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    #225037 - 11/09/15 12:43 PM fun physics book for 6 year old?
    OwenG Offline
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    Registered: 09/13/15
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    Perhaps this does not exist, thought I'd ask:
    Asked DD6, if she could learn about anything what would it be. She answered, "portals." (from an elf movie she saw; I told her portals actually may exist.)

    Does anyone know of a physics (how stuff works for 6 year old) book that explains relativity, string theory, portals, etc.?

    Just looking for a fun book that illustrates basic physics principals, Newtonian, quantum, some of the weird stuff in comics that she would find interesting, introduces concepts, but isn't over a 6 year old's head.

    Am I asking for a unicorn here?

    #225043 - 11/09/15 02:11 PM Re: fun physics book for 6 year old? [Re: OwenG]
    George C Offline

    Registered: 03/12/15
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    There should be plenty of those types of books at your local library. My DS-at-the-time-6 loved a comic-book-style series that detailed out some of those principles (force and motion, etc.).

    As for relativity, there's a good new Cosmos episode about it that my DS was able to digest. YMMV. smile

    #225044 - 11/09/15 02:37 PM Re: fun physics book for 6 year old? [Re: OwenG]
    nhampton Offline
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    Registered: 11/09/15
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    I think the Stephen Hawking series of books for kids would be right up your alley. They are very popular.

    #225047 - 11/09/15 03:00 PM Re: fun physics book for 6 year old? [Re: OwenG]
    aquinas Offline

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    Max axiom has some basic physics topics, but they may be too simple for your purposes, as DS loved them at 3 (and still does at 4).
    What is to give light must endure burning.

    #225048 - 11/09/15 03:59 PM Re: fun physics book for 6 year old? [Re: OwenG]
    bluemagic Offline

    Registered: 03/29/13
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    How about "Q is for Quark" by David M Schwarz

    #225072 - 11/10/15 02:40 PM Re: fun physics book for 6 year old? [Re: OwenG]
    OwenG Offline
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    Registered: 09/13/15
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    All excellent responses and exactly what I was seeking. Thank you all!


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