Introductory Science Kit

Katriona Guthrie-Honea, Austin Russell, and I recently brainstormed to come up with an introductory science kit. The goal of the kit is to create wonder and light the flame of curiosity; revealing that science is a series of fun puzzles and that magic is more beautiful when you understand how it is done.

Prism/raingutter Magnetic dust / buckyballs Low power 532nm/650nm Ultrasound sensor Use Lego mindstorms Strings/ropes - harmonics Paints / subtractive colors Mirrors Diffraction Different refractive indices Gears / basic motor Paperclip motor Budget microscope w/ samples Pictures of mathematical phenomena, ex. Fractals

Written on January 6, 2014