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The Usborne internet-linked mysteries and marvels of science

Author: Phillip Clarke; Laura Howell; Sarah Khan
Publisher: London : Usborne, 2004.
Series: Usborne Internet-linked.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Where do colours come from? Why does ice float on water? How can a silent sound help you to see beneath the sea? Which metal catches fire when it gets wet? Will travelling through time ever be possible? And could tine robots swimming in your blood keep you healthy? These and other scientific mysteries are unravelled inside this fascinating book. Find out how science has expanded the frontiers of knowledge, from the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Children's nonfiction
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Phillip Clarke; Laura Howell; Sarah Khan
ISBN: 0746062494 9780746062494
OCLC Number: 59187348
Description: 96 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.
Contents: Mysterious world --
Getting in close: The smallest scale --
Building blocks --
Smashing atoms --
Chemical detectives --
Designer molecules --
Whats the matter?: Matter on the move --
Crystals --
Mixing it up --
Strange matter --
Material world: Wonderful water --
Metal marvels --
Fantastic plastics --
Cool carbon --
Stunning silicon --
Nature's ideas --
Get up and go: Investigating energy --
Power to the people --
Feeling the force --
Gripping gravity --
Travels in time --
Moving molecules: Under pressure --
Good vibrations --
Sounds of silence --
The heat is on --
Cold science --
Bright sparks: Current affairs --
Taking charge --
The body electric --
Mighty magnets --
Electromagnestism --
Seeing the light: Invisible light --
The light fantastic --
Making light work --
Colour --
Optical illusions --
Techno talk: Computers everywhere --
Caught in the net --
Thinking computers --
Rise of the robots --
Small wonders --
Body business: In the genes --
Clever cells --
Body mechanics.
Series Title: Usborne Internet-linked.
Other Titles: Internet-linked mysteries and marvels of science.
Responsibility: Phillip Clarke, Laura Howell and Sarah Khan.
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Breathtaking photographs and informative digital illustrations reveal the surprising science behind events in the everyday world. Ages 7- 11.  Read more...

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