Youth's Magazine,  8 (1835), 273–74.

Science in the Play-Box




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[Paris] 1827


Physics, Education, Amusement

    The writer considers how toys could be used to give a child 'some general notions with regard to the properties of matter' (273). Reports that the kite, 'one of the most instructive and amusing of all the pastimes of our youth', was 'the favorite toy of Newton in his boyish days' (274).

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