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ERIC Number: EJ874598
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Jan
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0031-9120
Magic Physics?
Featonby, David
Physics Education, v45 n1 p24-31 Jan 2010
This article examines several readily available "magic tricks" which base their "trickery" on physics principles, and questions the use of the word "magic" in the 21st century, both in popular children's science and in everyday language. (Contains 18 figures.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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