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Mythbusters Science Fair Book

(Mythbusters Science Fair Book #1)

4.12  ·  Rating details ·  59 ratings  ·  10 reviews
Fun experiments for kids from the experts in mythbusting!

Kid-friendly and age appropriate, this book is packed with fun experiments to do for school and at home based on the popular Mythbusters TV show from the Discovery Channel.
Paperback, 128 pages
Published January 1st 2011 by Scholastic Paperbacks
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May 11, 2013 rated it really liked it
This book presents safer portions of “Mythbusters” shows as subjects for science fair projects. Not all activities involve common materials, but so many possibilities are presented that no student should be disappointed.
Users of this book should first know the requirements for their science fairs because some activities described in the book lack an independent variable, probably making them too simple. Projects are presented as questions based on “myths.” Each project includes a list of materia
Abby Johnson
Jan 30, 2011 rated it it was ok
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I actually wouldn't recommend this for science fair projects (except in cases where the kid appeal might tempt and otherwise reluctant young scientist). Many of the typical science fair projects are reiterated here (bread mold, talking to plants, building a baking soda volcano) and some of the other ideas are not science fair material (make a duct tape wallet? In what world is that a science fair project?). Still, there are fun activities contained within and for families who can't get enough of ...more
Oct 05, 2011 rated it really liked it
Suitable for grades 4 and up. The experiments are simple and well explained. Despite the book's title, few are really complex enough for an actual science fair entry, but most would be interesting to try on a rainy day or weekend. Materials lists are thorough with cautions when an adult's help might be required. Each experiment is graded as to complexity and cost of materials. Tips are often included to minimize cleanup. All pages are full color, with photos of the Mythbusters cast throughout. ...more
Apr 25, 2011 rated it really liked it
Uses the less intricate experiments from the popular TV show, scaled down for kids to do at home. (Are pop rocks and cola really a lethal combination?) A fun approach to science. Explains the scientific approach and gives symbols for how complicated an experiment will be (and if adult help is needed) and how much the materials will cost. Fun graphic layout which includes photos of the celebrity scientists from the show.
Feb 09, 2011 rated it really liked it
Shelves: non-fic, juvenile
This is a good book for kids (and adults) that enjoy the television series, Mythbusters. It explains how to reenact some of the (less dangerous) myths seen on the show, along with other classic science experiments. Adult supervision should be used on most.

This book is considered a "Juvenile" book, but some of the reading is a bit complex for younger kids. Along with the content. Keep that in mind when purchasing
Austin Brock
Feb 03, 2012 rated it it was amazing
This book is a great book for kids and adults.This book shows you how to do experiments and the best part is you get to solve the experiments if there true or false and to be able to take notes.The experiments are fun for the kids and friends even family.
Abigail Liebetreu
Mar 17, 2015 rated it liked it
This book(Mythbusters, Science Fair Book) is an amazing way to try many different experiments. Many of these experiments are cheap and easy to make.
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This book is designed with kids in mind, as the title suggests. I'm sure my boys will try a couple of the experiments in it eventually. ...more
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