The Scientific American Book of Great Science Fair Projects (Paperback)

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Explore the wonders of science with the very best of guides

Have you ever wished that you could observe underwater creaturesundetected? Or watch the very moment a caterpillar becomes abutterfly? Or create your own rain? Well, with Scientific AmericanGreat Science Fair Projects, you can Enter the fascinating worldof Scientific American--the ultimate science authority--and learnhow to build an underwater periscope, photograph a lunar eclipse, grow hydroponic plants, and much, much more From creating your ownnon-newtonian fluids (slime, putty, and goop ) to teaching a sowbug how to run through a maze, you'll be astounded at the number ofincredible things you can do with Scientific American Great ScienceFair Projects. Based on the long-standing and well-respected"Amateur Scientist" column in Scientific American, each experimentcan be done with ordinary materials found around the house or thatare easily available at low cost. Whether you're looking for agreat idea for your next science fair project, want to astonishyour friends and family with your discoveries, or are justintrigued by the world around you, you'll find endless hours ofscientific \fun in this one-of-a-kind project book ScientificAmerican magazine reaches more than three million readers globallyby subscription, on newsstands, and online at

The company also publishes Scientific American Explorations, aquarterly family magazine, and the Scientific American Archive, anonline archive of issues from 1993 to the present

About the Author

MARC ROSNER is a science teacher, educational consultant, and science writer. He lives in Yonkers, New York.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780471356257
ISBN-10: 0471356255
Publisher: Jossey-Bass
Publication Date: November 6th, 2000
Pages: 128
Language: English