This series looks at areas of science through practical projects and experiments. Each chapter starts with a do-it-yourself step by step example, and is followed by a number of fun and 'magic' experiments.

Each topic has an 'amazing fact' box Light looks at the reasons why light is so important, how light rays contain many different colours, how light can bend and even how a simple camera works.

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Author(s)Sally Hewitt
Age5-7, 7-11
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