For young readers who want to learn about the world in a practical way, Cool Science is perfect. They can discover scientific principles for themselves by carrying out step-by-step activities. Budding scientists learn how to conduct fair tests and record and assess their results.
Easy-to-follow experiments in a simple step-by-step format
Dynamic photos and illustrations aid comprehension
Troubleshooting and safety tips
"What You Will Need" boxes
Glossary of key scientific terms and index
This book provides young scientists with the ideal introduction to the power and versatility of light. The experiments cover white light, the colors of the spectrum from which it is formed, and how it changes direction when passing from one medium to another. The exercises include building a simple telescope and a pinhole camera.