Explore and discover how science, technology, engineering, and maths shape the world around us with 25 hands-on experiments for curious kids. From racing wind-up cars and building a sturdy sandcastle to creating a wave machine and making music with a homemade guitar, Science Lab is packed with 25 exciting STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Maths) activities. Why do rafts float? How do bridges stay upright? How do seals stay warm? And how can you make a ball levitate? Each activity in the book uncovers core STEM ideas to help young readers discover the answers to these fascinating questions for themselves. Simple, easy-to-follow, photographic steps guide young readers through each experiment, along with essential tips and engaging STEM facts. "Test and tweak" boxes encourage readers to take their projects to the next level, while "Real world" stories show how STEM ideas make up our modern, everyday world. Perfect for firing up kids' imaginations, for homework help and for rainy day projects, Science Lab will excite and inspire curious young minds.
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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....More about Robert Winston