Mix it up! There's an exciting world hiding within all the ordinary ingredients in your kitchen cupboards; want to know why gelatin jiggles? How to float liquids on top of each other? Here's how to get started! Children will be introduced to safety rules, the scientific method, needed supplies (probably found in your house), and "lab" equipment (which you can also create by using common household materials). Experiments feature a thinking question; materials needed list, step-by-step instructions, sidebars on terminology, beyond science and applied science, and additional activities or information. 158 pages, indexed, softcover.