POF Prizes - Useful Stuff

  • Table-top trebuchet kit.  Give your pet mouse flying lessons.
  • Feynmann books—for fun and inspiration
    • Surely You’re Joking, Mr. Feynmann
    • What DoYou Care What Other People Think?
    • The Pleasures of Finding Things Out
  • Student Membership in the AAPT (American Association of Physics Teachers), includes subscription to Physics Teacher or American Journal of Physics and Physics Today
  • Student membership in APS (American Physical Society) includes subscription to Physics Today
  • Books
    • Walker, The Flying Circus of Physics
    • Ehrlich, Turning the World Inside Out (and 174 other simple physics demonstrations)
    • Bohren, Clouds in a Glass of Beer –Simple Experiments in Atmospheric Physics
    • Bohren, What Light Through Yonder Window Breaks—More Experiments in Atmospheric Physics
    • O’Donoghue,  the sky is NOT a ceiling—an astronomer’s faith
    • Penrose, The Emperor’s New Mind (concerning computers, minds, and the laws of physics)
    • Boys, Soap Bubbles—their colors and forces that mold them
    • Greenler,  Rainbows, Halos, and Glories
    • Broad and Wade, Betrayers of the Truth – Fraud and Deceit in the Halls of Science
    • Lovell, Astronomer by Chance (autobiography)
    • Trefil, A Scientist at the Seashore
    • Tymony, Sneaky uses for everyday things
    • Your very own bicep-building introductory physics textbook
  • $25 Gift Certificates
    • Edmund Scientifics
    • American Science Surplus