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Experiments and Projects

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  • How to Be an Engineer

    by Carol Vorderman

    Learn as you do in this hands-on engineering book for kids with Carol Vorderman.Being an engineer isn't just about wearing a hard hat and looking important while holding a clipboard! It's about looking at the world and trying to figure out how it works. As well as simple engineering projects for kids to try, DK's How to be an Engineer will teach them how to think like an engineer, including ... Read more

    $3.99 AUD

  • Science You Can Eat

    Putting what we Eat Under the Microscope

    by Stefan Gates

    Discover the seriously impressive science that goes on every time you cook or eat. This children's book explores the science of food by asking questions you're hungry to know the answers to, and putting them to the test through fun experiments.Science You Can Eat will transform your kitchen into a lab through fun food experiments. Cooking is chemistry, and the fun science experiments - such as ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Roald Dahl's James's Giant Bug Book

    by Roald Dahl and 1 more

    Looking for the perfect Easter activity for your animal and bug loving readers? Enter the world of James and the Giant Peach, and head off on an incredible insect adventure.Now you can join James, The Centipede, The Earthworm and the rest of the gang in this bug-packed journey through the world of insects.Perfect for Easter holiday activities; get your hands marvellously muddy and find out all the ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • Roald Dahl: George’s Marvellous Experiments

    by Jim Peacock and 2 more

    George Kranky created his own Marvellous Medicine to deal with his grizzly old grunion of a Grandma. You definitely can't do that at home (so don't even try!), but here's some amazing science that you can do!From concocting home-made slime to creating your own volcano, these fun experiments are all easily done, following simple step-by-step instructions and using everyday household objects ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • The Paper Boomerang Book

    Build Them, Throw Them, and Get Them to Return Every Time

    by Mark Latno

    series Science in Motion
    A detailed reference on the latest craze in lightweight aeronautics, this manual shows how to build and throw paper boomerangs. Techniques for mastering the basics will help beginners, while techniques for impressive throws-such as the behind-the-back toss; the boomerang juggle; the under-the-leg catch; and the dreaded double-handed, backward, double-boomerang throw-will thrill even the most ... Read more

    $16.05 AUD

  • The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind

    Picture Book Edition

    by William Kamkwamba and 2 more

    Now a Netflix film starring and directed by Chiwetel Ejiofor, this is a gripping memoir of survival and perseverance about the heroic young inventor who brought electricity to his Malawian village.When a terrible drought struck William Kamkwamba's tiny village in Malawi, his family lost all of the season's crops, leaving them with nothing to eat and nothing to sell. William began to explore ... Read more

    $17.04 AUD

  • Kitchen Science Lab for Kids

    52 Family Friendly Experiments from the Pantry

    by Liz Lee Heinecke

    series Lab for Kids
    Conduct physics, chemistry, and biology experiments with tools and ingredients found in any kitchen! These 52 labs created by mom and scientist Liz Lee Heinecke introduce fundamental scientific principles in a fun and accessible format.Have fun:exploring physics: marshmallow slingshots serve as a lesson on the transformation of energy and an egg-throwing experiment demonstrates the law of motion.. ... Read more

    $30.79 AUD

  • The Art of the Catapult

    Build Greek Ballistae, Roman Onagers, English Trebuchets, and More Ancient Artillery

    by William Gurstelle

    Whether playing at defending their own castle or simply chucking pumpkins over a fence, wannabe marauders and tinkerers will become fast acquainted with Ludgar, the War Wolf, Ill Neighbor, Cabulus, and the Wild Donkey-ancient artillery devices known commonly as catapults. Building these simple yet sophisticated machines introduces fundamentals of math and physics using levers, force, torsion, ... Read more

    $20.45 AUD

  • Isaac Newton and Physics for Kids

    His Life and Ideas with 21 Activities

    by Kerrie Logan Hollihan

    series For Kids series
    Featuring 21 hands-on projects that explore the scientific concepts Isaac Newton developed, this illuminating guide paints a rich portrait of the brilliant and complex man and provides young readers with a hands-on understanding of astronomy, physics, and mathematics. The activity-packed resource allows children to experiment with swinging pendulums, build a simple waterwheel, create a 17th ... Read more

    $20.45 AUD

  • Sensory Play for Toddlers and Preschoolers

    Easy Projects to Develop Fine Motor Skills, Hand-Eye Coordination, and Early Measurement Concepts

    by Casey Patch

    Explore taste-safe small worlds, create colorful pieces of art, and engage all five senses while investigating the great outdoors. Sensory play is a wonderful way to explore the world with your little learners!Sensory Play for Toddlers and Preschoolers is a practical, hands-on guide for parents and educators who want to inject more play into their children's day! Since this collection features ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • The Curious Kid's Science Book

    100+ Creative Hands-On Activities for Ages 4-8

    by Asia Citro M.Ed. and 1 more

    What happens if you water plants with juice? Where can you find bacteria in your house? Is slug slime as strong as a glue stick? How would your child find the answers to these questions?In The Curious Kid's Science Book, your child will learn to design his or her own science investigations to determine the answers! Children will learn to ask their own scientific questions, discover value in failed ... Read more

    $12.31 AUD

  • Calculator Puzzles, Tricks and Games

    by Norvin Pallas

    series Dover Children's Science Books
    Perform amazing feats of mathematical magic, answer clever riddles, and much more with this book and a handy pocket calculator. Scores of brain-teasers, puzzles, mathematical oddities, games, and recreations to fill dozens of hours with fun and excitement. Answers to problems. ... Read more

    $10.68 AUD

  • The Man Who Planted Trees

    by Giono Jean

    - For the character of a human to reveal truly exceptional qualities, one needs to have the good fortune of being able to observe his actions over many years. If his actions are free of all egotism, if his guiding principle is unequalled generosity, if it is absolutely certain that no reward was sought anywhere and his ideas have left a visible impression on the world; one has, without any doubt, ... Read more

    $1.62 AUD

  • Mini Weapons of Mass Destruction

    Make mayhem from your stationery with 35 models to build yourself

    by John Austin

    series Mini Weapons of Mass Destruction
    We've come a long way from the Peashooter Era: with the advent of modern household products and office supplies - foldback clips, clothespins, rubber bands, ballpoint pens, toothpicks, paper clips and plastic utensils - the everyday junk drawer can hold all the materials needed to create pocket-sized weaponry.Whether you're slowing dying of boredom in a stuffy office, plotting revenge on your ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Let's Investigate with Nate #1: The Water Cycle

    by Nate Ball and 1 more

    series Let's Investigate with Nate #1
    Bill Nye the Science Guy meets The Magic School Bus!This is the first book in a new STEM-based picture book series from the Emmy Award-winning host of PBS’s Design Squad and Design Squad Nation, Nate Ball. With a lively cast of characters and vibrant illustrations by Wes Hargis, it's an adventure in learning! This nonfiction picture book is an excellent choice to share during homeschooling, in ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD

  • Explore the Solar System!

    25 Great Projects, Activities, Experiments

    by Anita Yasuda and 1 more

    series Explore Your World
    Explore the Solar System! 25 Great Projects, Activities, Experiments introduces kids ages 6-9 to the planets, moons, and other celestial bodies that surround our star, the sun, as well as the universe beyond. Combining a hands-on element with history and science, kids investigate solar eclipses, phases of the moon, Jupiter's rings, and what astronauts wear. Who named the stars? What is the Milky ... Read more

    $12.31 AUD

  • The Flying Machine Book

    Build and Launch 35 Rockets, Gliders, Helicopters, Boomerangs, and More

    by Bobby Mercer

    series Science in Motion
    Calling all future Amelia Earharts and Chuck Yeagers-there’s more than one way to get off the ground. Author and physics teacher Bobby Mercer will show readers 35 easy-to-build and fun-to-fly contraptions that can be used indoors or out. Better still, each of these rockets, gliders, boomerangs, launchers, and helicopters are constructed for little or no cost using recycled materials. The Flying ... Read more

    $17.59 AUD

  • STEAM Lab for Kids

    52 Creative Hands-On Projects for Exploring Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math

    by Liz Lee Heinecke

    series Lab for Kids
    STEAM Lab for Kids is an art-forward doorway to science, math, technology, and engineering through 52 family-friendly experiments and activities.While many aspiring artists don't necessarily identify with STEM subjects, and many young inventors don’t see the need for art, one is essential to the other. Revealing this connection and encouraging kids to explore it fills hungry minds with tools ... Read more

    $28.26 AUD

  • The Big Book of Makerspace Projects: Inspiring Makers to Experiment, Create, and Learn

    by Colleen Graves and 1 more

    Start-to-finish, fun projects for makers of all types, ages, and skill levels!This easy-to-follow guide features dozens of DIY, low-cost projects that will arm you with the skills necessary to dream up and build your own creations. The Big Book of Makerspace Projects: Inspiring Makers to Experiment, Create, and Learn offers practical tips for beginners and open-ended challenges for advanced makers ... Read more

    $24.63 AUD

  • Amazing (Mostly) Edible Science

    A Family Guide to Fun Experiments in the Kitchen

    by Andrew Schloss

    Teaching your kids science just got better--and tastier!With the awe-inspiring and accessible recipes and projects in Amazing (Mostly) Edible Science, uniting science and cooking has never been easier**.Introduce your children to the wonders of science by creating projects and experiments in your very own kitchen. Entertaining to make and spectacular to behold, not only will your child learn ... Read more

    $28.26 AUD

  • 101 Great Science Experiments

    by DK

    Forget about mad scientists and messy laboratories! This incredible, interactive guide for children showcases 101 absolutely awesome experiments you can do at home.Find out how to make a rainbow, build a buzzer, see sound, construct a circuit, bend light, play with shadows, measure the wind, weigh air, and create an underwater volcano. The astonishing variety of experiments are all very easy and ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

  • Karina Garcia's Next-Level DIY Slime

    by Karina Garcia

    In her follow-up to the bestselling Karina Garcia's DIY Slime, Karina provides recipes with new and mesmerising scents, textures and shine. From Mermaid Dream Fishbowl Slime to Teddy Bear Slime, you'll love creating these amazing slimes for you, your family and friends.This full-colour book contains easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions for: Holographic, Super Gloss, Ultra Crunch, Colour ... Read more

    $8.79 AUD

  • Experiment with a Plant's Roots

    by Nadia Higgins

    series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Plant Experiments
    Roots help keep plants alive. They take in water and minerals. But do you know how much of a plant is made up of its roots? Or whether roots always grow down? Let's experiment to find out!Learn more about plants in the Plant Experiments series—part of the Lightning Bolt Books™ collection. With high-energy designs, exciting photos, and fun text, Lightning Bolt Books™ bring nonfiction topics to life ... Read more

    $6.92 AUD

  • The Skydiving Beavers

    A True Tale

    by Susan Wood and 1 more

    Just after World War II, the people of McCall, Idaho, found themselves with a problem on their hands. McCall was a lovely resort community in Idaho's backcountry with mountain views, a sparkling lake, and plenty of forests. People rushed to build roads and homes there to enjoy the year-round outdoor activities. It was a beautiful place to live. And not just for humans. For centuries, beavers had ... Read more

    $20.89 AUD