Oh, Ick!: 114 Science Experiments Guaranteed to Gross You Out! by Joy MasoffOh, Ick!: 114 Science Experiments Guaranteed to Gross You Out! by Joy Masoff

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

byJoy MasoffAs told byBen Ligon, Jessica Garrett

Paperback | November 1, 2016

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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!

 

Joy Masoff has spent her career teaching children to view the world with wonder—and a great deal of irreverence. In addition to Oh, Yuck! and Oh, Yikes!, she has written dozens of books for Scholastic, National Geographic Kids, and Five Ponds Press. Jessica Garrett has taught 5th and 6th grade math and science, ran after-school Science...
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Title:Oh, Ick!: 114 Science Experiments Guaranteed to Gross You Out!Format:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 10.88 × 8.5 × 0.38 inPublished:November 1, 2016Publisher:Workman Publishing CoLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0761187383

ISBN - 13:9780761187387

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from A how to on everything gross, but fun With 114 Science Experiments Guaranteed to Gross You Out, you will find everything you need to learn about, create and bring out everyone’s inner squeamishness. Fun illustrations, easy to read instructions and freaky facts make this a must have book for all future scientists.
Date published: 2016-12-10

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

Editorial Reviews

"Chapters cover everything from arachnids to zits... all explored thoroughly through experiments, photos, cartoon illustrations, and an entertaining narrative... The gross-out quotient has a natural draw, but there's substantial scientific knowledge to be absorbed throughout." — Publishers Weekly "A lighthearted compendium of interesting formation and engaging, hands-on activities with gobs of kid appeal." — Kirkus Reviews "Expect to get messy, have a lot of fun, and do science!" — Geek Dad