Peter.D.Riley

International bestselling award-winning author Facebook Twitter

Taking science education across the world

Our future depends on exploring all the frontiers of science, on innovative technologies based on these explorations and on the development of scientific literacy in all peoples through science education.

Make A Floating Ghost

Make a floating ghostHere is a year 3 project comparing the force of gravity with that of a magnet.

First make a ghost out of a paper bag and attach a metal paperclip. Then, hold the paper bag just below the magnet. The ghost hovers!

Find out how to set it up a levitating paper clip  in Revise for Cambridge Primary Checkpoint Science teachers guide  page 68

See how a hands free ghost can be made in Hot Topics Myths and Legends page 31



My Books

Follow the links below to find out more about my books and book series, as well as downloadable resources for teachers and parents using my books.

Books for Primary Schools
Books for Secondary Schools

Books and Resources for Teachers

Contact Me

I can be contacted in the following ways. If you have a picture for the Natural World Photo Gallery or the Science Exhibition Gallery, please send it by email.