Whether you're sitting down to a nice dinner with your family or if you've just finished an enormous Thanksgiving feast, you can perform some incredible science demonstrations, experiments, and activities with the Table Tricks Science Experiment Guide!
You don't need to worry about heading to your local science supply store… all of these Table Tricks use supplies that you probably have right at home. Toothpicks, matchsticks, wine glasses, utensils, and tablecloths: everything you need to creates "oohs" and "aahs" at the dinner table are readily available.
Tricks like Balancing Utensils, the Spinning Match, and Newton's Bottle make for great party pieces, but your guests will be even more impressed when you reveal the science behind the Table Tricks. Hands-on science, good company, and great food… what could be better?
Don't forget to finish with the coup de gras: The Tablecloth Trick!
Table Tricks Science Experiment Guide
- 21 pages
- Full-color with incredible images
- 10 activities with step-by-step instructions and full explanations
What Does It Teach?
The Table Tricks Science Experiment Guide uses different fields of science to capitalize on science that can be performed at the dinner table using materials found right at home. It's a hands-on science learning experience that is fun and engaging!
Cork in the Bottle - friction and force
Newton's Bottle - inertia and friction
Balancing Knives - balance of force
Marble Gravitron - centripetal force
The Coin Drop - inertia and force direction
Singing Glasses - sound and vibration
Spinning Match - static electricity
Balancing Utensils - center of gravity
Toothpick Star - capillary action and properties of water
The Tablecloth Trick - inertia and friction