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In Steve Spangler’s Soda Bottle Science book, learn all about Cartesian divers and how they are the perfect science teaching toys. Precise illustrations and instructions teach you how to make more than 20 variations of the classic Cartesian diver. Get ready for some amazing science fun!
Learn how to make more than a dozen different styles of Cartesian divers using the plastic pipette / hex nut method developed by Bob Becker. The activities include SQUIDY™, HOOK™, Counting Divers, Twirling Helicopters, a Cartesian Thermometer, claws, designer color divers, sealed divers, and more! This book will inspire hundreds of science fair ideas for students, parents and teachers!
What Does It Teach?
This book is designed to stimulate inquisitive minds to want to learn more about the scientific explanation behind the Cartesian diver and to explore new challenges with this unique water toy. With the activities in this book, you will learn how to construct a variety of Cartesian divers, develop Cartesian diver games, explore scientific properties of air as well as discover the scientific properties of the diver as you manipulate variables like mass and volume.