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Amazing (Mostly) Edible Science

Teaching your kids science just got better–and tastier! With awe-inspiring and accessible recipes and projects, uniting science and cooking has never been easier. Learn and appreciate projects such as exploding volcano cakes, glow-in-the-dark Jell-O, bouncy eggs, slime, molten chocolate cupcakes, disappearing peppermint pillows, and amber maple syrup crystals!

 

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Sew Electric : a collection of DIY projects that combine fabric, electronics, and programming

A set of hands-on LilyPad Arduino tutorials that bring together craft, electronics, and programming. The book walks you through the process of designing and making a series of quirky customizable projects.

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President Squid

Squid knows all about being president. It means living in a big house, doing all the talking–oh, and having a tie is crucial. He’s all set! In the next election, make a more informed choice. Vote for President Squid!

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A little bit of dirt : 55+ science and art activities to reconnect children with nature

Whether you’re investigating the health of your local stream, making beautiful acrylic prints with leaves and flowers, running an experiment with backyard birds, or concocting nature potions, these engaging activities encourage the use of the senses and imagination and are perfect for all ages.

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Like a Wolf

A dog, feared and mistreated by everyone, is rescued and cared for by a man who needs and appreciates him. The pages are arrestingly beautiful, with sparse, pointed text and frame-worthy illustrations .

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