The colorful book is packed with exciting scientific activities designed to help young children explore the intriguing properties of water. All the experiments and tricks are safe and easy to carry out using ordinary household equipment. Real examples show how people exploit water for transportation, power and so on. Usborne Science Activities is an innovative series which responds to the growing emphasis on scientific exploration for young children. The text and illustrations are simple and clear so children can enjoy using the books by themselves. Further notes give fuller scientific explanations for adults who wish to work with their children.