By Lionel Bender
The main depended on nonfiction sequence out there, Eyewitness Books offer an in-depth, entire examine their topics with a special integration of phrases and images.
A attention-grabbing examine the world's earliest basic machines — wheels, gears, pulleys, and levers — to modern day advanced phones and plastics, Eyewitness: Invention provides the tales in the back of notable innovations and the way they replaced the world.
By Stuart Paltrowitz
Twenty technology fiction tales to learn and application in easy on a house desktop.
By Robert Gardner
Math and physics usually cross hand-in-hand. Math and measurements have even performed a tremendous function in medical discovery considering precedent days. Use math and size because the instruments to effectively entire actual technology experiments corresponding to realizing how immense a raindrop is, researching the 1st devices of degree, and extra! Many experiments comprise rules scholars can use for his or her technology reasonable.
By Anna Claybourne
The revolting and interesting ebook is packed to the brim with disgusting, gross, and repulsive issues bound to attract readers of every age. The content material is split right into a diversity of different types, from offensive animals, vegetation, and different creatures to meals, innovations, and naturally, a range of revolting human physique bits comparable to snot, scabs, and earwax. every one web page has a Yuck issue ranking and outline, besides pictures and illustrations. Sidebars contain additional gross information and tips.
By Kathryn Walker
Why might the ghosts of 2 crewmen who died in a 1972 air crash within the Everglades seem to different plane flying an analogous direction? This ebook tells the tales of the folks who think they've got met those ghosts of the airlines!
By Professor Orestes N. Stavroudis (auth.)
Images are ubiquitous. Their formation is considered one of natures universalities. Water droplets in suspension act in live performance to supply rainbows. crammed wine glass should be made to shape a twin of a chandelier at aboring ceremonial dinner. the ground of a water glass, too, may be made to provide an optical picture, wildly distorted possibly, yet however recognizable as an optical snapshot. Primitive folklore abounds with photos. Perseus used his hugely polished safeguard as a rear view replicate to lop off Medusa's head with out turning hirnself into stone. Narcissus, exhibiting tremendously terrible style, fell in love together with his personal mirrored image in a pool of water, inflicting bad Echo to pine away to a me re echo and delivering another time period for the psychoanalytic lexicon. Strepsiades, in response to Aristophanes, proposed utilizing a "burning stone" to soften a summons off the bailiff's wax capsule. And the castaways in Jules Vernes' MYsterious Is~nd made a burning glass through freezing water in an eye crystal. all people from the Baron Münchhausen to Tom quick has gotten into the optics act with great yet eminently important optical units. certainly, mom Nature herself has had a hand in evolving image-making de vices. Any quite symmetrie glob of obvious fabric, akin to an ag gregate of cells, is able to forming a picture. it's not tricky to imag ine the specialization of such an mixture right into a blastula-like constitution with an anterior window and light-weight delicate neurons at its posterior region.
By A. Gilbert Wright
Karl Patterson Schmidt used to be one in every of America's such a lot influential naturalists. In his unique box of herpetology—the learn of reptiles and amphibians—he made interesting discoveries concerning the conduct of snakes and their environment.
This biography follows his fascinating occupation from his boyhood in Lake woodland, Illinois, via his collage days at Cornell, his participation in geological expeditions, his first task as a herpetologist on the American Museum of normal heritage, and his later expeditions which took him all around the world.
As you hint the trail of Schmidt's occupation, you could stick to his footsteps with a sequence of enjoyable initiatives together with: discovering Reptiles and Amphibians and Assembling a Scrap booklet of Herpetological Pets. the entire apparatus you would like is low-cost or simply made. With persistence and endurance you'll find reptiles and amphibians anywhere you occur to live.
By Janice VanCleave
How do rocks swap form? Why does Venus rotate ''backwards''? How do tigers speak with their tails? Do larger ears listen higher? detect the solutions to those and plenty of different bizarre and wild mysteries in astronomy, biology, chemistry, earth technological know-how, and physics. Janice VanCleave's 204 Sticky, Gloppy, Wacky, and beautiful Experiments promises hours and hours of hands-on, reasonably cheap clinical enjoyable. attempt those secure, easy-to-do experiments at domestic or within the lecture room: build a lunar calendar to check the levels of the moon, become aware of the feeding of ants to determine how they impart, and construct a version of Galileo's thermoscope to degree how diversified fabrics switch temperature. With such a lot of notable tasks to choose between, you should have a blast studying in regards to the international round you.