Fun With Scientific Experiments

Fun With Scientific Experiments

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Ira Freeman was a professor of physics at Rutgers University, and Mae Freeman an active author of beginner's books on a variety of topics. Before 1957 the couple had collaborated on such popular science books as Fun With Chemistry (1944) and Fun With Astronomy (1953).
With the launch of Sputnik , the Freemans began writing books related to space travel. You Will go to the Moon and The Sun, the Moon and the Stars were both published in 1959. They also began to write scientific books for use in the home. Fun With Science (1958) was quickly followed by Fun With Scientific Experiments (1960).
Fun With Scientific Experiments was supplemented with the "Ed-U-Cards of Science."
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Object Name
Book: "Fun With Scientific Experiments"
Date made
Random House, Inc.
overall: 1.3 cm x 26.2 cm x 19.8 cm; 1/2 in x 10 5/16 in x 7 13/16 in
overall: 1/2 in x 10 3/8 in x 7 7/8 in; 1.27 cm x 26.3525 cm x 20.0025 cm
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Gift of Steven C. Turner
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National Museum of American History
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