The Magic Wand and Other Bright Experiments on Light and Color

The Magic Wand and Other Bright Experiments on Light and Color

Book - 1995
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Bring the fun of a world-famous science museum into your own classroom or home!


"Clear, concise, and visual--the best assortment of wonder- filled ideas I have seen. A must-have." --Paul Hewitt, author of Conceptual Physics

"Almost as much fun as exploring the Exploratorium, which, of course, is a googolplex of fun." --Jearl Walker, author of The Flying Circus of Physics, with Answers

Now you can do your own version of 25 Exploratorium experiments on light and color. All you need is a little curiosity, a few simple materials . . . and this book. Each experiment is easy to do, fully illustrated, and loaded with advice, ideas, helpful hints, and eye-popping discoveries.

Learn why the sky is blue but sunsets are red. Make strange, beautiful shapes appear with mirrors, tape, and cardboard. Through these and other projects in The Magic Wand, learn the science behind the mystery of light and color.

San Francisco's EXPLORATORIUM, source of the best-selling Explorabook, hosts half a million visitors each year.

Also available in The Exploratorium Science Snackbook Series: The Cheshire Cat and Other Eye-Popping Experiments on How We See the World

Publisher: New York : Wiley, c1995.
ISBN: 9780471115151
Branch Call Number: J 535 Doherty
Characteristics: xiii, 125 p. :,ill. ;,24 cm.


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