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  • Geology of the Eastern Coast: Investigate How the Earth Was by Cynthia Light Brown, Kathleen Brown

    By Cynthia Light Brown, Kathleen Brown

    Taking a distinct method of a desirable area of the U.S., this job consultant seems on the underlying techniques that experience formed the japanese Coast. starting with the relationship among geology and geography, the chapters movement right into a dialogue of plate tectonics and landforms equivalent to the Appalachian Mountains, Piedmont sector, and Coastal Plains. The facets of weather, rivers and lakes, and the ecosystems of the temperate woodland and wetlands—including bayous and the Everglades—are coated intimately. attractive sidebars clarify why the hot River is without doubt one of the oldest on the planet, how once-endangered alligators at the moment are thriving, how hurricanes shape, and extra. Combining enjoyable proof with hands-on experiments, this instruction manual beneficial properties initiatives akin to construction folded mountains, developing dissolving “corals,” and making an eye fixed of a hurricane.

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  • Eyewitness: Light by David Burnie

    By David Burnie

    Realize the superb international of sunshine -- from historic myths to the optic discoveries that experience revolutionized glossy existence.

    Here is a extraordinary, thought-provoking, and hugely informative advisor to the attention-grabbing tale of sunshine. extraordinary full-color images of unique gear, complex clinical tools, revealing experiments, and 3-D versions deals a different "eyewitness" view to the remarkable discoveries that experience reworked our global. See why historical peoples worshipped the sunlight as a god, how mild rays bend, why issues glow once they are extremely popular, what creates a colour tv photo, how microscopes and telescopes have been invented, and why a leaf appears eco-friendly. find out how fiber optics can transmit gentle, what occurs in the course of an eclipse, why photographs are reversed in mirrors, how a lcd works, and what makes a hologram. observe what explanations the eerie "Will o' the wisp", how a few animals could make their very own mild, what creates a mirage, why we burn in powerful sun, what a polarizing clear out does, why we see rainbows, what a quantum is, how X-rays penetrate bodies, and lots more and plenty, a lot more!

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  • Britannica Illustrated Science Library Technology by Encyclopaedia Britannica Editorial

    By Encyclopaedia Britannica Editorial

    The hot "Britannica Illustrated technological know-how Library" is designed to aid tuition little ones elderly 10-14 achieve a convinced knowing of earth, existence and actual technological know-how. This intriguing new reference set is perfect for the school room, homework assignments or in simple terms for shopping and may have interaction younger inexperienced persons with an unrivalled quantity of fabric throughout center technology matters. in actual fact organised, the set is split into subject components and incorporates a thesaurus of phrases and index with the intention to permit youngsters to strengthen very important reference and learn abilities. This identify: establishes a convinced knowing of technological know-how; develops examine and reference abilities; presents solutions for curious minds; is a unmarried resource for a variety of subject matters around the curriculum; and, deals quick engagement via brilliant illustrations.

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  • Science Rocks! by Robert Winston

    By Robert Winston

    Bold experiments and complicated puzzles designed to get your mind cells buzzing!Science Rocks bargains young ones quite a few awe-inspiring rules for technology initiatives that can brighten up their university paintings and aid them ranking the profitable prize on the technological know-how reasonable! full of enjoyable actions to fill a couple of spare mins, an hour, or an afternoon, this ebook teaches young children easy methods to use loved ones items to profit approximately chemistry, physics, biology, and extra. With its shiny illustrations and step by step directions, those experiments are immediately available to all.

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  • Snowmobile. Bombardier's Dream Machine by Jules Older

    By Jules Older

    In 1922, while Joseph-Armand Bombardier used to be fifteen years previous he outfitted his first snow motor vehicle. He had consistently enjoyed to tinker with vehicles and make issues move, and he dreamed of creating a car which can move over snow. His first test, utilizing a version T Ford engine and a wood propeller, labored good. To Joseph-Armand's brain, anyways. no longer quite a bit his father, who made him take the contraption aside. through the years, Joseph-Armand dreamed of turning into a very good mechanic and inventing machines. but if his younger son died of a fever since it used to be very unlikely to get to the health facility over the snow-covered roads, Joseph-Armand utilized his single-minded selection to construction a automobile which could cross over snow. It took years, yet he entire his objective. His invention replaced the best way humans in snow nation lived. Inaccessible roads may perhaps now be travelled, taking sufferers to hospitals, medical professionals and monks to the needy, teenagers to college, or even mail to citizens.

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