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|Bending Light: An Exploratorium ToolBook|
By Pat Murphy and the Exploratorium
Children ages 8 and older will see the world in a whole new light with this
book, which offers dozens of activities that introduce basic principles
of light and lenses, and comes complete with a plastic magnifying lens.
Among the many things kids will have fun learning is how to turn Jell-O
into a microscope, how to make a telescope out of cardboard and convex lenses
and see the stars, how to turn a flashlight into a slide projector--even
how to make their own slides. These educational experiments are great for
older children to do on their own, and for younger children to do with adult
|Hardcover, 48 pages, two color, $4.95. Little, Brown & Company, 1993.