Tabletop Scientist -- The Science of Air: Projects and Experiments with Air and Flight (Paperback)
This engaging book presents fun-filled, revealing experiments that demonstrate concepts related to the science of air. By building a wind turbine, hovercraft, barometer, glider, and other items, kids discover fundamental scientific principles that govern the forces behind air pressure, flow, and resistance; the mechanics of flight; and other phenomena. Many photographs and other illustrations.
About the Author
Steve Parker is an author, editor, and consultant specializing in nature, biology, technology, and general science. A Senior Scientific Fellow of the Zoological Society of London, he has worked at London's Natural History Museum and at publishers including Dorling Kindersley and Haymarket.