A collection of over 80 tricks, silly stunts & brain-busting puzzles, all created in the name of science by puzzler & mathematician Martin Gardner. Features include: putting matches in a bottle of water & watching them sink or rise; commanding an eggshell to turn a somersault; keeping a balloon inflated with its mouth open; & lighting one match with the wrong end of another without touching it. The book is designed to help readers learn about basic science in water, air, fire, heat, gravity, motion & inertia, friction, magnetism, electricity, sound, light, sensory illusions & probability. Parental assistance is indicated by a symbol wherever it is required.
This is just the paperback book, no props or pieces included.