Here are some spooky experiments to get kids howling with fun while learning some interesting scientific facts! With 25 experiments in all, middle-grade scientists are guaranteed to have lots of creepy fun learning how to:
make their own spider webs
look like a zombie
make their own shrunken heads
create an alien barf bag
and brew bubbling alien blood
with simple instructions and easy-to-find ingredients, budding young scientific minds will have a blast!
Shar Levine, an award-winning and bestselling Canadian children's author, has written over 55 books and activity kits, most of which encourage hands-on science for children. She is a frequent speaker at writer's festivals and teacher/librarian conferences. Her science presentations at schools and libraries have been enjoyed by thousands of children. She lives in Vancouver, British Columbia. Her website is www.sciencelady.com
Leslie Johnstone has completed her Masters in Education, specializing in Curriculum Development and she is the Department Head of Science at a Vancouver High School. Leslie and her co-author, Shar Levine, were co-reicipents of the Eve Savoury Award for Science Communication from the BC Innocation Council (2006) for their book, Backyard Science. She lives in Vancouver, BC.
Ashley Spires was born and raised in British Columbia. After earning her BFA at the Emily Carr Institute of Art, she completed a Graduate Diploma in Illustration from Sheridan College. She is the writer and illustrator of Binky the Space Cat, and also the founder of Chicken Tika Creations, which are hand felted items that she sells across Canada. She lives in Saskatoon Saskatchewan.