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Mom's Choice Award Gold Winner Nautilus Book Awards Silver Winner Heatproof, transparent, and durable, the mason jar is a science lab just waiting to be discovered. Unlock its potential with 40 dynamic experiments for budding scientists ages 8 and up. Using just a jar and a few ordinary household items, children learn to create miniature clouds, tiny tornadoes, small stalactites, and, of course, great goo and super slime! With a little ingenuity, the jar can be converted into a lava lamp, a water prism, a balloon barometer, and a compass. Each fun-packed project offers small-scale ways to illustrate the big-picture principles of chemistry, botany, biology, physics, and more.
|Product dimensions:||7.30(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.70(d)|
|Age Range:||8 - 12 Years|
About the Author
Jonathan Adolphis the author of Cardboard Box Engineering and the best-selling Mason Jar Science. As the former editor of the award-winning FamilyFun magazine, he developed hundreds of “stealth learning” games and kitchen-science activities during his 20-year career. He specializes in making technical information fun for kids and is an adjunct professor of journalism at the University of Massachusetts. He lives with his family in Amherst, Massachusetts.
Table of Contents
What’s So Great About Science? Why Mason Jars? Using the Scientific Method to Solve Mysteries The Magic of Chemistry Lava Lamp 2.0 Water Fireworks Wide World of Slimes: Goo, Slime, Microwave Play Clay Red Cabbage Chemistry Set A Penny for Your Scientific Thoughts Fun With Crystals A Better BubbleEarth Science for Earthlings Jar-rarium At-Home Museum String of Stalactites Cornstarch Quicksand Homemade Compass Dead Sea in a Jar How's the Weather: Balloon Barometer, Tiny Tornado, Conjure a Cloud, Rain GaugeThe Root of All Fun: Botany Capillary Colors Root View The Kitchen Jar-den: Cool Carrot Forest, Super Sweet Potato, Awesome Avocado Tree Grass heads Very Berry Ink Seedling Superman!It’s Alive! Biology Make a Bug Vacuum Hummingbird Feeder Critter Containers: Worm Composter, Cricket Concert Hall, Caterpillar Diner The Incredible (Inedible) Egg Pickle Factory The Yeast You Could DoUnderstanding Matter in Motion: Physics Walking Water Colors Tower of Liquids Balloon Vacuum Light Bender Heron’s Fountain Physics Tricks: Unspillable Jar, Balancing Act, Unwettable Paper Towel Glossary Metric Conversion Chart Barometric Pressure Chart Index