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