amazing science experiments

FORCES & MOTION

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Science & Technology

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7+

£7.99

32 pp

Paperback

978-1-910684-94-8

How things move and more… lets you into the secrets of Newton’s laws of motion. Fun projects show how any object can be made to move with the right technology – or just warm air! Find out about air, soap and elastic power by making a balloon hovercraft, steamboat, rocket and plane – they launch, they glide, they fly! All you need are simple household items, card, paper and rubber bands.

Key points

• Simple, hands-on projects for budding scientists and the simply curious.
• Fun illustrations and clear step-by- step text.
• Makes science accessible and easy to understand.
• Source books to tie in with schoolwork.
• Designed to engage the most reluctant reader.

key words

air pressure; bottle rocket; candle seesaw; dragster; flight; hovercraft; paper plane; pivot; rocket power; smoke rings; soap-powered boat; surface tension; transfer of energy; vortex; warm-air spinner