Wednesday, October 1, 2008

46 Science Fair Projects For The Evil Genius-Sep2008


Auerbach Publications | ISBN-13- 9780071600279 | English | PDF | 2.22 MB|209 Pages

Release Notes
Want to win first place in the next science fair? 46 Science Fair Projects for the Evil Genius has everything you need to create amazing, sophisticated projects that will wow the judges and keep everyone talking long after the awards are handed out.Using inexpensive, easy-to-find parts and tools, and following standard science fair requirements, these creative new projects test 46 theories from various disciplines, including physics, astronomy, energy, environmental science, and economics. Each project begins with an intriguing hypothesis that leaves plenty of room for you to add your own tweaks, making the project entirely different and new-the only limit is your imagination! 46 Science Fair Projects for the Evil Genius:

* Features instructions and plans for 46 inventive, winning projects, complete with 100 how-to illustrations
* Shows you how to assemble, design, and build devices to test the hypotheses offered for each project
* Leaves room for you to customize your project and create several variations, so the experiment is entirely your own!
* Removes the frustration-factor-all the parts you need are listed, along with sources

Regardless of your skill level, 46 Science Fair Projects for the Evil Genius provides you with all the parts lists and tools you need to test the hypotheses
and complete projects with ease, such as:

* Water, Water, Everywhere-the effect of salt water flooding a lawn
* “Vlip!”-dogs respond to sounds, not the meaning of words
* Web Crawler-the effectiveness of Internet search engines
* M&M Ring around theWorld-the validity of sample size
* “Commercial” TV-comparison of programming to advertising content
* Sounds fishy-do goldfish have a water temperature preference?
* Split and Dip-strategy for making money in the stock market
* High-Tech Times-the willingness of people of different ages to adapt to new technology
* Not Just Lemonade-is adding lemon to cleaners just for marketing?
* Kinetic Pendulum-the relationship between a pendulum, an arc, and time

Bob Bonnet and Dan Keen are noted science writers who have written numerous articles and books on a variety of science topics. Bonnet, a retired science teacher, has organized and judged many science fairs at both the local and regional levels, and is a Science Teaching Fellow at Rowan University in New Jersey. Keen worked in the electronics field for 23 years and is the coauthor of several computer programming books.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1. Water, Water, Everywhere
Chapter 2. Who’s Home?
Chapter 3. Go With The Flow Lighthouses
Chapter 4. Kinetic Pendulum
Chapter 5. Melody Camouflage Perceived
Chapter 6. “Vlip!”
Chapter 8. In The Ear Of The Beholder Physics
Chapter 9. Flying In The Wind Wind velocity
Chapter 10. Lighter Struts
Chapter 12. Better Burger
Chapter 14. Sweet Treat
Chapter 15. “C” A Fantastic Vitamin
Chapter 17. Bold Mold
Chapter 18. M&M Ring Around World
Chapter 19. Choices Position
Chapter 20. Plants Exhale
Chapter 22. Sounds Fishy
Chapter 24. A Taste of Plant Acid
Chapter 25. Split and Dip
Chapter 26. Johnny Apple Sauce: Cinnemon: A Mold Inhibitor
Chapter 27. Back Field In Motion
Chapter 28. Green No More: Chlorophyll
Chapter 29. Not Just Lemonade
Chapter 31. Natural Fences Natural
Chapter 32. The Nose Knows
Chapter 33. Germ Jungle
Chapter 34. Not Til Christmas
Chapter 37. Pass The Mold
Chapter 39. Web Crawler
Chapter 40. Night Watch
Chapter 41. Time For The Concert
Chapter 43. High Tech Times
Chapter 44. "Commercial" TV
Chapter 45. Sold On Solar


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