The Naked Scientists

Crisp Packet Fireworks

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 Want to know how to create fireworks from a crisp packet? Turn rice into quicksand? Generate a cloud in a lemonade bottle? How about build a toaster-powered hot air balloon, or work out the speed of light using margarine and a microwave?

In this book, you’ll find these and over 40 more incredible experiments to try at home. Easy and fun to do, whether you’re 8 or 80, they will amuse, astound and educate in equal measure – see the amazing results then find out why it works!

So whether it’s racing jam jars, making Pyrex invisible or instantly freezing a fizzy drink before your eyes – with the Naked Scientists’ help, you’ll never have a dull rainy day again!

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Crisp Packet Fireworks, published by New Holland in the UK,


Maverick science is published by Struick Nature in South Africa,

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Publisher: New Holland ISBN: 978 1 84773 330 6



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