Title The surfing scientist: 40 super human body Tricks
Binding Soft Cover
Book Condition Very Good
Edition 1st Edition
Publisher Australia ABC Books 2009
0733325696 / 9780733325694
Seller ID 056860
96 pages including b/w illustrations. The more you learn about the human body, the more you realize that we all possess super powers. This book is jam-packed with forty experiments to try with your own body and discover your inner superhero. Apart from yourself, everything you'll need can be found lying around the house. Along the way, you'll: - Discover the electromagnetic radiation detectors in your head - Learn what it takes to be invisible - Freak your own brain out with bizarre illusions. 40 SUPER HUMAN BODY TRICKS is packed with tricks and experiments that involve the five senses, anatomy, physiology, nutrition and physical challenges, gadgets (like a reaction timer) to make, plus optical illusions. For example: SIGHT: Disappearing Dot -- Find the blind spot in your eye; HEARING: Hearing bells -- make a coat-hanger sound like a church bell; TASTE: Sweeter sugar -- convert ordinary sugar to "invert sugar" which is 20 percent sweeter; SMELL: Smelly Family -- identify your family's clothes while blindfolded; TOUCH: Two Point Discrimination -- simple test for different body parts. Learn amazing facts and truly scientific trivia about human bodies and how they work. So what are you waiting for ... GET INTO IT!