Star Wars Maker Lab: 20 Craft and Science Projects (DK Activity Lab) (Hardcover)
A combination of fun activities and intergalactic experiments will teach your budding Padawan how to become a Master of science, in both the real world and the Star Wars galaxy!
Have you ever wanted to move things without touching them like a Jedi can? Or maybe explode a balloon with a beam of energy? Now you can! Learn the basics of science by travelling through the Star Wars galaxy.
This book is perfect for budding scientists and Star Wars aficionados alike. The 20 projects are full of fun facts for kids, colorful diagrams, and easy-to-follow instructions that cover a range of topics that will enthrall and entertain. Star Wars Maker Lab is filled with science and science fiction for readers between ages 9-12.
Unleash Your Inner Scientist, Engineer And Artist!
With a blockbuster 128 pages packed with 20 fabulous projects, Star Wars Maker Lab is out of this world! Using the clear step-by-step instructions, it guides home scientists and makers through each exciting experiment – from making Jabba’s gooey slime or a hovering land speeder, to an Ewok catapult and a glowing Gungan Globe of Peace. Each experiment has fact-filled panels to explain real-world science as well as the Star Wars science fiction from the movies.
This Star Wars book, covering a range of STEM topics keeps children entertained for hours, making use of many household items such as cardboard tubes, baking soda, cornstarch, straws, balloons, and food coloring. There is also plenty to keep more adventurous scientists enthralled, with instructions to make a bristlebot mouse droid, lightsaber duel, and Mustafar volcano
Learn about the galaxy we live in, inspired by one far, far away:
- Explore STEM topics from science to science-fiction
- Stir up some sticky Jabba the Hutt Slime
- Duel with Lightsabers
- Create an erupting Mustafar Volcano
- Delve into the mechanics of the Star Wars universe from Speed Gliders to Anakin’s Mechno-Arm and more!
Star Wars Maker Lab is part of the educational series Maker Lab. Maker Lab includes kid-safe projects and crafts that will get young inventors’ wheels turning and make science pure fun. Photographs and facts carefully detail the “why” and “how” of each experiment using real-world examples to provide context so kids can gain a deeper understanding of the scientific principles applied.
Maker Lab will help kids find their inner inventor and create winning projects for school projects, science fairs, and beyond.
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About the Author
Liz Heinecke has made it her mission to show the world that anyone can be a scientist and that kids from three to
ninety-three can have fun playing with science at home. After working in academic molecular biology research labs
for 10 years and getting a master's degree in bacteriology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Liz started doing science with her three kids, journaling their experiments and adventures on KitchenPantryScientist.com.
Cole Horton is an author, historian, and games industry professional. He is the author of multiple Star Wars books,
including Star Wars Absolutely Everything You Need to Know and Star Wars The Visual Encyclopedia. Cole graduated with a degree in history from Indiana University and has contributed as a historian to StarWars.com, Marvel AR, and
Marvel.com. By day, he works on Star Wars games at EA and lives in San Francisco with his wife.