• September 1, 2010
  • Science
  • $14.95
  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN-13: 9781608320608
  • Trim: 8.5in × 9in

Naked Eggs and Flying Potatoes

Unforgettable Experiments That Make Science Fun

Steve Spangler

From the creator of the mentos soda geyser—the viral video sensation—comes a collection of outrageously entertaining science experiments and cool tricks guaranteed to get ooohs and ahhhs!

Author, celebrity teacher and science guy Steve Spangler teaches you how to transform the ordinary into the amazing as you make everyday items ooze, bubble, fizz, and pop! Make people wonder . . . How did you do that?

From flying toilet paper to trash can smoke rings, erupting soda to exploding sandwich bags, the experiments in Naked Eggs and Flying Potatoes will spark your imagination and totally impress your friends. Learn how to astound kids and kids-at-heart with easy and inexpensive experiments like:

Bubbling Lava Bottle
The Incredible Can Crusher
Nails for Breakfast
The Folding Egg
Quicksand Goo
Screaming Balloon
Burning Money

This is not your ordinary book of science experiments. Naked Eggs and Flying Potatoes is a geek-chic look at Spangler's latest collection of tricks and try-it-at-home activities that reveal the secrets of science in unexpected ways. Over 200 color photographs accompany the step-by-step instructions, and simple explanations uncover the how-to and why for each activity.

Make potatoes fly, bowling balls float, and soda explode on command. But don't try these experiments at home . . . try them at a friends home!

Steve Spangler, creator of scientific educational powerhouse SteveSpanglerScience.com, has earned his credentials as a science author, teacher, professional speaker, toy designer, and Emmy award-winning television personality. Whether hes whipping up a cool new science experiment for The Ellen DeGeneres Show, producing a new YouTube video, or designing a hands-on science lesson for kids, Steve is always seeking out new ways to create unforgettable learning experiences. Its no wonder that thousands of people follow him on Twitter, join the conversation on Facebook, and spend countless hours watching hundreds of his YouTube videos.