Wack Water Fun with Science: 69 Projects You Can Float, Sink, Squirt and Sail

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9780071348096: Wack Water Fun with Science: 69 Projects You Can Float, Sink, Squirt and Sail

Set sail for tons of slip-sliding science adventure. (Just add water). When kids from all over told Ed Sobey that they just couldn't wait to dive into another one of his awesome science activity books, he took them at their word...literally. So get ready to dive (and splash, sink, and sail too). You asked for it, after all. "Wacky Water Fun with Science" features everything (even the kitchen sink) you'll ever need to totally immerse yourself in all things wet, wild, and altogether wonderful. Inspiring curious kids to find their own answers and solutions to all their questions about the wonderful world of water, this lively and educational collection of projects promises hours of slippery fun at home, at school - even at the beach!Ideal for kids 10 and up, these fascinating projects include: building waterwheels and turbines; making a miniature salty ocean; blowing bubbles and studying water's surface tension; experimenting with buoyancy, pressure, and temperature; constructing wind-powered, balloon-powered, and battery-powered boats; building your own water clocks and underwater viewers. With "Wacky Water Fun with Science", tomorrow's sailors, oceanographers, and water engineers can literally get their feet (and everything else!) wet as they discover the exhilaration and rewards of independent exploration. Sobey's latest treasury also features invaluable navigational aids that guarantee maximum results, detailed explanations of the physical principles involved, and suggestions for transforming the activities into prize-winning science fair projects. So roll up your sleeves, take a deep breath, and brace yourself for a tidal wave of hydro-powered learning excitement with "Wacky Water Fun with Science".

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"Kids have a natural desire to learn and experiment," said Sobey, a University of Washington instructor and author of several science book, including the newly published "Wacky Water Fun with Science" and "Fantastic Flying Fun with Science." If parents foster that, then kids will grow up naturally empowered to think like a scientist." ( Seattle Times 2000-04-01)

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From oceanographer, deep-sea explorer, and popular kids' author, Ed Sobey, comes Wacky Water Fun with Science, jam-packed with science activities for the beach, backyard swimming pool, and kitchen sink. Wacky Water Fun with Science presents 69 hands-on science projects and experiments (many of which can be expanded into science fair entries), combining the fun of water games and topys with the scientific concepts behind water pressure, waves, steam, hydro-power, and many more easy-to-learn and soggy scientific principles. While learning these principles, kids will make their own boats, submarines, water-wheels, pumps, and squirters out of easy-to-find everyday materials, for tons of wet and wild fun at the shore, in the backyard, and around the house. (A companion volume to Sobey's Fantastic Flying Fun with Science: 69 Creations You Can Fly, Spin, Launch, and Ride, this book follows the same format and focus, and is scheduled to release simultaneously, with the option that they may be packaged and sold together as a set).

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