Out of Sight Science Experiments Book in Large Print and Braille

The following information is from the Science for the Blind website:

Published by the National Braille Press in large print and braille, the experiments described in volume one of this book are fun and exciting for a student who is blind or has low vision.

Use everyday household materials such as straws, plastic bottles, clay, sand, and paper clips. Each step-by-step experiment is simply explained for young blind and low-vision children. Clearly explained in each chapter is the science behind the experiment. The entire family can have an exciting, educational time making balloon rockets, musical instruments, volcanoes, glaciers, moving hands, and more!

Experiments include:

  • Hello Scientist!
  • How to Contain the Mess
  • Measuring Cups & Spoons
  • Ziploc Bags
  • Surprising Corn Mush
  • A Bag of Gas
  • Dirt & Sand Get Thirsty
  • Will the Orange Float or Sink?
  • Moving Heavy Stones with Wheels
  • Moving Water with a Straw
  • Making Acid Rain
  • When a Root Grows a Vegetable
  • How Do Glaciers Change the Earth?
  • Ice Cube Pickup
  • Foaming at the Mouth
  • Tricks with Static Electricity
  • Sticking & Repelling Balloons
  • Sounds Travels Through a Yardstick
Strengths: 
  • This book of simple experiments is accessible as it is printed in large print and braille simultaneously.
  • Students can take simple ideas presented and expand on them. 
  • Explanations of the science behind the experiments is clear and concise.
Ordering Info: 
  • This book is available from Science for the Blind and is published by NFB.
  • The cost of the book is $20.00