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Science matters : achieving scientific literacy

Author: Robert M Hazen; James Trefil
Publisher: New York : Doubleday, ©1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Uses everyday examples to explain basic scientific principles.
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Genre/Form: Popular works
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hazen, Robert M., 1948-
Science matters.
New York : Doubleday, ©1991
(OCoLC)608395840
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert M Hazen; James Trefil
ISBN: 0385247966 9780385247962
OCLC Number: 21909852
Description: xix, 294 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Scientific literacy: What it is, why it's important, and why we don't have it --
Knowing: Universe is regular and predictable --
Energy: Energy is conserved and always goes from more useful to less useful forms --
Electricity and magnetism: Electricity and magnetism are two aspects of the same force --
Atom: All matter is made of atoms --
World of the quantum: Everything comes in discrete units and you can't measure anything without changing it --
Chemical bonding: Atoms are bound by electron glue --
Atomic architecture: Way a material behaves depends on how its atoms are arrange --
Nuclear physics: Nuclear energy comes from the conversion of mass --
Particle physics: all matter is really made of quarks and leptons.
Responsibility: Robert M. Hazen and James Trefil.

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