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The Magic Wand and Other Bright Experiments on Light & Color

By Paul Doherty, Don Rathjen, and the Exploratorium Teacher Institute

Learn why the sky is blue, but sunsets are red. Make strange, beautiful shapes appear with mirrors, tape, and cardboard. The 25 Exploratorium experiments in this book--which include "Look into Infinity," "Soap Film Painting," and "Polarized Light Mosaic"--provide hands-on experience in the exploration of light and color. The book is divided into easy-to-follow sections that include instructions and advice. There's also a list of materials and suggestions on how to find them. Other sections offer assembly instructions, contain descriptions of how to use the completed exhibits, and explain the science behind them.

The Magic Wand and Other Bright Experiments on Light & Color

Softcover, 125 pages, black and white, $10.95. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1995. ISBN: 0-471-11515-0.

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Exploratorium Publications: The Magic Wand


 

 

 

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©1998 - 2000
The Exploratorium
 

Publications Return Button

The Magic Wand and Other Bright Experiments on Light & Color

By Paul Doherty, Don Rathjen, and the Exploratorium Teacher Institute

Learn why the sky is blue, but sunsets are red. Make strange, beautiful shapes appear with mirrors, tape, and cardboard. The 25 Exploratorium experiments in this book--which include "Look into Infinity," "Soap Film Painting," and "Polarized Light Mosaic"--provide hands-on experience in the exploration of light and color. The book is divided into easy-to-follow sections that include instructions and advice. There's also a list of materials and suggestions on how to find them. Other sections offer assembly instructions, contain descriptions of how to use the completed exhibits, and explain the science behind them.

The Magic Wand and Other Bright Experiments on Light & Color

Softcover, 125 pages, black and white, $10.95. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1995. ISBN: 0-471-11515-0.

Related Links:
The Science Snackbook
(online version)