Thank you DK and NetGalley for the review copy of "Science is Magic This collection of magic tricks that really examples of scientific concepts is a lot of fun These " is Magic This collection of magic tricks that really examples of scientific concepts is a lot of fun These the types of projects we would do at our local makerspace that don t feel like learning There are a wide variety of concepts covered in this book and I like that the sidebar explains the science behind each trick It reminds me a bit of the TV show Outrageous Acts of Science The excellent anecdotal information added in throughout the book is a fun way to increase interest as well Explore the magic of science and the science of magic Learn the secrets and scientific principals behind amazing magic tricks and optical illusions and discover how famous magicians and illusionists use science for their most popular tricks Reviewer 14 Hilarious Surprising Cleartl dr As if David Copperfield the magician and Bill Nye wrote a children s how to book We a Guys This Book Should Be In Schools And Libraries For Sure book should be in schools and libraries for sure are going to love this and the fun experiments Thank you netgalley for the free arc in exchange for an honest review I received a DIGITAL Advance Reader Copy of this book from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review From the publisher as I do not repeat the contents or story of books in reviews I let them do it as they do it better than I do Discover the astounding science behind illusions and magic tricks in this book for kids ages 7 9Join comedian and author Steve Mould to find out the scientific secrets behind amazing magic tricks Learn how to bend water with a balloon how to create ghosts with mirrors and how to turn water into uice Packed with optical illusions pranks and fun facts this book is a must have for any aspiring scientist or magician And the two aren t as different as you might thinkKids will love impressing their friends and families with simple magic tricks that teach them valuable science lessons at the same time Each trick is explained using step by step photography and the science behind each magic trick is explained clearly and simply Interspersed throughout the book are profiles of famous magicians and illusionists. Packed with over 40 magical science tricks for kids using simple experiments Join comedian and author Steve Mould #1 bestselling author of How to be a Scientist and learn the secrets behind some of the most famous magic tricks and illusions and learn some of your ownLearn how to bend water with a balloon turn water into uice make a glass beaker disappear in oil and wow your friends with levitating tinsel Packed with optical illusions pranks and fun facts this book is a must have for any aspiring scientist or magician the two aren't as different as you might thinkEach trick is explained using step by step photographs and the science behind each one is showcased clearly and simply Sprinkled.
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Sure It Was Our Littleit was Our little dowsing rod found water below us even though I didn t know in advance where it was I couldn t explain it I was the one holding the dowsing rod and I didn t believe in it but it did seem to work Mould points out that they used dowsing to find the best place to drill wells and ust says that science has never found an explanation for why it would work so he says it can t be true Science still can t explain why anesthesia works either but I ll still choose that when I have surgery In any case this is a brightly illustrated fun book for kids of all ages are sure to enjoyMy rating system1 hated it2 it was okay3 liked it4 really liked it5 love it plan to purchase andor would buy it again if it was lostI read a temporary digital ARC of the book for the purpose of review A fun and engaging book that will both have kids eager to try out tricks on their parents friends also explains the science behind it Reminded me of the There are many of scientific education books of this type available for kids and it s nice to see one that pitches the levels ust about right making it attractive and fascinating without delving too deeply into the physicsThere are over 40 examples given About half of these are magic little non messy experiments using common household items with mostly excellent visual results that will produce a wow of appreciation from young minds The rest give an easily assimilated account of apparently inexplicable but natural occurrences such as the mysterious Solar Wind producing the aurora borealis and how magicians and showmen like Houdini performed their tricksThis book also exposes some of the old superstitions and nonsense that have puzzled an unsuspecting public for generations The basic explanations of Newtonian physics optics surface tension osmosis the effects of pressure differences etc are well within the range of most enuiring young minds However it would be nicer and helpful to go through the book with an adult to clear up any misconceptionsOverall this is a very informative and educational book for kids. How magicians use science in their most famous tricks and discover the magic of the world around youPacked with activities for kids from magic tricks to optical illusions and peppered with fascinating facts this educational book is a must have for scientists and magicians alike Added bonus each 'trick' or experiment in the book uses simple items that can be grabbed from home or a hardware storeGet ready to wow your friends with some cool science backed magic like Magnetic fingers Reading minds Color changing potion Guess the coin Floating ping pong ball and much Add other fun filled Steve Mould titles in the DK collection to your bookshelves like How To Be A Scientist and The Bacteria Book. Such as Harry Houdini and David Blaine and stories of how they used science when performing their most famous tricksScience is Magic is the perfect addition to any classroom or library STEAM or STEM bookshelvesI am NOT a science person despite my love for Interstellar and The Martian and library science is hard to explain to kids as it isn t a laboratory kind of thing it s of an organization thing That said I learned stuff from this book that I wish I had learned by reading this when I was a kid The science behind the magic is a phenomenon and it teaches Other Skills And Understanding To skills and understanding to who are in the STEMSTREAM programs This book is a MUST for every library from primary school up to high school so that people like me who are short sciencemath credits can maybe learn something that they need to know in a fun wayand ones that don t blow up the lab or your mom s kitchenAs always I try to find a reason to not rate with stars as I love emojis outside of their incessant use by Millennials on Instagram and Twitter so let s give it NOTE I cannot link this review to LinkedIn there is something wrong with the linkingprogramming and it will not happen A fun mix of science and magic for kids to experiment Warnings for when adult assistance is reuired Full of amazing magic meets science OR science meets magicnow I m not actually sure which one comes first What really matters is this gives amazing clear and fun ways to do tricks and discover things Great photo illustrationsps So THAT S how David Copperfield made the Statue of Liberty disappear This is an informative and entertaining book for kids that will teach them science and give them some fun magic tricks It even goes into the explanations behind strange and supernatural seeming natural phenomena like the Northern Lights There are lots of simple science and magic tricks and I tried one on my two youngest kids making their fingers supposedly become magnetic and pull towards each other Mould also debunks things like crystals and water dowsing but I m not sure that I agree with him that anything that we can t explain can t be
My husband told me about dowsing. Throughout the book are profiles of famous magicians and illusionists such as Houdini and David Blaine and stories of how they used science to create their most famous tricks Science is Magic is the perfect addition to any family bookshelf or classroom putting a fresh spin on science for kids What's fantastic about this kids' activity book is that many of the magic tricks or experiments are something you learn to perform on a friend and reuire practice Thus the genius bit it's not something kids will ust do once and then turn the pageThink Magic Is Just An Illusion Think again Discover science REAL magic at your fingertipsLearn some amazing experiments to wow your friends find out.real My husband told me about dowsing. Throughout the book are profiles of famous magicians and illusionists such as