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The Boy's Playbook of Science

By John Henry Pepper
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  • THE BOY'S PLAYBOOK OF SCIENCE:
  • JOHN HENRY PEPPER,
  • CONTENTS.
  • INTRODUCTION.
    • THE
  • BOY'S PLAYBOOK OF SCIENCE.
  • CHAPTER I.
    • THE PROPERTIES OF MATTER—IMPENETRABILITY.
      • INERTIA, OR PASSIVENESS.
      • GRAVITATION.
    • INERTIA, OR PASSIVENESS.
    • GRAVITATION.
  • CHAPTER II.
    • CENTRIFUGAL FORCE.
  • CHAPTER III.
    • THE SCIENCE OF ASTRONOMY.
  • CHAPTER IV.
    • CENTRE OF GRAVITY.
  • CHAPTER V.
    • SPECIFIC GRAVITY.
  • CHAPTER VI.
    • ATTRACTION OF COHESION.
  • CHAPTER VII.
    • ADHESIVE ATTRACTION.
  • CHAPTER VIII.
    • CAPILLARY ATTRACTION.
  • CHAPTER IX.
    • CRYSTALLIZATION.
  • CHAPTER X.
    • CHEMISTRY.
    • CHEMICAL AFFINITY.
    • CHEMICAL EXPERIMENTS.
    • EXPERIMENTS WITH OXYGEN GAS.
      • Second Experiment.
      • Third Experiment.
      • Fourth Experiment.
      • Fifth Experiment.
      • Sixth Experiment.
      • Seventh Experiment.
      • Eighth Experiment.
      • Ninth Experiment.
      • Tenth Experiment.
      • Eleventh Experiment.
      • Twelfth Experiment.
      • Thirteenth Experiment. The Bude Light.
      • Fourteenth Experiment. A Red Light.
      • Fifteenth Experiment. A Green Light.
      • Sixteenth Experiment. A Yellow Light.
      • Seventeenth Experiment. The Oxy-calcium Light.
      • Eighteenth Experiment.
      • Nineteenth Experiment.
      • Twentieth Experiment.
      • Twenty-first Experiment.
    • Second Experiment.
    • Third Experiment.
    • Fourth Experiment.
    • Fifth Experiment.
    • Sixth Experiment.
    • Seventh Experiment.
    • Eighth Experiment.
    • Ninth Experiment.
    • Tenth Experiment.
    • Eleventh Experiment.
    • Twelfth Experiment.
    • Thirteenth Experiment. The Bude Light.
    • Fourteenth Experiment. A Red Light.
    • Fifteenth Experiment. A Green Light.
    • Sixteenth Experiment. A Yellow Light.
    • Seventeenth Experiment. The Oxy-calcium Light.
    • Eighteenth Experiment.
    • Nineteenth Experiment.
    • Twentieth Experiment.
    • Twenty-first Experiment.
    • THE ALLOTROPIC CONDITION OF OXYGEN GAS.
    • OZONE.
      • NITROGEN, OR AZOTE.
      • First Experiment.
      • Second Experiment.
      • Third Experiment.
      • Fourth Experiment.
    • NITROGEN, OR AZOTE.
    • First Experiment.
    • Second Experiment.
    • Third Experiment.
    • Fourth Experiment.
    • HYDROGEN.
      • First Experiment.
      • Second Experiment.
      • Third Experiment.
      • Fourth Experiment.
      • Fifth Experiment.
      • Sixth Experiment.
      • Seventh Experiment.
      • Eighth Experiment.
      • Ninth Experiment.
      • Tenth Experiment.
      • Eleventh Experiment.
      • Twelfth Experiment.
      • Thirteenth Experiment.
      • Fourteenth Experiment.
      • Fifteenth Experiment.
      • Sixteenth Experiment.
      • Seventeenth Experiment.
      • Eighteenth Experiment.
    • First Experiment.
    • Second Experiment.
    • Third Experiment.
    • Fourth Experiment.
    • Fifth Experiment.
    • Sixth Experiment.
    • Seventh Experiment.
    • Eighth Experiment.
    • Ninth Experiment.
    • Tenth Experiment.
    • Eleventh Experiment.
    • Twelfth Experiment.
    • Thirteenth Experiment.
    • Fourteenth Experiment.
    • Fifteenth Experiment.
    • Sixteenth Experiment.
    • Seventeenth Experiment.
    • Eighteenth Experiment.
  • CHAPTER XI.
    • CHLORINE, IODINE, BROMINE, FLUORINE.
      • First Experiment.
      • Second Experiment.
      • Third Experiment.
      • Fourth Experiment.
      • Fifth Experiment.
      • Sixth Experiment.
      • Seventh Experiment.
      • Eighth Experiment.
      • Ninth Experiment.
      • Tenth Experiment.
      • Eleventh Experiment.
      • Twelfth Experiment.
    • First Experiment.
    • Second Experiment.
    • Third Experiment.
    • Fourth Experiment.
    • Fifth Experiment.
    • Sixth Experiment.
    • Seventh Experiment.
    • Eighth Experiment.
    • Ninth Experiment.
    • Tenth Experiment.
    • Eleventh Experiment.
    • Twelfth Experiment.
    • IODINE.
      • First Experiment.
      • Second Experiment.
      • Third Experiment.
    • First Experiment.
    • Second Experiment.
    • Third Experiment.
    • THE ART OF PHOTOGRAPHY.
      • First Experiment.
      • Second Experiment.
      • Third Experiment.
      • Fourth Experiment. The Wax-paper Process.
      • Fifth Experiment. Albumen on Glass Process.
      • Sixth Experiment. The Collodion on Glass Process.
    • First Experiment.
    • Second Experiment.
    • Third Experiment.
    • Fourth Experiment. The Wax-paper Process.
    • Fifth Experiment. Albumen on Glass Process.
    • Sixth Experiment. The Collodion on Glass Process.
    • BROMINE.
      • First Experiment.
      • Second Experiment.
      • Third Experiment.
      • Fourth Experiment.
      • Fifth Experiment.
    • First Experiment.
    • Second Experiment.
    • Third Experiment.
    • Fourth Experiment.
    • Fifth Experiment.
    • FLUORINE.
  • CHAPTER XII.
    • CARBON, BORON, SILICON, SELENIUM, SULPHUR, PHOSPHORUS.
    • CARBON.
      • First Experiment.
      • Second Experiment.
      • Third Experiment.
      • Fourth Experiment.
      • Fifth Experiment.
      • Sixth Experiment.
      • Seventh Experiment.
      • Eighth Experiment.
      • Ninth Experiment.
      • Tenth Experiment.
      • Eleventh Experiment.
      • Twelfth Experiment.
      • Thirteenth Experiment.
    • First Experiment.
    • Second Experiment.
    • Third Experiment.
    • Fourth Experiment.
    • Fifth Experiment.
    • Sixth Experiment.
    • Seventh Experiment.
    • Eighth Experiment.
    • Ninth Experiment.
    • Tenth Experiment.
    • Eleventh Experiment.
    • Twelfth Experiment.
    • Thirteenth Experiment.
    • BORON.
    • SILICON.
    • SULPHUR.
      • First Experiment.
      • Second Experiment.
      • Third Experiment.
      • Fourth Experiment.
      • Fifth Experiment.
      • Sixth Experiment.
    • First Experiment.
    • Second Experiment.
    • Third Experiment.
    • Fourth Experiment.
    • Fifth Experiment.
    • Sixth Experiment.
    • SELENIUM.
    • PHOSPHORUS.
      • First Experiment.
      • Second Experiment.
      • Third Experiment.
      • Fourth Experiment.
      • Fifth Experiment.
      • Sixth Experiment.
      • Seventh Experiment.
      • Eighth Experiment.
      • Ninth Experiment.
      • Tenth Experiment.
      • Eleventh Experiment.
    • First Experiment.
    • Second Experiment.
    • Third Experiment.
    • Fourth Experiment.
    • Fifth Experiment.
    • Sixth Experiment.
    • Seventh Experiment.
    • Eighth Experiment.
    • Ninth Experiment.
    • Tenth Experiment.
    • Eleventh Experiment.
  • CHAPTER XIII.
    • FRICTIONAL ELECTRICITY.
      • First Experiment.
      • Second Experiment.
      • Third Experiment.
      • Fourth Experiment.
      • Fifth Experiment.
      • Sixth Experiment.
      • Seventh Experiment.
      • Eighth Experiment.
      • Ninth Experiment.
      • Tenth Experiment.
      • Eleventh Experiment.
      • Twelfth Experiment.
      • Thirteenth Experiment.
      • Fourteenth Experiment.
      • Fifteenth Experiment.
      • Sixteenth Experiment.
      • Seventeenth Experiment.
      • Eighteenth Experiment.
      • Nineteenth Experiment.
      • Twentieth Experiment.
      • Twenty-first Experiment.
      • Twenty-second Experiment.
      • Twenty-third Experiment.
      • Twenty-fourth Experiment.
      • Twenty-fifth Experiment.
      • Twenty-sixth Experiment.
      • Twenty-seventh Experiment.
      • Twenty-eighth Experiment.
      • Twenty-ninth Experiment.
      • Thirtieth Experiment.
      • Thirty-first Experiment.
      • Thirty-second Experiment.
      • Thirty-third Experiment.
      • Thirty-fourth Experiment.
      • Thirty-fifth Experiment.
      • Thirty-sixth Experiment.
      • Thirty-seventh Experiment.
      • Thirty-eighth Experiment.
    • First Experiment.
    • Second Experiment.
    • Third Experiment.
    • Fourth Experiment.
    • Fifth Experiment.
    • Sixth Experiment.
    • Seventh Experiment.
    • Eighth Experiment.
    • Ninth Experiment.
    • Tenth Experiment.
    • Eleventh Experiment.
    • Twelfth Experiment.
    • Thirteenth Experiment.
    • Fourteenth Experiment.
    • Fifteenth Experiment.
    • Sixteenth Experiment.
    • Seventeenth Experiment.
    • Eighteenth Experiment.
    • Nineteenth Experiment.
    • Twentieth Experiment.
    • Twenty-first Experiment.
    • Twenty-second Experiment.
    • Twenty-third Experiment.
    • Twenty-fourth Experiment.
    • Twenty-fifth Experiment.
    • Twenty-sixth Experiment.
    • Twenty-seventh Experiment.
    • Twenty-eighth Experiment.
    • Twenty-ninth Experiment.
    • Thirtieth Experiment.
    • Thirty-first Experiment.
    • Thirty-second Experiment.
    • Thirty-third Experiment.
    • Thirty-fourth Experiment.
    • Thirty-fifth Experiment.
    • Thirty-sixth Experiment.
    • Thirty-seventh Experiment.
    • Thirty-eighth Experiment.
  • CHAPTER XIV.
    • VOLTAIC ELECTRICITY.
      • First Experiment.
      • Second Experiment.
      • Third Experiment.
      • Fourth Experiment.
      • Fifth Experiment.
      • Sixth Experiment.
      • Seventh Experiment.
      • Eighth Experiment.
      • Ninth Experiment.
      • Tenth Experiment.
      • Eleventh Experiment.
      • Twelfth Experiment.
      • Thirteenth Experiment.
      • Fourteenth Experiment.
      • Fifteenth Experiment.
      • Sixteenth Experiment.
      • Seventeenth Experiment.
      • Eighteenth Experiment.
    • First Experiment.
    • Second Experiment.
    • Third Experiment.
    • Fourth Experiment.
    • Fifth Experiment.
    • Sixth Experiment.
    • Seventh Experiment.
    • Eighth Experiment.
    • Ninth Experiment.
    • Tenth Experiment.
    • Eleventh Experiment.
    • Twelfth Experiment.
    • Thirteenth Experiment.
    • Fourteenth Experiment.
    • Fifteenth Experiment.
    • Sixteenth Experiment.
    • Seventeenth Experiment.
    • Eighteenth Experiment.
  • CHAPTER XV.
    • MAGNETISM AND ELECTRO-MAGNETISM.
      • Second Experiment.
      • Third Experiment.
      • Fourth Experiment.
      • Fifth Experiment.
      • Sixth Experiment.
      • Seventh Experiment.
    • Second Experiment.
    • Third Experiment.
    • Fourth Experiment.
    • Fifth Experiment.
    • Sixth Experiment.
    • Seventh Experiment.
  • CHAPTER XVI.
    • ELECTRO-MAGNETIC MACHINES.
  • CHAPTER XVII.
    • THE ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH.
      • THE BATTERY.
      • THE CONDUCTING WIRES.
      • THE INSTRUMENTS TO BE WORKED—THE BELL AND THE TELEGRAPH.
      • COOKE AND WHEATSTONE'S DOUBLE NEEDLE TELEGRAPH.
      • THE FRAME.
      • THE COIL.
      • THE NEEDLE.
      • THE REVERSER
    • THE BATTERY.
    • THE CONDUCTING WIRES.
    • THE INSTRUMENTS TO BE WORKED—THE BELL AND THE TELEGRAPH.
    • COOKE AND WHEATSTONE'S DOUBLE NEEDLE TELEGRAPH.
    • THE FRAME.
    • THE COIL.
    • THE NEEDLE.
    • THE REVERSER
  • CHAPTER XVIII.
    • RUHMKORFF'S, HEARDER'S, AND BENTLEY'S COIL APPARATUS.
      • First Experiment.
      • Second Experiment.
      • Third Experiment.
      • Fourth Experiment.
      • Fifth Experiment.
      • Sixth Experiment.
      • Seventh Experiment.
      • Eighth Experiment.
      • Ninth Experiment.
      • Tenth Experiment.
      • Eleventh Experiment.
      • Twelfth Experiment.
      • Thirteenth Experiment.
    • First Experiment.
    • Second Experiment.
    • Third Experiment.
    • Fourth Experiment.
    • Fifth Experiment.
    • Sixth Experiment.
    • Seventh Experiment.
    • Eighth Experiment.
    • Ninth Experiment.
    • Tenth Experiment.
    • Eleventh Experiment.
    • Twelfth Experiment.
    • Thirteenth Experiment.
  • CHAPTER XIX.
    • MAGNETO-ELECTRICITY.
      • MAGNETO-ELECTRICITY.
      • First Experiment.
      • Second Experiment.
      • Third Experiment.
      • Fourth Experiment.
    • MAGNETO-ELECTRICITY.
    • First Experiment.
    • Second Experiment.
    • Third Experiment.
    • Fourth Experiment.
  • CHAPTER XX.
    • DIA-MAGNETISM.
      • THE DIA-MAGNETIC;
    • THE DIA-MAGNETIC;
  • CHAPTER XXI.
    • LIGHT, OPTICS, AND OPTICAL INSTRUMENTS.
      • The magic mirror.
    • The magic mirror.
    • THE KALEIDOSCOPE.
  • CHAPTER XXII.
    • THE REFRACTION OF LIGHT.
  • CHAPTER XXIII.
    • REFRACTING OPTICAL INSTRUMENTS.
      • I. The Magic Lantern.
      • II. The Dissolving Views.
      • III. The Oxy-Hydrogen Microscope.
      • IV. The Physioscope.
      • V. The Camera Obscura.
      • VI. The Decomposition of Light—"its Analysis and Synthesis."
      • VII. Duration of the Impression of Light.
      • VIII. The Phenakistiscope.
      • IX. The Thaumatrope.
      • X. The Kalotrope.
      • XI. The Photodrome.
      • XII. The Kaleidoscopic Colour-top.
      • XIII. Simple Microscopes and Telescopes.
      • XIV. The Stereoscope.
      • XV. The Stereomonoscope.
      • XVI. The Stereomoscope.
      • XVII. The Pseudoscope.
    • I. The Magic Lantern.
    • II. The Dissolving Views.
    • III. The Oxy-Hydrogen Microscope.
    • IV. The Physioscope.
    • V. The Camera Obscura.
    • VI. The Decomposition of Light—"its Analysis and Synthesis."
    • VII. Duration of the Impression of Light.
    • VIII. The Phenakistiscope.
    • IX. The Thaumatrope.
    • X. The Kalotrope.
    • XI. The Photodrome.
    • XII. The Kaleidoscopic Colour-top.
    • XIII. Simple Microscopes and Telescopes.
    • XIV. The Stereoscope.
    • XV. The Stereomonoscope.
    • XVI. The Stereomoscope.
    • XVII. The Pseudoscope.
  • CHAPTER XXIV.
    • THE ABSORPTION OF LIGHT.
  • CHAPTER XXV.
    • THE INFLECTION OR DIFFRACTION OF LIGHT.
  • CHAPTER XXVI.
    • THE POLARIZATION OF LIGHT.
    • Polarization by Reflection, and by Single Refraction.
    • POLARIZATION BY DOUBLE REFRACTION.
    • POLARIZATION BY THE TOURMALINE.
      • Splendid Chromatic effects produced by Polarized Light.
    • Splendid Chromatic effects produced by Polarized Light.
  • CHAPTER XXVII.
    • HEAT.
      • Sensible Heat.
      • Conduction of Heat.
    • Sensible Heat.
    • Conduction of Heat.
    • The Radiation of Heat.
  • CHAPTER XXVIII.
    • THE STEAM-ENGINE.
    • Heat the Cause of Vapour.
  • CHAPTER XXIX.
    • THE STEAM-ENGINE—continued.
      • THE END.
      • Transcriber's Notes.
    • THE END.
    • Transcriber's Notes.
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