Play with pendulums Sir Isaac Newton (b. 1642)
Center of gravity balancing trick Albert Einstein (b. 1879)
Playground ball relativity Stephen Hawking (b. 1942)
Collapsing stars and black holes Christine Darden (b. 1942)
Engineer a perfect paper airplane With this fascinating, hands-on exploration of the history of physics, inspire the next generation of great scientists. Dig into even more incredible science history from The Kitchen Pantry Scientist series with: Chemistry for Kids (May 2020), Biology for Kids (May 2021), and Math for Kids (August 2022).
Author: Liz Lee Heinecke
Publisher: Quarry Books
Binding Type: Paperback
Size: 10.94h x 8.50w x 0.47d
Audience: Ages 9-12
About the Author
Liz Lee Heinecke has loved science since she was old enough to inspect her first butterfly. After working in molecular biology research for 10 years and earning her master's degree, she left the lab to kick off a new chapter in her life as a stay-at-home mom. Soon, she found herself sharing her love of science with her three kids as they grew, chronicling their science adventures on her KitchenPantryScientist website. Her desire to share her enthusiasm for science led to regular television appearances, an opportunity to serve as an Earth Ambassador for NASA, and the creation of an iPhone app. Her goal is to make it simple for parents to do science with kids of all ages, and for kids to experiment safely on their own. Liz graduated from Luther College and received her master's degree in bacteriology from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. She is the author of Kitchen Science Lab for Kids, Kitchen Science Lab for Kids: Edible Edition, Outdoor Science Lab for Kids, STEAM Lab for Kids, and Little Learning Labs: Kitchen Science for Kids. Her namesake series, The Kitchen Pantry Scientist, pairs illustrated biographies with engaging hands-on activities inspired by their work. The books in that series include: Chemistry for Kids, Biology for Kids, and Physics for Kids.