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Getting up to all sorts in the name of science

Posted on | September 28, 2012 | 3 Comments

What we’ve been getting up to recently includes…

…watering the garden with coca-cola…

…making lava lamps with vitamin tables…

…turning liquids into solids without the use of the freezer…

(in other words, making butter)

..making an egg which was wider than the neck of a bottle magically find itself INSIDE the bottle without us even touching it…

To find out why, head on over to this week’s STEM Friday round up where you can read my review of one of the books shortlisted for this year’s Royal Society Young People’s Book Prize.

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3 Responses to “Getting up to all sorts in the name of science”

  1. STEM Friday: Science Experiments « STEM Friday
    September 28th, 2012 @ 10:33 am

    […] We’ve done a good dozen of them by the time of writing this review and all the instructions have been very clear and easy to follow, with excellent results in all cases. The text is easy enough for my 7 year old to read herself, and the illustrations (a mixture of drawings and photographs) are clear and helpful, as well as inspiring. […]

  2. gisele
    September 28th, 2012 @ 5:16 pm

    OH! SO MUCH FUN!!! I´m gonna try to find this book here!!!
    gisele recently posted..OS SABE-TUDO

  3. Melissa @ Honey Bee Books
    September 29th, 2012 @ 11:21 am

    It looks like heaps of fun! Who would have thought that science could be so much fun?
    Melissa @ Honey Bee Books recently posted..Friday’s Favourites #14

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