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Bouncing & Bending Light

Books by Steve "The Dirtmeister®" Tomecek

Bouncing & Bending Light

Published by W.H. Freeman
$ 15.00 hardcover

As the name suggests, this book explores the science behind mirrors and lenses. Using "dirt cheap" materials like water glasses, aluminum foil and metal spoons, you'll discover how images form and how light can be put to many different uses. In addition to hands-on experiments, the book features simple, yet accurate explanations of the science behind the subject.

A girl bends light by bouncing it of of water in an experiment.
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Perfect for both teachers and students in grades 2–6, Bouncing & Bending Light was the winner of the American Institute of Physics science writing award for best children's book for 1996!

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