How Things Work

Complete with true stories, biographies of real scientists and engineers, exciting diagrams and illustrations, accessible explanations, trivia, and fun features, this cool book explains it all.

Ever wonder about the goop inside lava lamps or how geckos can stick to just about any surface? Are you intrigued by how things work? So are we! That's why we're dissecting all kinds of things from rubber erasers to tractor beams. How Things Work explains it all. Get a sneak peek of the books in the series below!

Stop-Motion Videos

Stop-motion videos are made from a series of still photos sped up so they look like they’re moving.

Lava Lamp Science

Check out this one from How Things Work: Now and Then! And learn how you can make your own.

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Gecko Glue

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