Discover the astounding science behind illusions and magic tricks in this book for kids ages 7-9.
Join comedian and author Steve Mould to find out the scientific secrets behind amazing magic tricks. Learn how to bend water with a balloon, how to create ghosts with mirrors, and how to turn water into juice! Packed with optical illusions, pranks, and fun facts, this book is a must-have for any aspiring scientist or magician. (And the two aren’t as different as you might think!)
Kids will love impressing their friends and families with simple magic tricks that teach them valuable science lessons at the same time. Each trick is explained using step-by-step photography, and the science behind each magic trick is explained clearly and simply. Interspersed throughout the book are profiles of famous magicians and illusionists, such as Harry Houdini and David Blaine, and stories of how they used science when performing their most famous tricks.
Science is Magic is the perfect addition to any classroom or library STEAM or STEM bookshelves.
Steve Mould is a science expert and comedian with a physics degree from the University of Oxford. He has a YouTube channel with more than 175,000 subscribers, and his videos regularly achieve hits in the hundreds of thousands. One of these videos… More about Steve Mould