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SCIENCE GIZMOS: Mighty Missile Launcher | Excellent scientific demonstration

$ 15.80 excl. GST

Science Gizmos.

Uniquely, this Science Gizmo is fun and easy to use.
See how to demonstrate the properties, mechanics and applications used and taught in Physics and Chemistry labs.

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[Wikipedia excerpt:  ‘…Etymology:  From Latin missilis (“that may be thrown”), neuter missile (“a weapon to be thrown, a javelin”), in plural missilia (“presents thrown among the people by the emperors”), from mittere (“to send”). From 1611. Compare Middle French missile (“projectile”), from 1636….Noun: missile (plural missiles) Any object used as a weapon by being thrown or fired through the air, such as stone, arrow or bullet. [from 17th c.] The Rhodians, who used leaden bullets, were able to project their missiles twice as far as the Persian slingers, who used large stones. (military) A self-propelled projectile whose trajectory can be adjusted after it is launched. [from 20th c.] That missile is explosive enough to kill hundreds..….’ ].

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