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Ask a Science Teacher: 250 Answers to Questions You've Always Had about How Everyday Stuff Really Works (Paperback)

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Fun and fascinating science is everywhere, and it s a cinch to learn just ask a science teacher We ve all grown so used to living in a world filled with wonders that we sometimes forget to wonder about them: What creates the wind? Do fish sleep? Why do we blink? These are common phenomena, but it s a rare person who really knows the answers do you?All too often, the explanations remain shrouded in mystery or behind a haze of technical language. For those of us who should have raised our hands in science class but didn t, Larry Scheckel comes to the rescue. An award-winning science teacher and longtime columnist for his local newspaper, Scheckel is a master explainer with a trove of knowledge. Just ask the students and devoted readers who have spent years trying to stump him In Ask a Science Teacher, Scheckel collects 250 of his favorite Q&As. Like the best teachers, he writes so that kids can understand, but he doesn t water things down he ll satisfy even the most inquisitive minds. Topics include: The Human Body Earth Science Astronomy Chemistry Physics Technology Zoology Musicand conundrums that don t fit into any categoryWith refreshingly uncomplicated explanations, Ask a Science Teacher is sure to resolve the everyday mysteries you ve always wondered about. You ll learn how planes really fly, why the Earth is round, how microwaves heat food, and much more before you know it, all your friends will be asking you

Product Details ISBN-10: 1615190872
ISBN-13: 9781615190874
Published: Experiment, 12/01/2013
Pages: 348
Language: English