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The great motion mission : a surprising story of physics in everyday life

Author: Cora Lee; Steve Rolston
Publisher: Toronto : Annick Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English
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Centering around a story involving the fight over an amusement park and a physics laboratory, describes how physics affects daily life and can be fun, including understanding the physics of sports, roller coasters, weather, and music.
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Genre/Form: Literature
Nonfiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Ouvrages pour la jeunesse
Fiction
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cora Lee; Steve Rolston
ISBN: 9781554511853 1554511852 9781554511846 1554511844 9780329743345 0329743341
OCLC Number: 315058026
Notes: Includes index.
Author has written a text of fiction but accompanied by and interspersed with much factual, scientific information.
Description: 114 p. : col. ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Physics in action: Aerodynamics, momentum, and winning the game --
Physics and sight: Photons, the electromagnetic spectrum, and the art of seeing --
Physics and sound: Longitudinal waves, harmonics, and making music --
Physics in and around us: Thermodynamics, atoms, and worlds big and small --
Physics in motion: Gravity, acceleration, and fun at the fair --
Physics in our electronic existence: Conductivity and our favorite devices.
Responsibility: by Cora Lee ; illustrated by Steve Rolston.

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