Presenting a fun and educational way to explore the wonders of the world of science, this newly updated edition poses and answers 2,200 questions, providing an abundance of original and interesting science facts. Children and adults will uncover some of the most interesting, unusual, and quirky science curiosities such as: Are cell phones dangerous to your health? Is the same strain of yeast used to make different types of beer? What is the cleanest fossil fuel? What is the largest invertebrate? Readers will find this informative and enjoyable resource is chock full of hundreds of intriguing science and technology topics, from the inner workings of the human body and outer space to math, computers, planes, trains, and automobiles.
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The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, established in 1902, was the first major library to devote a separate department to science and technology. Each year, they answer more than 80,000 questions in the fields of science and technology.Review:
"A compulsively browsable collection of over 1200 questions and answers on science, technology, and pseudo-science written in nontechnical language [full of] gems of useful and interesting information." Library Journal
"Easily read by students in grades 4-12, this resource invites the curious mind to explore. . . . What a fun and educational way to explore the wonders of the world of science, the world in which we live." National Science Teachers Association
"Fascinating stuff. Most readers will have hours of fun just picking pages at random." Pittsburgh Magazine
"This science resource will resolve arguments, support homework assignments, provide engaging trivia, and help satisfy readers' curiosity." SciTech Book News
"With a wide range of information suitable for everyone, this is the ideal source for anyone looking to get a better understanding of science." www.SirReadALot.org
"The eight years since this title's last appearance constitute an era in some sciences, marking high time for a new edition. Recommended." Library Journal (June 1, 2011)
"A user-friendly guide explaining scientific concepts in plain English. Recommended." —Christian Library Journal (November 1, 2011)
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Book Description Visible Ink Press, 1994. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M1578590124
Book Description Visible Ink Press, 1994. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P111578590124