ERIC Number: ED237320
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: 0
Mr. Wizard's Supermarket Science.
Activities which can be done with items purchased in supermarkets form the basis of this book. The activities are arranged into sections by type of item; breakfast foods; dried foods; soups; baking ingredients; gelatin; condiments; coffee; salad dressing; dairy products; meats; cleaning supplies; cookware; juices; picnic supplies; paper towels; baby supplies; tableware; sewing supplies; and produce. Representative activities include preparing a cereal camera box, making sugar gems, making vinegar rocket-launchers and vinegar cannons, turning wine to water, plunging a straw through a raw potato, rolling a funnel uphill, slicing the inside of a banana without slicing the outside, and others. Directions for completing activities are provided and safety considerations noted when applicable. (JN)
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Random House, Inc., New York, NY.