The Boy's Playbook of Science by John Henry Pepper

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Author Pepper, John Henry, 1821-1900
LoC No. 32032940
Title The Boy's Playbook of Science
Including the Various Manipulations and Arrangements of Chemical and Philosophical Apparatus Required for the Successful Performance of Scientific Experiments in Illustration of the Elementary Branches of Chemistry and Natural Philosophy
Contents The properties of matter: impenetrability -- Centrifugal force -- The science of astronomy -- Centre of gravity -- Specific gravity -- Attraction of cohesion -- Adhesive attraction -- Capillary attraction -- Crystallization -- Chemistry -- Chlorine, iodine, bromine, fluorine -- Carbon, boron, silicon, selenium, sulphur, phosphorus -- Frictional electricity -- Voltaic electricity -- Magnetism and electro-magnetism -- Electro-magnetic machines -- The electric telegraph -- Ruhmkorff's, Hearder's, and Bentley's coil apparatus -- Magneto-electricity -- Dia-magnetism -- Light, optics, and optical instruments -- The refraction of light -- Refracting optical instruments -- The absorption of light -- The inflection or diffraction of light -- The polarization of light -- Heat -- The steam-engine.
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Language English
LoC Class Q: Science
Subject Science -- Juvenile literature
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EBook-No. 41839
Release Date
Most Recently Updated Jan 25, 2021
Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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