Ask the Experts: Mind-Blowing Answers to Science Questions Knowledge Cards

Ask the Experts: Mind-Blowing Answers to Science Questions Knowledge Cards

by Scientific American
     
 
Oceanographers, astronomers, mathematicians, biologists, geologists, psychologists--even dermatologists!--and experts in other, sometimes quite arcane fields contributed to this collection of lucid answers to puzzling questions. The questions were asked by lay readers of Scientific American; the responses address the reasons that snowflakes grow symmetrically, the

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Oceanographers, astronomers, mathematicians, biologists, geologists, psychologists--even dermatologists!--and experts in other, sometimes quite arcane fields contributed to this collection of lucid answers to puzzling questions. The questions were asked by lay readers of Scientific American; the responses address the reasons that snowflakes grow symmetrically, the color of the ocean, the true strength of a spider's silken dragline, carsickness, tooth decay, whisker specialization, jellyfish sex, and tons of others. Fast, fun, fascinating. With questions on one side and answers on the other, these 48 fact-filled Knowledge Cards are a great source of condensed information - all in a deck the size of a pack of playing cards! Perfect for students, teachers, and the purely inquisitive, this deck is sure to spark your curiosity and encourage you to delve deeper into this fascinating subject.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780764929687
Publisher:
Pomegranate Art Books, Incorporated
Publication date:
08/02/2006
Product dimensions:
3.40(w) x 4.10(h) x 0.80(d)

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