- Age Range: 10 and up
- Grade Level: 3 - 4
- Paperback: 90 pages
- Publisher: McGraw-Hill; 1 edition (March 31, 2000)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 007134800X
- ISBN-13: 978-0071348003
- Product Dimensions: 7.1 x 0.3 x 9 inches
- Shipping Weight: 4.8 ounces
- Average Customer Review: 1 customer review
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #3,282,864 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Fantastic Flying Fun with Science Paperback – March 31, 2000
"Kids have a natural desire to learn and experiment," said Sobey, a University of Washington instructor and author of several science book, including the newly published "Wacky Water Fun with Science" and "Fantastic Flying Fun with Science." If parents foster that, then kids will grow up naturally empowered to think like a scientist." (Seattle Times 2000-04-01)
From the Back Cover
Strap Yourself in for a Mega-Velocity BLAST-OFF with These Amazing, Aerodynamic, and Totally Hands-On Science Adventures! Attention, all aspiring aviators: Please prepare for take-off... No kidding! Your expert flight manual has arrived, and Fantastic Flying Fun with Science has everything you need to make like a Wright Brother and start hurtling across the friendly skies. Propelling kids to find their own answers and solutions to all their questions about the wonderful world of aerodynamics, this brain-building collection of science demonstrations and projects offers a foolproof flight plan for fun, both at home and at school. Ideal for kids 10 and up, these fascinating projects include: *Build and ride a smooth-gliding hovercraft *Test the laws of gracity with planes and helicopters you build *Design, build, and fling safe boomerangs *Measure the lift-to-rag ratio of paper airplanes *Make and launch high-speed rockets With Fantastic Flying Fun with Science, budding pilots and physicists will log invaluable hours of exhilirating, independent exploration and discovery. This latest Ed Sobey treasur also features demonstration tips that guarantee maximum results, detailed explanations of the physical principles involved, and suggestions for transforming the activities into prize-winning science fair projects. So commence with the countdown, put on your learning helmut, and triple-check all your creative instruments. Fantastic flying Fun with Science is a one-way, nonstop journey into an awesome world of spinning, rocketing, soaring excitement!