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125 Physics Projects for the Evil Genius

Silver, Jerry

ISBN 10: 0071621318 / ISBN 13: 9780071621311
Published by McGraw-Hill/TAB Electronics, 2009
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Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Section 1: Motion Discovery 1: What does motion look like? 2: How does a sailboat sail against the wind? 3: Marble race 4: Rolling chair and basketball 5: Target practice 6: Threading the needle 7: How hard was that football kicked? 8: Where should you aim a coconut to reach a nervous monkey in a tree? Section 2: Going in circles 9: What is the direction of a satellite's velocity? 10: What is the string that keeps the planets in orbit? 11: How fast can you go around a curve? 12: Ping pong balls racing in a beaker 13: How fast do you have to swing pail filled with water to not get wet? 14: Can the air freshener hanging from you rear view mirror tell if you are speeding? Section 3: Gravity 15: What planet are we on? 16: The Buck stops here. 17: Weightless water. 18: The race to the ground. 19: Weighing the earth. Section 4: Force & Newton''s Laws 20: Newton''s 1st - What to do if you spill gravy on the tablecloth. 21: Newton''s 1st - Poker chips, weight on string and a frictionless puck. 22: Newton''s 2nd - What to do about that body at rest? 23: Newton''s 3rd - Skateboarders having a catch with a bowling ball. 24: Newton''s 3rd - Bottle rockets - why do they need water? 25: Ping pong balls on a sca bird in a truck 26: Friction: getting going and keeping going. 27: Spring: the further you get the harder it gets 28: Atwood''s machine. 29: Terminal velocity. 30: Painter on a scaffold. 31: Hanging sign. 32: Pressure - Imploding cans. 33: Pressure - Supporting water in cup 34: Sometime the news can be heavy. 35: How much weight can a suction cup lift? 36: An air pressure fountain. 37: Why astronauts don't use shaving cream in space. 38: Relaxing on a bed of nails 39: Blowing hanging cans apart. 40: How to balance a broom. 41: Move your fingers to the center of a meter stick. 42: How far can 4 bricks extend beyond the edge of a table? How about 100? Section 5: Energy / momentum Discovery 43: The pendulum and your physics teacher's Ming dynasty vase. 44: Does it matter which path a rolling ball on a frictionless surface follows? 45: Racing balls the high road vs the low road. Which wins? 46: Where can you find a perfect 90 degree angle in nature? 47: Measuring momentum before and after in-elastic 48: Measuring momentum before and after recoil 49:Throwing an egg. Dropping a watermelon. 50: Using gravity to move a car. 51: How can CSI measure muzzle velocity? 52: Riding a bike. 53: Ice skaters and dumbbells. 54: Spinning bucket. What caused Voyager to point in the wrong direction? 55: The great soup can race. 56: Slinkies and snakies. 57: Rolling uphill. 58: Getting around the loop. 59: Loop de loop de loop. Section 6: Sound and Waves60: What does sound look like? What to do if you don't have an oscilloscope? 61: Approaching the light. How quickly does it get brighter? 62: Simple harmonic motion: 63: Simple harmonic motion. 64: Springs and electromagnets. 65: When does a spring pendulum have zero velocity. 66: Speed of sound - timing an echo old school. Why Galileo failed with light. 67: Speed of sound resonance in a cylinder.68: Observing water waves. 69: Interference. Using this to measure the speed of sound. How to do the same thing with light. 70: Speed of sound phase shift method. 71: Bunsen burner pipe organ. 72: Pendulum wavesSection 7: Light73: Speed of light in air phase shift method. 74: How do we know that light is a wave? 75: How far apart are the crests of a light wave? 76: Tracing the path of light using a laser. 77: How far apart are the grooves in a CD? 78: How does a satellite dish work? 79: Finding the speed of light in glass and water. 80: Sunglasses and calculator displays. 81: What is the wire of a fiber optic network? 82: How do lenses focus light rays? 83: How do mirrors focus light rays? 84: The disappearing beaker.Section 8: Hot and Cold85: How much heat is needed to melt Greenland? 86: How much will sea level rise if ocean temperature ri. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0071621318

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Title: 125 Physics Projects for the Evil Genius

Publisher: McGraw-Hill/TAB Electronics

Publication Date: 2009

Book Condition:New