect way of combining both, cutting, sticking and drawing to make her own experiments. We have only tried a couple of the experiments so far but they are very easy to follow and have great results. Her favourite so far was the Marbled Pebbles and the Rain Gauge 
5th June '18
I read it myself aged 8 aged 8
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5 stars
I loved reading this book as it is full of lots of fun . Whenever I get time I read it and try to do the experiments . Most of the activities I love to do in that and enjoy every day .
15th April '18
Priya read it themselves aged 8 aged 8
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5 stars
This book is amazing as it gives us several ideas to do science experiments in a fun way. The author Robert Winston is really creative by doing all these experiments in a very young age. My favourite experiment is the rainfall measurement. I learned a lot about science in this book in interesting way. This is the best experiment book I ever read.
5th June '18
I read it myself aged 8 aged 8
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5 stars
I loved reading this book as it is full of lots of fun . Whenever I get time I read it and try to do the experiments . Most of the activities I love to do in that and enjoy every day .
15th April '18
I read it myself (an adult)
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5 stars
I loved this book as it was full of interesting experiments. It would help my daughter to learn about science and perform experiments in the most easiest way possible. All the stuff used were easily available. We can't wait to try all the experiments mention in this book. A must read for all science enthusiast!
1st May '18
MunchkinMegan read it themselves aged 10 aged 10
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5 stars
I thought this was an absolutely brilliant book. I found that it was packed with great experiments to try in a range of different areas that i think anybody could absolutely try.

I felt this book was going to be a great book from the cover and it really appealed to me. The book is really full to the brim with great things to try. I've already given a few of the experiments a go and the instructions were super easy to follow.

I'm currently using the book to accompany both my PSHE and Science lessons as some of the experiments will help with understanding some of my assignments.
16th April '18
I read it to Noah aged 7 aged 7
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5 stars
This book is amazing. There are so many different things to make and lots to learn. The book is split into four main sections: nature watch, world of weather, water power and earth & sky. We have tried a few of the makes and especially liked the 'Water tight Wonder' experiment. We also can't wait to make our own ice cream. The experiments can mainly be made with household items so you are bound to have enough random things in your cupboards to try out some makes of your own. This is a great way to get your children interested in science and nature and to get them outside. A fantastic book!
19th July '18
I read it to Mt13 aged 5 aged 5
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5 stars
Excellent book, lots of grest experiments for all ages and abilities 
24th April '18
I read it to Leonapie aged 10 aged 10
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5 stars
This book is amazing and full of ideal experiments which are so easy to make. My daughter loves making things and have found we are working our way  through all
Of the experiments. We made a butterfly feeder which everyone has comment on and was so easy to make. I loved how we also got how it works and learned about butterflies in such a fun way.
We also tried the watertight wonder (sticking pencils on water bag) which my daughter had been wanting to try and now she has and has learnt at the same time why and how to works. 
Definitely recommended to
Our friends as she is always talking about what we have been doing. You will be disappointed with this book and will keep
Your children entertained for hours using everyday objects you will probably have around the house. 
22nd May '18
I read it to Bee aged 9 aged 9 & to Bamboo6 aged 7 aged 7
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4 stars
 My daughters have really enjoyed the experiments in this book,  my eldest aged 9 was able to tackle them alone but my 7 year old needed more help. So far we have made barometers and giant bubbles wiv were both much enjoyed although i think we might seek out a better bubble solution recipe next time. 

As a parent it was pleasing to see the girls engaged and working hard however i think more could've been made of the science behind the experiments. 

Children 5+ would probably enjoy these experiments, with supervision and from approx age 9 abl to tackle them unaided. For children under 7 i would treat this as entertainment not educational.
3rd December '18
Aamir read it themselves aged 11 aged 11
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4 stars
Book which is filled with lots of things to make and create.

Easy to follow and the instructions are clear.
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About Robert Winston

Johnny Ball has masterminded and presented more than 20 children's television series about maths and science. He is best known for the hit BBC series Think of a Number. No-one is better known for making maths not just easy to understand but genuinely fun and fascinating....

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