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I wish I knew that science : cool stuff you need to know / by Stephanie Schwartz Driver and Rachel (Byard) Garcia.

Driver, Stephanie Schwartz (Author). Garcia, Rachel (Added Author).

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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Sage Library System.

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0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Summary:

Did you ever wonder why the Earth looks like it does, or why your toe hurts if you kick a rock, or even why your feet smell by the end of the day? Scientists have wondered about the same things, and over the centuries they have come up with some pretty fascinating findings.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Arlington Public Library J 500.2 DRI (Text) 37812000189006 Juvenile Non-Fiction Book Branch_Only_6months 10/12/2021 Available -
Ione Public Library A500 DRI (Text) 37843000022210 Young Adult Nonfiction Book None 05/08/2013 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781606524244 (alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: 140 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
  • Publisher: White Plains, N.Y. : Reader's Digest Association, [2012]

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General Note:
Includes index.
Summary, etc.:
Did you ever wonder why the Earth looks like it does, or why your toe hurts if you kick a rock, or even why your feet smell by the end of the day? Scientists have wondered about the same things, and over the centuries they have come up with some pretty fascinating findings.
I Wish I Knew That Science covers all the science bases, from biology to zoology, offering an entertaining introduction to the fundamentals, answering these questions and more along the way:
If a journey to the center of the Earth is no farther than that between Chicago and London, why haven't scientists ever been there?
Where do more than 80 percent of all earthquakes take place?
Why does the sound of a police siren change pitch as the car speeds past?
Experiments that you can do at home accompany each chapter and let you experience science for yourself!
Also Available from Reader's Digest
This fun and engaging book will give young readers a jump start on everything from art, music, literature, and ancient myths to history, geography, science, and math. Book jacket.
Target Audience Note:
9
4 to 6
Subject: Science > Miscellanea > Miscellanea

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