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Engineering projects for young scientists
Adams, Richard C. (Richard Crittenden)
Revised edition.
Publication Information:
New York : F. Watts, [2001]

Physical Description:
127 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Presents practical problems and science fair projects related to engineering and physics, covering such subjects as force, friction, motion, sound waves, light waves, and mechanics.
General Note:
In the previous ed. Peter Goodwin's name appeared first on t.p.
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TA149 .G66 2001 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area

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This series meets National Curriculum Standards for: Science: Earth and Space Science History and Nature of Science Life Science Physical Science Science and Technology Science as Inquiry Social Studies: Production, Distribution, &Consumption.

Author Notes

Richard C. Adams teaches high school physics, chemistry, computers, photography, world history, and foreign languages at Pleasant Hill High School in Pleasant Hill, Oregon, and is the Webmaster for his school district. He also teaches chemistry at Marylhurst University near Portland, Oregon. He holds a B.A. in chemistry from California State University, Los Angeles, and an M.A. in physics, biology, and computer science from the University of Oregon
Peter H. Goodwin teaches high school physics and astronomy and chairs the science department at the Kent School in Kent, Connecticut. He holds a B.A. in physics from Middlebury College in Middlebury, Vermont, and an M.A. in education from Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut

Table of Contents

Introduction: Physics and Engineering: How They're Relatedp. 5
Chapter 1 Working Scientificallyp. 9
Chapter 2 Building Bridgesp. 15
Chapter 3 Designing Carsp. 27
Chapter 4 Rockets and Rides: Forces and Motion Can Be Amusingp. 38
Chapter 5 Experimenting with Soundp. 52
Chapter 6 A Look at Light Wavesp. 79
Chapter 7 A Physics Olympicsp. 98
Chapter 8 Science Fairsp. 104
Appendix Spreadsheets and Graphingp. 109
Glossaryp. 115
Resourcesp. 118
Indexp. 125