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Saturday, March 2, 2013

Education: The Acoustics of Toys

Julius Sumner Miller (May 17, 1909 – April 14, 1987) was an America physicist  and television personality. He is best known for his work on children's television programs in North America and Australia. Click2Read more about Dr. Miller. 

In the following video Dr. Miller explores the acoustics of simple toys that use basic physical principles. He explains how sounds are made and how their soundmaking properties can be altered by simple factors such as heat. These are classic videos in that the toys presented are quite simple in this age of robotic toys and computer chip sounds.

Part 1 (7:53)

Part 2 (6:05)

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