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The Handy Science Answer Book.

Author: The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh
Publisher: Chicago : Visible Ink Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
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Presenting a fun and educational way to explore the wonders of the world of science, this newly updated edition poses and answers 2,200 questions, providing an abundance of original and interesting science facts. Children and adults will uncover some of the most interesting, unusual, and quirky science curiosities such as: Are cell phones dangerous to your health? Is the same strain of yeast used to make different  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Miscellanea
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Pittsburgh, The Carnegie Library of.
Handy Science Answer Book.
Chicago : Visible Ink Press, ©2011
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh
ISBN: 9781578593613 1578593611
OCLC Number: 733040211
Description: 1 online resource (689 pages)
Contents: Cover; Copyright; Contents; INTRODUCTION vii; GENERAL SCIENCE, MATHEMATICS, AND TECHNOLOGY ... 1; PHYSICS AND CHEMISTRY ... 55; ASTRONOMY AND SPACE ... 93; EARTH ... 145; CLIMATE AND WEATHER ... 181; MINERALS, METALS, AND OTHER MATERIALS ... 221; ENERGY ... 257; ENVIRONMENT ... 293; BIOLOGY ... 345; PLANT WORLD ... 403; ANIMAL WORLD ... 451; HUMAN BODY ... 517; HEALTH AND MEDICINE ... 579; INDEX ... 643.

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Presenting a fun and educational way to explore the wonders of the world of science, this newly updated edition poses and answers 2,200 questions, providing an abundance of original and interesting science facts. Children and adults will uncover some of the most interesting, unusual, and quirky science curiosities such as: Are cell phones dangerous to your health? Is the same strain of yeast used to make different types of beer? What is the cleanest fossil fuel? What is the largest invertebrate? Readers will find this informative and enjoyable resource is chock full of hundreds of intriguing s.

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