Science Maker Book (Paperback)

By Rob Beattie

QEB Publishing, 9781682973011, 96pp.

Publication Date: June 14, 2018

List Price: 14.95*
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From understanding the mysterious Mobius strip to learning about constellations on your bedroom ceiling, this hands-on science book is full of fascinating scientific facts and over 40 fun, educational projects and activities to make and do. From a building a ‘candypult’ made from marshmallow to a smartphone boom box, an unbreakable egg or a ‘bug-o-scope’, there are loads of amazingly fun projects to be made using materials found around the house. With step-by-step instructions, clear illustrations and high quality photography, there is little to no adult help needed, making this hands-on book perfect for use in the home or classroom.

About the Author

Rob Beattie is a professional writer and life-long camper and angler. He has written numerous titles on a wide range of outdoor activities, including: The Pocket Survival Guide, The Campsite Companion: All You Need to Know for Life in the Great Outdoors, The Boating Companion: All You Need to Know for Life on the Open Water, and The Fishing Handbook (published in the UK as 101 Golden Rules of Fishing). All have been published internationally and translated into several languages. He lives in the seaside city of Brighton, England.

Praise For Science Maker Book

An engaging and straightforward maker’s manual.
- Publishers Weekly

Whether your maker space occurs in an after-school club, during a library program, or on the kitchen table at home, this book provides plenty of ideas. [...] Large, color photos of completed projects that will entice young makers to fashion their own creations.
- Booklist