Let students discover scientific principles the way real scientists do- - -through hands-on, exciting experiments! The Tabletop Scientist series features projects that demonstrate specific concepts in a fun and memorable manner. "The Science of Water" explores the principles of water science through experiments that include making a boat float, purifying dirty water, and employing the power of hydraulic. Each project is explained with step-by-step instructions and photographs, as well as clear explanations of the scientific principles behind the experiment. 32 indexed pages, softcover. Grades 5 & up.