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Wedges in action

Author: Gillian Gosman
Publisher: New York : PowerKids Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Introduces wedges and how the mechanical advantage of the wedge has benefited people from Ancient Egypt to modern day farmers.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gillian Gosman
ISBN: 9781448806836 1448806836 9781448812998 1448812992 9781448813001 144881300X
OCLC Number: 499678937
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 24 pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm.
Contents: What is a wedge? --
The parts of a wedge --
Making work easier --
The wedge at work --
The first wedge --
Wedges through time --
Wedges today --
Where can you find wedges? --
An experiment with wedges --
A high-tech wedge --
Glossary.
Responsibility: Gillian Gosman.

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Introduces wedges and how the mechanical advantage of the wedge has benefited people from Ancient Egypt to modern day farmers.

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