Getting hands on with science is easier than ever with our latest special edition – the How It Works Book of Home Experiments.
You’ll discover loads of fun projects that you can try at home, with simple explanations of the science behind them. From making a battery out of lemons to growing your own snowflakes, there is plenty to keep you occupied and get you learning some basic science principles along the way. You need neither a laboratory nor a degree in quantum physics for these projects, as you’ll have most of the equipment in your home already, and our easy-to-follow illustrated guides will break down the process step-by-step.
Inside, you’ll find…
We combine food colouring, milk and soap to produce colourful results
Making hot ice
The supercool liquid that instantly freezes at room temperature
Penny drop experiment
Explore Isaac Newton’s first law of motion with some simple items
The double-slit experiment
Understand the basics of wave-particle duality with this simple home experiment
Lemon battery experiment
Learn about how batteries work by powering an LED light with some lemons
Make borax snowflakes
Exploit the natural, crystallising properties of borax to create some unique snowflake decorations
20 home experiments
Discover science in the most fun way possible – by doing these awesome experiments in your own home!
The How It Works Book of Home Experiments is available now. Simply download the free How It Works app onto your iOS device and find this special edition within it. Whilst you’re there, you can also find our book of amazing inventions, guide to the galaxy, earthquakes edition, and book of the senses.
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