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Dad's Book of Awesome Science Experiments

From Boiling Ice and Exploding Soap to Erupting Volcanoes and Launching Rockets, 30 Inventive Experiments to Excite the Whole Family!

By Mike Adamick

Format: Paperback

SKU# U9418

You’ll love this science experiments book if:

  • You’re looking for science project ideas
  • You want fun ways to teach your kids science concepts
  • You’d like some inexpensive science experiment ideas

From the author of Dad’s Book of Awesome Projects comes this collection filled with entertaining yet educational science experiments dads can do with their kids. Whether they want to know why they get dizzy when they spin around or why leaves change colors, children’s curiosity know no limits--and the same goes for dad. With Dad’s Book of Awesome Science Experiments by Mike Adamick, you can take that curiosity to the next level with projects so engrossing that no one will whine about turning off the TV.

Inside you’ll find step-by-step instructions for a wide variety of science experiments like floating ice and exploding candy, as well as a “Why It Works” section so dad won’t be stumped by, “But Dad, why…” questions. Plus, the experiments included can be completed with items found around the house, or inexpensive supplies from the grocery store. Get ready to learn the science behind a variety of experiments, and bring out the mad scientist in you!

In Dad’s Book of Awesome Science Experiments you’ll find:

  • Step-by-step instructions for a variety of science experiments representing biology, chemistry, physics, nature, and the body
  • Photos for the included experiments


"Explosive(ly) ... Awesome." - The Denver Post

"Dad's Book of Awesome Science Experiments has those amazing (but messy) projects … that he will love to do with the kids." - Parents Magazine

“A truly great book with 30 experiments that will be fun for the whole family, and that will help you teach your kids science concepts. We are enjoying Dad’s Book of Awesome Science Experiments and definitely recommend it.” – Stuff Parents Need

“If you're a fan of science experiments and want to do some with your kids, there are a lot of experiments in this book. Most of them are easy to do with really good instructions and pictures … .This is a very giftable book.” – Time to Play Magazine

About the author:

Mike Adamick is the author of Dad's Book of Awesome Projects and a stay-at-home dad who writes for the Adventures in Learning science blog at, the San Francisco Chronicle, KQED Radio, Disney's parenting website,, and the Daddy Issues column on His work has also appeared in the New York Times, McSweeney's, Details magazine, NPR, and other media outlets.

SKU U9418
Author/Speaker/Editor Mike Adamick
Format Paperback
ISBN 13 9781440570773
Number Of Pages 192

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