A science layperson's guide to examining the nature of reality by performing a series of easy and simple tests and experiments. This book also focuses on how ancient man first devised some simple tools and basic inventions from materials found readily in nature, which would, in turn, evolve over the eons into the technologies of today. It encourages the reader to actively participate in the learning process by doing various tests and trials, as opposed to simply reading the material without also performing the "hands-on" activities. The books also attempts to reawaken the reader's sensory perceptions of the world around us, senses that may have been dulled by the daily distractions of our modern "man made" world. By employing the scientific method, the reader is challenged to go beyond the scope of the activities suggested therein, and to embark on an examination of the entire natural world that might formerly have been taken largely for granted.