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Lesson.

32. Different kinds of Lenses. Burning Glass, . 69

33. Mirrors. Convex Reflectors, - - -

34. Colours. The Prism. -

. 73

35. The Rainbow, Halo, and Parhelia, ..

36. Structure of the Eye. Angle of Vision, . 78

37. Optical Instruments. Spectacles. Microscopes, 81

38. Microscopic Discoveries,

39. The Telescope and Telegraph, - '.

40. Astronomy. Progress of this Science,

41. The Solar System. Galileo,

42. The Sun, a magnificent habitable globe, - - 93

43. Mercury and Venus, -

44. The Earth, Ecliptic and Zodi c. Celestial Lati-

tude and Longitude, -

45. Day and Night, causes of, ..

... 100

46. Changes of the Seasons, - - - - 102

47. The Moon. Harvest Moon, .
48. The Tides, explanation of, -

107

49. Eclipses of the Moon and Sun, -

108

50. Mars, Vesta, Juno, Pallas, and Ceres, - - 111

51. Jupiter,his Belts, Satellites, &c. . . . 113

52. Saturn, and Uranus. Saturn's Ring,

114

53. Comets. Pope Callixtus, . . . . 115

54. The Fixed Stars. The Milky Way, - - 117

55. The Constellations. Hymn to the North Star, 119

56. Forms and Divisions of Time. Equation of Time, 122

57. The Planetary System, . . . 125

58. Chemistry, Importance and Use of, .. . 127

59. General Principles of Chemistry. Chemical Af-

finity,

60. Caloric. Thermometer

61. Atmospheric Air, Composition of. Oxygen. Nitro-

gen, - - - - - - - 133

62. Water, Composition of. Hydrogen Gas, - - 135

63. The Earths and Alkalies. Uses of Lime, 137

64. Acids and Salts. Mountains of Salt, - - 140

65. Simple Combustibles.' Carbon. Metals, 143

66. Oxyds and Combustion. Exhilarating Gas,

67. Electricity. Electrical Machine. Experiments, 148

68. Leyden Phial. Dr. Franklin's Discovery. Thun

der and Lightning,

: 152

Lesson.

69. Falling Stars, Water Spouts, and Northern Lights, 154

70. Galvanism. Voltaic Battery, -

- 157

71. Galvanism (continued.) Prof. Hare's New De-

flagrator, - - - - 159

72. Magnetism. Variation of the Needle, . . 162

73. Magnetical Experiments. Amusing Deceptions, 164

74. Aërostation. Air Balloons. Parachute. Death

of Rozier, - - .

166

75. Natural History, --its Objects, - - - 169

76. Mineralogy. Characters of Minerals, . .. 172

77. Classification of Minerals. The Diamond, . 174

78. Gold, --its remarkable ductility, -

. 176

79. Silver and Mercury. Plating with Silver. Quick-

silver Mine, - - - - - 178

80. Copper and Lead. Brass. White Lead, 180

81. Iron and 'Tin. Importance of Iron. Use of Tin.

Pewter, . . . . . 182

82. Zinc, Manganese, and Antimony, their Uses, 183

83. Study of Geology,its objects and uses, - 185

84. Geology. Stratification. Sacred History confirmed,
85. Relative Situation of Rocks. Decomposition of
Rocks, so

- - -

86. Biographical Sketch of Linnæus, · · 191

87. Study of Botany, a Source of Mental Improve-

ment, - - -

88. Texture of Vegetables. Bark. Wood. Pith. Age

of Trees, - - - - - 196

89. Sap and Secretions. Flowing of the Sap. Sugar, 198

90. Process of Vegetation,

200

91. Roots, Stems, Buds, and Leaves. Effect of Light

upon Plants,

• - - - 202

92. Flower and Fruit, -

93. Classification of Vegetables, its Importance and Use, 207

94. Flowers. Insects in Flowers,

- 210

95. Animal Kingdom. Study of Zoology advanta-

geous to the Young, . . . - 212

96. First Class of Animals (Mammalia,) Orders of, 213

97. Birds,-their Division into Orders. Moulting,

98. Reptiles and Fishes. Electrical Fishes,

219

99. Structure and Transformation of Insects, 221

100. Orders of Insects. The Gossamer, -

225

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