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The Book of Totally Irresponsible Science

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Wouldn't your children (ages 9 and up) love to turn milk into stone? How about making a backyard volcano? Create blubber, homemade lightning, and more? When they want fun experiments that will "snap, crackle, pop, ooze, crash, boom and stink," look no further than this book!

  • 64 fun, easy and daring experiments for children ages 9 and up
  • None require special training or equipment - just things found in the house or shed
  • Note: Some experiments involve matches, hot liquids and ingredients that require adult supervision
  • Connolly, hardcover, 5 3/4"x9 3/8", 205 pp.


Chapter One
Core Concerns

Cola Geyser
Backyard Vesuvius
The Sandwich-Bag Bomb
Flameproof Balloon
Beacon From Atlantis
Can You Hold, Please?

Chapter Two
Harnessing the Elements

Homemade Lightening
Heavy Weather?
Static Electricity Slime
Giant Air Cannon
Burning Ice

Chapter Three
Food For Thought

Bacon Smokescreen
Potato Gun
Frankenstein's Hand
Egg Bungee Jump
Turning Milk to Stone
Iron Breakfast Cereal
The Electric Spoon
"Kick-Start" Ice Cream
Reinforced Rice
Eggs in the Nude
Marshmallows on Steroids?
Vanishing Milk
Straw Through a Potato?
Give Peas a Chance
Egg in a Bottle
Sandwich in a Jar
Super Salt!
Carrot First Aid

Chapter Four
How Moving

Antigravity Water
Film Canister Rocket
Tennis Ball Moon Bounce
Dancing Mothballs
The CD Hovercraft
Two-Stage Rocket

Chapter Five
A Lot of Hot Air

The Hovering Ball
Viking Funeral
The Bold Little Ball
The Unpoppable Balloon
The Clinking Cola
Tea Bag Hot-Air Balloon
The Last Straw!
Balloon Power

Chapter Six
100% Natural

Pond-Life Pals
The Rubber Chicken Bone
The Solid Liquid (Or is it a Liquid Solid?)
Self-Seal Sandwich Bag
Roses Are Red?
The Runaway Plant
Sunny Exposure
Do-It-Yourself Blubber

Chapter Seven
Mad Science

My Cup Overfloweth?
The Bottomless Pit
Matchbox Microphone
The Non-Leak Leak
The Shocking Truth
The Balloon Banshee
The Bubble Child
Overcoming Gravity
The Magic Napkin
Cash or Charge?
The Non-Drip Document
Introduction to Alchemy
A Good Head for Lights

Back of Book

Last Words
At a Glance
Time requirements for your favorite experiments
Totally Irresponsible Notes

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- 9/21/2012
said: Pam
"This book of experiments is great for young, budding scientists. Nice illustrations, easy to follow directions using common, household materials. Each activity includes a basic scientific explanation. I use these to get my kindergarten and first graders excited about science."
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