Maker Lab: Outdoors

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Published by DK Children

By Jack Challoner

RRP: $19.99

About Maker Lab: Outdoors

Step outside and discover the science that surrounds you!

This fun, fact-filled book is brimming with exciting outdoor experiments to help budding scientists explore the science in their own surroundings. Using household items, construct a water rocket and
blast it skywards to learn about air pressure, or blow giant, long-lasting bubbles to reveal how
surface tension works. Make a worm farm  and observe worms tunneling, then build a diamond kite and discover the key to aerodynamics.

Jam-packed with striking photography, step-by-step instructions, and rigorous attention to detail, Maker Lab: Outdoors will make young scientists excited from the get-go! Featuring a foreword by professor and scientist Robert Winston, the book gives a clear ‘how it works’ explanation for each project, revealing the fascinating science behind it, along with real-world examples that show everyday science in action.

So what are you waiting for? Grab your safety goggles and get stuck in to discover: 

- 25 outdoor experiments that appeal to young readers aged 9+ 
- All materials used are inexpensive and easy-to-find
- Crystal-clear instructions are easy-to-follow
- Educational mix of science-themed craft activities and experiments
- Clear explanation of how and why each experiment works

Maker Lab: Outdoors is perfect for inspiring young scientists and outdoor enthusiasts to discover nature, weather, water, earth and sky. The real-world examples provide a context to better understand the scientific principles underlying each experiment young scientists and outdoor enthusiasts, this sensational science book for kids takes readers out of the house on a journey to better understand their world - and beyond.

From the world of weather to water power, nature watching to giant bubbles, this is a must-have science book for every young scientist who is curious about their surroundings, with something for everyone to learn and love!