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Jul 03, 2018
| ISBN 9781465467126
| Middle Grade (8-12)
Sep 25, 2018
| ISBN 9781465479259
| Middle Grade (8-12)
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Jul 03, 2018 | ISBN 9781465467126 | Middle Grade (8-12)
Sep 25, 2018 | ISBN 9781465479259 | Middle Grade (8-12)
A combination of fun activities and intergalactic experiments will teach your budding Padawan how to become a Master of science, in both the real world and the Star Wars galaxy!Have you ever wanted to move things without touching them like a Jedi can? Or maybe explode a balloon with a beam of energy? Now you can! Learn the basics of science by travelling through the Star Wars galaxy.This book is perfect for budding scientists and Star Wars aficionados alike. The 20 projects are full of fun facts for kids, colorful diagrams, and easy-to-follow instructions that cover a range of topics that will enthrall and entertain. Star Wars Maker Lab is filled with science and science fiction for readers between ages 9-12.Unleash Your Inner Scientist, Engineer And Artist! With a blockbuster 128 pages packed with 20 fabulous projects, Star Wars Maker Lab is out of this world! Using the clear step-by-step instructions, it guides home scientists and makers through each exciting experiment – from making Jabba’s gooey slime or a hovering land speeder, to an Ewok catapult and a glowing Gungan Globe of Peace. Each experiment has fact-filled panels to explain real-world science as well as the Star Wars science fiction from the movies.This Star Wars book, covering a range of STEM topics keeps children entertained for hours, making use of many household items such as cardboard tubes, baking soda, cornstarch, straws, balloons, and food coloring. There is also plenty to keep more adventurous scientists enthralled, with instructions to make a bristlebot mouse droid, lightsaber duel, and Mustafar volcanoLearn about the galaxy we live in, inspired by one far, far away:– Explore STEM topics from science to science-fiction– Stir up some sticky Jabba the Hutt Slime– Duel with Lightsabers – Create an erupting Mustafar Volcano– Delve into the mechanics of the Star Wars universe from Speed Gliders to Anakin’s Mechno-Arm and more!Star Wars Maker Lab is part of the educational series Maker Lab. Maker Lab includes kid-safe projects and crafts that will get young inventors’ wheels turning and make science pure fun. Photographs and facts carefully detail the “why” and “how” of each experiment using real-world examples to provide context so kids can gain a deeper understanding of the scientific principles applied.Maker Lab will help kids find their inner inventor and create winning projects for school projects, science fairs, and beyond.
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Exciting Star Wars(TM) experiments for young scientists, makers, crafters, and creatorsEver wanted to move things without touching them like a Jedi can? Or grow a kyber crystal? Or maybe use a beam of energy to explode a balloon, just like the Death Star? Now that’s possible!With 20 amazing projects, Star Wars(TM) Maker Lab teaches the aspiring padawan how to become a master of science, in both the real world and the Star Wars galaxy. Using clear step-by-step instructions, the book guides home scientists and makers through each exciting experiment–from making Jabba’s gooey slime or a hovering landspeeder, to an Ewok catapult or a glowing Gungan Globe of Peace. Each experiment has fact-filled panels to explain real-world scientific principles and the scientific method, as well as the Star Wars science fiction from the movies.With projects that are out of this world, this fantastic Star Wars book will keep children entertained for hours, making use of many household items such as cardboard tubes, baking soda, cornstarch, straws, balloons, and food coloring. There is also plenty to keep more adventurous scientists enthralled, with instructions on how to make a bristlebot mouse droid, lightsaber duel, Cloud City in a bottle, plus hoop gliders, musical instruments, and quicksand. Other fun experiments show readers how to freeze Han Solo in tonic-water carbonite, turn eggs into colorful planets, isolate DNA, create a tractor beam, harvest water like moisture farmers on Tatooine, and project images–or even messages–like R2-D2.Star Wars Maker Lab supports STEAM topics and helps children to learn the basics of science by traveling through the Star Wars galaxy. May the (static) Force be with you!
Cole Horton is a historian, pop culture enthusiast, and longtime Star Wars aficionado. He is a frequent contributor for Lucasfilm… More about Cole Horton
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