Bouncing Eggs: Amazing Science Activities You Can Do at Home

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"Wizard Wellnitz" makes science fun and understandable in experiments that take as little as 15 minutes. Popular television scientist "Wizard Wellnitz" has been dazzling children in the Atlanta area with his fun and fascinating approach to science for years. Dozens of experiments representing the best of his repertoire--introducechildren ages 7-10 to core scientific principles. Using readily available everyday materials, kids will uncover many of the mysteries surrounding color, mass and density, motion, sound, water; air; light, heat, electricity and magnets. Experiments include writing messages in homemade invisible ink, making slime, squeezing a hard-boiled egg into a bottle, and much more. Each activity includes definitions of key terms, a materials list, and a thorough explanation of the scientific concepts behind the activity.

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Uncover the scientific mysteries of everyday objects around your house!
Become a scientific explorer - right in your own home!
An ordinary household kitchen can be an amazing laboratory for hours of fun and exploration. And with "Wizard" Wellnitz at the wheel, you're in for an exciting trip!

With wacky experiments and "magical" formulas made from safe and simple ingredients around the house, you'll learn all about how science works in the world around you, from gravity to electricity to kinetic energy, and more!

You'll find out about science while learning how to:
Drop an egg and watch it bounce!
Make noodles dance up and down!
Make homemade slime!
Turn ordinary bottles into musical instuments!
Make a backyard bottle rocket!

These amazing experiments are quick, easy and fun! Each experiment is broken down into a list of materials, step-by-step instructions, easy-to-understand explanations of the scince, and other neat things to try - with cool illustrations that show you what to do.

About the Author:

William R. Wellnitz, Ph.D. holds a B.S. and a Ph.D. from Cornell University. An associate professor of biology at Augusta State University, he began teaching children the wonders of science through ASU's Continuing Education Division. The course, known as "Wizard Wellnitz," has educated and entertained children for over 10 years. Dr. Wellnitz has also been the host of a weekly science show called The Science Zone and is the author of four previous science activity books for kids.

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