This Book Thinks You're A Scientist: Experiment, Imagine, Create (Paperback)

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Description


Hands-on science for children who love to investigate, experiment, and explore


This Book Thinks You’re a Scientist, developed by the Science Museum, London, as a complement to their new interactive gallery for children, explores seven key scientific areas: force and motion, electricity and magnetism, earth and space, light, matter, sound, and mathematics. Each spread centers on an open-ended question or activity, with space on the page for the child to write, draw, or interact with the book. Bend water with static power. Pack a suitcase for a trip to space. Design a new musical instrument. At the end of the book, there is a section for children to record their own guided independent investigations, including surveys and space to log the results of their experiments.


Hand-drawn illustrations and a collage-style photographs encourage creativity and help children to think like a scientist by noticing details, questioning everything, and dreaming up new ideas.



About the Author


Harriet Russell is a London-based artist. She has written and illustrated six books for children and is the illustrator of the activity series This Book Thinks You’re a . . ., which has sold in over twenty languages.

Praise For…


Playfully illustrated with sketchlike cartoons and doctored photos, this activity book is inspired by Wonderlab: The Statoil Gallery, an interactive exhibit opening at the Science Museum in London in October 2016. Seven core subjects are addressed through simple activities [that] encourage imagination, curiosity, and careful observation. Readers are invited to add their observations and conclusions into the scrapbook-style pages.
— Publishers Weekly


Product Details
ISBN: 9780500650813
ISBN-10: 0500650810
Publisher: Thames & Hudson
Publication Date: September 27th, 2016
Pages: 96
Language: English