Do People Really Have Tiny Insects Living in Their Eyelashes?: And Other Questions about the Microscopic World

Do People Really Have Tiny Insects Living in Their Eyelashes?: And Other Questions about the Microscopic World

by Melissa Stewart
     
 

Your mouth contains more bacteria than a dog's.

Money is covered with germs that can make you sick.

The germs in a sneeze travel only an arm's length.

You may have heard these common sayings or beliefs before. But are they really true Can they be proven through research Let's investigate seventeen statements about the microscopic world and find out which

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Overview

Your mouth contains more bacteria than a dog's.

Money is covered with germs that can make you sick.

The germs in a sneeze travel only an arm's length.

You may have heard these common sayings or beliefs before. But are they really true Can they be proven through research Let's investigate seventeen statements about the microscopic world and find out which ones are right, which ones are wrong, and which ones stump even the experts! Find out whether millions of tiny creatures are living under your bed! Discover whether bacteria cause the common cold! See if you can tell the difference between fact and fiction with Is That a Fact

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761349167
Publisher:
Lerner Publishing Group
Publication date:
08/01/2010
Series:
Is That a Fact? Series
Pages:
40
Sales rank:
1,125,648
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.30(d)
Lexile:
IG740L (what's this?)
Age Range:
9 - 12 Years

Meet the Author

Melissa Stewart is the award-winning author of more than 100 nonfiction books for children. Her lifelong fascination with the natural world led her to earn a B.S. in biology and M.A. in science journalism. When Melissa isn't writing or speaking to children or educators, she's usually exploring the fields, forests, and wetlands near her home in Massachusetts.

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