2017 Finalist: Hands-On Science Book

Recycled Science: Bring Out Your Science Genius with Soda Bottles, Potato Chip Bags, and More Unexpected Stuff, by Tammy Enz and Jodi Lyn Wheeler-Toppen. Capstone, 2016.

A collection of over 30 projects that use common household items to demonstrate scientific principles, with content ranging from physics, earth science, chemistry, and biology. Projects range in complexity from a simple wooden chain to a flashlight, and many are quite clever in their design.