Restyled and featuring new, fun-to-do projects and colour illustrations, this brand-new edition of Barron's Math Wizardry for Kids demonstrates to young readers that numbers are fascinating to ponder, fun to calculate, and the key to scientific understanding. Kids explore concepts, such as Fibonacci numbers, which dramatically express symmetries in the shapes and number patterns in plant life and other aspects of nature. Among the new recommended activities for young readers in this edition are experiments with time- bull; Measuring Earth's rotation bull; Making a sundial to measure daylight hours bull; Suggestions for experimenting with a time-telling pendulum Additional fun projects include constructing ciphers and cracking codes, managing money, devising a stock market game, thinking like a computer, and more. The authors' suggested tools for becoming a math wizard include plenty of paper, pencils, a ruler, a drawing compass, a directional compass, a protractor, a triangle, a simple calculator, a notebook, and miscellaneous art supplies. Add them together with this book for hours of fun.