General background information on language of chemistry, basic concepts, symbols, starting a home laboratory, etc. Over 40 experiments include making a crystal garden, manufacturing oxygen, making a miniature volcano, home soap, toothpaste, etc.
What better way is there to learn than by doing? This unusual book enables children to carry out more than 40 experiments and demonstrations, carefully planned to illustrate important principles of modern science. Clear step-by step instructions, frequent diagrams, clear statements of conclusions all enable the young student to carry through these experiments with minimal supervision, yet full success.