Table of Contents for Stomp Rockets, Catapults, and Kaleidoscopes : 30+ Amazing Science Projects You Can Build for Less Than $1


Introduction xi
A Note to Adults xiii
Electricity and Magnetism
Holiday Light Circuit
1(5)
Crane
6(5)
Electric Car
11(4)
Electrostatics
15(6)
Magnetic Spinner
21(4)
Solenoid and Speaker
25(5)
Sound, Light, and Perception
Chirping Bird and Cuica
30(7)
Musica: Saxophone, Harmonica, Guitar, Bull Roarer, Oboe, and Sucker
37(6)
Xylophone and Marimba
43(5)
Kaleidoscope
48(5)
Thaumatrope
53(3)
Mechanics
Balancing Acts
56(4)
Catapult
60(4)
Dangling Spinner
64(5)
Mini-bot
69(4)
Rubber Band Racer
73(4)
Voladores de Papantla (``Birdmen of Papantla'')
77(5)
Fluids and Aerodynamics
Airplanes
82(6)
Flying Fish
88(5)
Helicopters
93(5)
Hydraulic Butterfly
98(6)
Stomp Rockets
104(4)
Toilet
108(5)
Tornado
113(5)
Biology
Eye Model
118(6)
Fingers of the Hand
124(5)
Heart Pump
129(6)
Lung Model
135(4)
Chemistry
Cartesian Divers
139(4)
Oil on Water
143(3)
Gak and Oobleck
146(5)
Appendixes
Bringing These Projects into the Classroom
151(4)
About the Watsonville Environmental Science Workshop
155(2)
Index 157