Mr.Wizard's World

Season 3 Episode 1

Episode 1

Aired Unknown Jan 01, 1985 on Nickelodeon
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Episode 1
PEPPER”S GHOST ILLUSION – Mr. Wizard shows Christian how he disappeared from his image into that of a skeleton, one of Mr. Wizard’s Favorite illusions. FREE FALL WATER - Mr. Wizard holds a plastic wastebasket of water with holes at the bottom plugged with bolts. He removes one of the bolts and the water comes out. Esther says gravity is pulling it down. During free fall the force of gravity will act on the water and wastebasket at the same time. What will happen if the bolts are removed and the wastebasket is dropped from the top of the slide. Esther says no water should come out. CREEK TRANSPLANT - This looks like any one of the hundreds of mountain streams in the Rocky Mountains but this section is different. It's man?made. HIDDEN ORDER CARD TRICK - Nicola examines 13 cards, from the Ace to the King, lined up on the desk in a special hidden order. Nicola tries to find the order but can't. OSCILLOSCOPE ALARM - Darren sets off a burglar alarm as he enters the room. Mr. Wizard shows him an oscilloscope. Mr.Wizard will demonstrate how to make a Burglar Alarm. VAPOR TRAIL - Whenever you see an airplane leaving behind a white trail, you're watching the formation of an instant cloud. The exhaust of the plane and the agitation of the air as the plane flies through it, start the water condensing to form an instant cloud called a vapor trail. BALLOON PRESSURE - Mr. Wizard is holding a short plastic tube with a large air?filled balloon at one end and a smaller balloon at the other. A clamp prevents the air from moving from one balloon to another. He shows Stacey how air pressure is measured.moreless

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