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Cool Circuits and Wicked Wires Special, Sparky Experiments

Written by Susan Martineau, Nick Bushell

Illustrated by Kim Hankinson

Part of the Next Steps in STEM Series

Cool Circuits and Wicked Wires Special, Sparky Experiments Synopsis

A wicked way to get started in the weird and wonderful world of electricity! Have some inspired electrical fun with these simple experiments using all kinds of household equipment. Set up a cool circuit using salty water and kitchen towel. Use pencils to create circuits. Make a home-made battery that really works. Fascinate your friends with a break-dancing magnet. There are clear step-by-step instructions shining a light on electrons and electronics. Sparky, scientific fun! INCLUDES THESE SPARKY EXPERIMENTS: Simple Stuff, Pencil Power, Wicked Resistors, Colourful Circuit, Salty Circuit, Briny Battery, Mighty Magnet, Cool Compass, Crazy Currents, Break-dancing Magnet and Weird Wireless.

Cool Circuits and Wicked Wires Special, Sparky Experiments Press Reviews

This slim, lively book will encourage children's interests in STEM subjects in both a school and domestic context. -- Lucy Chambers * The School Librarian *

Book Information

ISBN: 9781911509950
Publication date: 1st October 2019
Author: Susan Martineau, Nick Bushell
Illustrator: Kim Hankinson
Publisher: b small publishing limited
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 24 pages

About Susan Martineau, Nick Bushell

Susan is an author, editor and first-class fact finder who writes creative and educational books for children. Her book, Real-Life Mysteries, is the winner of the Blue Peter Book Award for Best Book with Facts 2018. Kim is a children's book illustrator and designer who has worked for Ivy Kids, Lonely Planet and b small publishing, where she designed the range of language learning series, Hello Languages. Nick is a physics teacher in the United Kingdom.

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