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Simple experiments with wheels and axles

Author: Chris Oxlade
Publisher: New York : Windmill Books, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Every time you turn on a faucet, ride a bike, or open a door, you're using a simple machine called a wheel and axle. This book uses clear text and practical, every-day examples to explain the physics behind the wheel and axle.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Chris Oxlade
ISBN: 9781615337545 1615337547 9781615338252 161533825X 9781615338269 1615338268
OCLC Number: 835951046
Description: 32 pages : color illustrations ; 30 cm.
Contents: Simple machines --
Wheel and axle parts --
Rolling on wheels --
Dragging and rolling --
Wheels, axles, and forces --
Gear wheels --
Wheels, axles, and gears at work --
Wheel and axle system --
Inventing the wheel --
Wheels and axles in the past --
Rolling and slowing --
Rough and smooth --
Amazing machines.
Responsibility: Chris Oxlade.

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Every time you turn on a faucet, ride a bike, or open a door, you're using a simple machine called a wheel and axle. This book uses clear text and practical, every-day examples to explain the physics behind the wheel and axle.

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