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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 was an active author of beginner's books on a variety of topics. Prior to 1957 the couple had already collaborated on several popular science books such as Fun With Chemistry (1944) and Fun With Astronomy (1953).
With the launch of the Sputnik satellite, the couple began to write books directly 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."
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Book: "Fun With Scientific Experiments"
book
Date made
1960
maker
Random House, Inc.
Measurements
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
ID Number
2007.0041.02
catalog number
2007.0041.02
accession number
2007.0041
Credit Line
Gift of Steven C. Turner
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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