Awesome Chemistry Experiments for Kids

Adrian Dingle
Rockridge Press (Callisto Media)

Why does an iron nail rust? A cut apple turn brown? How do stalagmites form? Five- to 10 year-olds can discover the answers via step-by-step home experiments Adrian Dingle provides in Awesome Chemistry Experiments for Kids: 40 Science Projects and Why They Work. Dingle’s minor-to-major Mess-O-Meter, plus ratings of difficulty and time required, will help parents assisting their budding chemists.

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Jun. 16, 2021

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