|Format:||Book & Toy|
|Pages/Publication Date:||128 / 2014|
Using mirrors, lenses, and light, you can transform a few colorful items into an endless variety of fascinating and beautiful patterns, and here you'll find everything you need to design and create your own kaleidoscopes. Kaleidoscopia! is an interactive science and activity book for readers' and up, with a history of kaleidoscopes, 16 experiments with light and lenses, a basic kaleidoscope design with a dozen variations, and 17 related craft projects using everyday materials. Also the author of The Kids' Book of Kaleidoscopes, Carolyn Bennett made her first kaleidoscope at the age of nine, became a professional kaleidoscope artist in 1978 with C. Bennett Scopes, and is a past director of the Brewster Kaleidoscope Society.