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How things work

Author: Philip Brooks
Publisher: London : Kingfisher, 2002.
Series: Questions & answers.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Answers questions about how things work, such as car engines, toilets, and lasers. Suggested level: primary, intermediate.
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Genre/Form: FAQs
Juvenile works
Miscellanea
Children's nonfiction
Miscellanea Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Brooks
ISBN: 0753407086 9780753407080
OCLC Number: 49394210
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 40 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: Pulleys, gears and springs --
Running smoothly --
Electricity --
Energy for the future --
Mega machines --
Going with the flow --
Inventions all around us --
Technology in the kitchen --
Caring and curing --
In the workshop --
Gadgets on the desktop --
Computer power --
Making waves --
Sound and vision --
In the frame --
Light, lenses and lasers --
Machines that measure --
Automatically better --
Index and answers.
Series Title: Questions & answers.
Responsibility: Philip Brooks.

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"How Things Work" is part of the comprehensive "Questions and Answers" series. It asks questions such as how do lenses help you see?; how are stripes put into toothpaste?; why does a lightbulb glow?;  Read more...

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