Bite-Size Science: Everything You Need to Know About Science in Small, Easily-Digestible Portions
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Bite-Size Science: Everything You Need to Know About Science in Small, Easily-Digestible Portions

by Robert Dinwiddie
     
 

If you want to understand the science issues that get into the news, this is the book for you. Author Robert Dinwiddie spells out the history of the problems modern science is confronting, tells you what's at stake, and explains what the technical jargon really means in clear and simple English.

Bite-Size Science is packed with interesting, controversial,

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Overview

If you want to understand the science issues that get into the news, this is the book for you. Author Robert Dinwiddie spells out the history of the problems modern science is confronting, tells you what's at stake, and explains what the technical jargon really means in clear and simple English.

Bite-Size Science is packed with interesting, controversial, newsworthy, and practical explanations of today's most important science subjects, presenting them in non-technical language so you can grasp the meaning and excitement of scientific discovery without having to go back to college.

Each theme is illustrated with enlightening drawings and presented in the form of short, snappy, and clear explanations.

Bite-Size Science gives you the information you need to know, and skips past those confusing, overly technical details that you can safely overlook.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher

"The witty diagrams and crisp explanations make the book ideal for 4th through 12th grade students.... an ideal book for a reading or enrichment corner. It will capture both science buffs and reluctant readers and is bound to entice some to look further."
--The Science Teacher

"Plain-language science explanations are supported by appealing color illustrations on every page in theis reference for general readers in middle school and up. There is a special focus on topics that provoke controversy, such as stem-cell research and causes of climate change, with material presented from each side."
--Book News Inc.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780764144226
Publisher:
Barron's Educational Series, Incorporated
Publication date:
03/01/2010
Pages:
176
Sales rank:
1,263,600
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.60(d)

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