Discover the magic of science behind the mysteries of moviemaking!
Create hair-raising sound effects and ghostly images
Turn an ordinary mirror into a two-way mirror
Produce fearsome lightning and billowing fog
Make your own camera
Find out how the movies bring fantasy to life with science and special effects. How does a camera reproduce an image? Why do your eyes combine many separate images into one continuous moving picture? How do movie crews control insects, show us feats of superhuman strength, make actors fly, and much more! Filled with entertaining activities-and tricks of the trade-Movie Science reveals everything from the basic steps in filmmaking to the secrets involved in creating the amazing effects in films and television shows. All of the projects are safe and use everyday materials easily found around the house. Whether you want to surprise your friends with super special effects, captivate your family with exciting stories on film, or even just learn the secrets behind your favorite movie scenes, you'll find everything you need, and more, in Movie Science.