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Projectile science : the physics behind kicking a field goal and launching a rocket : with science activities for kids

Author: Matthew Brenden Wood; Tom Casteel
Publisher: White River Junction, VT : Nomad Press, [2018]
Series: ; Technology today (Nomad Press); Focus on science (Nomad Press)'">"Build it yourself" series.; Technology today (Nomad Press); Focus on science (Nomad Press)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Learn why projectiles follow the paths they do and what factors influence those paths. Readers who are fascinated with potato cannons, slingshots, and rocketry will love taking that next step and applying what they learn about the laws of physics to the science of figuring out where to aim.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Matthew Brenden Wood; Tom Casteel
ISBN: 9781619306769 161930676X 9781619306783 1619306786
OCLC Number: 1048356087
Target Audience: Ages 10-15.; Guided reading level: V.
Description: v, 122 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: The science of projectiles --
What goes up: The laws of motion --
Projectile motion: Tracking trajectories --
Slingshots, catapults, and cannons: Mechanical energy --
Curveballs and spirals: Air resistance --
When what goes up doesn't come down: Rockets.
Series Title: "Build it yourself" series.; Technology today (Nomad Press); Focus on science (Nomad Press)
Responsibility: Matthew Brenden Wood ; illustrated by Tom Casteel.

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Learn why projectiles follow the paths they do and what factors influence those paths. Readers who are fascinated with potato cannons, slingshots, and rocketry will love taking that next step and applying what they learn about the laws of physics to the science of figuring out where to aim.

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