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This book examines the science behind the human body. From friction to gravity, your body's a walking talking, living, breathing epicentre of science. Want to know how it all works? Join James Cracknell as he sends your child on a tour through the incredible forces that make the human body such an amazing biological, physical and chemical machine. They'll find out what makes their body go and take a look at the explosive energy that powers their muscles. Watch as they discover full-adrenaline thrills that test the body to the max and explore the bionic possibilities of the future! If you want your child to know about the science behind their body systems, this is the ideal user's manual.
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James Cracknell is one of Britain's most successful athletes, with two Olympic gold rowing medals and six World Rowing Championships to his name. An experienced geography teacher with a continuing interest in children's education and furthering the understanding of science, Cracknell is ITV Sport's all-action reporter and a staff writer for The Telegraph. He has rowed across the Atlantic with TV presenter Ben Fogle, travelled under his own steam to Africa from the UK for Sports Relief, and raced with with Ben Fogle to the South Pole - a feat that involved the application of cutting-edge science and technology. Cracknell's love of competition has not diminished and he regularly takes part in marathons, triathlons, and adventure races, and he holds the record for paddling the English Channel on a surfboard.
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Book Description Dorling Kindersley Publishers Ltd, 2009. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # 9781405337373
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