Mr. Wizard (1951–1972)
Mr. Wizard demonstrates illusions one sees everyday including weight, volume and visual tricks that challenge our senses.
Mr. Wizard explains how animals with different numbers of legs move, beginning with the gait of a horse, then examining insects, spiders and finally timing the speed of a cockroach on a "race course".
Mr. Wizard explains the science behind musical instruments and demonstrates how to create percussion, string, brass and woodwind instruments at home.
Mr. Wizard demonstrates that the shortest distance between two points isn't always a line, why the Great Circle route is the quickest route between New York and Tokyo and other geometric puzzles.
Mr. Wizard explains six different ways to electricity and creates a Rube Goldberg contraption to demonstrate how they are generated.
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