Maker Lab: Outdoors: 25 Super Cool Projects (DK Activity Lab) (Hardcover)

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Step outside and discover the science that surrounds you!

This fun, fact-filled book is brimming with exciting outdoor experiments to help budding scientists explore the science in their own surroundings. Using household items, construct a water rocket and
blast it skywards to learn about air pressure, or blow giant, long-lasting bubbles to reveal how
surface tension works. Make a worm farm  and observe worms tunneling, then build a diamond kite and discover the key to aerodynamics.

Jam-packed with striking photography, step-by-step instructions, and rigorous attention to detail, Maker Lab: Outdoors will make young scientists excited from the get-go! Featuring a foreword by professor and scientist Robert Winston, the book gives a clear ‘how it works’ explanation for each project, revealing the fascinating science behind it, along with real-world examples that show everyday science in action.

So what are you waiting for? Grab your safety goggles and get stuck in to discover: 

- 25 outdoor experiments that appeal to young readers aged 9+ 
- All materials used are inexpensive and easy-to-find
- Crystal-clear instructions are easy-to-follow
- Educational mix of science-themed craft activities and experiments
- Clear explanation of how and why each experiment works

Maker Lab: Outdoors is perfect for inspiring young scientists and outdoor enthusiasts to discover nature, weather, water, earth and sky. The real-world examples provide a context to better understand the scientific principles underlying each experiment young scientists and outdoor enthusiasts, this sensational science book for kids takes readers out of the house on a journey to better understand their world - and beyond.

From the world of weather to water power, nature watching to giant bubbles, this is a must-have science book for every young scientist who is curious about their surroundings, with something for everyone to learn and love!

About the Author

Jack Challoner is a former science and math teacher and educator at the London Science Museum. He is the author of more than 40 science and technology books, including DK's Maker Lab and DK Eyewitness Books: Energy.

Praise For…

“Whether intended for backyards, parks, school courtyards, or outdoor STEM camps, this should be a hit.” —Booklist

Product Details
ISBN: 9781465468871
ISBN-10: 1465468870
Publisher: DK Children
Publication Date: March 6th, 2018
Pages: 160
Language: English
Series: DK Activity Lab

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