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    DescriptionLearn all about physics with hands-on experiments and do-it-yourself projects Created in partnership with Thames & Kosmos, a leading brand in the specialty toy and game market, Fun Physics Projects for Tomorrow's Rocket Scientists lets you experience the thrill of scientific discovery. Each project is described, step by step, and illustrated with clear, easy-to-follow photographs. Explanations of the science behind the projects include historical profiles of the discoverers. Build devices with your own hands and use software to measure and quantify your findings. Suitable for classroom use, home study, science fairs, Scouting projects, or just having fun, the book features a variety of simple physics projects covering speed, weight, motion, projectiles, kinetic energy, collisions, liquids, heat, sound, refraction, electricity, and much more. All projects can all be built with easy-to-find materials. You'll get tips for setting up your own home workbench, safely handling materials, operating your finished devices, and using the skills you acquire from the book's projects for further experimentation and exploration. A fun and engaging introduction to physics The projects and activities in the book cover a wide range of physics topics Reader-friendly-ideal for younger hobbyists or anyone looking for an introduction to physics A great self-teaching guide that's also an excellent supplement for home schooling or tutoring-no previous knowledge of physics required


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    Title
    Fun Physics Projects for Tomorrow's Rocket Scientists
    Subtitle
    A Thames & Kosmos Book
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Alan Gleue
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 184
    Width: 223 mm
    Height: 276 mm
    Thickness: 10 mm
    Weight: 424 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780071798990
    ISBN 10: 0071798994
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T8.0
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: SCP
    BIC subject category V2: PDZ, YNT
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 20
    BIC subject category V2: PH
    LC subject heading:
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 26100
    Ingram Subject Code: SE
    Libri: I-SE
    B&T Merchandise Category: SCI
    B&T General Subject: 710
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 05
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 03
    BISAC V2.8: SCI055000, SCI028000
    Abridged Dewey: 530
    LC classification: QC
    DC22: 530.078
    LC subject heading:
    DC23: 530.078
    Ingram Theme: ASPT/SCITAS
    Thema V1.0: PH, PDZ, YNT
    Edition statement
    New ed.
    Illustrations note
    ill
    Publisher
    McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
    Imprint name
    TAB Books Inc
    Publication date
    01 February 2013
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    Alan Gleue is an award-winning high school physics teacher and science department chairperson. He enjoys finding creative ways to engage students in the understanding of science and engineering. In his physics courses, students study motion, thermodynamics, forces, electricity, and optics with many opportunities to complete projects and perform hands-on activities.
    Table of contents
    Introduction Chapter 1: Cruise Control: Constant Speed Chapter 2: Stop and Go: Changing Speed Chapter 3: Free Fall: What Goes Up Must Come Down Chapter 4: Getting Heavy: Weight Chapter 5: Storming the Castle: Projectiles Chapter 6: Acceleration: Newton's Laws of Motion Chapter 7: Moving Forward: Kinetic Energy Chapter 8: Whacks and Bangs: The Physics of Collisions Chapter 9: Blast-off: The Physics of Rocketry Glossary Resources