An extraordinarily fun and practical book that shows science experiments can be just as easy as baking.
Dr Michelle Dickinson is a nanotechnologist on a mission to make science and engineering accessible for all. Born in the UK, she studied in the US and is now based in New Zealand. She is a founder of Nanogirl Labs, member of New Zealand Order of Merit, and winner of many prizes including the New Zealand Association of Scientists Science Communicators Award.
Full of hands-on scientific learning experiences, where little ones
can play, experiment, create, discover, explore, test and
ultimately have a lot of fun. . . Dr Michelle Dickinson has an
inspiring ability to make science accessible to all and this
beautiful book easily brings science into the home where all you
need is a kitchen, a recipe and a dash of curiosity * Natural
Parent magazine *
If bad weather keeps you indoors during the school holidays, this book could help pass a few hours or a few days * Cuisine *
There is so much to love about this book. It's beautifully laid out and illustrated. . . Every child will be able to see themselves in it * The Sapling *
Dickinson is a scientist on a mission, promoting the idea that science doesn't just happen in a classroom or laboratory but can be found everywhere and is for everyone * New Zealand Herald *
Who knew you could make a candle out of an almond and a banana, or release your inner Rodin using milk to build sculptures? Turns out there are a load of interesting science experiments you can do using food or other kitchen staples, and this book is packed full of them. * Science Focus *
Edible slime, jelly worms, 'unicorn noodles': what better way to entertain children than by making a mess in the name of science? * Guardian *