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This is Rocket Science: An Activity Guide

October 15, 2018

I’ve never been one of those Tuff Spot mums, a mum who sits and thinks about what crafts activity to create with her children next. There are two main reasons for this… Firstly, the imagination to think up these activities. Yes, there is Pinterest for inspiration – but seriously, who’s creations ever turn out remotely like it is showcased on Pinterest? Secondly, the skill level – I’m not exactly known for being creative so I get put off before I’ve even started.

Emma Vanstone from Science Sparks fully understands where I’m coming from and has produced This is Rocket Science: An Activity Guide. Based on space, rockets and the night sky it is filled with activities that children (and their parents) can get involved in – all whilst learning a little something extra about science.

This is Rocket Science: An Activity Guide

Building a rocket and learning about science has never been easier with these exciting experiments for kids and adults alike. Each project is designed to show how mechanical science and astrophysics work from the inside out, but without being overwhelming. Using everyday items like bottles, cardboard, glue and tape, you can build awesome rocket ships, launch pads and solar systems to learn more about scientific concepts like Newton’s Law of Motion, speed, gravity and air resistance.

With over 70 different activities to complete spread over 12 different subject areas. The book is aimed at making science experiments accessible and fun for all. Providing home activities that can complement your child’s school current focus or just encouraging your child’s interest in activities, experiments and science.

With the activities using household items, I don’t have to remember to purchase additional items ahead of time. Roo and Tigger at the age where the majority of the activities can be completed together and only asking for minimal assistance. Our favourite experiments are the popping planets, filter paper chromatography planets and in the shadows.

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Where can I buy the This is Rocket Science: An Activity Guide?

The This is Rocket Science: An Activity Guide is available to buy from Amazon in both paperback and Kindle versions.

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