This educational, fun-filled book will show you how to dazzle audiences with dozens of fascinating tricks based on scientific principles. Included are more than 50 safe demonstrations easily performed at home or in the classroom with a ping-pong ball, broom, potato, balloon, coins, playing cards, and other common items. Clear illustrations and simple, easy-to-follow instructions enable you to perform dozens of "tricks" involving mathematics, chemistry, inertia, magnets, optical illusions, and physics. Astound friends and relatives by cutting glass with scissors, inserting a pin in a balloon without popping it, creating a magical doorway out of paper, concocting witch's dust and "wet" fire, practicing the art of secret writing, and successfully accomplishing many other mystifying feats. Best of all, as you entertain audiences with these eye-popping tricks, you'll be learning important scientific facts and principles. These science magic tricks make learning fun!