Mr. Wizard (TV Series 1951–1972) Poster

(1951–1972)

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Everyday Illusions
Mr. Wizard demonstrates illusions one sees everyday including weight, volume and visual tricks that challenge our senses.
 
How Animals Move
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".
 
Musical Instruments
Mr. Wizard explains the science behind musical instruments and demonstrates how to create percussion, string, brass and woodwind instruments at home.
 
Puzzles in Geometry
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.
 
Six Kinds of Electricity
Mr. Wizard explains six different ways to electricity and creates a Rube Goldberg contraption to demonstrate how they are generated.
 
Sticks and Stones
Mr. Wizard demonstrates the basic geology of rocks to Buzz, by creating a tabletop volcano and explaining the difference between igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic rocks.
 

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Episode Cast | Rated Episodes (by date / vote)| TV Schedule

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