Cheshire Cat and Other Eye-Popping Experiments on How We See the World (Exploratorium Science Snackbook Series)
Cheshire Cat and Other Eye-Popping Experiments on How We See the World - Exploratorium Science Snackbook Series Author:Paul Doherty, Dan Rathjen Bring the fun of a world-famous science museum into your own classroom or home! — THE EXPLORATORIUM SCIENCE SNACKBOOK SERIES — "Clear, concise, and visual—the best assortment of wonder- filled ideas I have seen. A must-have." —Paul Hewitt, author of Conceptual Physics — "Almost as much fun as exploring the Exploratorium, ... more »which, of course, is a googolplex of fun." —Jearl Walker, author of The Flying Circus of Physics, with Answers
Now you can do your own version of 26 Exploratorium experiments on perception. All you need is a little curiosity, a few simple materials . . . and this book. Each experiment is easy to do, fully illustrated, and loaded with advice, ideas, helpful hints, and eye-popping discoveries.
Create the illusion of magically floating cubes. Make a bird mysteriously appear in a cage. Through these and other projects in The Cheshire Cat, learn how your eyes and brain work together to see the world in weird, amazing ways.
San Francisco's EXPLORATORIUM, source of the best-selling Explorabook, hosts half a million visitors each year. PAUL DOHERTY is the Director of the Exploratorium Teacher Institute, which introduces and encourages inquiry-based science teaching. DON RATHJEN is a physics and resource teacher-in-residence at the Exploratorium Teacher Institute.
Also available in The Exploratorium Science Snackbook Series:
The Magic Wand and Other Bright Experiments on Light and Color