46 Science Fair Projects for the Evil Genius

46 Science Fair Projects for the Evil Genius

by Bonnet, Keen
     
 

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SHAKE UP YOUR SCIENCE FAIR WITH THESE CUTTING-EDGE, ATTENTION-GRABBING PROJECTS!

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.

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SHAKE UP YOUR SCIENCE FAIR WITH THESE CUTTING-EDGE, ATTENTION-GRABBING PROJECTS!

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 the World-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

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071600286
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date:
09/21/2008
Series:
Evil Genius
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
240
File size:
2 MB

Meet the Author

Bob Bonnet (Cape May Court House, NJ), who holds a masters degree in environmental education, has been teaching science for over 25 years. He was a state naturalist at Belleplain State Forest in New Jersey. Mr. Bonnet has organized and judged many science fairs at both the local and regional levels. He has served as the chairman of the science curriculum committee for the Dennis Township School system and is a “Science Teaching Fellow” at Rowan University in New Jersey. Mr. Bonnet is listed in “Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers.” Together Mr. Bonnet and Mr. Keen have had many articles and books published on a variety of science topics for international publishers, including McGraw-Hill and Sterling Publishing. Dan Keen (Cape May Court House, NJ) holds an Associate in Science degree, majoring in electronic technology. Mr. Keen is the editor and publisher of a county newspaper in southern New Jersey. He was employed in the field of electronics for 23 years and his work included electronic servicing as well as computer consulting and programming. Mr. Keen has written numerous articles for many computer magazines and trade journals since 1979. He is the coauthor of several computer programming books. For 10 years he taught computer courses in community education programs in four schools. In 1986 and 1987 he taught computer science at Stockton State College in New Jersey.

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