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Heil, David

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Works: 115 works in 319 publications in 2 languages and 802 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Examinations  Miscellanea 
Roles: Author
Classifications: QA76.23, 004
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Publications about David Heil
Publications by David Heil
Most widely held works by David Heil
Discover the wonder by David Heil( Book )
180 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in English and Spanish and held by 463 libraries worldwide
Spanish translation of "Discover the wonder". Science textbook for 5th grade students
How computers work a journey into the walk-through computer ( visu )
2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 198 libraries worldwide
Students explore the working components of a computer using the two-story high working model of a desk-top computer at The Computer Museum
Family science ( Book )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in Spanish and English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
Discover the wonder ( file )
7 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Discover the wonder ( file )
7 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Discover the wonder. diversity of life in an ecosystem ( Book )
2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Discover the wonder ( visu )
2 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Gravity Rockets ( visu )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Part of a series for the middle school science curriculum, correlated to the National Science Education Standards. This segment covers two topics in the physical science curriculum, gravity and rockets. In the unit on gravity, physics expert Jack Netland explores weightlessness, what causes gravity, and whether gravity affects all objects the same way. Host David Heil experiences gravity first-hand as he drops from a tower and catches a ball in midair. In the unit on rockets, Netland and Heil tell how rockets get off the ground, move through space, and how Newton's laws relate to rockets. Also includes a segment featuring planetary geologist Adriana Ocampo, a scientist who works with others to better understand planets and their geological makeup
Discover the wonder. people, pollution, and recycling ( Book )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Discover the wonder. water cycle, erosion, and oceans ( Book )
2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Discover the wonder. adaptations and flight ( Book )
2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Clouds Weathering ( visu )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Part of a series for the middle school science curriculum, correlated to the National Science Education Standards. This segment covers two topics in the earth and space science curriculum, clouds and weathering. In the unit on clouds, meteorologist Fred Gadomski and host David Heil produce a cloud and some snow in the studio. Tells about basic cloud types and how to predict the weather by watching cloud patterns. In the unit on weathering, Peggy Knapp travels to Mt. Rushmore in South Dakota to observe the effects of weathering on rock. Shows that freezing water is strong enough to break apart solid granite. Tells what scientists are doing to preserve such landmarks. Also includes a segment featuring meteorologist Alan Sealls, a scientist who studies the weather and performs every night on TV
Blood typing Bones ( visu )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Part of a series for the middle school science curriculum, correlated to the National Science Education Standards. This segment covers two topics in the life science and health curriculum, blood typing and bones. In the unit on blood typing, host David Heil donates some blood and finds out how his donation is used. Explains plasma, antigen, and why knowing the donor's and recipient's blood type is vitally important to do a transfusion. In the unit on bones, host Eileen Galindo and expert Kathy Bryant cut a giant bone in half to discover the structure and substances that make up human bones. Explains the three types of bones in the human body, the two basic types of cells that make up bones, and how to keep bones healthy. Also includes a segment featuring Fatimah Jackson, biological anthropologist who studies the relationship between plants and medicine
Discover the world by Foresman and Company Scott( Book )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Discover the wonder. energy, animal movement, and transportation ( Book )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Glaciers Geothermal energy ( visu )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Discover the wonder. Wetlands : maintaining a balanced ecosystem ( Book )
2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Science of olympic sports ( visu )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Watch sports science technology at works as the mechanics of swimming are explored at the U.S. Olympic Training Center. See how tests measure the chemical efficiency of a runner's lungs. Engineers explain how the luge sleds are designed to reduce friction and eliminate drag. Learn about the importance of mental training and creative visualization in preparing for competition
Discover the wonder : teacher's edition : [grade 2] ( Book )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Discover the wonder. Adaptations : surviving in different habitats ( Book )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
 
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Spanish (9)
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