Packed with over 40 magical science tricks for kids using simple experiments! Join comedian and author Steve Mould, #1 bestselling author of How to be a Scientist , and learn the secrets behind some of the most famous magic tricks and illusions (and learn some of your own).
Learn how to bend water with a balloon, turn water into juice, make a glass beaker disappear in oil, and wow your friends with levitating tinsel! Packed with optical illusions, pranks, and fun facts, this book is a must-have for any aspiring scientist or magician (the two aren't as different as you might think)! Each trick is explained using step-by-step photographs, and the science behind each one is showcased clearly and simply. Interspersed throughout the book are profiles of famous magicians and illusionists, such as Harry Houdini and David Blaine, and stories of how they used science to create their most famous tricks. Science is Magic is the perfect addition to any family bookshelf or classroom, putting a fresh spin on science for kids. What's fantastic about this kids' activity book is that many of the magic tricks or experiments are something you learn to perform on a friend and require practise. Thus, (the genius bit) it's not something kids will just do once and then turn the page. Think Magic Is Just An Illusion? Think again! Discover science - REAL magic at your fingertips. Learn some amazing experiments to wow your friends, find out how magicians use science in their most famous tricks and discover the magic of the world around you. Packed with activities for kids from magic tricks to optical illusions, and peppered with fascinating facts, this educational book is a must-have for scientists and magicians alike. Added bonus, each 'trick' or experiment in the book uses easy to get hold of items. Get ready to wow your friends with some cool science-backed magic like:
- Magnetic fingers
- Reading minds
- Colour changing potion
- Guess the coin
- Floating ping pong ball and much more! Add other fun-filled Steve Mould titles in the DK collection to your bookshelves, like How To Be A Scientist and The Bacteria Book .
Steve Mould is a science presenter and comedian who appears as the science expert on British television shows such as The One Show , Blue Peter , and The Alan Titchmarsh Show . He has a YouTube channel with more than 100,000 subscribers, and his videos have been watched more than a million times.More about Steve Mould