Often art and science are seen as opposites but, in fact, they are virtually inseparable! Written by Karyn Tripp—author of Math Art and Drawing Games for Kids and creator of the popular educational blog TeachBesideMe.com—this book shows kids how art involves all kinds of science and how science is full of art and beauty. Children ages 8 and up will follow step-by-step, photo-illustrated instructions to explore an engaging variety of art and craft techniques and science concepts, including: Energy & Motion. Create art, toys, and sculptures that spin, flap, and climb, Electricity & Magnetism. Make special light-up greeting cards, and use magnets to create abstract paintings and solve mazes, Living Science. Craft tiny terrariums, create plantable seed paper, and make your own paints using natural materials, Chemical Reactions. Create exploding paintballs, grow a garden of crystal flowers, and learn to make plastic out of milk, and Color & Light. Combine shaving cream and food coloring to make marbled paper, use the sun to print on paper and fabric, and make an awesome kaleidoscope from scratch.