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ERIC Number: ED462271
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2002
Pages: 153
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-943451-55-8
Square Wheels and Other Easy-To-Build Hands-On Science Activities. An Exploratorium Science Snackbook.
Rathjen, Don; Doherty, Paul
This book, part of The Exploratorium science "snackbook" series, explains science with a hands-on approach. Activities include: (1) "3-D Shadow"; (2) "Bits and Bytes"; (3) "Circuit Workbench"; (4) "Diamagnetic Repulsion"; (5) "Film Can Racer"; (6) "Fractal Patterns"; (7) "Hoop Nightmares"; (8) "Hydraulic Arm"; (9) "Hyperbolic Slot"; (10) "Light Conservation"; (11) "Membrane Aerophone"; (12) "Modulated Coil"; (13) "Modulated LED"; (14) "Oil-Spot Photometer"; (15) "Palm Pipes"; (16) "Periscope with a Twist"; (17) "Personal Pinhole Theater"; (18) "Perspective Window"; (19) "Pinhole Mirror"; (20) "Reverse Mask"; (21) "Saltwater Pentacell"; (21) "Sensitive Filament"; (22) "Shadow Panel"; (23) "Snip and Snap"; (24) "Soap Film in a Can"; (25) "Sound Bite"; (26) "Sprotating Cylinder"; (27) "Square Wheels"; (28) "String Machine"; (29) "Stripped-Down Generator"; and (30) "Your Father's Nose." (YDS)
Exploratorium, 3601 Lyon Street, San Francisco, CA 94123 ($19.95). Web site:
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Exploratorium, San Francisco, CA.
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A
Note: Produced with the Exploratorium Teacher Institute. Illustrations by Esther Kutnick.