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4 A Bone to Pick
How did special effects artists make E.T.'s mask look so real? Chemistry! They figured out how to mix together materials to get that rubbery, crinkled look. Sounds like fun? You can make a chemical reaction in your own kitchen and make a chicken bone skeleton come to life! "But those bones are so stiff," you say. "How could I make them bend and move?" Nothing a special effects artist (you!) can't solve.

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