The Fairyland of Science

Arabella B. Buckley (1840 - 1929)

"I have promised to introduce you today to the fairy-land of science, -- a somewhat bold promise, seeing that most of you probably look upon science as a bundle of dry facts, while fairy-land is all that is beautiful, and full of poetry and imagination. But I thoroughly believe myself, and hope to prove to you, that science is full of beautiful pictures, of real poetry, and of wonder-working fairies; ..."
(From the Introduction to The Fairyland of Science)

Genre(s): Science, Science

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 Lecture 01 - Introduction to the Wonders of the Physical World Patricia Oakley
Play 02 Lecture 02 - Sunbeams and the Work They Do Patricia Oakley
Play 03 Lecture 03 - The Aerial Ocean in Which We Live Patricia Oakley
Play 04 Lecture 04 - A Drop of Water on its Travels Patricia Oakley
Play 05 Lecture 05 - The Two Great Sculptors - Water and Ice J. M. Smallheer
Play 06 Lecture 06 - The Voices of Nature and How We Hear Them Ashwin Jain
Play 07 Lecutre 07 - The Life of a Primrose Ruth Golding
Play 08 Lecture 08 - The History of a Piece of Coal Ruth Golding
Play 09 Lecutre 09 - Bees in the Hive Ruth Golding
Play 10 Lecture 10 - Bees and Flowers Auntie Em