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Theme parks, playgrounds and toys

Author: Nicolas Brasch
Publisher: South Yarra, Vic. : Macmillan Education Australia, 2010.
Series: Science behind.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Primary school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Focusing on theme parks, playgrounds and toys, this book presents information via 13 engaging?question-and-answer? spreads. The pages are highly visual and engaging, to assist understanding of sometimes quite complex concepts and processes. Each question is posed on a double-page spread and maps, charts, graphs, diagrams, annotated photos and illustrations, and timelines are used to answer the questions.
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Genre/Form: FAQs
Juvenile works
Children's nonfiction
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Primary school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nicolas Brasch
ISBN: 9781420268942 1420268945 9781420279177 1420279173 9781599205625 1599205629
OCLC Number: 455361661
Notes: Includes index.
Target Audience: For primary school age.
Description: 32 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm.
Contents: Understanding our world through science --
The science behind theme parks, playgrounds and toys --
How do roller-coasters work? --
Why do I move forward when my bumper car is hit from the front? --
Why do I look so silly in fairground mirrors? --
Do heavier people go down slides faster than lighter people? --
Why does moving my legs help me swing higher? --
How can two people of different weight make a seesaw stay level? --
Why does a spinning top keep turning around? --
How do yoyos come back up? --
Why are bubbles always round? --
How do remote control toys receive their signals? --
Why do super balls bounce so high? --
How do kites stay up? --
How do magnets work? Understanding our world through science --
The science behind theme parks, playgrounds and toys --
How do roller-coasters work? --
Why do I move forward when my bumper car is hit from the front? --
Why do I look so silly in fairground mirrors? --
Do heavier people go down slides faster than lighter people? --
Why does moving my legs help me swing higher? --
How can two people of difference weight make a seesaw stay level? --
Why does a spinning top keep turning around? --
How do yoyos come back up? --
Why are bubbles always round? --
How do remote control toys receive their signals? --
Why do super balls bounce so high? --
How do kites stay up? --
How do magnets work?
Series Title: Science behind.
Responsibility: Nicolas Brasch.

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Focusing on theme parks, playgrounds and toys, this book presents information via 13 engaging?question-and-answer? spreads. The pages are highly visual and engaging, to assist understanding of sometimes quite complex concepts and processes. Each question is posed on a double-page spread and maps, charts, graphs, diagrams, annotated photos and illustrations, and timelines are used to answer the questions.

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