Science Magic in the Bathroom
Oxford University Press, 2003 - Magic tricks - 96 pages
Science Magic is a series of four paperbacks for children, that make science fun!Find out about everyday science, while performing as a magician, and dazzle your friends and family. Each book uses objects to be found in a different room in the house, to explain some basic scientific principles through magic 'tricks', or experiments. The easy, accessible text is complementedwith cartoon illustrations to make a winning combination.Richard Robinson has created numerous popular science shows for television, including 'The Big Bang' (CITV), and 'The Riddlers' (YTV). He also helped set up and perform in the first series of 'Spitting Image', the hugely successful satire series.
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Archimedes bacterium bath water bathroom Big Ben boat bottom bowl of water capillary action clean cling cloth coin cold cork crown dice edge EFFECT The magician fill float fold glass harp glass of water goosebumps grease hair hanky HAPPENED heat hole homeostasis invisible keep last trick left hand light travelling look loop meniscus meringue metre middle mirror napkin NEED Bowl NEED Glass needle particles pepper perfect circle PERFORM Ask piece of paper puddles puff refracted resonant frequency Richard Robinson saucer Scientists sebaceous glands SECRET PREPARATION shake shampoo bottles side skin ſº soap or washing-up soapy finger sound spilling stick Super Lung surface tension swan swim swing tattoos teeth Tell your audience there's things tiny tissues touch towel uſill volunteer warm washing-up liquid water climbs water molecules wineglass woofle dust