Why does a pickle light up when you plug it into a wall socket? Can iron burn? Are Cheerios magnetic? Explore these strange questions and more in The Electric Pickle, an indispensible collection of 50 madcap experiments based on the periodic table. Each project demonstrates an element’s unique properties using easy-to-follow instructions. Experiments include: Hexed Helium Balloon Green Tornado Fire Black Light Jell-O Gonzo Pickle Batteries Totally Tricky Thermometer Ludicrous Lead-Pencil Lightbulb The Electric Pickle is also sprinkled with mind-bending scientific facts and entertaining sidebars about historic experiments and less common, often dangerous, elements.
About the Author
Joey Green is the author of more than 50 books, including Last-Minute Survival Secrets, Last-Minute Travel Secrets, and Vacation on Location: Midwest.
“The Electric Pickle is entirely original and quite honestly, fun.”—Devoted Mommy of 3 blog
“Periodic table + puns galore = dozens of ways to wile away holiday break with hands-on fun. Definitely try this at home.”—Discover magazine
“AMAZING" and, "I HIGHLY recommend this for anyone who needs to teach periodic table chemistry.”—NSTA.org
“an incredibly fun and educational resource.”—A Homeschool Mom blog