Collection: Hands-On Science

  • The best way to grasp abstract scientific principles is to build your own demonstrations. What does friction do? Discover the answer as you experiment with sandpaper and an eraser. How does oxidation happen? Combine pennies and vinegar; you’ll see for yourself. Learn all about motion and magnetism as you build a catapult and a compass.
    These and many other interactive experiments make up Read With You’s Hands-On Science series. Each book uses simple household items to explore scientific principles, along with a touch of technology, engineering, art, and math. Hands-On Science blends creative DIY projects with scientific inquiry. Readers will gain valuable insights from each experiment and tackle prompts that encourage brainstorming and problem-solving. Curious minds will enjoy the combination of step-by-step instructions and easy-to-understand explanations, as well as the connections to modern technology.