This title features 16 easy-to-follow experiments for learning fun. You can find out about rainbows, reflections, refraction! You can test which materials let light through them, put on a shadow puppet show, make a sundial, and much more. Fun photographs and illustrations show youngsters carrying out the practical projects in simple stages, making learning accessible and enjoyable. A glossary at the back of the book explains all the science terms used in the main text. It is ideal for school use by 5- to 7-year-olds. It also contains guidance notes for grown-up helpers using this book to teach children at home. How are rainbows formed? Why do shadows change shape? What is a lens? How does animation work? All of these questions and many others are answered in this exciting book, which explores the amazing properties of light. Create optical illusions using mirrors and ordinary water. Make your own cartoon flick-book, and see a hole magically appear in your hand! This series introduces younger readers to science in a structured but interesting way. Each book explores a different aspect of science.
Exciting activities encourage children to explore and learn about the natural world, and complement the scientific points outlined in the simple introductory text.