Fifty fantastic CSIRO-tested science activities that support
key Australian Curriculum topic areas!
Every activity uses easy-to-find, everyday materials and helps to explain science in everyday language.
you ever wonder why some insects can walk on water? Or how the ancient
Egyptians made mummies? Are you curious about why a guitar sounds
different from a flute? Gather some everyday materials from around your
home and find out the answers with these 50 kid-approved science
activities from CSIRO.
The activities cover electricity and
magnetism, sound and light, heat and motion, water and gases, living
things, shapes and our planet Earth. Each activity has a simple list of required
materials, and uses step-by-step instructions and illustrations
to enable you to create exciting and interesting reactions, experiments
Fast facts and quiz questions will help you
test your knowledge, and you’ll also find an explanation of the science
behind each activity, along with examples of how each principle works in
the real world.
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Ghostly Photos, Fizzy Dinosaur Eggs, a Lemon Battery and more!