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  • Published: Houston, Tex. : Bright Sky Press, c2009.
  • Year Published: 2009
  • Description: 192 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
  • Language: English
  • Format: Book

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  • 9781933979342 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • 1933979348 (pbk. : alk. paper)


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Oobleck, slime & dancing spaghetti : twenty terrific at-home science experiments inspired by favorite children's books

by Williams, Jennifer, 1971-

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Call number: Parent Shelf 507.8 Wi

Available Copies: Downtown Parent Shelf

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Why science? -- Before you begin : how to use this book -- Chemistry and polymers. Wizzil : pop your top! ; Strega nona : make your spaghetti "dance" ; George's marvelous medicine : boiling up a witchy brew, then change the color ; Bartholomew and the oobleck : concocting colorful, sticky & gooey stuff ; Book of slime : create something slimy -- Fun with food science. The butter battle book : shake cream into butter ; Chocolate fever : three ways to let it melt in your mouth ; Ice cream Larry : freeze your own ice cream in a can ; Sad Sam and the magic cookies : bake 'em soft & chewy or hard & crumbly ; Everybody bakes bread : learn what makes dough rise ; How to make an apple pie and see the world : make a fake apple pie with fun flavorings ; Rechenka's eggs : dye eggs & create art using natural ingredients ; Oliver's milk shake : blow bubbles in milk & measure the foam! ; A monster in my cereal : find the magnetic monster within -- Air science and engineering. Air is all around you : inflating a balloon with hot air & a soda bottle ; Hot-air Henry : build your own hot-air balloon ; Daisy and the egg : design a "nest" to protect an egg in flight ; Meteorology. A drop around the world : create a mini water-cycle in a jar! ; Sector 7 : our very own ecosystem with clouds ; Twister! : make a "water tornado" in a bottle!

Presents twenty activities that test the scientific properties of elements of popular children's books, including creating slime, shaking cream into butter, and constructing an air balloon.

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