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Why Do Cats Like Catnip? : 324 Questions and Answers to Astound and Amaze.

Author: Matrin M Goldwyn
Publisher: New York : Skyhorse Publishing, Inc., 2012.
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Have you ever wondered how the planets came into being? Or what causes some people to have freckles? Ever wanted to know why mosquito bites itch and swell? Over his long career as a high school science teacher, Martin M. Goldwyn kept track of the smartest, most challenging questions his students ever asked him. Now the answers are all in your hands: What is the oldest living thing on the planet? Do fish ever go to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Goldwyn, Matrin M.
Why Do Cats Like Catnip? : 324 Questions and Answers to Astound and Amaze.
New York : Skyhorse Publishing, Inc., ©2012
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Matrin M Goldwyn
ISBN: 9781620873571 1620873575
OCLC Number: 854976725
Notes: Does water defy gravity to reach the treetop?
Description: 1 online resource (414 pages)
Contents: PREFACE; ARE THERE ANY ANIMALS THAT CANNOT REPRODUCE?; HOW DOES A CAMEL GO WITHOUT WATER FOR DAYS?; Contents; HOW DOES A CHAMELEON CHANGE ITS COLOR?; HOW DO OWLS SENSE THEIR PREY?; HOW DO FISH SURVIVE THE SUBFREEZING COLD OF ANTARCTIC SEAS?; WHAT IS THE OLDEST KNOWN SURGICAL OPERATION?; WHAT ANIMAL MAKES THE STRONGEST GLUE?; HOW FAST DOES PAIN TRAVEL?; CAN ANIMALS TALK?; HOW DOES A FLY WALK UPSIDE DOWN?; DO SOME PEOPLE HAVE MORE BONES THAN OTHERS?; WHY DO VOICES OF MEN AND WOMEN DIFFER?; OF WHAT USE IS GARBAGE TO MANKIND?; HOW DO YOU EXPLAIN NONFLYING BIRDS?; WHAT MAKES BIRD SONGS DIFFER? How do we remember?what do the most beautiful frogs conceal?; are there any useless structures in our bodies?; can one tree grow more than one kind of fruit?; how do birds find their way during migration?; how did those forest trees get petrified?; how does nature make a cave?; what makes a wound stop bleeding?; how does a pelican use its pouch?; do tears always mean sadness?; what good do earthworms do?; are there any bacteria that help mankind?; what is the oldest living thing on earth; how was coal formed?; what makes the duckbills different?; how has nature helped birds to fly? What's invisible yet can pass through concrete walls?what are the spawning habits of the salmon?; how can we tell what mineral a plant likes?; what is tempered glass?; how do spiders make a web?; do any males ever give birth to young?; what gives the firefly its light?; how are metals electroplated?; what are parasol ants?; how do animals help mankind fight disease?; how does plant life survive in the desert?; what is the pressure at the bottom of the ocean?; why is the ocean salty?; are there any blind fish?; are there any blind fish?; is the sun a solid or a gas? How fast does a whale grow?how does life get to a newly formed island?; what are the sutures in our skulls?; how does a bee make wax?; which body cells do not regenerate?; how does a bird locate a worm in the ground?; why does a mosquito bite itch and swell?; must people be tone deaf?; why are miner bees like condominium dwellers?; how does a bee know where to make a "beeline" to nectar?; what else besides fish does the sea give us?; how many senses do we beally have?; why can animals survive in the desert?; why does fur bristle on a frightened cat?; do some plants eat insects? What is meant by 20/20 vision?how do fruits and vegetables get their color?; how old is the orange soil brought from the moon?; do stars really twinkle?; how important is the process of osmosis?; can an electric eel be ally shock?; do people eat seaweeds?; do fishes ever go to sleep?; would you believe a fish has lanterns?; can a fish build a nest?; what fruits were unknown to our forefathers?; who has been here longer, the cockboach or the dragonfly?; how do termites digest the wood they eat?; are there any dragons still around?; how does a liver pill find the liver?

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Have you ever wondered how the planets came into being? Or what causes some people to have freckles? Ever wanted to know why mosquito bites itch and swell? Over his long career as a high school science teacher, Martin M. Goldwyn kept track of the smartest, most challenging questions his students ever asked him. Now the answers are all in your hands: What is the oldest living thing on the planet? Do fish ever go to sleep? What exactly is a brain wave? Can a single tree grow more than one kind of fruit? What causes people to have nightmares? Illustrated with original cartoons by Ted En.

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