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Try This! Extreme

50 Fun & Safe Science Experiments for the Mad Scientist in You


            a Junior Library Guild selection 


            AAAS/Subaru SB&F Prize for                     Excellence in Science Books/

            Hands-on Science Books longlist

            Science magazine Best Books

            for Curious Kids, 2017 


Discover what makes science fun in this engaging book, filled with weird, wacky science facts, basic principles, and 50 creative science projects that take interactivity to a whole new level. Dynamic photos and art highlight projects step by step so kids can conduct experiments with confidence and accuracy. Most projects involve kid-friendly subjects like electrical charges, chemical explosions, and food chemistry and are based on materials easily found at home. Bonus projects throughout encourage curious kids to dig deeper and experiment on their own.



"Fun, accessible, and teeming with potential for extended inquiry." --Booklist



Ages 10 and up 


  • ISBN-10: 142632863X

  • ISBN-13: 978-1426328633



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