Scientific American's "The Amateur Scientist". Science Fair Edition

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For over 70 years, Scientific American's "The Amateur Scientist" has been a reliable source of winning science fair projects. Now you can get all of these incredible columns, plus thousands of pages of supplementary material on one fully-searchable CD-ROM.

Over 1,000 projects, from raising tadpoles to looking for cosmic rays... it's all here. No matter what your level of science expertise, "The Amateur Scientist" has enough to keep you busy for a long time. Runs on Windows 95 or higher, Mac OS, Linux, and UNIX.

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Shawn Carlson wrote "The Amateur Scientist" for Scientific American magazine from 1996 to 2001. In 1994 he founded the Society for Amateur Scientists; a non-profit organization dedicated to helping amateur scientists of all ages and experience levels get involved in exciting front-line research projects. In 1999 Dr. Carlson was awarded the prestigious MacArthur Fellowship for his work in promoting amateur science.

Sheldon Greaves is a veteran technical writer and developer of educational software products. He is an avid amateur scientist and a Board Member of the Society for Amateur Scientists. Dr. Greaves is the Editor of the Amateur Scientist's E-Bulletin, a weekly electronic publication of science know-how published by the Society for Amateur Scientists.

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"If there is any experimentation... in your school or house, you owe it to yourself to get this program" -- Bob Friedhoffer, Science Books and Films, May 2002

Frankly this is the science deal of the century! -- John Bollinger, Capital Growth Letter, March 2001

Touted (justifiably) as "the ultimate resource for hands-on science and most completeb compendium of science projects ever assembled". -- "Good Stuff", Home Education Magazine, Jan.-Feb. 2001

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