Junk drawer physics : 50 Awesome Experiments That Don't Cost a Thing. / Bobby Mercer.
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- ISBN: 9781613749210 (electronic bk)
- ISBN: 9781613749234 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource.
- Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2014.
A children's instructional book on how to use readily available materials to turn the house into a science lab Physics teacher Bobby Mercer provides readers with more than 50 great hands-on experiments that can be performed for just pennies, or less. Turn a plastic cup into a pinhole camera using waxed paper, a rubber band, and a thumbtack. Build a swinging wave machine using a series of washers suspended on strings from a yardstick. Or construct your own planetarium from an empty potato chip canister, construction paper, scissors, and a pin. Each project has a materials list, detailed step-by-step instructions with illustrations, and a brief explanation of the scientific principle being demonstrated. Junk Drawer Physics also includes sidebars of fascinating physics facts, such as did you know the Eiffel Tower is six inches taller in summer than in winter because its steel structure expands in the heat? Educators and parents will find this title a handy...
Electronic reproduction. Chicago : Chicago Review Press, 2014. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 5533 KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 4500 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
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