Shalit, Nathan: Science Magic Tricks
©1981 Nathan Shalit, Holt, Rinehart and Winston
Paper, perfect-bound,122 pages
Science Magic Tricks
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Comments: The Dover edition first published in 1998 is an unabridged republication of the work originally published by Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1981.

11 Introduction

13 How to Be a Mathematical Genius
13 Magic Squares
15 Calendar Trick
17 Magic Addition Boxes
19 Subtraction Trick
20 Take a Number
21 Magic Numbers

25 Disappearing Squares and Lines
25 Magic Square
29 Magic Triangle
29 Magic Rectangle
30 Magic Envelope
32 Magic Hexagon 32

33 Chemistry Tricks
33 Before You Begin
34 Magic Flower
37 Deep Purple Magic
38 Magic Tea Glass
38 Witch's Dust
41 Secret Writing
42 More Secret Writing - Magic Candle
43 Magic Wet Fire
44 Red, White, and Blue
45 Magic Ketchup
47 Magic Ink
48 Magic Green Flame 1
48 Magic Green Flame 2

50 Tricks with Inertia
50 Energetic Coins
50 Tower of Discs
51 Spearing a Potato
51 Lazy Jar
51 Coin on a Card

53 Paper Cutting
53 Magic Star
55 Magic Paper Doorway
57 Paper Helicopter
58 The Monster Doll
61 Hex and Don hip Hex

65 Tricks with Magnets
65 Magic Boat
67 Magic Rings
70 Magic Jar #1

72 Don't Believe Your Eyes..Optical Illusions
72 Tunnel Flip-Flop
73 The Long and Short of It
74 Magic Boomerang
76 Magic Hexagon
76 Magic Box
78 Corinth Canal
79 The Impossible Fork
80 Magic Staircase
81 Magic Pile of Boxes

82 Tricks with Physics
82 Flying Ping-Pong Ball
84 Magic Pegboard
87 Magic Lung Power
88 Magic Glass Rod
90 Magic Comb
92 Magic Broomstick
93 Magic Mirror
94 Cutting Glass with a Scissors
96 Crumpled Can
98 Magic Harbor
98 Magic Jar #2

100 Miscellaneous Tricks
100 Paper Stretcher
101 Magic Counting Block
103 Egg Magic
104 Magic Peephole
106 Blind Spot
107 Pin in a Balloon
107 Magic Dollar Bill
109 Jacob's Ladder

113 Where to Find the Chemicals and Ingredients Used in these Tricks
116 Some Mad-Order Sources of Chemicals
117 Making and Using Certain Ingredients
121 Index



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