More Hands-On Science

50 Amazing Kids' Activities from CSIRO

October 2020
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  • Publisher
    CSIRO Publishing
  • Published
    20th October 2020
  • ISBN 9781486313907
  • Language English
  • Pages 152 pp.
  • Size 8.25" x 8.25"
  • Images full color illus throughout

Are you a curious kid? Then let’s get hands-on! The best-selling team behind Hands-On Science present 50 more fun DIY science activities that you can share with your friends and family. With clear step-by-step instructions and engaging illustrations, as well as real-world examples of science, technology, engineering and maths, these new hands-on activities use easy-to-find, everyday materials to help you discover the answers to amazing science!

The activities in More Hands-On Science cover motion, light, sound, growth and survival, sustainability, solids and gases, chemical reactions, engineering, tech and patterns. Each activity uses a simple list of materials and you’ll be blown away by interesting experiments, reactions, inventions and coding. It’s jam-packed with fast facts, and there are quiz questions to test your knowledge!

Discover even more about the weird and wonderful world of science by making: a mini greenhouse, reverse drums, spinning soakers, jelly lenses, rainbow torches, a superhero name generator and much more.


  • Fun hands-on activities with clear step-by-step instructions and illustrations that use materials from around the home
  • Activities assessed with safety and sustainability in mind, exploring current, relevant concepts across science, technology, engineering and maths
  • Written by CSIRO’s Double Helix magazine team who have a long-standing reputation for delivering expertly written, fascinating and fun science material for young people.

David Shaw

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Jasmine Fellows

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Kath Kovac

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experiments; science; DIY science activities; real-world examples; reactions; inventions; coding