Oh, Ick!: 114 Science Experiments Guaranteed to Gross You Out!

Oh, Ick!: 114 Science Experiments Guaranteed to Gross You Out!

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Overview

From the bestselling author of Oh, Yuck! and Oh, Yikes!, with over 1.25 million copies in print, here is an A-Z compendium of hands-on grossness.

Featuring 114 interactive experiments and ick-tivities, Oh, Ick! delves into the science behind everything disgusting.

Stage an Ooze Olympics to demonstrate viscosity and the nature of slime. Observe how fungi grow by making a Mold Zoo. Embark on an Insect Safari to get to know the creepy crawlies around your home. And learn what causes that embarrassing acne on your face by baking a Pimple Cake to pop—and eat. Eww!

 

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780761189121
Publisher: Workman Publishing Company, Inc.
Publication date: 11/01/2016
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 192
File size: 22 MB
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Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

Joy Masoff, mother of two, fell into the world of gross when she became scoutmaster to a den of burping Cub Scouts, and then discovered that her Brownie troop has the same fascination with the feculent. She lives with her family in Waccabac, New York.
Jessica Garrett has taught 5th and 6th grade math and science, ran after-school Science Clubs for Girls, and spent 7 years at MIT creating cutting-edge K-12 STEM curriculum, teacher professional-development workshops, and student programs. She is now a voice over artist, education consultant, and textbook author. She lives with her husband, Ben Ligon, and their son in Massachusetts.
Ben Ligon is a middle school science teacher and author of science textbooks. He has also taught math, has a background in environmental economics, and worked for 5 years on air pollution policies. He lives with his wife, Jessica Garrett, and their son in Massachusetts.

Table of Contents

CONTENTS

Introduction
. . . 1

Arachnids . . . 4
Tasty Tarantulas• Weave a Giant Web 

Awesome Acids and Their Buddies, Bases . . . 11
Something’s Gonna Blow!• Rockin’ Rockets• Do We Have Liftoff?• Phinders Keepers

Bacteria . . . 20
Bacteria Hotels• Check-In Time at the Bacteria Hotel• Bacteria Brew

Blood . . .  26
Cup O’ Blood• Vampire’s Delight

Boogers  . . . 31
Sweet Snot Sandwich• My Nose Has the Runs

Burps . . .  .35
Stinky Burp Factory• How to Burp Like a Truck Driver• A Belching Bottle Band

Crimes  . . . . 40
Build Some DNA• DNA Detective• The Great DNA Robbery• The Case of the Missing Flamingo• The Case of the Deadly Dust  

Dirt  . . .  50
Bubble Bonanza• Super-Bubble• Bubble Blast• Dirty Drinking

Earwax and Ear Hair . . .  59 Earwax Slumber Party• Wax Blasters• Lend Me an Elephant Ear!• Earwax Lollipops

Eyeballs  . . . 67
How to Cross Your Eyes• Play with Your Friend’s Eyes• Keep an Eye on Your Eyeballs• Jumping Thumbs• Seeing Upside Down• Holey Hands!

Farts . . . 77
Farting Slime Bag• How to Make Fart Noises• Slo-Mo Stink Races• Keep a Fart Journal• Frigid Farts

Fossils . . . . 84
Hot Dig-itty• Fast Fossil Factory

Fungi . . .  91
Foamy Fungi• Mold Zoo

Garbage . . . . 97
Tons O’ Trash• Garbage Groundwater• Antigravity Rust?• From Rotten to Rockin’

Guts . . .  107
Digestion Inside Out• The Coil Challenge

Hair Horrors . . . 116
Stretchy Strands• Hairball!• Hair Weight Lifting!


Halitosis . . . 123
Rotten to the Roots• G-G-G-G-G-G-Gargle!• Do You Have Halitosis?

Icky Ice Cream . . .  . . 129
The Reason? Freezin’!• Shake Your Booty• Something So Cool It’s Hot!



Insects . . . 136
Insect Safari• Exoskeleton Egg Drop Challenge!• Picky Bugs

Lava  . . .  144
An Earth Parfait• Lava-licious

Mummies . . . 152
Meet Toastankhamun• Meet Saltankhamun• Meet Foodankhamun!• Play Mummy Mayhem• Make Boggy Bones

Noxious Noises . . . 160
Copycat Bottles• The Rice Disco• Cut Out That Kazooing!• Sick Sounds

Odious Odors . . . 167
The Nose Knows• The Stink-O-Scale• Deodorant Tournament

Offal and Other Awful Eats. . . . 174
Just Kidney-ing• You’re in My Heart (Literally)• Dry-Roast a Cricket• Chocolate Chirp Cookies

Poop . . .  182
Who Pooped That Pile?• Turd Tasties

Quakes & Sinkholes. . . . 190
Toppling Toothpick Towers• Sinking Cities• Sinkhole Roulette

Scabs and Stitches . . . 197
Spaghetti Scab Dinner• A Scab You Can Pick!• Franken-Orange

Slime . . . . 204
The Ooze Olympics• Liquid? Solid? Slimy Snot• See-Through Slime Slug

Spit . . . 211 Spit Strength Olympics• Spit Sweeteners• How Dry I Am!

Toilets . . . 216
The Case of the Clogged Toilets• I Feel Flush!

Urine . . . . 222
Over the Rainbow• You’re the Pee Doc!

Vile Viruses . . . 229
Follow the Flu• My Pet Virus• Build a Plague Launcher, Middle Ages–Style

Vomit . . . 239
Riding the Tilt-a-Hurl• April Fool’s Surprise

Worms . . . 243
The Earthworm Doc• Worm Condos

Yucky Yolks . . . 248
Let’s Egg-Splore• Elderly Eggs• Squishy Eggs!• Eggs from Mars!

Zaps . . .  256
Static Electricity High Jump• Let There Be Lightning!• Squishy Circuits

Zits  . . .  266
A Pimple You Can Pop• I’ll Have a Bite of Blackhead, Please!

Photo Credits . . . 273

Experiment Credits . . . 274

Index . . . 275

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