Science isn’t limited to the classroom – it can be created at home too! Explore the topic of engineering in this fascinating interactive title filled with ideas and experiments fo readers to try themselves.
This photographic book of engineering experiments and projects features clear, step-by-step instructions
and a fresh, contemporary design, with an emphasis on fun, achievable experiments to give kids hands-on experiences
The science behind each experiment is explained, giving readers the theory behind the practical activities, and diagrams and photos show these fun and easy to recreate experiments in action!
Experiments are grouped into chapters, including:
- Build it or Break It, which looks at how children can recreate the principles of construction in their own homes,
- Mechanical Marvels, where kids can build their own car, hot-air balloon or submarine out of household objects,
- Testing Tomorrow, in which kids can learn about coding, green energy and electricity,
... and many more!
All experiments are safe and easy for children to carry out
, and have clear instructions and advice to help them get bests results and understand the science
that underpins the projects.
The STEAM Ahead series
shows readers that science isn’t limited to the classroom – it can be found out in the garden, cooked up in the kitchen and brought to life with paper and paints!
Titles in the series include:STEAM Ahead: Experiment with Kitchen Science
STEAM Ahead: Experiment with Outdoor Science
STEAM Ahead: Experiment with Art
STEAM Ahead: Experiment with Engineering Science
About the Author
Nick Arnold is a British writer of science books for children, best known for his hugely successful, award-winning series Horrible Science—one of which was awarded the Aventis prize. He is a keen supporter of libraries and founded the Appledore Book Festival after leading a campaign to save six libraries from closure.
Giulia Zoavo is an Italian illustrator based in Brooklyn who loves to tell stories and make people smile.