MythBusters: Don't Try This at Home!
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MythBusters: Don't Try This at Home!

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It's a tough job separating truth from urban legend, but the MythBusters are here to serve. For example, is it true that if you step in quicksand, you'll be sucked down to your death? Only two men would be inventive - and adventurous - enough to try to find out: Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman, the MythBusters. Each week, hosts Savage and Hyneman, both special effects expert...more
Paperback, 144 pages
Published December 1st 2005 by Jossey-Bass
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Mandy
I don't know what I was expecting, but I like Mythbusters and we had this book in our collection so, I thought I'd check it out.

It's written for kids, probably in junior high or in upper middle school. But I'm not a teacher or kid expert so i may be off base there.

It goes through several of the myths they do on the TV show. Then at the end of each one it gives the kid an experiment they can do that's somehow related. For some reason, I was expecting it to be a smaller scale experiment of what...more
Jordan
This book is about various myths, which the Mythbusters take and try to prove true or false. They do it like scientists: they do various experiments (or the myth itself) and see if the myth is true or not. There are also various experiments that you can try at home included after each myth is tested.

I picked this book because I read another Mythbuster book and I liked it. Plus I like the show and want to see more myths (and wether they are busted or not)

I finshed this book because it was pretty...more
Annie
I had a kid at work who wanted a book with instructions on how to 'blow things up' (don't panic - careful questioning resulting in comments like - how to make volcanoes with baking soda and stuff like that). This was perfect! Unfortunately, mum didn't agree...
ஐ Briansgirl (Book Sale Queen)ஐ
This book was designed for kids. It's more fun to read if you havn't seen these particular experiments on their TV show. If you're looking for a book with home science experiments for kids that are fun as well as educational, this is the book for you.
~*kath*~
A great kids book giving some ways to bust myths at home safely, based on the Mythbusters best myths. Great photos.
Beth
#99/2012: Atticus and I read this and loved it~
Zak
Nothing new and nothing old well presented.
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