Best Teen & Young Adult Experiments & Projects Books
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1. Star Wars Maker Lab: 20 Craft and Science Projects
Author: by Liz Lee Heinecke
A combination of fun activities and intergalactic experiments will teach your budding Padawan how to become a Master of science, in both the real world and the Star Wars galaxy! Have you ever wanted to move things without touching them like a Jedi can?
Or maybe explode a balloon with a beam of energy?Now you can! Learn the basics of science by travelling through the Star Wars galaxy. This book is perfect for budding scientists and Star Wars aficionados alike. The 20 projects are full of fun facts for kids, colorful diagrams, and easy-to-follow instructions that cover a range of topics that will enthrall and entertain.
Star Wars Maker Lab is filled with science and science fiction for readers between ages 9-12. Unleash Your Inner Scientist, Engineer And Artist! With a blockbuster 128 pages packed with 20 fabulous projects, Star Wars Maker Lab is out of this world!
Using the clear step-by-step instructions, it guides home scientists and makers through each exciting experiment from making Jabba’s gooey slime or a hovering land speeder, to an Ewok catapult and a glowing Gungan Globe of Peace. Each experiment has fact-filled panels to explain real-world science as well as the Star Wars science fiction from the movies.
Genetics: Breaking the Code of Your DNA (Inquire and Investigate)
Author: by Carla Mooney
Published at: Nomad Press; Illustrated edition (April 15, 2014)
Why do children resemble their parents and siblings? Introducing young readers to the fascinating world of genetics, this educational resource presents the main concepts of the science, including what a chromosome does, how DNA is structured, and how genetic inheritance works.
In Genetics: Breaking the Code of Your DNA students learn about new discoveries in the field of genetics and how those discoveries have helped to cure or even prevent certain diseases, as well as examine controversial issues in genetics such as genetically modified foods and stem cell research.
Combining inquiry-based, age-appropriate activities with biology, Genetics: Breaking the Code of Your DNA features graphic novel illustrations, fascinating sidebars, and a glossary of important vocabulary to illuminate the complex world of genetics and bring it to life. Projects include building 3D DNA double helix models, extracting DNA, using a Punnet Square to predict an offspring’s probability of inheritance, and evaluating the benefits and risks of genetically engineering a new species.
3. Make: Rockets: Down-to-Earth Rocket Science
Author: by Mike Westerfield
Make Community, LLC
Make: Rockets, Down to Earth Rocket Science, is for all the science geeks who look at the moon and try to figure out where Neil Armstrong walked, watch in awe as rockets lift off, and want to fly their own model rockets.
Starting from the ground up you how to build all sorts of rockets and associated equipment with clear, step-by-step directions. It’s easy to skip the more detailed material, but when you are ready, Make: Rockets will help you rise to new heights with detailed coverage of the math and science behind building, flying and tracking rockets.
You will learn:* How to safely build and fly solid propellant, water and air powered rockets. All the techniques needed to build model rockets, launchers and trackers. How to recover rockets by parachute, streamer, glider, helicopter recovery and more. How to fly payloads like cameras, altimeters and the ever popular egg lofter!
How to pick the right motor and parachute for any rocket or payload. Aerodynamic principles for designing stable, low drag rockets that slip through the air-including one rocket that can hit 500 mph! How to use free rocket simulators to figure out about how high a rocket will go before you fly it.
4. A Young Innovator's Guide to STEM: 5 Steps To Problem Solving For Students, Educators, and Parents
Author: by Gitanjali Rao
TIME Magazine’s 2020 Kid of the Year Innovate and CreateOur generation is growing up in a time where we’re seeing problems that have never existed before. Older tools and technique don’t necessarily work anymore to solve such issues. We need a different approach that builds on the latest developments in science and takes an alternate path to innovation.
Now more than ever, it’s time to come together to make a difference in society. But how exactly do we make that change? Gitanjali Rao, innovator and America’s Top Young Scientist, brings to you an interactive experience to help immerse students in the process of innovation.
Recognized by ABC, NBC, CBS, NPR, The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, and Marvel’s Hero Project, the accomplished author builds on her experiences and provides a prescriptive step-by-step process for identifying problems and developing solutions. A Young Innovator’s Guide to STEM strives to impact students, teachers, and educators to adapt to a new learning styleone that can have a positive impact on society.What do you say?
5. 20 Makey Makey Projects for the Evil Genius
Author: by Aaron Graves
McGraw-Hill Education TAB
We can change the world with gene editingbut should we? CRISPR stands for clustered regularly interspaced short palindromic repeats. If it sounds complicated, it isbut it’s also one of the most powerful ways we can shape the future. And it’s poised to completely upend the way we think about science.
Author Yolanda Ridge tackles this topic in a friendly and accessible tone, with two introductory chapters covering the basics of DNA and gene editing before taking readers through the ways that this ground-breaking science could affect them by potentially: eliminating diseases like malaria and cancer, improving the stability of our food supply, and helping to manage conservation efforts for threatened animals and environments.
But all of these possible advancements come with risks, the biggest being that the consequences are unknown. Chapters end with Stop, Go, Yield sections encouraging readers to consider the pros and cons of using CRISPR. Cutting Questions give readers the opportunity to further reflect on the ethics of the science.
7. Janice VanCleave's Biology For Every Kid: 101 Easy Experiments That Really Work
Author: by Janice VanCleave
What’s the effect of osmosis on a raisin? How is water transported through plant stems? What’s the best way to grow penicillin? How are butterflies different from moths? Now you can discover answers to these and other fascinatingquestions about biologythe study of living organisms.
In Biologyfor Every Kid, you’ll learn how to talk with fireflies, watchbacteria wage war in a glass of milk, discover how to tell thetemperature by counting cricket chirps, and find out how an appleand an onion can taste the same.
Each of the 101 experiments is broken down into its purpose, a listof materials, step-by-step instructions, expected results, and aneasy to understand explanation. Every activity has been pretestedand can be performed safely and inexpensively in the classroom orat home.
8. Chemistry: Investigate the Matter that Makes Up Your World (Inquire and Investigate)
Author: by Carla Mooney
Have you ever wondered what makes up everything in the world around you? Or what exactly is the difference between solids, liquids, and gases? Have you wanted to know what causes two substances to react or change? Chemistry: Investigate the Matter that Makes Up Your World introduces readers 12 through 15 to the fascinating world of protons, neutrons, and electrons.
Learn how these molecules combine to form ordinary objects such as the chair you’re sitting on, the water in your glass, even you! Through hands-on, investigative projects, readers delve into the world of chemical reactions and changing matter, learning how these principles are used in many areas of science, from biochemistry to nuclear science.
Combining hands-on science inquiry with chemistry, mathematics, and biology, projects include building models of molecules and bonds, identifying acids and bases, investigating the effect of temperature on reaction rate, and observing how a chemical reaction from vinegar, water, and bleach can accelerate the rusting of steel.
9. Human Anatomy in Full Color (Dover Children's Science Books)
Author: by John Green
The human body is an infinitely complex marvel of fine design, superbly adapted to its functions. A host of specialized organs, bones, muscles, nerve fibers, blood vessels, and other anatomical features work together in harmony to maintain the network of interrelated body systems necessary to maintain life.
Now the component parts of this intricate flesh-and-blood machine are clearly revealed in this treasury of detailed anatomical illustrations. Noted illustrator John Green has rendered 25 exceptionally clear and precise full-color plates of the body’s organs and systems: the skeleton, muscles, and skin, as well as the respiratory, digestive, circulatory, reproductive, and other systems.
Illustrations also focus on such important organs as the eye, ear, and brain. Each carefully labeled plate has been reviewed for accuracy and is accompanied by an extensive caption written by Dr. John W. Harcup, clearly explaining the nature and purpose of the body part or system represented.
10. The Big Book of Makerspace Projects: Inspiring Makers to Experiment, Create, and Learn
Author: by Colleen Graves
McGraw-Hill Education TAB
Publisher’s Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. Start-to-finish, fun projects for makers of all types, ages, and skill levels! This easy-to-follow guide features dozens of DIY, low-cost projects that will arm you with the skills necessary to dream up and build your own creations.
The Big Book of Makerspace Projects: Inspiring Makers to Experiment, Create, and Learn offers practical tips for beginners and open-ended challenges for advanced makers. Each project features non-technical, step-by-step instructions with photos and illustrations to ensure success and expand your imagination.
You will learn recyclables hacks, smartphone tweaks, paper circuits, e-textiles, musical instruments, coding and programming, 3-D printing, and much, much more! Discover how to create: Brushbot warriors, scribble machines, and balloon hovercrafts Smartphone illusions, holograms, and projections Paper circuits, origami, greeting cards, and pop-ups Dodgeball, mazes, and other interesting Scratch games Organs, guitars, and percussion instruments Sewed LED bracelets, art cuffs, and Arduino stuffie Makey Makey and littleBits gadgets Programs for plug-and-play and Bluetooth-enabled robots 3D design and printing projects and enhancements
11. Naked Eggs and Flying Potatoes: Unforgettable Experiments That Make Science Fun (Steve Spangler Science)
Author: by Steve Spangler
Greenleaf Book Group Press
From the creator of the mentos soda geyser-the viral video sensation-comes a collection of outrageously entertaining science experiments and cool tricks guaranteed to get ooohs and ahhhs! Author, celebrity teacher and science guy Steve Spangler teaches you how to transform the ordinary into the amazing as you make everyday items ooze, bubble, fizz, and pop!
Make people wonder … How did you do that? From flying toilet paper to trash can smoke rings, erupting soda to exploding sandwich bags, the experiments in Naked Eggs and Flying Potatoes will spark your imagination and totally impress your friends.
Learn how to astound kids and kids-at-heart with easy and inexpensive experiments like: Bubbling Lava Bottle The Incredible Can Crusher Nails for Breakfast The Folding Egg Quicksand Goo Screaming Balloon Burning Money This is not your ordinary book of science experiments.
Naked Eggs and Flying Potatoes is a geek-chic look at Spangler’s latest collection of tricks and try-it-at-home activities that reveal the secrets of science in unexpected ways. Over 200 color photographs accompany the step-by-step instructions, and simple explanations uncover the how-to and why for each activity.
12. Sneaky Uses for Everyday Things, Revised Edition: Turn a penny into a radio, change milk into plastic, make a dozen STEM projects with everyday things, and other amazing feats
Author: by Cy Tymony
Andrews McMeel Publishing
A must-have for fans of Sneaky Uses for Everyday Things, this revised and updated edition will help you transform ordinary objects into the extraordinary! Prepare yourself for almost any situation, including 10 never-before-seen projects focused on STEM and Maker initiatives. Do you know how to make something that can tell whether the $20 bill in your wallet is a fake?
Or how to generate battery power with simple household items? Or how to create your own home security system? Science-savvy author Cy Tymony does. More than a simple do-it-yourself guide, this quirky collection uses run-of-the-mill household items and easy-to-follow instructions to build useful devices that are sure to amaze friends and family alike!
A favorite reference tool for 16 years, this new revised edition is better equipped than ever as a practical tool to build useful devices and a resource guide for the next generation of makers.
13. DIY Drones for the Evil Genius: Design, Build, and Customize Your Own Drones
Author: by Ian Cinnamon
McGraw-Hill Education TAB
Publisher’s Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. Design, build, and pilot custom dronesno prior experience necessary! This fun guide shows, step-by-step, how to construct powerful drones from inexpensive parts, add personalized features, and become a full-fledged pilot.
DIY Drones for the Evil Genius: Design, Build, and Customize Your Own Drones not only covers safety, mechanics, drone design, and assembly, but also teaches the basics of Aerospace Engineering. You will discover how to add video transmitters, GPS, first-person view, and virtual reality goggles to your creations.
The book walks you through the FAA licensing process and takes a look at advanced concepts, such as artificial intelligence and autonomous flight. Learn about aircraft parts, control mechanics, and safety practices Become an expert piloteven handle flips and high-speed maneuvers Pick the perfect parts for your high-performance drone Find out how to solder and start assembling your drone Program the aircraft, calibrate the motors, and start flying!
14. Forensics: Uncover the Science and Technology of Crime Scene Investigation (Inquire and Investigate)
Author: by Carla Mooney
Forensics: Uncover the Science and Technology of Crime Scene Investigation introduces students to the fascinating world of forensic science and shows them how to find clues, analyze evidence, and crack the case. Combining hands-on activities with forensic science, kids will have fun learning about the world of forensics, evidence collection, and crime lab analysis.
Entertaining illustrations and fascinating sidebarsilluminate the topic and bring it to life, reinforcing new vocabulary. Projects include documenting a crime scene, identifying fingerprints, analyzing blood spatter, and extracting DNA. Additional materials include a glossary and a list of current reference works, websites, museums, and science centers.
15. Atomic Women: The Untold Stories of the Scientists Who Helped Create the Nuclear Bomb
Author: by Roseanne Montillo
Bomb meets Code Girls in this nonfiction narrative about the little-known female scientists who were critical to the invention of the atomic bomb during World War II. They were leaning over the edge of the unknown and afraid of what they would discover theremeet the World War II female scientists who worked in the secret sites of the Manhattan Project.
Recruited not only from labs and universities from across the United States but also from countries abroad, these scientists helped inand often initiatedthe development of the atomic bomb, taking starring roles in the Manhattan Project. In fact, their involvement was critical to its success, though many of them were not fully aware of the consequences.
The atomic women include: Lise Meitner and Irne Joliot-Curie (daughter of Marie Curie), who laid the groundwork for the Manhattan Project from EuropeElizabeth Rona, the foremost expert in plutonium, who gave rise to the “Fat Man” and “Little Boy,” the bombs dropped over JapanLeona Woods, Elizabeth Graves, and Joan Hinton, who were inspired by European scientific ideals but carved their own pathsThis book explores not just the critical steps toward the creation of a successful nuclear bomb, but also the moral implications of such an invention.
16. Wild Nights Out: The Magic of Exploring the Outdoors After Dark
Author: by Chris Salisbury
“A fun, inventive adventure guide about helping children explore nature after dark … Its activities are a great excuse to turn off the television, set down smartphones, and explore the rich, mysterious world just beyond the back door.”Foreword Reviews The go-to guide for exploring nature at night, whether on summer holidays, weekends away or even back garden adventures!
Foreword by Chris Packham, author, naturalist, and BBC presenter Learn how to call for owls, walk like a fox and expand your sensory perceptions. Wild Nights Out is a wonderful new hands-on guide for those who wish to take kids (of all ages) outdoors for fun, thrilling nighttime nature adventures.
Parents, grandparents, teachers and nature educators alike will discover a wealth of unique activities to explore the natural world from dusk till dawn. Alongside games, walks and exercises to expand our senses, storyteller and outdoor educator Chris Salisbury will bring this unexplored nocturnal dimension to life with lore about badgers, bats and minibeasts as well as tales of the constellations and planets to share around the campfire.