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The Handy Science Answer Book (Handy Answer Books)

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Publisher Comments:

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.

Book News Annotation:

Written in clear, accessible English, this book uses a question-and-answer format to explain scientific concepts to a general audience. The 2,000 questions cover a broad range of topics including general science and technology, mathematics, physics and chemistry, biology, geology, astronomy, climate and weather, health and medicine. This fourth edition uses statistical data updated for the 21st century. Annotation ©2011 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

About the Author

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.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781578593217
Author:
Carnegie Library
Publisher:
Visible Ink Press
Author:
The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Science Reference-General
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
The Handy Answer Book Series
Publication Date:
20110431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
688
Dimensions:
9.25 x 7.25 in 2.4 lb

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