MAKE: TECHNOLOGY ON YOUR TIME VOLUME 31
Maker Media, Inc (July 2012) | ISBN: 144932763X | PDF | 176 pages | 25.2 MB
Why are so many kids (and adults) like you bored by science? Simple: you抳e had no real contact with it. You might read about incredibly expensive scientific projects, but your hands-on experience is probably limited to the same tired experiments條ike baking soda and vinegar 搗olcanoes.?Not any longer. Make Magazine抯 揚unk Science?issue (volume 31) shows you how you can become a real, cutting-edge amateur scientist.
Find out how high school and college students can get an introduction to modern biology research through affordable biotech labs provided by Otyp, a small Michigan-based biotechnology company. And learn how a cooperative network of schools and research groups, called PEER, enables students to learn science by working on real projects with people in the field梚ncluding the DECA (Distributed Electronic Cosmic-Ray) Observatory that uses Android phones to generate a real-time cosmic-ray flux map of a large area.
This issue also shows you how to create these fascinating projects on your own:
RoboRoach桽urgically modify a cockroach with a wireless electronic circuit so that you can control it to turn left or right by micro-stimulating its antenna nerves.
Lord Kelvin抯 Thunderstorm梐 little-known, classic science experiment that generates high-voltage 搇ightning?sparks by dripping water through metal rings.
An automatic Ball/Toy Launcher for Dogs that will keep your pet entertained and exercised while you抮e away.
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